PARENT RESOURCES - COVID 19
Please check out the list of Parent Resources below which you may find very helpful during the school closure due to the COVID-19 Virus:
Mrs. Bannister's Google Bitmoji SEL Classroom
Crisis Hotline Information:
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health: Information on programs that provide immediate assistance for people who are in acute emotional distress; who are or perceive themselves to be in life-threatening situations; who are a danger to themselves or to others; or who are hysterical, frightened or otherwise unable to cope with a problem that requires immediate attention.
The following links provide information for parents and students from Niagara County Crisis Services, New York State Office of Mental Health and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-888-696-9211
211 WNY is your free and confidential link to health and human services. Every day, across Western New York, people just like you are looking for help. 211 WNY is here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parents: Supporting Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic
Please click on the link below to obtain resources from the IRIS Center which is being shared by the New York State Education Department, Office of Special Education. The module offers practical tools and easy-to-implement strategies to help clarify what is and is not a parents role during school closure and provides information for parents on how to support their child's learning and social emotional wellbeing.
Student and Family Mental Health Resources:
Please click on the link to obtain additional links with suggestions of mental health service providers and programs that can assist you in finding the appropriate help that is needed during this challenging time:
Working Papers Information:
Parent Tools for Social Distancing:
Parent Guide to Google Classroom:
Zoom Instructions for Students:
Local Child Care Providers:
Spectrum Internet Offer - (** 2 Free Months **):
The following information is for anyone interested in registering a student at the Barker Central School District. Please review the registration packet below and visit the "Register a Student at Barker Central School" webpage for information on the student registration process. This also includes filling out an online form. Once submitted, Mrs. Kirsty Pagan, Central Registrar, will be notified that you are ready to schedule and appointment to complete the student registration process. Any questions regarding student registration at the Barker Central School District should be emailed to Mrs. Pagan by clicking her email link: firstname.lastname@example.org.