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2020-21 School Start / COVID-19 Response

Student Services

Phase 1: Distance Learning

What to Expect

     School begins on Monday, August 17th with a 100% distance learning model. Going forward, MDUSD is committed to phasing into physical environments when and where the highest standards of health and safety can be achieved, consistent with public health orders. Read about phases to expect in our finalized plan:

2020-21 Reopening Plan 2020-21 Plan de Reapertura
Reopening Plan Plan de Reapertura

How was the 2020-21 Reopening Plan created?

Helpful Details

     Mt. Diablo Unified School District is partnering with its employee organizations and unions to establish Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) documents that will establish roles and responsibilities through each phase of reopening schools.

     On July 31, an MOU was established with Mt. Diablo Education Association (MDEA) (Teacher's Union), detailing important aspects of distance learning, including the following:

  • Default bell schedules
  • Minimum instructional time
  • Distance learning platforms
  • Communication standards
  • IEPs and 504s
  • Additional student supports
  • Much more...

      Read the complete MDEA MOU
      (Board Approved 8/10)


     Additional memorandums related to distance learning: 

     In August, school sites will become hubs for technology and material distribution as well as school-specific communications to families about what to expect for the 2020-21 school year. 

Resources for MDUSD Families

MDUSD Family Resources
Family Resources

Find Local Childcare




Parent Academy
(virtual sessions)
Parent Academy

Academia Para Padres
(sesiones virtuales)
Academia Para Padres

Parent Trainings
Parent Training

Entrenamiento Para Padres
​​​Parent Training


Tech Info for Distance Learning

 •Low-Cost Internet Options

 •Devices and Tech FAQ

 •Technology Support for Students/Families:
Please contact your school site directly for support. 

Food Services

Free Community Meals
Free Community Meals

Comidas Gratuitas
Comidas Gratuitas