Over 100 Staff Members Resign From The Williamsville School District
Huge news this evening out of Williamsville and the return to school for the district.
According to WKBW, a video released by the district's Superintendent on Friday, 90 staff members have taken a leave of absence from the Williamsville School District, due to COVID-19 concerns, while another 111 staff members have resigned.
The news means big ramifications for remote-learning students.
Superintendent Dr. Scott Martzloff says that students in graded 5-12, who have chosen to conduct remote-learning this fall, have had their return to school date pushed back indefinitely.
The district will work to fill the job openings.
A total of 1,375 students have decided to conduct remote-learning, according to the Williamsville School District.
Students who will be in a hybrid model (both remote-learning and in-class instruction) will report to school on September 8th.
It has to be a wave of emotions and frustrations for all involved. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused headaches for back-to-school plans and we'll see what other school districts do in the coming weeks.