Information about CTA Reopening for 2020-2021

This area will include information we are sharing in advance of the 2020-2021 school year.

Click HERE for the most up to date REOPENING ROAD MAP.

Monday, January 25, 2021
Email about Purim and Travel Policy

Friday, November 6
Email about Winter Vacation Policy re: Covid

Tuesday, October 13
E-Learner and Zoom Policy Announcement

Friday, September 4, 2020
Please refer to the ODH Travel Advisory when planning trips. It can be found at
We ask that if you travel to states reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher for COVID-19, you stay out of the building and self-quarantine for 14 days.

Friday, August 28, 2020
Acceptable Face Masks See attached image from the CDC of acceptable and unacceptable face masks.At CTA individuals should wear a cloth or surgical mask that cover the nose and mouth. Masks with valves or vent and neck gaiters are not permitted due to inability to prevent virus particles to escape. Face shields may be warn in addition to but not instead of a mask.

Covid-19 Symptoms: Keep this Covid-19 handy to help you determine when it is best to NOT come to school.

Covid-19 Symptom Tracking: Please review our policies for tracking individuals who have symptoms of Covid-19. These have been established to recognize a potential risk to our community as quickly as possible and to keep everyone safe.
Click here for more information.

Friday, August 21, 2020
See some procedures for Arrival and Pick Up. Please be patient as we work out this new system. To see the email, go to

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Parents, Faculty and Staff were asked to watch and acknowledge the reopening health and safety video. To see the email, go to

Thursday, August 13, 2020
An updated Reopening Road Map and FAQ was published today and emailed to parents, faculty, staff and board members. To see the complete email and download the document, go to

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The recording from the Lower School Parent Meeting about Learning Models can be found at  Please be aware that as we develop new information, this information will be updated.  If you have any questions or concerns, contact Mrs. Miller at

Friday, August 7, 2020
The start date for school was changed to Monday, August 24 with a staggered start. See more information at The student body will be split by last name. A-H will come on Mon.-Tue., Aug. 24-25. I-Z will come on Wed.-Thur., Aug. 26-27. There will be no school on Fri., Aug. 28.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The recording from the Parent Town Hall on August 5 can be found at

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Board President, Dr. Bob Wolf and Head of School, Rabbi Drandoff sent an email to parents and teachers with an update in light of Franklin County Public Health Department recommendations. Reminder about Town Hall meeting via Zoom on August 5th at 8 pm. To view the email, click here.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Head of School, Rabbi Drandoff sent an email to parents and teachers with the Reopening Road Map for 2020-2021 that includes plans for the coming school year. To view the email, click here.

Friday, July 3, 2020
Head of School, Rabbi Drandoff sent an email to parents and teachers with information about the the start date of school for Fall. The first day of school for students is Tuesday, August 25, 2020. The view the email, click here. Calendar for 2020-2021 school year is posted here.

Questions to
Head of School Rabbi Drandoff at
Lower School Principal Nicole Miller at
Upper School Principal Lou Staffilino at