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MEDIA ALERT: Framingham Public Schools Hosting a Press Conference on COVID-19 Response

Framingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Rochelle Santos, Media & Communications Manager
Framingham Public Schools 

December 8, 2020 (Framingham, MA)

MEDIA ALERT: Framingham Public Schools Hosting a Press Conference on COVID-19 Response

To streamline communication surrounding Framingham's recent pivot to the Remote Learning Model for all students and requests to address in-school transmission of COVID-19, Dr. Tremblay is hosting a 30-minute press conference to field questions tomorrow, December 9 at 3 p.m. Members of the media are invited to register and attend this virtual event.

Dr. Tremblay (Superintendent of Framingham Public Schools) will be joined live by Dr. Yvonne Spicer (Mayor of Framingham), Dr. Sam Wong, (Director of Public Health), Judith Styer, BSN, BA, RN, NCSN (COVID Team Co-Chair at FPS, Director of Health and Wellness for Framingham Public Schools) and Ms. Susannah Hann, BSN, RN, AADP (District Resource Nurse, COVID Team at FPS, Framingham Board of Health Contact Tracer).

Media Outreach

Members of the local news, radio, and online press are invited to pre-register for a press conference which will be held via Zoom. Dr. Tremblay will provide updates, answer pre-submitted questions, and take new questions to be addressed within a 30-minute window. To submit questions in advance, please complete this Google Form: Media Questions

WHAT: Press Conference

WHEN: Wednesday, December 9, 3 - 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Online via Zoom

HOW TO ACCESS: Members of the Press will be sent a link to register in advance for the Zoom Press Conference. This link is not being shared publicly.


  • Attendees can enter questions in the chat
  • Attendees can 'Raise Your Hand' to speak; and/or
  • Attendees can also be brought on screen to ask questions

Framingham Public School Community Outreach

Framingham Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring the distribution of timely, accurate, and transparent information to staff and families directly. Given the evolving situation due to COVID-19, the District and Superintendent offer opportunities to share important information with Framingham Public School families and staff. These efforts include family communication via calls, emails, and texts; website updates; surveys; social media posts; and school committee meetings. When necessary, the District also hosts live community hours and shares video updates in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. 

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on Facebook, Twitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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