The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hard and thrown us all into a tailspin. As we plan and prepare for the year before us, we are working to address concerns that have never before been an issue. With so many different variations of what this year may look like, teaching and parenting has begun to look very different. In this article, Reaching, Teaching and Empowering Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic you will find advice on engaging families through this crisis. Tips from a Teacher: Supporting Early Childhood Literacy Skills in the Time of COVID-19 will outline early childhood literacy concerns and will offer support on that specific age group. Whether you are a teacher, an administrator, a parent, or a member of the school staff, you are undoubtedly thinking outside of the box right now.