Distance Learning & Resources


All students start their daily Zoom or Google Meet meeting with their teacher at 9am. Lessons and assignments for each instructional day will be provided by teachers via their classroom platform (Google Classroom, Seesaw, etc.). Teachers will check in with students/families each day. The links below will take you to each teacher's classroom platform. Class codes will be needed to access information. If you are unable to access assignments or have any questions, please contact teachers via ParentSquare or their emails listed below.

Distance Learning Resources

Resources for Families

Alum Rock Union School District

  • Please visit our district Distance Learning Page for a number of resources!
  • Any student enrolled at Cassell who still needs access to a device (Chromebook, iPad, or hotspot) should contact the office at 408-928-7200 or the Alum Rock IT department at 408-928-6917.

Santa Clara County Office of Education

  • The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) has launched a web portal of COVID-19 information and resources for teachers, parents, students, administrators and support staff. The Learning Resource Portal features sections with information that varies from setting up virtual classrooms and accessing lesson plans and resources, to sharing ideas with parents for how to keep children engaged at home.

San Jose Public Library

YMCA of Silicon Valley


Family Resource Centers (FRC)

The FRCs throughout our district can provide support with school enrollment, counseling services, and so much more!  Here are the two closest to Cassell:

  • Chavez FRC - 2000 Kammerer Ave., San Jose, CA 95116, (408) 928-7270
  • Hubbard FRC - 1680 Foley Ave. Rm H2, San Jose, CA 95122, (408) 928-7725

Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Call 1-800-984-3663 or visit their "Get Food" page to get information on food distributions near you.

Alum Rock Counseling Center

  • 1245 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116
  • 24/7 CRISIS HOTLINE: (408) 294-0579
  • Program Office: (408) 294-0500
  • Email: info@alumrockcc.org
  • Please contact your child's teacher or Mrs. Garcia, if you would like supporting connecting with counseling services.

Uplift Family Services Mobile Crisis Team

  • The Uplift Family Services' Mobile Crisis Team provides 24-hour intervention to children and teens in the community who are in acute psychological crisis. To access the 24-hour/7 days a week crisis line call 1-408-379-9085 or call toll-free 1-877-41-CRISIS (412-7474).