August 11, 2022

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ESSER Reminders - Important!

Website Postings:

PLEASE make sure the URL address link that your district submitted in your ESSER III application is accurate and is working. USDE will be checking these links for compliance. If you need to submit a different URL, please utilize the following link to do so.

ESSER Compliance WorkApp

Return to In-Person Instruction Plan

  • The plan must be reviewed every 6 months from the date of your ESSER III NOGA
  • Must be posted in English and Spanish
  • Must address all CDC requirements
  • Stakeholders must be included in the 6 month review. No need for public comment UNLESS changes are made to the plan. (See list of required stakeholders below)

Use of Funds Plan

  • One pager and/or PS3013 and PS3014
  • Must include allocation amounts
  • Must include breakdown of 20% set aside
  • Must be posted in English and Spanish

ESSER Grant Timeline

We have received some questions regarding the timeline of the ARP ESSER III grant and would like to provide some clarification. Some of you may have noticed the grant end date listed on the Grant Opportunities Page on the TEA website is listed as September 30, 2023. However, the period of availability for the ARP ESSER III grant is from March 13, 2020 (with pre-award), to September 30, 2024 (with carryover).

Important Upcoming Dates to Remember!

  • ESSA Consolidated Application opens - May 18, 2022 - Due September 2, 2022
  • SC5003 - Now open and due 9/2/22
  • ESSA Consolidated Compliance Reports (2021/2022) Open - 7/29/22 - Due 9/30/22
  • Rural and Low-Income Schools Compliance Report Open - 7/29/22 - Due 9/30/33

If you are an ACE district, your consultant will be contacting you soon (if they haven't already) to schedule a time to complete the above submissions.

Things to be thinking about.......

ESSA Title Program Evaluations
  • Agenda items and minutes
  • Public Notice opportunity

Parent & Family Engagement Evaluation

  • Overall program effectiveness
  • Policies
  • Compact

Public notice - Intent to apply for ESSA funding

Ensure semi-annual certification is complete for federally-funded employees

Spring/Summer Planning for 2022/2023

Comprehensive Needs Assessment - To be completed prior to submitting your ESSA Consolidated Grant Application (click on the link below to access the CCNA toolkit)

District/Campus Improvement Planning - Requires Board Approval

Parent & Family Engagement Requirements

  • Compact
  • Policies - LEA & Campus
  • Plan Title I, Part A Annual Meetings for 22-23

Update EDGAR Manual/Local Policies

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