ESSER III Plan

ESSER III Plan Requirements-Part 2 

August 2021

    1. How did the district leadership team consult with the stakeholder groups listed in assurance 5 during the development of the district’s ESSER III Plan? (Check all that apply)
  • Public meetings (Board Meetings, Back to School)
      1. Focus groups
      2. Surveys 
      3. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others” 
    1. How did the district leadership team determine the district students’ academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs? (Check all that apply) 
  • ISASP data 
  • Conditions for Learning Survey results – students 
  • Conditions for Learning Survey results – parents 
  • Conditions for Learning Survey results – staff 
  • Literacy screening and progress monitoring data 
  • Math screening and progress monitoring data 
  • Behavior referral data 
      1. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others” 
    1. Which groups of students have been most impacted by COVID-19 in your district? (Check all that apply) 
  • students from low-income families 
      1. students of color or from a particular ethnic group 
      2. English learners 
  • children with disabilities 
      1. students experiencing homelessness 
      2. children and youth in foster care 
      3. migrant students 
      4. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others” 
        1. Students who participated in the option of remote learning, but did not actively engage
    1. How did the district leadership team determine the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of the students most impacted by COVID-19? 
      1. ISASP data by subgroup 
  • Conditions for Learning Survey results – students by subgroup 
      1. Conditions for Learning Survey results – parents by subgroup
      2. Conditions for Learning Survey results – staff by subgroup 
  • Literacy screening and progress monitoring data by subgroup 
  • Math screening and progress monitoring data by subgroup 
  • Behavior referral data by subgroup 
      1. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others
    1. Will the district use ESSER III funds to implement prevention and mitigation strategies related to COVID-19? (yes/no) 
      1. If yes, which of the following prevention and mitigation strategies will ESSER III funds be used to implement? (Check all that apply.)
  • Coordinating preparedness and response efforts with State, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 
  • Training and professional development on sanitizing and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases 
  • Purchasing supplies to sanitize and clean the LEA’s facilities 
  • Repairing and improving school facilities to reduce risk of virus transmission and exposure to environmental health hazards 
  • Improving indoor air quality 
  • Tailoring prevention and mitigation strategies to address the needs of children from low income families, children with disabilities, English learners, racial and ethnic minorities, students experiencing homelessness, and foster care youth 
  • Purchasing educational technology (including hardware, software, connectivity, assistive technology, and adaptive equipment) needed to distance students 
        1. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others” 
    1. How does the district plan to use the 20% set-aside to address the academic impact of learning loss or to accelerate learning through evidence-based interventions? (Check all that apply) 
  • Use of evidence-based accelerated learning interventions in literacy 
  • Use of evidence-based accelerated learning interventions in mathematics
  • Use of evidence-based accelerated learning interventions in social-emotional-behavioral health (SEBH), including mental health
  • Attendance at/membership in the Leadership Academy established by the Department to help districts and schools implement evidence-based practices 
  • Attendance at/membership in the Accelerated Learning Academy established by the Department to help districts and schools implement evidence-based practices 
  • Attendance at/membership in the Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health (SEBH) Academy established by the Department to help districts and schools implement evidence-based practices 
  • Participation in the FAST for Success Literacy Exploratory Project 
      1. Other – Limited to 150 characters option to add additional “others”
    1.  How does the district plan to use the remaining ESSER III funds consistent with statutory requirements? (Check all that apply) 
  • Activities authorized by the ESEA 
  • Activities authorized by the the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 
  • Activities authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) 
  • Activities authorized by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins CTE). 
  • Developing strategies and implementing public health protocols including, to the greatest extent practicable, policies in line with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on reopening and operating schools to effectively maintain the health and safety of students, educators, and other staff 
  • Coordinating preparedness and response efforts with State, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19; 
  • Training and professional development on sanitizing and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases 
  • Purchasing supplies to sanitize and clean the LEA’s facilities 
  • Repairing and improving school facilities to reduce risk of virus transmission and exposure to environmental health hazard
  • Improving indoor air quality 
  • Addressing the needs of children from low-income families, children with disabilities, English learners, racial and ethnic minorities, students experiencing homelessness, and foster care youth 
  • Developing and implementing procedures and systems to improve the preparedness and response efforts of LEAs 
  • Planning for or implementing activities during long-term closures, including providing meals to eligible students and providing technology for online learning
  • Purchasing educational technology (including hardware, software, connectivity, assistive technology, and adaptive equipment) for students that aids in regular and substantive educational interaction between students and their classroom instructors, including students from low-income families and children with disabilities 
  • Providing mental health services and supports, including through the implementation of evidence-based full-service community schools and the hiring of counselors 
  • Planning and implementing activities related to summer learning and supplemental afterschool programs 
  • Summer Programming offered K-6th, based on student performance relative to the grade level benchmarks
  • Addressing learning loss 
  • Credit recovery opportunities for 9th-12th 
    1. Other activities that are necessary to maintain operation of and continuity of and services, including continuing to employ existing or hiring new LEA and school staff – Limited to 250 characters option to add additional “others”
  1. Please indicate the extent to which the district has board adopted policies for each of the following health and safety strategies by providing a link to the policy posted on the district’s website: 
Policy Link to Posted Document
Physical distancing e.g., use of cohorts/podding Return to Learn Plan
Handwashing and respiratory etiquette http://go.boarddocs.com/ia/central/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=ACJN425D79AC
Cleaning and maintaining healthy facilities, including improving ventilation http://go.boarddocs.com/ia/central/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=ACJN425D79AC

http://go.boarddocs.com/ia/central/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=ACJN6D5DE7E5

Contact tracing in combination with isolation and quarantine, in collaboration with the State, local, territorial, or Tribal health departments Return to Learn Plan
Diagnostic and screening testing Return to Learn Plan
Efforts to provide vaccinations to eligible educators, other staff, and students
Appropriate accommodations for children with disabilities with respect to health and safety policies http://go.boarddocs.com/ia/central/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=ACJN9Z5EE769