ESSER III Stakeholder Meeting

ESSER III Financial Summary

  • The intent and purpose of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) funding is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on students.  PISD will be receiving $1,997,056 and has allocated the money based on stakeholder surveys and a stakeholder meeting.

    PISD Total Amount $1,997,056

    Payroll $1,050,000
    PISD will allocate funds to payroll to support the academic, health and social and emotional needs of students, such as High Impact Tutors, extra-duty pay or stipends, Curriculum Writing, Community in Schools personnel, College Career and Military Specialist, nursing and substitutes to support instructional continuity.

    Professional and Contracted Services $450,000
    PISD will utilize these funds for activities such as professional development for teachers to promote high-quality instruction throughout the district and technology services to support instruction.

    Supplies and Materials $220,000
    PISD will utilize these funds to provide supplies to promote high-quality instruction, such as instructional materials, software or devices.

    Indirect Costs $277,056
    Indirect costs include the operational cost to the district to manage and provide the services and materials related to the grant funding. 

    ESSER III Return to In-Person Learning 
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