Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds are being provided to schools across the country to help schools respond to COVID-19 impacts.  We will continue to provide information related to the impact of this funding on Penn Cambria School District.

ESSER I  – Announced May 2020
ESSER II – Announced January 2021
ARP ESSER  – Announced March 2021
ARP ESSER SET-ASIDE FUNDING – Announced Fall 2021

At this time, funding and grant details are still being provided by the state for ESSER funds.  Please see below for examples of ways this funding has already impacted Penn Cambria School District.

ESSER 1 – FUNDING USES
Cleaning and Sanitizing
* Cleaning/sanitizing supplies and air purifiers
Personal Protective Equipment
* Masks, shields, hand sanitizer and items to limit sharing in classrooms
Technology
* Additional laptops and software to support remote learning
Supporting Struggling Students
* Transportation for Wednesday tutoring sessions during hybrid learning, after-school tutoring program including transportation
Additional Services
* Transportation for meal distributions during virtual learning

 

ESSER II FUNDING USES

 

ARP ESSER FUNDING USES

 

ARP ESSER SET-ASIDE FUNDING USES

  •  Evidence-based elementary supplemental reading program (Lexia Core5), Youth Mental Health First Aid training for staff, School Social Worker, elementary after-school math intervention program, middle school after-school program including math intervention, high school after-school program, summer school programming