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The Federal Programs and Supports Unit delivers guidance and technical support on ESEA and ESSER programs through Resources (e.g., guidance documents, tools), Office Hours, and Regional Networking Meetings.

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Resources

ESEA and ESSER Office Hours

The Federal Programs & Supports Unit will be hosting bi-weekly Office Hours on Thursdays from 2:00 to 3:30pm. This time is devoted to providing updates and answering questions, to the best of our abilities given the fast-changing current events.

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Office Hours - Recordings and Resources

February 15, 2024

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders
    • Title III GAINS Training Opportunity
    • Upcoming BruMan Training
  • ESSA Reporting Requirements
  • Title II State & District Uses of Funds

Resources


January 25, 2024

Agenda

  • BruMan Group Special Training
    • "The ESSER Funding Cliff: What it is, what to look out for, and where to go from here"

Resources

*Viewing the BruMan trainings purchased by CDE for Colorado LEAs requires a passcode. Please email Emily Owen from a Colorado LEA email address to request the passcode to access the PowerPoint slides and recording.


January 11, 2024

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders
    • ESSER Reporting Requirements
    • COVID Tests

Resources


December 14, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • ESEA Report Cards
    • ESSER Reporting Requirements
    • Title IV CSPR
  • Federally Funded Construction;
  • SCG Call for Reviewers; and
  • Recent Federal Guidance on Non-public Schools.

Resources


November 30, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • School District Review Program
    • ESSER Reporting Requirements
    • EASI Application Deadline
    • Upcoming BruMan Training
  • Title IV CSPR Outreach;
  • SCG Round II;
  • Evaluating Effectiveness of ELD Programs; and
  • ESSA Identification.

Resources


November 16, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • ESSER III Requirements
  • Updated Weapons Prohibition;
  • Ensuring English Language Students can Participate in Educational Programs; and
  • ESSER Reporting.

Resources


October 26, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • Multi-year Subscription Guidance
    • Prayer Certification Guidance
    • USDE Monitoring of ESSER I, II, and III
    • Equity and Excellence Conference
  • Post Award Revisions; and
  • ESSER Reporting.

Resources


October 12, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • ESEA Planning & Implementation
    • Upcoming ESSER Deadlines
    • ESSER III Liquidation
    • Program Monitoring Self-evaluation Deadline
  • ESSER Reporting; and
  • School District Review Program.

Resources


September 28, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • Upcoming ESSA & ESSER Deadlines
    • Fall Regional Network Meeting
    • Equity and Excellence Conference
  • Reporting Requirements; and
  • Stronger Connections Grant.

Resources


September 7, 2023

Agenda

  • ESSA Annual Financial Report (AFR); and
  • Monitoring Training.

Resources


August 31, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • Upcoming ESSER Deadlines
    • Consolidated Application Updates
  • CRSSA ESSER II Late Liquidation; and
  • DonorsChoose Grant.

Resources


August 17, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • Upcoming ESSER Deadlines
    • Consolidated Application Updates
  • Request for Funds; and
  • Requirements of Federally Funded Construction.

Resources


August 3, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders;
    • Upcoming ESSER Deadlines
    • Consolidated Application Updates
    • Committee of Practitioners Recruitment
  • Paying out Leave for ESSER, Temporary Positions;
  • ESSER III 20% Set-aside; and
  • ESSER Reporting Requirements.

Resources


June 22, 2023

Agenda

  • Reminders for Upcoming Deadlines
    • 2023-24 Cons App (June 30, 2023)
    • ESSER II & III PARs (June 30, 2023)
    • ESSER II Funds Must be Spent (September 30, 2023)
    • ESSER II Request for Funds (November 1, 2023)
  • Cons App & ESSER Deadlines Q&A

Resources


June 15, 2023

Agenda

  • Updates and Reminders
    • 2023-24 Cons App Optional Statements
    • Upcoming ESSER II Deadlines
  • Corporal Punishment
  • Title II Funding
  • Liquidation Extension Process
  • ESSER Reporting Requirements Q&A

Resources

 


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