Okemah Public Schools ARP ESSER III Funds ---Revised Aug. 2023
The ESSER3 Consultation Team held a Use of Funds public meeting in August 2023 to engage with stakeholders and give the public an opportunity to provide input. The team consisted of parents/guardians, school and district administrators, teachers, support staff, principals, school leaders, staff and union representatives, and tribal members. The remaining $326,794.05 will be used to implement prevention and mitigation strategies that are, to the greatest extent practicable, consistent with the most recent CDC guidance on reopening schools, in order to continuously and safely open and operate schools for in-person learning. Okemah Public Schools will use the funding as follows:
Okemah Public Schools will use the 100% of the remaining funds reserved under section 2001(e)(1) of the ARP ($396,528.27) to address learning loss:
This is the plan for how Okemah Public Schools plans to use the ARP ESSER III Funds. The guidelines from the Oklahoma Department of Education outline 15 possible ways these funds may be spent. To find out more information about these guidelines, you may visit the Oklahoma Department of Education’s website or read this document. If you have any questions or would like to comment about this plan, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.