OPS ESSER II & III Spending Plan
In September 2021, the Board of Education approved the plan for how our district would spend the $280 million from Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) II and ESSER III. The outlined plan supports four pillars of work.Pillar 1 - Academic Recovery and Acceleration Support will be $149.9 million. The work under pillar one provides funds for direct academic supports that include curriculum adoptions, technology and digital resources, teacher development, tutoring, early literacy, Next Level Learning and more.Pillar 2- Well-being of Students and Staff will be $8.5 million. The work under pillar two provides funds for student social and emotional supports, trauma informed care, mental wellness and multiple tiered systems of support.Pillar 3- Infrastructure for the future will be $116.5 million. The work under pillar three provides funds for indoor air quality, roof and window replacements, hydration stations and more.Pillar 4 - Family and Community Engagement will be $4.4 million. The work under pillar four provides funds for after school engagement activities, professional development for families, guardians and caregivers, learning support and student well-being.