Urgent: Apply for your Emergency Relief Funding Now
ESSER II grant funding applications open until May 14, 2021
Transform your education in an age of disruptionReopening schools safely is a top priority for education leaders and those leading the highest offices of local, state, and federal government, and new funding is available from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund II (ESSER II Fund) to support a safe reopening of your school. The additional funding will assist LEAs in safely reopening schools, measuring and effectively addressing significant learning loss, and taking other actions to respond to the impact of COVID-19 on educators, students, and families, such as the development of mental health programs in school and the purchasing of educational technology that effectively aids interactions between student and their classroom instructor.
Experts say that students suffer from more intense symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illness because of the pandemic. Aspire can help your school take advantage of the ESSER II grant funding to develop a mental health program for your students and educators. As a technology solutions provider serving the Education sector for many years, we can guide and assist you identify the appropriate requirement for a successful mental health program that fits the needs of your school.ESSER II funding is a one-time appropriation from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). In developing local plans, LEAs should consider how ESSER II funding might interact with other federal funding to promote sustainable use. The funds may be used for allowable costs incurred on or after March 13, 2020. ESSER II funds can be used for an expanded set of purposes and spent during a different timeframe. The application period is open now until May 14, 2021.
- Guide you through the ESSER II application process
- Determine the eligible technology equipment and services for your school and provide you detailed quotations
- Assist you with accessing other sources of grant funding, including E-rate funding
- Provide ongoing technology and consultative support as you develop your school’s program