Emergency Relief (ESSER) Grant

Calais School Department


School Administrative Unit American Rescue Plan (ARP)

Elementary and Secondary School

Emergency Relief (ESSER) Grant

The Calais School Department has received the ESSER 3 ARP Grant Award of $1,971,324. This grant can be used to combat the learning gaps caused by Covid-19, air quality in school, Social Emotional Learning, sanitization of school, building improvement to help meet Covid-19 guidelines, and technology. The following are the projects that the Calais School Department will complete using these funds.

  • Summer Programming and Summer Learning Camps
  • High-quality tutoring during and after school
  • Credit Recovery
  • Class Size Reduction and Additional Staffing
  • Staff Professional Development in Research Based Interventions
  • Resources to decrease Reading and Math gaps
  • Sanitize schools and buses
  • Provide busing for summer programming
  • Social Emotional Counselor and Activities
  • Update Technology Infrastructure
  • High School Roof Picks
  • Add an Art Teacher
  • Air Ventilation
  • Add Classrooms onto the Elementary School building

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