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Federal & State Programs

NOTICE of Federal Programs Planning for Mineral Wells ISD:

Mineral Wells Independent School District is currently in the planning process for the following programs:

 

2020-2023 ARP ESSER III Grant - American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) Funds will be used to respond to the pandemic and to address student learning loss as a result of COVID-19.

The district is currently in the process of gathering preliminary data from multiple stakeholders to guide and support the instructional and expenditure plan. Meaningful consultations with stakeholders will be implemented through the course of the academic year. Ongoing consultation through focus group meetings and data review will take place throughout the life of the grant.

Mineral Wells ISD values the input of our stakeholders. If you have suggestions for program planning contact the Executive Director of Special Programs, Natalie Griffin at [email protected]

Or, please join us on Thursday, May 27, 2021 beginning at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the use of ESSER III funds to address COVID slide due to the pandemic. We will also review our Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the District Services Complex, 906 SW 5th Avenue.  

Please join us on Monday, November 29 beginning at 4:30 p.m. for another opportunity to review and discuss the use of ESSER III funds to address COVID slide due to the pandemic. We will also review our Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the District Services Complex, 906 SW 5th Avenue. 

The District Educational Instructional Committee will be reviewing our Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services. If you would like to add input into our current plan, please review the plan found below and email Natalie Griffin at [email protected] by 12:00pm Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

 
English Survey Link Closed:
 
Spanish Survey Link Closed:
 

The ESSER II grant program was authorized in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA), signed into law in December 2020. The period of availability of CRRSA ESSER II grant funds is March 13, 2020 (with pre-award), to September 30, 2023 (with carryover).

Mineral Wells ISD values the input of our stakeholders. If you have suggestions for program planning contact the Executive Director of Special Programs, Natalie Griffin at [email protected]

Or, please join us on Thursday, August 5th beginning at 2:00 p.m. if you are interested in participating in a discussion of the use of ESSER II funds. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the District Services Complex, 906 SW 5th Avenue.

  • Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs
  • Title II, Part A – Improving Teacher Quality
  • Title III, Part A - Support LEP and Immigrant Students
  • Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Achievement

 

Private Nonprofit Schools and/or Homeschools with government nonprofit status that serve students living within Mineral Wells ISD boundaries and that are interested in receiving program information on participation and/or providing input into program planning for services for eligible students may contact:  Natalie Griffin, [email protected] Or, please join us on Friday, June 17th beginning at 9:00am in the conference room of the District Services Complex, 906 SW 5th Avenue.

For more information on Federal and State Programs, please visit the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Website at tea.texas.gov.