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Calvin ESSER Plan



 

District Name:

Calvin I.S.D.

Superintendent:

Travis Graham

Phone Number:

405-645-2411

URL:

calvin.k12.ok.us

The LEA must engage in consultation with stakeholders and give the public an opportunity to provide input. Specifically, the LEA must engage in meaningful consultation with students, families, school and district administrators (including special education administrators), teachers, principals, school leaders, other educators, staff and unions. Further, the meaningful consultation must extend to Tribes, civil rights organizations (including disability rights organizations) and stakeholders representing interests of children with disabilities, English Learners, children experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, migratory students, children who are incarcerated and other underserved students. Finally, the LEA’s plan must be in an understandable and uniform format, written in a language that parents can understand, orally translated and, upon request by a parent who is individual with a disability, provided in an alternative format accessible to that parent. The Plan must consist of the following:

1. The extent to which and how the funds 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 order to continuously and safely open and operate schools for in-person learning;

 

Calvin Public Schools plans to utilize ARP ESSER III funds to Prepare, Prevent, and/ or Respond to the Covid 19 impact on our district. The Committee recommends that Calvin I.S.D.’s overall use of funds will be used to ensure safety for students and staff. Calvin School will follow all state and Federal Mandates while encouraging CDC recommendation and healthy practices throughout the school day.


 

2. How the LEA will use the funds it reserved under section 2001(e)(1) of the ARP Act [20% of ESSER ARP Act formula funds] to address the academic impact of lost instructional time through the implementation of evidence-based interventions, such as summer learning or summer enrichment, extended day, comprehensive afterschool programs, or extended school year;

Calvin Public Schools plans to utilize ARP ESSER III funds to Prepare, Prevent, and/ or Respond to the Covid 19 impact on our district. The committee recommends the following to address learning loss by;

  • Hiring a Reading Specialist to assist elementary students during school day/summer/extended day

  • After school tutoring

  • Out of school academic enrichment

  •  Summer enrichment opportunities

  • Hire personnel to cover out of school enrichment activities   

 

Calvin will focus on the academic gap from last year by addressing the district areas of focus while looking at individual scores of students through our benchmark tests and state tests. Calvin is a rural and low socioeconomic community that student have obstacles that present them from academic enrichment experiences. The committee would like to use these funds to promote academic growth.

 

3. How the LEA will spend its remaining ARP ESSER funds consistent with the uses authorized in section 2001(e)(2) of the ARP Act; and

Calvin Public Schools plans to remaining ARP ESSER III funds to Prepare, Prevent, and/ or Respond to the Covid 19 impact on our district. The committee recommends using funds to;

  • purchase busses used in transportation of students

  • technology for students and teachers to be utilized for virtual learning (computers, laptops, Ipads, and software)

  • replace flooring in tutoring area for a cleaner and safer environment and purchase chairs to social distance students

  • instructional and supplemental  materials for students and teachers

  • training for teachers better serve students during virtual learning

  • personnel needed to improve academic gaps in response to COVID-19

  • HVAC system upgrades

  • Sanitization equipment 




 

4. How the LEA will ensure that the interventions it implements, including but not limited to those implemented under section 2001(e)(1) [20% set-aside], will respond to the academic, social, emotional and mental health needs of students, and particularly those students disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including students from low-income families, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, children in foster care and migratory students

Calvin Public Schools plans to utilize ARP ESSER III funds to Prepare, Prevent, and/ or Respond to the Covid 19 impact on our district. The committee recommends the following to address learning loss in student subgroups that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.

The creation of a new reading specialist at Calvin Elementary to assist teachers in addressing learning loss for all students with a focus on low- income students, special needs students and minority students.

The creation of afterschool tutoring and academic programs offered by Calvin employees to assist in closing the gap for students at all levels. 

Before and After school programs at each school site implementing research/evidence based strategies such as IXL, Accelerated Reading, Study Island, Amplify, A.C.T. prep, and Edmentum curriculum to address learning loss in all subgroups of the Real Public Schools