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ESSER I

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act - ESSER I

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of March 27, 2020, provides economic stimulus to aid individuals, businesses, hospitals, and local educational agencies (LEAs) in response to the economic distress caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Division B, Title VIII, of the CARES Act is named “Education Stabilization” and appropriates funds through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Program and the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) program. As the local educational agency, these two funding sources will aid and flow through Milwaukee Public Schools.

The ESSER grant program provides districts with emergency relief funds to address the impact COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools that are providing educational services and developing plans for the return to normal operations. The ESSER grant provides districts considerable flexibility in determining how best to use ESSER funds. Districts are encouraged to target ESSER funding on activities that will support remote learning for all students, especially disadvantaged or at-risk students and their teachers.

ESSER funding is awarded to state educational agencies in the same proportion as each State received funds under Part A of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  The term of available funding for the ESSER grant program is for costs incurred between March 13, 2020 and September 30, 2022.

The CARES Act provides a broad list of allowable uses.  Costs may be claimed under one or more of the following program types:

  • Preparedness and response to COVID-19
  • Outreach and services to special populations
  • Addressing long-term closures
  • Education technology
  • Mental health supports
  • Addressing afterschool and summer activities
  • Continued staff employment

Milwaukee Public Schools received $ 55,995,150 in ESSER funding which was equitably shared with private schools in the district’s boundaries, leaving about $40 million in funding for MPS.

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Financial Planning and Budget Services

Central Services - Rooms 1 and 2

5225 W. Vliet Street - Milwaukee, WI 53208

Financial Planning and Budget Services Contact Information:

Main: 414-475-8592
Fax: 414-475-8104
Email: budget@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


 

Brian Terrell - Director (underfill) of Financial Planning and Budget Services- City-Wide Region

terrellbg@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-773-9946

Dustin Childs - Financial Planning & Budget Analyst I- East Region 

childsd@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8592

Seemi Daniel - Financial Planning & Budget Coordinator III / Budget Analyst - High School Region

daniels@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-773-9805

Clarice Robinson - Financial Planning & Budget Analyst- Central Region

robins20@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8386

Tamara Tyrrell - Financial Planning & Budget Analyst - Southwest Region

tyrreltx@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8306

Michele Wilborn - Financial Planning & Budget Analyst I-  Northwest Region 

wilbormk@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8125

Lia Mueller - Financial Planning & Budget Coordinator III/Budget Analyst- Citywide Region

wrighte3@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8461

Shaketa Winters - Planning Assistant III

winters1@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8597

Shelley Perkins - ESEA Coordination & Compliance Manager II

perkinss@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8122

Joseph Hill - Non-Public Education Services Supervisor I

hilljj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-777-7802

Mark Lawrence - ESEA Title I Non-Public Coordinator III

lawrenma@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8142

Debra Hickey - Non-Public Education Services Coordinator

hickeyd@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8138

Michael Betts - ESEA Assistant II

bettsm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-773-9867

Cynthia Mendoza - ESEA Administrative Assistant III

mendozca@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8851

Carla Fries - Grant Development Manager I

friescj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8249

Denise Fields - Grants Specialist I

fieldsdm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8251

Jennifer Butzbach - Grants Coordinator I

butzbajl@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8043

Megan Burk - Grants Coordinator I

burkmm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

414-475-8696

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