Federal Emergency Relief Programs Office Hours (ESSER & ARP ESSER applications)

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The Maine DOE Office of Federal Emergency Relief Programs (OFERP) team will discuss technical and programmatic aspects of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) fund application. Participants may also ask questions or seek clarification about CARES (ESSER I), and CRRSA (ESSER II) programs. Office Hours may be useful for business managers, ESEA coordinators, superintendents, and assistant superintendents, too. 

More Info

Materials from previous office hours are available at: https://www.maine.gov/doe/covid-19/fedrelief 

To find the materials, select ESSER near the top of the page, then find General Information, and look for Office Hours by date. The OFERP teams puts together a document after each session with chat questions and answers. Video recordings of each Office Hour and a copy of the slides used in each session are also available by the Office Hour date. Previous dates of Office Hours are July 15, July 29, August 12, August 26, September 9, and September 23. 

Office Hours are also scheduled for October 21 at 9am. Use the same Zoom link to register. 

Contact Karen Kusiak for more information: Karen.Kusiak@maine.gov 



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