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

Intended Audience

School Administrators


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 of interest to Business Managers, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, contracted relief program managers, ESEA coordinators, or curriculum coordinators. Anyone who is working on ARP ESSER and other ESSER programs are invited to Office Hours. 

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, September 23, and October 7. 


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



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