Assurances and Certifications
In response to the requirements identified in the ARP Act, ODE is requesting that each LEA review, sign and return the assurances and certifications document linked below to the
This must be completed before any ESSER III reimbursement requests can be approved.
Please read the
ESSER III Update: Assurances announcement for more information.
Capital Expenditure Approval
All capital expenditures using ESSER II or ESSER III funds must be approved by ODE to be considered an eligible use of funds. Please fill out and submit the following approval form for each capital expenditure your district would like to use ESSER funds for.
Each year the U.S. Department of Education (USED) requires states to submit data on the expenditure of their ESSER I, II, and III funds to fulfill federal reporting requirements. As this is the first year states will be reporting on ESSER II and III, the USED has updated their
data collection requirements.
ODE will use ESSER reimbursement data and other data already submitted to ODE to complete most of the federal report. However, there is some additional data that will need to be submitted by school districts, ESDs, and state-sponsored charter schools. More information can be found on the
Annual Federal ESSER Data Collection webpage.