The New Jersey Department of Education’s Division of Educational Services will continue to offer American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief roundtables to highlight how to use funds in a meaningful manner, according to an advisory from the NJDOE.

The one-hour virtual gatherings will consist of four 15-minute sessions. Each session will include an introductory ARP ESSER presentation with a new focus each month and a review of allowable uses of funds. In addition, there will be a presentation each month by three districts, showcasing their individual, new and/or innovative approaches. Each session will include time for questions.

Meeting Dates
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, Jan. 20, 2023).
  • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, Feb. 10, 2023).
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2023).
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2023).
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2023).
  • Wednesday, June 21, 2023 (Registration Deadline: Friday, June 16, 2023).

The roundtables will cover a wide array of topics, including best practices in integrating and sustaining federal funds while maximizing their potential use.

Registration is required through the NJDOE calendar of events.

Refer to the full advisory for additional information.