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ESSER III Funding Plan

About the ESSER III Fund

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Fund provides resources to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation’s students by addressing their academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs. This report describes how Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will maintain the health and safety of students, educators, and other school and central
office staff during and following the return to full in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year.

The PGCPS plan for ESSER III funds is divided into three major areas:

  • Health & Safety- $64 million, 23% of funding amount
  • Targeted support to address student learning- $101 million, 36% of funding amount
  • Transformative Technology and Equitable Access- $70 million, 26% of funding amount

Download the ESSER III Funding Plan