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ARP ESSER III Countdown to Closeout

Graphic that reads American Rescue Plan ESSER 3 Countdown to Closeout

Do Now:

  • ESSER Close-Out
  • Submit Request for Funds
  • Submit any final revisions by June 30, 2024! 
    • Ensure activities and costs in the application reflect activities implemented or to be implemented by September 30, 2024 or any costs that are obligated or are to be obligated by September 30, 2024.

Do Monthly:

  • Request for Funds - Monthly until November 15, 2024 
  • Submit any Final Application Revisions - By June 30, 2024
    • Ensure ARP-ESSER III application accurately reflects the activities that have been implemented and the costs incurred. Submit Post-Award Revisions (PARs) if changes are needed. 
    • Ensure the LEA’s 20% Learning Loss Set-Aside is met, submit a PAR if needed.
  • Plan Requirements - Until September 30, 2024
    • Ensure the LEA’s Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan has been reviewed and updated (if needed), every 6 months and posted to the LEA’s website through September 30, 2024. Check to see if LEA’s plan is linked on CDE’s List of LEA Plans website. 
    • Ensure the LEA’s ARP-ESSER III Use of Funds Plan is posted to the district’s website through September 30, 2024. Check to see if your LEA’s plan is linked on CDE’s List of LEA Plans website.
  • Obligation of Funds - By September 30, 2024
    • All funds must be obligated by September 30, 2024! Obligation means that activities have been implemented or there is a commitment (e.g., an executed contract) in place. See the obligation timetable for when an obligation occurs. 
      • Review application to ensure that activities have been or can be implemented or there is a commitment to pay. 
      • If approved activities have changed or cannot be obligated prior to the deadline, submit a Post-Award Revision
  • LEAs Currently Participating in Monitoring
    • Ensure all ESSER monitoring requested information and documentation have been submitted to CDE. 
    • For ESSER program monitoring questions, please contact Kristin Crumley; for fiscal and contracted project monitoring questions, please contact Bill Parsley.

July 2024:

  • Submit Request for Funds
  • Ensure the LEA’s Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan has been reviewed and updated (if needed), every 6 months and posted to the LEA’s website through September 30, 2024. Check to see if your LEA’s plan is linked on CDE’s List of LEA Plans website.
  • Ensure the LEA’s ARP-ESSER III Use of Funds Plan is posted to the district’s website through September 30, 2024. Check to see if your LEA’s plan is linked on CDE’s List of LEA Plans website. 
  • Reporting - By October 30, 2024
    • Submit student participation in summer school, afterschool, extended learning opportunities, high-dosage intensive tutoring, full-service community schools, early childhood education, and educational technology use for the 2023-2024 school year; that data will be reported in the LEA Participation Survey. 
    • Track student participation in any summer school, afterschool, extended learning opportunities, high-dosage intensive tutoring, full-service community schools, early childhood education, and educational technology use activities between July 1, 2024 through September 30, 2024, using one of the templates on the  ESSER Grantee/Subgrantee Reporting webpage.

August 2024:


September 2024:


October 2024:

  • Submit a Request for Funds
  • Submit Close-out Document!
  • Submit Late Liquidation Request by October 31, 2024.
  • Submit student participation data for the 2023-2024 school year and any activities between July 1, 2024-September 30, 2024. 
    • Student participation in summer school, afterschool, extended learning opportunities, high-dosage intensive tutoring, full-service community schools, early childhood education, and educational technology use
    • Ensure the LEA has met all ESSER reporting requirements. Refer to the ESSER Grantee/Subgrantee Reporting webpage for due dates.

November 2024:


December 2024:

  • Ensure all ESSER monitoring requests are met. For ESSER program monitoring questions, please contact Kristin Crumley; for fiscal and contracted project monitoring questions, please contact Bill Parsley.

January 2025:

  • Ensure all ESSER monitoring requests are met. For ESSER program monitoring questions, please contact Kristin Crumley; for fiscal and contracted project monitoring questions, please contact Bill Parsley.
    • Ensure the LEA is tracking student participation in summer school, afterschool, extended learning opportunities, high-dosage intensive tutoring, full-service community schools, early childhood education, and educational technology use for the 2023-2024 school year; that data will be reported in the LEA Participation Survey. Please refer to ESSER Grantee/Subgrantee Reporting webpage for updates.
    • All grantees and subgrantees that have a renovation, major remodeling, construction, or real property project of $1 million or more in funds from these programs must record all Notice of Federal Interest (NFI) by January 28, 2025.

Updated June 13 2024.