Public Forum - ARP ESSER Videos

Bringing diverse perspectives to the table is essential to implementing a plan that advances equity and access while responding to the needs of students, families, and educators. The Connecticut State Department of Education, partnering with the State Education Resource Center (SERC) held two public forums to engage in meaningful consultation with diverse stakeholder groups and take into account their input when craft the SEA ARP ESSER State Plan. Utilizing the structure of the CSDE Public and Stakeholder Input document, members in the public forum provided input on:

  • Describing the State’s Current Status and Needs
  • Safely Reopening Schools and Sustaining their Safe Operations
  • Maximizing State-Level Funds to Support Students
  • Supporting LEAs in Planning for and Meeting Students’ Needs
  • Supporting the Educator Workforce

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Friday, May 21, 2021, 8:30am to 10:30 am