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Posted Date: 10/25/2022


Belfonte/Bell Public Schools

ARP-ESSER Ill Use of Funds Plan

Belfonte/Bell Public School has used collaborative efforts to address the needs of the district to best utilize the ARP ESSER Ill funds over the next three years. Meetings have focused on the present and the future to provide the best plan for the district's academic, technology, facility, and faculty success. The following is a list of how the district is planning for the future needs of the school and how these correlate in prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

  • 20% of funding to provide, sustain, and improve:
    • Summer school programs
    • After school programming
    • Counseling
    • Professional development
    • Enhancement of curriculum to accommodate learning loss
    • Salaries for academic guidance due to learning loss
  • Remaining balance of funds spent over three years
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Technology
    • Curriculum
    • SEL Programming
    • Family Outreach and Support services
    • Facility repairs and improvements
    • School safety and security
    • Route buses to replace old, outdated, current inventory
    • Districtwide supplies for cleaning sanitizing, and training of staff
    • Student enrichment, attendance tracking, support for virtual students and their families
    • Construction and remodel facilities to respond to and reduce exposure to COVID-19
    • Replacement of fleet vehicles for the purpose of delivering packets, meals, or other necessary transportation related to Covid
  • Public comment on this spending plan can be sent to