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2022 Meeting Materials & Minutes

Background Information: Commissioner of Education, Dr. Randy Watson created the Task Force on ESSER (II and III) and EANS (I and II) to offer guidance and oversight of school districts’ and private schools' plans for expenditure of federal funds focused on supporting student learning and student needs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Commissioner’s Task Force on Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and Emergency Assistance for Non-Public Schools (EANS) will provide oversight for ESSER II, III, EANS I and II. The Task Force consists of 19 individuals, including superintendents, legislators, teachers, local school board members, business managers and private school personnel. The list of individuals who serve on the Commissioner's Task Force can be found here: Members of the Commissioner's Task Force

The Task Force will provide oversight and approval of school district plans for expenditure of the ESSER (ESSER II - $368 million) (ESSER III - $831 million) and EANS (EANS I - $26 million) (EANS II - $25 million) funds for pandemic related expenses. The amount provided to each district varies across the state.

The Task Force was created in February 2021 and it will remain in place until September 2024.

Meetings: See below for 2022 schedule of meetings for the Commissioner's Task Force.

Agendas and Meeting Materials: An agenda is published in advance of each meeting to notify the public of items the Task Force will discuss. An electronic version of the agenda and supportive materials are available on this page.

Meeting Location: All Task Force meetings will occur virtually. 

Web streaming: See the link below for the web streaming.  

Tune in here for the Commissioner's Task Force Meeting on ESSER (II and III) and EANS (I and II) Funding.

Friday, June 10th
3 p.m.

 

Accessibility: Individuals who need the use of a sign language interpreter, or who require other special accommodations, should contact Makayla Auldridge at 785-296-3202 or mauldridge@ksde.org at least seven business days prior to a Commissioner's Task Force meeting.

Meeting Minutes: The minutes from the Commissioner's Task Force meeting will be posted below as soon as it has been approved by the Task Force.

2022 Meeting Dates

Agenda   Meeting Materials   Mtg. Minutes Previously Recorded Meetings
February 4 Feb. 4th   Material - Feb. 4th Feb. 4th Minutes February 4th, 2022 Meeting 
March 4  March 4th   Material - March 4th March 4th Minutes March 4th, 2022 Meeting
April 8  April 8th       Material - April 8th    April 8th Minutes  April 8th, 2022 Meeting
May 6 May 6th    Material - May 6th   May 6th, 2022 Meeting
June 10        
July 8        
August 5         
September 9         
October 7         
November 4        
December 9                      

 2021 | 2022

For questions about this page, contact:
Makayla Auldridge

785-296-3202
mauldridge@ksde.org 

Streaming Media Information

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