Congress passed the CARES Act in the emerging months of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide immediate relief and assistance to school districts to establish and maintain access to learning. Now halfway through a new school year with the pandemic still in full effect, Congress has passed a new round of funding support for school districts – the COVID-19 Emergency Education Relief Fund. With a vaccine rolling out to states and communities around the country, we will hear from leaders in the education space about these new resources and how districts can leverage this funding for post-pandemic planning and reimagining teaching and learning.
- Noelle Ellerson Ng, Associate Executive Director, AASA
- Chip Slaven, Chief Advocacy Officer, NSBA
- Lillian Pace, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, KnowledgeWorks
- Mark Schneiderman, Sr. Director, Future of Teaching and Learning, D2L
- Susan Gentz, Partner, K20Connect
Read a blog post on the New U.S. COVID Relief Package for Schools & Universities