NJSACC Develops Important ESSER Toolkit, A Guide for New Jersey School & District Leaders

NJSACC has developed a free, downloadable toolkit with all of the information needed to assist school leaders partner with quality afterschool providers to create afterschool, out-of-school time (OST), and summer programs using ESSER funds.

The toolkit includes:

  • How to Get Started Checklist: Resources to help schools and community partners develop sustainable, evidence-based programs, including a cost-per-student calculator
  • Boosting Academics: Best practices for tutoring programs
  • Engaging Students: Resources for creative, experiential, and project-based learning
  • School Culture Recovery: Resources for social-emotional learning, mental health, and trauma-informed practice
  • Learning Year-Round: Best practices for investing in summer programming
  • Technical Assistance: How NJSACC can help you
  • ARP ESSER Background: Funding timeline and NJ requirements