U.S. Department of Education
Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The Office of Safe and Healthy Students invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the U.S. Department of Education’s recently issued “Non-Regulatory Guidance on the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants” (the Guidance). The SSAE program is authorized under Title IV, Part A of ESSA.
Click here to access the Guidance: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/essassaegrantguid10212016.pdf.
The SSAE program aims to increase the capacity of State educational agencies, local educational agencies, schools, and local communities to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the effective use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
We encourage you to share this announcement with any individuals, State or local agencies, and organizations that may be interested.
To join us for the following webinars, click on the “Registration” links:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 2 pm Eastern:
Overview of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program
Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2 pm Eastern:
Role of State Educational Agencies; Local Application Requirements; and Implementing Effective SSAE Program Activities
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 2 pm Eastern:
Allowable Activities to Support Well-Rounded Educational Opportunities; Safe and Healthy Students; and the Effective Use of Technology
If You Are Unable to Participate in the Webinars
Approximately one week after each webinar, the following website will have a link to the webinar recording and slides: https://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov/resources/essa-title-iv-part-student-support-and-academic-enrichment-non-regulatory-guidance-webinar.
Questions about the Guidance
If you have questions about the SSAE Grants Program Non-Regulatory Guidance, submit them to: OESE.OSHS.TITLE IV-A@ed.gov.