Response Required - ESSER Annual Data Collection

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Response Required - ESSER Annual Data Collection

Greetings Business Managers,

All of the following information can be found on the new Annual ESSER Data Collection webpage.



Each year the U.S. Department of Education (USED) requires states to submit data on the expenditure of their ESSER I, II, and III funds to fulfill federal reporting requirements. In January, USED released their updated data collection requirements.

ODE will use ESSER reimbursement data and other data already submitted to ODE to complete most of the federal report. However, there is some additional data that will need to be submitted by school districts, ESDs, and state-sponsored charter schools.

We will be using online forms to collect this additional data. Please note there is a separate collection form for school districts, ESDs, and state-sponsored charter schools. Grantees are required to submit their data between March 21st and April 15th in order to remain in compliance with the requirements for ESSER funding.

Data Collection

To assist grantees in collecting the required data, a complete list of questions in each data collection can be found below. It is recommended grantees use these documents to collect the required data prior to completing the submission forms.

All data must be submitted through the submission forms by midnight on April 15th.

ESSER III Integrated Planning Tools

As part of the district data collection, districts must also submit an updated ESSER III Integrated Planning Tool (IPT) that includes estimated expenses for Year 2. ODE has pre-populated an updated template for each district using the information they submitted in their original IPT. Please note districts must use the provided updated template.

Please refer to the ESSER III District Plan Guide for instructions on updating and submitting your district's IPT. You can download your district's pre-populated template *here.

*The pre-populated templates will be available at the above link no later than Wednesday, March 23rd.

Updated IPTs must also be submitted using the link provided in the Data Collection Form and District Plan Guide by midnight on April 15th.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to We are happy to help!

Thank you,

Savanah Solario

School Facilities Coordinator | ESSER Grants Coordinator