Private School Intent to Participate

The purpose of the CARES Act funding is to support Georgia Schools by providing assistance with: at-risk student populations, distance/remote learning, school meals, mental and physical health, supplemental learning, facilities and equipment, professional development, and continuity of core staff and services.

All LEAs are required by law to reach out to all private schools that serve students who reside in their geographic boundaries, regardless of the private school’s location. In addition, calculations for proportionate share will be based on public school and private school poverty counts from Fall 2018. This applies to the following grants issued in Georgia:

  • CARES ESSER Formula Grants
  • CARES SEA Reserve: Equitable Services
  • ARES SEA Reserve: CTAE- Ag
    • Extended Day, Extended Year, Young Farmers, Area Teachers
  • CARES SEA Reserve: CTE
    • Extended Day, Extended Year, Supervision, Youth Apprenticeships
  • CARES SEA Reserve: Special Education

To indicate your intent to participate, please complete the link below. This form should be completed by Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

DeKalb County Schools will host two virtual CARES Act meetings:
Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 10:00 am
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 858 570 1412
Passcode: 8mbFUe

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 858 570 1412
Passcode: 8mbFUe

For further information, please contact Cecil “Eric” Porter, Title II Director at or 910-986-1489.

For more Equitable Services Requirements Under the CARES Act, please visit: