2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Complete ESSER school funding plan

Davis Career Center

Region 2

Chad Clayton, Principal


Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.  Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students.  Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding.  These strategies are shown below.


ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1

Students will use visual schedules/checklists/time management technology in the workplace, community, or for

independent living skills.

Strategy 2

Students not making progress will receive remedial support

Strategy 3

Students will receive direct instruction in VA 22 WRS Competency 14: Time and Resource Management


ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1

Teach targeted skills to purchase needed or wanted items when participating in community-based instruction (CBI)

Strategy 2

Practice targeted skills in contrived community outings

Strategy 3

Students will practice targeted skills in the community


ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1

Teacher Professional Development (PD)

Strategy 2

Empowering families with the tools to implement self-determination skills at home

Strategy 3

Students will participate in their IEP meetings and/or parent conferences


Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.


Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal:  By June, 2022, the DCC Transition Assessment Checklist will be utilized with 100% of remaining caseload students (from November, 2021) to incorporate the results of the formal and/or informal transition assessments into targeted areas of the students' IEP Transition Plan and goals.

Strategy 1

Students will complete a minimum of 3 informal or formal transition assessments.

Strategy 2

Students will review the data from transition assessment to assist in drafting their Transition Plan.