Teacher COVID-19 Grant & School Support – COVID 19 Hazard Pay

All eligible Madison employees will be notified by email and sent the Michigan Department of Treasury form 5734 by Monday, November 9th, 2020.  Any staff that receives this form has until December 4, 2020 to certify they have met the eligibility requirements by completing the form and returning it to Madison School District’s central office.

Any employee who does not receive notification by November 9th and believe they are eligible, must appeal this decision in writing to Madison School’s central office.

Non eligible employees:  All school district administrators and school business officials are not eligible for the Support Staff COVID-19 Grant.

Classroom Teacher Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify as an eligible “classroom teacher” for the Teacher COVID-19 Grant, Public Act 166 of 2020 requires that the grant recipient be a K-12 classroom teacher who taught in a school district or nonprofit nonpublic school in the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, they must meet all 3 of the following criteria:

(i) Prior to the issuance of Executive Order 2020-35 on April 2, 2020, the teacher performed at least 75% of his or her standard instructional workload in a brick and mortar classroom at a district or nonprofit nonpublic school.

(ii) After issuance of Executive Order 2020-35 on April 2, 2020, the teacher developed tools and methods to deliver distance learning, take-home packets, or other methods described in the district or nonprofit nonpublic school’s continuity of learning plan.

(iii) The teacher certifies to the district, in a manner prescribed by the Michigan Department of Treasury, that he or she worked additional time spent outside of normal working hours, experienced hazardous conditions, or incurred additional costs related to ensuring students could effectively participate in their school’s continuity of learning plan.

Support Staff Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Support Staff COVID-19 Grant, the support staff must have been a full-time or part-time kindergarten to 12th grade support staff who served as a paraprofessional, aide, or noninstructional staff according to the registry of educational personnel, who provided services to students in a district for during the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, they must meet both of the following criteria:

(i)Prior to the issuance of Executive Order No. 2020- 35, the school support staff performed at least 75% of their workload in a brick and mortar school building at a district.

(ii)The school support staff certifies to the district, in a manner prescribed by the department, that he or she worked additional time spent outside of normal working hours, experienced hazardous conditions, or incurred additional costs related to providing student services during the COVID19 pandemic.

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Madison School District COVID-19 Screener Questionnaire

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