Teacher and Support Staff Covid-19 Grants

The Teacher COVID-19 Grant program was created by Public Act 166 of 2020 to recognize the additional time classroom teachers spent outside normal working hours and additional costs classroom teachers incurred to provide a continuity of learning during the period of school closure in 2019-2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was funded under Article 5, Section 949p for grants to eligible K-12 classroom teachers.

The School Support COVID-19 Grant program was created by Public Act 166 of 2020 for eligible K-12 school support staff to recognize the additional time spent outside of normal working hours, hazardous conditions, and additional costs school support staff incurred or experienced to provide services to students during the period of school closure in 2019-2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was funded under Article 5, Section 949q for grants to eligible K-12 school support staff.

The Michigan Department of Treasury, in cooperation from the Michigan Department of Education, has identified eligible classroom teachers and school support staff based on the June 2020 Registry of Educational Personnel Submission.  Employees identified as eligible will receive notification via email by November 9, 2020.  The email will include the TSSC19 Grant Certification Form (Form 5734).  The form MUST be completed and returned to TSSC19@oakland.k12.mi.us no later than December 4, 2020. 

If, you do not receive an email notifying you as eligible for this grant and you feel you meet the criteria as established by the Michigan Department of Treasury in Article 5, Section 949 (p) and (q) as provided in the links above you can file a written appeal to TSSC19Appeals@oakland.k12.mi.us no later than December 4, 2020.

Submissions of appeals or completed forms will not be accepted after December 4, 2020.