American Rescue Plan – American Indian Resilience in Education (ARP-AIRE)

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

84.299C

The purpose of the American Rescue Plan – American Indian Resilience in Education (ARP-AIRE) program is to support Tribal education agencies (TEAs) in the provision of direct services to Indian children and youth.

ARP-AIRE is a one-time discretionary grant competition with a $20 million appropriation authorized under Section 11006(1) of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) to provide awards to Tribal Education Agencies for activities authorized under section 6121(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.  Those activities include a broad range of direct services to Indian children and youth, their teachers, and families.

Stay tuned for additional information on the Notice Inviting Applications.

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Review for this competition, please send an updated resume to Shahla.Ortega@ed.gov.

Contact Information

  • Shahla Ortega, M.A.
    Program Officer
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    Office of Indian Education
    400 Maryland Avenue SW
    LBJ Bldg. Washington, DC 20202
    (202) 453-5602
    shahla.ortega@ed.gov

    Donna Sabis-Burns, Ph.D.
    Group Leader-Discretionary Grants
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    Office of Indian Education
    400 Maryland Ave SW
    LBJ Bldg. Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 453-7077
    donna.sabris-burns@ed.gov
Last Modified: 09/03/2021