Vista College Preparatory will utilize ESSER III funds for SEL training provided to staff in order to help economically disadvantaged students address emotional issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic (Evidence: https://poweredbycompass.org/compass-circles/). Further, intervention specialists will be hired to provide assistance to economically disadvantaged students experiencing academic deficiencies resulting from the pandemic. Interventionist will use Lexia Core5 curriculum. A mentor program has been implemented to assist economically disadvantaged middle school students transitioning to high school and experiencing social-emotional needs due to the pandemic (job description attached in Related Documents). Lastly, additional teachers will be hired to increase each school's ability to maintain small classrooms for economically disadvantaged students experience learning loss due to COVID. Teachers will use Lexia Core5 curriculum.