For Year 2 funds (2022-2023 school year) services must start on or after July 1, 2022, to qualify for reimbursement and for Year 3 funds (2023-2024 school year) services must start on or after July 1, 2023 to qualify for reimbursement.
- Before- or after-school educational programs;
- An educational program means an activity aligned to state academic standards that develops academic knowledge and is designed to accelerate learning.
- Childcare, including the services of a nanny, are not allowable expenditures under ACE.
- Invoices with childcare, aftercare, daycare, etc. are not reimbursable.
- Day camps, including camps for academics, music, and arts;
- Tuition for learning extension centers;
- A learning extension center is a faith-based or community or other public sites that provides physical space to allow workstations for students where educational support is provided in a supervised setting.
- Tuition for learning pods;
- A learning pod is a small group of students receiving instruction from an educator.
- The purchase of curriculum, manipulatives, and consumable materials for home-school families;
- Educational, learning, or study skills services;
- Field trips to historical landmarks, museums, science centers, and theaters – including admission, exhibit, and program fees;
- The purchase of adult tickets is not an allowable expense.
- Family memberships and children’s admission to eligible venues are an allowable expense.
- International field trips are not allowable. Foreign travel is a school trip or a foreign tour and is not the intent behind the program.
- Language classes;
- Musical instrument lessons;
- Lessons are an allowable service; however, purchase of musical instruments and other hardware are not allowable through the ACE Educational Savings account.
For additional clarification on what is an allowable ACE expenditure click here.
*Claims submitted where the Service Provider is a parent/guardian or family member of the child who received the services are not reimbursable*