This session provides an overview of the cycles and timelines of budgeting for schools, and includes discussions of budget procedures and assumptions, including strategic planning and contract/bargaining. Issues associated with budget reductions, including community involvement and staff reductions, will also be covered. It will be offered as a live event as well as ondemand at a later date.
This course will explain the general ed components, including what they are, and what types of expenditures to code to each. The session also covers how state aids are related to the different systems. It will be offered as a live virtual session utilizing Zoom.
The brief webinar will cover stipends, bonuses, performance pay, pay for developing curriculum, the risk of using ARP ESSER funds for collective bargaining, and the hidden risks of providing hazard pay.
Cyber Insurance rates are increasing dramatically and school districts are scrambling to meet provider requirements for coverage. In this session, participants will learn about some basic requirements that insurance companies are requiring and how districts can comply. Additionally, we will talk about steps a school district can take to improve their cyber security risk profile which may result in lower premiums in the future. Topics will include multi factor authentication (MFA), data encryption, risk assessment, incident response, security awareness training, and more.
State law requires all public jurisdictions such as cities, counties, and school districts to eliminate any gender-based wage inequities in compensation and submit reports to MMB.
This session will provide an overview of the reporting requirements and processes as well as important things to plan for and be aware of as you make finance and human resources related decisions.
When new school board members are elected, it is an opportunity to build relationships that will be beneficial to all. Steve Anderson, Business Manager at Proctor Schools, will share his experiences and suggestions on how to create these important connections.
This session will cover the basics of MARSS reporting, the relationship between the MARSS coordinator and the finance director, and some helpful tips on how to navigate the MARSS world. Sunday Kloncz and Kris Crocker from St. Michael-Albertville Schools will help you to explore your MARSS world and provide some helpful information to help you navigate MARSS and how they work together to meet the challenges of MARRS reporting.