LEARNING SESSIONS
Week One: February 17 - 18
Week Two: Certification Courses
Week Three: March 2 - 5


TASBO Engage Conference attendees can freely participate in any of the 14 content areas offered over five days of learning. Additionally, for the TASBO 75th anniversary, most Learning Sessions will be recorded and available on-demand for 75 days after the event

Update: Due to the currently evolving weather situation happening throughout the state, and for the safety of our instructors, attendees and staff, TASBO has postponed conference events planned for February 17-18. All events on February 19 will be held as scheduled.
OVERVIEW
Below are topics being developed under each of the 14 content areas:

Accounting Content Areas

> TEA State Funding Update  
> Update from TEA Audit
> TASBO School Finance Update
> TASBO Government Relations Update
> Financial Compliance
> Grant Administration and Compliance
> Budget Best Practices  
> The Property Value Study and T2 Values 
> Internal Controls and ACH Fraud   
> Bond Program Disputes
> Simplifying Your Treasury
> Preparing a CAFR
> Construction Bonds & Monitoring

> Legal and Audit Compliance 
> Bond Basics
> Communicating School Finance to Your Board  
> Account Codes
> TRS
> Budget Basics
> Energy Management

Information Technology and Internal Audit Content Areas

> Promoting a K-12 Cybersecurity Framework  
> Proactive Technology Planning
> Cyber-security Risks  
> Tracking Remote Assets
> Technology Budgeting Tips  
> Data Analytics
> Student Attendance Accounting Reviews

Leadership Content Areas

> Leadership Opportunities
> Identifying Successful Employees
> Trauma Informed School Practices  
> Working Within Organizational Silos
> Resolution/Process Improvement Methodology

Maintenance & Operations Content Areas

> Maintenance and Custodial Staffing  
> Elevator Inspections Panel Discussion  
> Maintenance Replacements
> Cleaning, Disinfecting & Sanitizing
> LED Conversion
> Resilient Facilities

> The Future of Custodial Services   
> Solar Energy Contracts
> Sealing the Building Envelope
> Energy Management Best Practices
> Facilities Condition Assessment  
> Photo-Voltaic (PV) System Systems
> Digital Transition for Project Records
> Packaging and Phasing Bonds

Payroll Content Areas

> Best Practices in Payroll
> Leave Administration Flowcharts  
> Payroll Department Best Practices
> FFCRA Leave  
> TRS Report Best Practices
> Payroll Fraud
> FMLA

PEIMS Content Areas

> Student Attendance Accounting
> PEIMS Overview  
> Preventing The Discipline Burn
> Transitioning to Paperless
> TWEDS 
> Panel Discussion On Finding Your Students
> PEIMS Update from TEA  
> PEIMS Update from TEA - Part 2 & Q&A

Personnel Content Areas

> Leave Administration Flowchart
> Financial Wellness
> Employee Documentation  
> Legal Hot Topics
> Title IX Update
> Student Loan Solutions 
> Special Ed. Operating Procedures
> Reducing Personnel Costs
> Managing Pay
> Update from TEA
> Staffing Models

Purchasing/Distribution & Inventory Content Areas

> Cost / Spend Analysis Best Practices  
> Commodity Codes
> Supply Management Efficiency
> TDA Audits
> Procurement
> Surplus Property Programs
> Vendor Complaint Policies
> Purchasing Card Programs  
> EDGAR Update
> EDGAR Panel  

Safety, Security & Risk Management Content Areas

> Climate Change & Insurance  
> Cybersecurity for Risk Managers
> Law Enforcement
> Record-Sharing with Law Enforcement
> WC Reporting
> Property Insurance Costs

School Nutrition Content Area

> CNP Program Status

Transportation Content Area

> The Future of Transportation
> Hot Topics in Transportation

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