2021 TASBO Engage Conference

The TASBO In Person Annual Conference has shifted to fully virtual as of 1.8.2021. This virtual conference will now be held over 3 weeks (2.15-3.5) with a total of 75 Certification Courses available and 150 sessions spread out over this time. We will also be recording this content for conference registrants to access after the event comes to a close. Tenative schedule can be found HERE.

As we navigate this change, we will be providing you the most up to date information on our Engage Conference Website: https://members.tasbo.org/web/engage

Please read the full description before beginning the process!

  1. Sign in at the top or to the right to begin registration. 
  2. Select "Register Myself" or "Register Someone Else" to start adding to your itinerary.
  3. Select if you will be registering for Conference Only, Courses Only, or Conference with Courses. (must select one of these options)
    1. If you select "Annual Conference AND Courses Registration" the conference rate will populate and then scroll down and select "Add" next to the Course of your choice. YOU CAN ONLY SELECT UP TO ONE (1) COURSE PER DAY. 
    2. If you select "Annual Conference Registration Only" the conference rate will populate and you can scroll down and proceed to checkout.
    3. If you select "Courses Only" scroll down and select "Add" next to the Course of your choice. YOU CAN ONLY SELECT UP TO ONE (1) COURSE PER DAY. If you select more than one option per day, you will get an error at checkout that requires you to return to your registration and remove items from your itinerary to proceed to checkout. 
  4. "Proceed to Checkout"

After Checking out, you will receive a confirmation and a separate email with more information. 

Questions about registering? Call 512-462-1711 or email register@tasbo.org.

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Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellations for Virtual Annual Conference registrations are not permitted this year. All registrants will have access to the recorded content at least 30 days after the Virtual Conference. Please contact us at register@tasbo.org to request changes and/or ask for special consideration

Course Cancellation Policy

All cancellations should be submitted in writing to register@tasbo.org by Monday, February 8 to receive a full refund. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for full payment.

When
2/15/2021 - 3/5/2021
Where
Virtual, TX
   

Monday, 15 February 2021

 
Attendees of this course will come away with an introductory conceptual overview of the current educational funding system for public schools in the state of Texas, an introductory overview of the state funding formulas and the elements used in those formulas, and an introduction to the reports, tools and templates that districts can use to understand and project revenue under the foundation school program. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/c4m29y2zxrh0aiw/AACQvXIGlnjFnzNEf49io8dza?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NFPH1U_TQvGkWBsu5j1qMw

This introductory-level course addresses the accounting cycle, budgetary accounting, and governmental fund accounting. Attendees will gain an understanding of the principles of debits and credits, the purpose of the general ledger, understanding a balance sheet, correcting entries, and preparing a statement of revenues, expenditures and changes in fund balance. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
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Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oO2WzuupQw2ObXyJvCIx2w

Participants should have a basic understanding of classifying, recording and summarizing governmental bookkeeping transactions before taking this course. Attendees will review governmental funds and fund types, GASB’s accounting principles, financial statement elements, accounting policies and disclosures, and specialized accounting applications. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
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Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1piKCRU5S5OlNleWFU-95A

This course provides detailed information to help with managing federal and state funds as well as state programs, with the goal of protecting external funding. Attendees will come away with an understanding of all aspects of Special Revenue and State Program funds including the different types of funds, allowable costs, reporting requirements, and other compliance issues. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6mkaykkeyy9zjo5/AAD8fJgWB_ePVhExSY6YDPCqa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rx1t5VlfSl6vGCKuTK-Ynw

Students will come away with an understanding of the various government taxation concepts and how they relate to school district property taxation. Topics covered include an overview of the property taxation system, property tax law, stakeholder roles in the property tax system, the tax calendar, and the Property Value (Ratio) study. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f8wlyitzbaqnx8v/AAAOsCH__cb3rL1_A9asWELNa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NSj9grKUSd-3MCDWCaM_sQ

This course provides a step-by-step guide on planning and administering school construction projects. Attendees will gain an understanding of TEA facility standards, educational facility specifications, selecting the architect and builder, construction administration, building commissioning, and post-construction administration. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
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Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ymTt_bTMT6eu6Ut7HiBOoQ

This course is a requirement for RTSBA Certification. Attendees will come away with a broad overview of the standards and competencies for school business administrators, general goals and strategies for non-instructional areas, the board policies associated with each area, and future trends in school business management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
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Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rwHthXIiS-2N8ansmx0M8w

This course is a requirement for every level of TASBO certification. Attendees will discuss and come away with an understanding of how ethical values are developed, ethical values versus the law, identifying organizational ethical standards, coping with unethical people, and ethical guidelines for decision making. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yiq0rjgaiau6l4b/AACwX8-mYvJHOtg6gQ0OmN9za?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sK09JcE3R0C8JakQ3kVtjA

MGT310 or alternative MGT321 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Students will gain an understanding of goal setting and needs assessment, major maintenance and facility plans, staff and student enrollment projections and long-range budget and financial models. Students will complete an in-class project using their district's school business operations data, and should have a working knowledge of school finance and Excel. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
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Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LOZhHOr2QrmMRGodfRxgwA

MGT321 or alternative MGT310 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Moving from a system of schools to a school system focused on a common vision and mission begins with a commitment of everyone to continuous improvement and the transformation of the organization. The Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (BECPE) is a management framework to monitor continuous improvement efforts for each school, classroom, and district-wide department. Attendees will gain an understanding of the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence Framework as an integrated management system, the key management concepts for leading performance excellence, the evaluation factors used for assessing an organization and the role of effective change management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nq3ldw8022ix6cc/AACbaSbiYRBLWux3s_DaTMR7a?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4hSyx8X0RsOsrr2fvGKgcg

This course reviews the Student Attendance Accounting Handbook (SAAH) Sections 1-3 in detail. Students will be able to explain the content, purpose and usage of the various sections of the SAAH, the importance of attendance procedures, and the ramifications of non-compliance with attendance rules. Appropriate for a beginner or anyone wanting to know more about accurate recording and reporting of attendance accounting data. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dbonl1aqcscvegc/AAC19KfJ-nG6bN1cYyWE1lCTa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O_lCt35JTVi-c8OyvJQIlQ

Attendees will gain an understanding of how attendance impacts funding and accountability, the types of absences, and how to monitor attendance and absences. Suitable for PEIMS coordinators, clerks, administrators, counselors, and anyone wanting to know more about student attendance and absences. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mjqim1m2gx56oem/AACRUUnnBbeWch8Jci7Kl0QVa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7zDC7MR_Sz-p2KMDMog_Yw

This course provides an overview of the function and purpose of TRS and laws regulating school district employees and retirees. Students will gain an understanding of basics such as membership eligibility, eligible compensation and employer reporting requirements. The course is well-suited for human resources and payroll staff as an overview of the TRS system. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0gwxxxmd5jtha6p/AAAUsOs1rStsPuO0GDoPsweZa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_941bJ23EQ7CbsaS9irAk-g

This course will cover various aspects of compensation management used in a Texas public or charter school district. Attendees will come away with knowledge of the essential elements related to legal issues, pay methods, budgeting, benefits, and economic trends impacting employee compensation. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/y1u5fq0tav526zq/AAD6hDmM_NVdfI6PmnhXqyMAa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Hlwii7UaRBSWi-X9_Sgj4w

In this introduction to the purchasing function within Texas school districts, students will learn the various legal requirements that the procurement function must adhere to, the purchasing requirements addressed in the Texas Education Code, legal exceptions and the responsibilities within the purchasing function. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3a0ijhbf5gjnahl/AAAP8gCC5TkLW8qDOVBir8oia?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Iz-KY4fnQbiQAQ1fM0m61A

This course covers the Texas Business and Commerce Code and how it applies to vendor sales in a school district. Students will learn the different categories and types of contracts, how the language contained in bids, offers and contracts impacts the success of a contract, potential problems associated with contracts and best practices for contract management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2fbsorissliwd5q/AAD6mrVavZeYnrZASaVIJ9HDa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Su10z5sDRdus-8zgKyBOMQ

Select this option if you chose Annual Conference only OR Annual Conference with Courses.
Time
2/15/2021 - 3/5/2021

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

 
Building on State Aid Calculation Part I, attendees will come away with an in-depth overview of the current state funding formulas, the elements used in those formulas, the application of those formulas to both chapter 41 and 42 schools, and the facilities assistance programs in chapter 46, and will perform calculations necessary to compute a sample district's state aid. Prerequisite: ACT101A. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rbrqek0anvkfbjw/AAB3w214u0ZAy476Iml5Mjmva?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AA9E4lf5SNKDtyX7FLhoIg

In this continuation of Basic Governmental Accounting, students will come away with an understanding of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, as well as the encumbrance system, budget variances, and an in-depth explanation of the different fund types used in school district accounting. Prerequisite: ACT105A. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4alsjje7ccd7yjm/AAB5M4KsgSDxhDpoyCY94lE4a?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lDBN5ypiSqCJtI0ehUC8qA

This course covers all aspects of account coding for Texas school districts, including balance sheet accounts, revenues, expenditures and special circumstances. Students will understand why correct coding is important, learn about available resources and develop an appropriate knowledge of basic coding. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2fdyiag087azry5/AABPizuK88KAT-kGpC7TEAINa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O4MIYJEBQIG1_zQ1uvRVVQ

This course explains proper accounts payable processes and procedures in school district business offices. Attendees will learn the role accounts payable plays in the district's financial position, the relationship between purchasing and accounting, and the need for strong internal controls and segregation of duties. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ukpbgu6r6hrc52l/AABy35oj63g_gSrfWkTpjZMca?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFunZbXHRCSaP6bpeXA3nA

This course is a continuation of ACT205A, which is a prerequisite for this class. Attendees will come away with an understanding of shared service arrangements, financial statement elements, accounting policies and disclosures, GASB pronouncements, specialized accounting applications, and GASB 34 requirements, basis, and application for government-wide financial statements. Prerequisite: ACT205A. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tauleonurnfzrhb/AACmaaXdBQBV64lBb3OocUSya?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GGKIqVk2QSeUb1VYZWPl0Q

This course is designed to take a step-by-step approach through the planning and preparation for a successful bond election, as well as how to develop a good debt management program. Students will gain an understanding of how to collect and present data needed to support the campaign, types of bond instruments and how the bond market works, and the role of the school district as the issuer of bonds. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zq1ouvwbzvtual5/AADzJB1jcCeoo8N-Dlc6iPOba?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6VUR7F_eTDmL82TF-D3GvA

Attendees will come away with an understanding of the organizational approaches for staffing maintenance functions, maintenance procedures and policies, repair of buildings and equipment, vehicle requirements, warehousing, and the mission of the maintenance department. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/twlryvjzbo93qso/AADDh3TdOUxcsmMMjuUlK7xna?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VryaOLSGQDOHsgCqeu0T7g

This course is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Focusing on leadership more than supervision, attendees will gain an understanding of leadership qualities and skills, recognizing personality types and generational differences, best practices for counseling and motivating employees, and the concepts of change management and time management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xah0n7cbgk6lj6k/AACmRsN_I84CdERgqqkJccjza?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_svAjaldtQXWMh9xqVVTHDA

This course is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Taught by an attorney, attendees will come away with an understanding of education as a function of the state, employee hiring procedures, use of independent contractors, access to personnel records, political/union and professional organization activities, the Texas whistleblower act, reduction in force, special education hearings, liability issues, and other legal issues. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/omql2txvxlqf1h1/AABjYON26hlkMrk3Q7PiQ5wna?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AuUbL_s-TPalMInST1rqfA

This course provides a deep dive into the TRS employer reporting requirements. Students will gain an understanding of the RE Portal system and how to access, enter and submit monthly reports with detailed information related to employees and retirees. The course is well-suited for human resources and/or payroll staff that are responsible for submitting ER monthly reports. Prerequisite: Students should have a familiarity with the TRS system. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/thp7c1jzytckbpa/AABeKP68UWI4e89VHEA4BUU7a?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RS0IB4hBRqScN6GL71Z1Yw

The course will guide participants through the initial cohort establishment for a single student to the end usage for accountability. Guidance will also be provided in using TEA tools to manage student withdraw details and PEIMS. The participant will be able to understand and comprehend all aspects of student labels such as leaver, continuer, dropout, and GED recipient. Suggested participants: Counselors, PEIMS personnel, principals, assistant principals, and any district personnel that are responsible for managing and/or tracking student leaver information. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/iv9l4zccweukphx/AABsxG1SiIhbogP5r1TUAk3ia?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sg4g0JLYSL2bKpmnLY4ggQ

This course covers all aspects of leaves and absences, including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), workers’ compensation, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), and state and local leave programs. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the legal requirements related to leaves, absences, temporary disability leave and FMLA, the difference between mandated state leave programs and local leave programs, how workers’ compensation relates to the district’s leave programs and how to manage leave and absence programs. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/y7ogj86wpso7lzs/AACPg8_cgFbn78NyBDwSCluFa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QrtfFUxeRBqUgBq6nmNvgA

This course provides an overview of state of Texas procurement laws. Students completing this course will understand the elements of the Education Code that deal with school purchasing procedures, the legal methods for making school district purchases that exceed state monetary requirements, and other state and federal laws that control the purchasing function. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1c5rnyd1q4yz5q0/AAAYdfCosE872twy-GWmZnnFa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b6td5kZXSOeF_8t4UtpUXQ

Friday, 19 February 2021

 
This course is designed for those who are assigned to the business office or who work in business-related support services and have not taken an accounting or bookkeeping course. Attendees will learn the foundation of double-entry bookkeeping, bank statement reconciliation, fund types, accounts used in the bookkeeping process (including encumbrances), basic preparation of fund financial statements, beginning the budget process, and the need for internal controls. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/asrf2tvv7y2oaj0/AAB23GMiV9tO8LD-F86peEkda?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OB3jX69xRvC58MAU4-hHoA

This course provides guidelines relating to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to assist local school districts in preparing financial statements to be included in the districts’ comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Attendees will develop an understanding of key school district financial reporting requirements, the content of different sections and statements in the CAFR, and related reconciliations, adjustments and conversions. Prerequisite: ACT205A/B or applicable work experience. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/btzjnibeayvxwac/AAC2DYMPvKXD1i9FeQWJXYnQa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_U2-gSJ0BQf2rVkrMoN9LyQ

Many items used in school districts have special handling and storage requirements. In this course attendees will gain an understanding of logistics related to a school district distribution center, inventory concerns for different products, and warehousing needs related to items such as school office supplies, maintenance and transportation items, records storage, textbooks and child nutrition items. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/12ymku08r82us0e/AABuy9C4K7Qj6jsHJXHNn1mua?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rWdg7jSwQ8-TvWOuoCfbnw

This course covers the key concepts about how districts can put controls in place to handle cybersecurity threats and reduce risk. Attendees will gain critical knowledge about cybersecurity frameworks, threat and vulnerability management, and aspects of cybersecurity governance, and learn how to build improved defenses and develop a robust action plan to comply with required legislative requirements. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/p28oiufgc9lck5o/AACC33l0fWs-tzd0SrvsBBona?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-ZBzDhXiSXGtjd7fHM2Cvw

Attendees will come away with an understanding of legal aspects of supervision, evaluations, hiring, training, management of non-exempt staff, and development of an operations procedures manual, relative to the maintenance and operations department. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6lt08krr0zgqk6s/AADTROPpe_5bu7fhzm7gnpkCa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_c8TvhIENQh6Tb6XrSZ_SHQ

This course is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Taught by an attorney, students will gain an understanding of the types of board policies, know how board policies are developed and used, and be able to fulfill the legal requirement for board meeting notices and minutes. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3e37ltrt5jisdcy/AACJ1pnKa_kAhAgP74zB-rjAa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rqpy6i77QJG6BDCY-MTccg

MGT318 or alternative MGT317 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. This course provides an overview of advanced financial concepts to analyze the functions of the district. Attendees will come away with an understanding of financial analysis / managerial accounting, cost reporting and analysis, benchmarking, fund balance analysis, and other financial analysis. Prerequisite: Students should have a good understanding of the details of school finance. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/h27hzu51a1czmvx/AACFEASK5SUOSRvGsWqs_eLsa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-_Jr588_QnulA6mEQAsNFA

Students attending this introduction to payroll accounting will gain an understanding of the major components of the payroll process, procedures to provide balanced and auditable payroll records, TEA's guidelines for payroll budget coding and basic accounting concepts and procedures as they apply to payroll. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/eizzhi4hiy50jq8/AAAf_5yrZtGUEwPu64PLBKWca?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_soNzyMvYT-CrZGqV1RCbMQ

This course provides an in-depth study of the Fair Labor Standards Act, including legal requirements, administration and sample forms. Participants will gain an understanding of FLSA legal requirements, minimum wage provisions, overtime and compensatory time pay, child labor regulations, and recordkeeping requirements. Class activities will provide students an opportunity to learn how to apply the FLSA regulations in their school districts. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gy9yl333a64qm7j/AAA5WDuD70ujicJbTadnAqgqa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0Mf0ugceQ5an4zljBlB0XQ

Taught by an experienced school personnel law attorney, students will gain an understanding of personnel laws pertaining to hiring and contracting, terminations and nonrenewals, buying people's time, employee benefits, and employee policies. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8swaxln356hs85o/AAAlcZYhJgX0IAFD-BH8_CdHa?dl=0
Track
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1bx7Iu6wSOCn31gWVvoa8A

Monday, 22 February 2021

 
This course covers all aspects of Activity Fund Accounting to include the different types of activity funds, activity fund systems, and sales tax. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the legal requirements related to managing activity funds, the various sources of funds which may be accounted for in an activity fund, the appropriate expenditures for campus and student activity funds, the accounting procedures used in activity funds and state laws governing sales tax collection, reporting and remittance. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/19rorrtgo8o9249/AACbsZlUEgjDQ8yuuYCNrtnAa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VVmjbp6QRwOhOJeptt810Q

Having an internal auditor at your district is a value-added function that provides independent review of internal controls. However, what do you do if your district doesn’t have one? Students will come away with an understanding of the auditor role and how that function can be implemented with staff currently in place, and about evaluating risk and the solutions available to reduce the likelihood of a negative result. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/86n9uhet3v4ktfy/AACrplovuHUtYxlP9sIPMpsha?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hywgpuYJScivbWH04ZJNAA

This is one of the new strand of courses designed to develop skills needed to manage a school district Information Technology department. This course will enable the student to gain an understanding of the technology program in school districts, and includes primary functions such as student accounting, financial management, technology support and service operations, network infrastructure and integration, and facilities. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0o8uaxrsqej0xr8/AAC021w6EGNJo4lHnR8t7-cCa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M-KPyt6ZQAWJWTWPGgJHZw

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

 
This course covers all aspects of budgeting and financial planning. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the budget development process, legal requirements related to developing a budget, multiple approaches to budgeting, roles and responsibilities of various parties, how to estimate revenues and expenditures, and preparing multi-year projections. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/s8i8lwm9nbm302e/AACnN_0knLdRRUOlhticsFq7a?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IYtWeuBpSSOXGm21p9D08w

This course reviews federal and state environmental regulations that affect school districts in Texas. Attendees will gain an understanding of regulations related to HAZCOM, indoor air quality, blood-borne pathogens, integrated pest management, asbestos awareness, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other compliance issues. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ech0ndx4day7jxk/AAAqsoiBSXMXQ_aR633HsQF7a?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H04FKhyiSiW0OCaPW8g2hQ

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

 
MGT308 or alternative MGT320 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Attendees will gain an understanding of the communication process and communication patterns, active listening, clarifying feedback, successful public speaking, crafting an image, and the importance of public relations. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ns8bua0c59gr7rd/AAAJqTzhXf8eEw_aJGall56Ia?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6lSimUDBR4-tQCVVqwzaBg

At the conclusion of this course, students will understand the purpose of board policies and how to develop them. Types of personnel policies and organization of policies are covered in detail, as well as employees’ roles and responsibilities in developing, maintaining and abiding by policies, and the purpose and components of an employee handbook. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wkowk2pllqrfvbf/AABrz18YaUdQX-jCnDB9lRTTa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DPN5AdqyToy41k1gcBEVcA

Students will gain an understanding of the annual cycle of instructional materials management, relevant legal requirements, state instructional materials selection, distribution styles of management and the state inventory system, EMAT. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tvnb1uustoc6t7t/AAAHEA8FbkKPienP-SkOasssa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tH8RzIcgRey37GIgSWgkMA

Thursday, 25 February 2021

 
This course examines data privacy laws, processes and cybersecurity practices for protecting networks, information in the cloud and district local data. Attendees will gain an understanding of network technology risks, vulnerabilities, mitigation, controls and leadership practices specifically for governing student data and creating secure information technology environments. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nbb78inlcuxoug0/AAAl4rQ9pTgZ5VM2wb4QeibNa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BvhFudFGSlufdw3an4Vvww

MGT317, MGT317C or alternative MGT318 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. This course provides attendees with an understanding of school financial numbers so that informed decisions can be made. Essential financial topics including account coding, employee considerations, managing budgets, forecasting and planning, cost accounting, internal controls and financial reporting are addressed. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ilzfxj2ykxr6obe/AAC8Vqne0ocb3PxLXXacDku5a?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KXujenZrQ9GloeJQhyJr3Q

Students will become familiar with federal payroll tax reporting requirements, including what constitutes wages, how wages are reported, what amounts are withheld for tax purposes, and how withheld amounts are submitted and reported to the federal government. Major components of required forms for reporting to employees, independent contractors, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Social Security Administration (SSA) will also be reviewed. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7kzu7k0g6unsnm3/AADoYmy3raNHZ3q6SHjupCFMa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m4j7F2ADQ7yR6e7spFfk7w

Friday, 26 February 2021

 
This course introduces the internal audit function in school districts. Students will gain an understanding of the need for an internal audit function, how to establish an internal audit department, developing an internal audit manual, creating an audit schedule, and identifying performance standards. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fjd8ej1i4lflhh4/AADe25XZ-vJAell94PhCw40Ha?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3luMavj-TIWQ0ppDBECCDQ

This course covers basic inventory management concepts and techniques. Attendees will come away with an understanding of what, when and how much to order, the Store-Keeping Unit (SKU), location systems, inventory accuracy, and performing physical inventories. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tv75ouk4dyw0ux7/AADL3S4SSMHGc4wEftWGsMWVa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TGtFHgQzQKqVLlLxKVlXBw

This course is a requirement for every level of TASBO certification. Attendees will discuss and come away with an understanding of how ethical values are developed, ethical values versus the law, identifying organizational ethical standards, coping with unethical people, and ethical guidelines for decision making. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yiq0rjgaiau6l4b/AACwX8-mYvJHOtg6gQ0OmN9za?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tOFke1ruSKqU6yITJwKF2g

Participants will gain an understanding of the history of PEIMS, the data that goes into and comes out of the Texas Student Data System (TSDS), what is required in Budget and Actual submissions and the TSDS validation process and requirements. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/buipbrpl0lnb4h7/AAB35BDq_iuxJHwW9CoimlXVa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BUkTS1XETYyf9I-_7AJ9XQ

Students will come away with an understanding of essential financial and regulatory requirements of operating school nutrition programs under USDA and TDA regulations. Current best practices, school nutrition key performance indicators, and benchmarking will be identified and described to assist in improving the operational and financial effectiveness of school nutrition programs. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rnuugsfo4umyzcb/AAAIorf8DthzAzzIetygj4KMa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0I-RJCXQQ1WUoGYRwBHcQg

Monday, 01 March 2021

 
This course will prepare attendees to detect and investigate fraud at their school district. Learning objectives include effective strategies to prevent, deter, and detect fraud; common school district fraud schemes; and the main fraud investigation components of collecting evidence, conducting fraud interviews, and report writing. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/oowvdvj8i8ll0d7/AACct2lurkZWgKNc5Z-9l7via?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M6dxDggTTzy1HlnDOkUgKg

This course is a requirement for RTSBA Certification. Attendees will come away with a broad overview of the standards and competencies for school business administrators, general goals and strategies for non-instructional areas, the board policies associated with each area, and future trends in school business management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f56w8bk30f536az/AACvDoRI-mTmZMQUrnonx9VSa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mMtHAlfGSpKGoGGBdiY1QQ

This course is designed to help district personnel from PEIMS coordinators to counselors understand the rules surrounding a student's official transcript and how the Academic Achievement Record (AAR) data is used for PEIMS and accountability. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q6na6c4nbffln64/AAAHQnWTPs6w8dexO_wc600Fa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cQzyf1a0QO6hPkp8fCB9tw

Friday, 05 March 2021

 
This course covers the basic components necessary in designing and equipping a school district distribution center. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the design of a distribution center, inventory operations, materials handling equipment, space allocation and storage methods, and safety standards. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/uwvg8u3c5uqjv1e/AAAQKw_PxYk_NgboTcuYhb25a?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Vs-f-n1DTdCkhyUsP8eGSQ

This course is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Focusing on leadership more than supervision, attendees will gain an understanding of leadership qualities and skills, recognizing personality types and generational differences, best practices for counseling and motivating employees, and the concepts of change management and time management. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xah0n7cbgk6lj6k/AACmRsN_I84CdERgqqkJccjza?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fyu8SlPyTvyJEtnAGJ6xtA

MGT320 or alternative MGT308 is a requirement for RTSBA certification. Political advocacy may be foreign to you and outside your comfort zone, but you could actually be the most effective advocate for your district's position on matters of concern. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the levels of government, the principles for effective advocacy, how to understand what makes policymakers "tick", the legislative process and how to create and deliver an effective message. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qson4jrxda1bm79/AADdCkW7QoY66m4omutSudcMa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BBgtBM4sTNuyyLjwfmZNLQ

This course provides participants with an understanding of the rules and regulations regarding service credits, retire/rehire programs, school accreditation guidelines and various school district leave issues. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/oxpgjta33wlggqv/AACcelkLc2ayOfHHcMozfwpca?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_25hu5rV5SlGkxo2HmNkq4g

Students will come away with an understanding of how purchasing standards are developed and used, what standardization is, developing clear and concise specifications, using a scope of work, how to develop specifications and the evaluation and post award process. Bid documents, samples and sources will also be reviewed. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3tkcy3zghuoho0w/AADSknKZa8c1GVVrUmYrDZqna?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AKUZvvdTRXinV8ypS3T34w

Attendees come away with an understanding of the legal requirements related to purchasing insurance, the insurance marketplace, brokers and agents, guidelines for bid specifications and request for proposals, and evaluating insurance carriers, pools, and third-party administrators. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/opiorui1dwu1xh6/AACshQZtNMG7wrmW02LgGrYAa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Hy6CzUFcTAe_BUUwChIFnw

Monday, 22 March 2021

 
Attendees will come away with an understanding of the process to set up an Incident Command Team in a school district, the roles and processes for completing an Incident Action Plan, and the steps involved in the Threat Assessment process. In-class exercises will provide attendees the opportunity to develop a sample Incident Action plan utilizing the ICS forms from FEMA, as well as work through a scenario using the Sigma Threat Assessment tools. Prerequisite: FEMA ICS 100. CE Hours 6
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7t3amp3s0g69r9p/AADcbwaJeO6aQ5tTa7KLyNzFa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m6qP-oG3RBiZ9I8it2PVew

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

 
This course explores the basics of school nutrition accounting. Attendees will come away with an understanding of school district fund types, various accounting issues, the account code structure, inventory systems, budgeting and accounting. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6r0gi2wojpjbvlw/AAC3QgRMQpqT8-DPzX9pcN6Na?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-GKu0TvIQCOqwdjgZN4nLQ

Friday, 26 March 2021

 
This course provides an overview of the competitive sealed proposal process. Students will come away with an understanding of the components of an RFP, advertising requirements, how to prepare the scope of work, factors for evaluation, methods of negotiation and sample guidelines and RFP examples. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/m2jtu695gl6lqyk/AAAPbv9QNzq4gsBA3uQXseyKa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8sF08215TgmRJpf8RE4eKA

Monday, 29 March 2021

 
This course provides an overview of state of Texas procurement laws. Students completing this course will understand the elements of the Education Code that deal with school purchasing procedures, the legal methods for making school district purchases that exceed state monetary requirements, and other state and federal laws that control the purchasing function. No Prerequisite. CE Hours 6 / CPE Hours 7
Category
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1c5rnyd1q4yz5q0/AAAYdfCosE872twy-GWmZnnFa?dl=0
Track
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_r3_rP8vaTzO_NrVPXcVMgQ