2021-22 Budget Cohort for Texas District Leaders

The 2021-22 Texas District Leaders Budget Cohort program includes 30 hours of training. The cohort model is based upon the superintendent, chief financial officer, chief curriculum, and human resources officers attending the trainings together. This year will consist of a combination of webinars and face-to-face meetings at one of the association’s regularly scheduled conferences. All training is led by subject matter experts identified by TASA/TASB/TASBO.

Agreement and Understanding
Session topics may change based upon speaker availability and the need to clarify understanding of the components of state and federal requirements.

FEE: $3,250 - Up to Three (3) Participants from a District
*Districts may send up to Two (2) additional participants at the rate of $850/each. 

PREREQUISITE: None   |    CEU/CPE Hours: 30

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TO REGISTER: 

1.) Please select "Register Myself" to begin.

2.) Select "ADD" next to your registration type. The main contact registrant needs to select the first option in the list as it contains the registration cost. For each additional staff you wish to register, please select "ADD" next to the appropriate registration number from the list.

3.) If registering someone else, please select the "Register Someone Else" button and then search the person's name when prompted. Then continue with Step 2.

4.) Proceed to checkout.

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2021-2022 TASA/TASB/TASBO Texas District Leaders Budget Cohort Topics
*Virtual & In-Person sessions - Indicated below

Session 1 | September 23, 2021
Omni Hotel Dallas Ballroom E, 9AM – 4PM

  • District Data: Understanding Current and Future Data including financial, student, accountability, and program effectiveness
  • Identifying Opportunities for Transparency as well as the Best Use of District Funds
  • Preparing for the October Student Snapshot to maximize funding
  • Legislative Update

Session 2 | November 17, 2021
Webinar, 10AM – 12PM

  • Campus and Departmental Allocations
  • Setting Expectations with Budget Calendars that Encourage Collaboration Among Departments

Session 3 | December 8, 2021
Webinar, 10AM – 12PM

  • Budget Implications of Chapter 21 Contracts
  • Chapter 21 Contract Process
  • Maximizing Staffing

Session 4 | January (TBD)
TASA MidWinter

  • Understanding Texas Demographic Trends and How it Relates to Your District
  • Building a Long-term Relationship with Your Chief Appraiser

Session 5 |February 9, 2022
Webinar, 10AM – 12PM

  • What Information do School Boards Need to Make Sound Financial Decisions?
  • Building Community Engagement into the Budget Process

Session 6 | March 1, 2022
Gaylord Texan Hotel, 9AM – 4PM

  • Staffing and Compensation Strategies for Campus and Auxiliary personnel
  • Recognizing the Impact of Staffing on the Master Schedule
  • Update on State Funding and Tax Rate Calculations

Session 7 |April 20, 2022
Webinar, 10AM – 12PM

  • Understanding Your District’s Preliminary Appraisal Values
  • Developing Revenue and Expenditure Estimates for FY23 and Strategies to Overcome Budgetary Shortfalls

Session 8 | June 15, 2022
Irving Convention Center, 9AM – 4PM

  • Update on the Texas Economy
  • Projecting Cash Flow
  • Strategies to Ensure that Enrollment Stays Strong
  • Checking and Double-Checking Maintenance of Effort, Program Spending Entitlements and ESSER Funding Compliance
  • Calling a Tax Ratification Election – What Do You Need to Know?

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Cancellations are only accepted in writing. Cancellations received before September 15th will receive a full refund. Cancellations received before September 20th will receive a refund at 50%. There will be no refunds after September 20th. If you do not cancel and/or do not attend, you are still responsible for payment. If the full program is cancelled, you will be refunded in full.

When
9/23/2021 - 8/31/2022
Where
In-Person/Online

Wednesday, 01 September 2021

 
This registration option is for the 1st staff person. Select the "Register Someone Else" button and the corresponding registration option below for staff 2, 3, 4 or 5.
Time
9/1/2021 - 8/31/2022
9/1/2021

Select the "Register Someone Else" button and the corresponding registration option below for staff 2, 3, 4 or 5.
9/1/2021

Select the "Register Someone Else" button and the corresponding registration option below for staff 2, 3, 4 or 5.
9/1/2021

Select the "Register Someone Else" button and the corresponding registration option below for staff 2, 3, 4 or 5.
9/1/2021

Select the "Register Someone Else" button and the corresponding registration option below for staff 2, 3, 4 or 5.
9/1/2021