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2016 Final Overtime Regulations

This recorded webinar reviews the final overtime regulations that became effective December 1, 2016. It also addresses several considerations such as identifying the current FLSA status of all employees; updating/creating job descriptions to support the FLSA status; calculating compliance with the $913 per week rule; and making decisions regarding the future FLSA status of employees who don't meet the new OT rules for exempt status. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on June 8, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

2018-19 PEIMS Changes

Recorded Academy Presentations (Member $75/Non-Member $125)

Speaker: Deborah Cartwright, RTSBA on September 20, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

ACA Update and Reporting Requirements

This recorded webinar provides an update to the Affordable Care Act regulations. In addition, the panel presents some of the upcoming challenges related to the data collection and reporting. The data collection requirements began January 1, 2015 -- is your district collecting the appropriate data? Resources and best practices for small, mid-size and large district reporting are shared by the presenters. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Deborah Ottmers, RTSBA, CPA on June 3, 2015

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Accounting for Fixed Assets

School districts are required to track all fixed assets and to record the assets in the general ledger. This recorded webinar addresses the different types of fixed assets and how to properly record each type of asset. Other topics include capitalization, valuation, and depreciation. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on April 5, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Accounts Payable Procedures and Checklists

Accounts payable processing is a repetitive task that is performed at least weekly, or more frequently if in-house, manual checks are issued off-cycle. This recorded webinar reviews practical tips to develop and implement internal controls for accounts payable processing in your school district. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on August 13, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

ADA 101 in Schools

The Americans with Disabilities Act sets minimum requirements that will allow schools to be accessible to all students, despite any with disabilities. Classroom and school settings are listed in these standards to allow for functional use of space and accommodations for all learners. This recorded webinar takes a general look at the basics that schools need to be aware of to ensure that they are providing for their facilities. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Laura Santos-Farry, CTSBA; and Brian Bolek, CTSBS on May 22, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Advanced FLSA Topics

If you're already familiar with the basics of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), this recorded webinar covers advanced topics such as joint employment agreements, multiple job roles, audit preparation, and other areas that have been a challenge in school districts. It also addresses specific challenges related to implementation of the DOL's new (2016) Overtime Rules. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on November 3, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Advanced FMLA Topics

If you already understand the basics of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), this recorded webinar discusses advanced topics such as termination of benefits, reinstatement, termination of employment, recordkeeping, and other areas that have been a challenge in school districts. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on April 17, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Aggregate Purchases

Originally presented in Allen, TX at the Purchasing Academy (2018) this recorded event discusses how to determine and when to track aggregate purchases. The presenter provides some information on the different ways a district can address this regulation. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Phillip Ellison, RTSBA MBA, CPSM on November 8, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Applying For An Indirect Cost Rate

Get ahead of the indirect cost application due in January! Learn the importance of applying for an indirect cost rate as well as the do’s and don’ts of completing the application. The presenter will share tips for ensuring the proper information is submitted as well as explaining the steps necessary to complete the application. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen Wiesman, RTSBA on January 8, 2019

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Applying GASB #68

EdMIS and TASBO have partnered to help school districts and their independent auditors develop appropriate disclosures and documentation for the second year of GASB #68. This two-hour recorded webinar walks you through the data from TRS's material to your annual financial reports using a worksheet that prepares the needed journal entries and tables in the notes and RSI - including finding TRS data for your district; inserting into the worksheet; adding data from the district's trial balance; then reading required journal entries to correctly record and report information related to Teachers' Retirement System of Texas for your district. CE 2/CPE: 1 hour in Accounting (Governmental) and 1 hour in Auditing (Governmental)

Speaker: Bruce E. Collier, Ph.D. & Elba Collier on September 27, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 2.00

Architectural Drawings & Cost Estimates

Originally recorded as part of the Construction Academy, this live recording reviews design development and cost estimates, construction documents and cost estimates, furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E), preliminary construction schedule, and scope creep. CE 1/CPE 1 Interested in more information about this topic? Consider purchasing the 9-part bundle (6004_11: Construction Academy - 2018 - Bundle).

Speaker: Roy Sprague, AIA, CSI, ALEP on May 14, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Are Common District Practices Costing You ADA Funding?

This live recording covers items such as: late starts, exam days, PSAT Testing Days, teacher attendance posting, master schedules, enrollment eligibility coding, early graduates. With an overview of minutes of instruction, CTE required minutes, and operational minutes and how they are all related to funding. Originally recorded at the 2019 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Brenda Richmond, RTSBA

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Are You Lying to Me?

Originally presented in Houston, TX, this recording will give you the insight and tools to identify when the answers you are receiving may not be the whole story or include only the positive of what they want you to hear. We will discuss the tips and tricks for reading body language, how to use this skill, and where it should be deployed to ensure your audits include all the information you need to make accurate and effective recommendations.. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Katherine McMillen

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Are your School Facilities Prepared for the Unexpected?

School campuses combat emergencies ranging from bursting water mains to damage from natural disasters. When the response and mitigation to these unfortunate events is delayed or deferred, further damages often occur. During these trying times, every second counts and student and faculty safety is the number one priority. While you can never truly be prepared for an emergency situation, campus leaders can do everything in their power to alleviate risk to not only students, faculty and staff, but also to district facilities and budgets. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: John Castillo on September 27, 2017

Regular price: $50.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Assessing Your Risk in Accordance With CFR200

This live recording covers the risk assessment model used to review indicators in accordance with the COSO Model. Originally recorded at the 2018 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Jesus J. Amezcua, RTSBA, CPA on March 1, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Audit Findings

This recorded webinar covers the most common audit findings and how to minimize or eliminate the issues and learn some common solutions reflecting internal controls that can be easily implemented. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Stephanie B. Duran, RTSBA, CPA on April 30, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Auditing and Closeouts

Originally presented in Sugar Land, TX, Stephanie Duran provides tips and areas to review when conducting a construction audit. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Stephanie Duran, RTSBA

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Basic Purchasing Ethics

This recorded webinar explores basic purchasing ethics and how they can be implemented in school district purchasing departments. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Mark Vechione, RTSBA on December 2, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Beating the Heat of the Summer Construction Time Crunch

As summer approaches, temperatures rise and so does the pressure to kick off school construction projects as soon as the buildings are empty. Tackling lists of overdue maintenance projects, safety upgrades and school improvements comes with the challenge of completing the work before staff and students return. Learn how schools are completing summer construction projects on time, on budget and without interfering with the school year. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: The Gordian Group's - John Castillo and Bill Alcorn on February 15, 2019

Regular price: $50.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Best Practices for Operations Department

This live recording reviews the methods to build a successful system, maintaining professionalism and still being personal, and hiring and retaining good people. Originally recorded at the 219 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Marshall Schroeder, RTSBA

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Best Practices in Preparing ACA 1095 Forms

IRS Form 1095 reports certain information about individuals who enroll in a qualified health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. This recorded webinar reviews best practices in preparing them. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Deborah Ottmers, RTSBA, CPA on January 5, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Bond Accounting

This recorded webinar provides an overview of the implementation of the bond package including processes, cash flow, transparency, budgeting, and bidding. Viewers will also gain a better understanding of the tax rate, required postings, account codes by project, and other useful best practices. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Randy McDowell, RTSBA on July 13, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Bond Budgeting Basics

"Originally presented in Sugar Land, TX, Jill Ludwig and Yvonne L. Dawson begin this presentation by recapping what was approved and promised to voters in the latest bond election. They will then proceed to cover planning the bond project schedule; bond sale timing and process; cash flow planning; setting up and monitoring the budget(s); and reporting to stakeholders. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Jill Ludwig, RTSBA, CPA and Yvonne L. Dawson, RTSBA

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Bonds - From Start to Finish

If you've never been through a bond issuance or bond refunding, this live recording is for you! Beginning with a board abstract for the first issuance of a bond program or the cost savings for bond refunding, we'll map out the process with a checklist! Originally recorded at the 2018 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen Wiesman, Ed.D., RTSBA, CPA on March 1, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Bonds, Building & Beyond - 2018 Academy Bundle

Originally recorded at the Bonds, Building & Beyond Academy in Fort Worth, TX, this 8-part recorded event focuses on the finance/business side of managing and communicating a successful bond program. Topics include getting started with the bond process, calling a bond election, community engagement, selling and refunding bonds, credit landscape and ratings, reporting and spending, budget monitoring, auditing, and more. CE 5/CPE 5.5

Speaker: Various Presenters on March 2018

Regular price: $345.00
Discounted member price $295.00
CE Hours: 5.00

Budget Boot Camp 2018

This online workshop is specifically designed for first-year business officials who are responsible for developing the district budget and for calculating state funding and other revenue. It covers budget terminology; data collection for the State Aid Template; cash management: estimating the cash and state aid revenue; the impact of tax collections and property values on Sate Aid; budget assumptions-pupil projections; tax collections, and more. Originally recorded in Allen and Austin, TX. CE 5/CPE 5.5

Speaker: Karen Smith and Derick Sibley on January 24, 2018

Regular price: $265.00
Discounted member price $215.00
CE Hours: 5.00

Budgeting, Monitoring, and Paying for Your Construction Proj

Originally presented in Fort Worth, Texas (2018) as part of the Bonds, Building & Beyond Academy, this recorded event reviews budgeting, cash flow projections, investing based on cash flow needs, and monitoring. CE 1/CPE 1. Interested in more information around this topic? Consider purchasing the 8-part bundle (6004_03: Bonds, Building & Beyond - 2018 - Academy Bundle)

Speaker: Kelly A. Penny, RTSBA March 27-28, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Campus Secretary Boot Camp

We all know the importance of Campus Secretaries to district operations. The role is often one filled with complex tasks. This online workshop addresses many of the business-related tasks of a campus secretary including activity funds, cash management, purchasing, and communicating with staff, students, parents, and others. Topics include: budget monitoring and amendments, account codes, requisitions and purchase orders, cash management, activity accounts, petty cash, records management, and communication. Originally presented in San Antonio, TX. CE 4/CPE 4.5

Speaker: Julie P. Novak, RTSBA on September 12, 2017

Regular price: $255.00
Discounted member price $205.00
CE Hours: 4.00

Cash Management for Campus Bookkeepers

Cash management is a critical function that comes under much scrutiny during the financial audit. This recorded webinar addresses procedures related to: receipting and depositing funds; reconciling bank statements; disbursing funds; and managing petty cash accounts. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Julie P. Novak, RTSBA on February 22, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Child Nutrition Procurement Proc. and Code of Conduct Manual

This presentation will review the required information to be included in a Child Nutrition department’s “Procurement Procedures Manual” and “Code of Conduct” per the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). Discussion will include where to find all required information in the Administrator’s Reference Manual (ARM) and how this should be filed at the local level. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Keri Warnick on March 28, 2019

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Community Engagement and the Bond Process

Originally presented in Fort Worth, Texas (2018) as part of the Bonds, Building & Beyond Academy, this 2-part recorded event covers how to engage the community in the bond process. The first video: Educate, Engage, and Empower Your Community examines ways in which you can inform your community through the bond process. The second video: Transparency in Bond Projects - Communicating to your Public and the Board reviews how to communicate the progress after the bond is passed. CE 1.5/CPE 1.5. Interested in more information around this topic? Consider purchasing the 8-part bundle (6004_03: Bonds, Building & Beyond - 2018 - Academy Bundle)

Speaker: Scott Wrehe, CPA; Julie Thannum; Jeff Brogden March 27-28, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.50

Compensation Costs/Time & Effort for Your Federal Procedures

The new EDGAR regulations (2015), specifically §200.430, allows compensation and benefit costs with federal grant funds for services performed during the grant period, subject to the following: 1) reasonable compensation costs; 2) paid accordance to established written policy; 3) follows the same appointment written policies; and 4) costs are supported with documentation. Although every district may have a written School Board Policy related to compensation, i.e. DEA Local, not every district may have written procedures or a Compensation Plan for allowable compensation costs with non-federal and/or federal funds. This recorded webinar provides guidance related to: pay scales, job descriptions, stipend pay, absence and timekeeping procedures, and time & effort regulations. Sample forms and procedures are included. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on June 17, 2015

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Concordia - Earn an MBA in School Finance and Operations

Originally recorded on July 16th this webinar session features information on the only MBA in School Finance & Operations in the country! This program is designed specifically with the Texas education environment in mind, and addresses competencies in budgeting, vendor management, safety/crisis planning, student issues, and school law. The webinar highlights the Concordia-TASBO partnership, including MBA tuition savings for TASBO members. Admission requirements, application steps, and the MBA-SFO curriculum is also discussed. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Michael Burch on July 16, 2019

Regular price: $0.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Construction Academy (2018) Bundle

This 9-part series was recorded at the Construction Academy in Sugar Land, Texas. Topics include: managing bonds and project timing strategies; setting priorities of projects; delivering methods and bidding strategies; commissioning and sustainability; collaborating and communicating with your stakeholders, and much more. CE 7/CPE 8

Speaker: Brandon Boyter; Bob Cervi, CTSBO; Mike Brooks, CTSBO; Roy Sprague, AIA, CSI, ALEP; Jennifer DuPlessis, RTSBA; Marshall Schroeder, RTSBA; Taryn Kinney AIA LEED AP; Kirk Madison, AIA LEED AP; Jarod Sterzinger; and Michelle Morris on May 14, 2018

Regular price: $345.00
Discounted member price $295.00
CE Hours: 7.00

Construction Auditing

A construction project is the largest capital expenditure a school district can have. Owner oversight and control is critical in the success of the project and in controlling costs. This recorded webinar, given from the perspective of internal auditors, reviews the most risky aspects of construction manager at-risk projects and provides guidance for assisting districts in maintaining control of project costs. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Stephanie B. Duran, RTSBA, CPA and Jennifer M. Land, RTSBA, CPA on March 25, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Construction Closeout - The Earlier You Start, The Better

Originally recorded as part of the Construction Academy, this live recording reviews occupancy, commissioning, setting expectations, training, and closeout/warranties. CE 1/CPE 1 Interested in more information about this topic? Consider purchasing the 9-part bundle (6004_11: Construction Academy - 2018 - Bundle).

Speaker: Marshall Schroeder, RTSBA; and Easy Foster, CTSBO, AIC, CPC, LEED AP BD+C on May 14, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Construction Manager-At-Risk: What is At Risk and...

The Construction Manager-at-Risk (CMAR) method of construction services procurement and contracting has advantages for certain construction projects, but it also requires significant oversight to assure that savings are maximized. In this recorded webinar two experienced school construction lawyers discuss how to navigate the CMAR decision-making process. It also provides an overview of what to expect from your Architect and CMAR during the project and how to best use Program Managers. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Anne E. Greenberg on June 29, 2017

Regular price: $50.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Construction Phasing

Originally recorded as part of the Construction Academy, this live recording provides an overview of construction and phasing for learning environments including the project drivers behind construction phasing; planning the project; developing, executing, and much more. CE 1/CPE 1 Interested in more information about this topic? Consider purchasing the 9-part bundle (6004_11: Construction Academy - 2018 - Bundle).

Speaker: Jarrod Sterzinger on May 14, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

 

Contract Agreements Management

This live recording discusses the reasons and ideas for best practices on managing contract agreements, from execution to expiration. Originally recorded at the 2018 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Jamie Spiegel, RTSBA on February 28, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Contract Management Procedures

Federal, state, and local requirements may govern how we solicit, evaluate, award, and monitor contracted services. This recorded webinar presents a practical discussion about contract management procedures to enable your district to meet the requirements. Best practices, sample forms, and procedures are shared as resources. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on April 23, 2014

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Creating a Facility Roadmap to the Future

Originally presented in Pflugerville, TX, this recording will lay the foundations of a roadmap to that place where your facilities meet your future educational needs. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Grady Slaydon and Scott Newell

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Crowdfunding Best Practices - Horace Mann/DonorsChoose

Public schools have long used donations to enrich students’ academic experience and to fund materials that system budgets cannot always afford. Crowdfunding is becoming a viable funding source, filling resource gaps and providing strategic acceleration for academic programs. However, because the practice is poorly understood, it may result in unexpected liabilities without the proper partners and safeguards in place. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen Almon and Kirk Smiley on October 5, 2018

Regular price: $50.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Current Trends in School Design

In this webinar, School Outfitters’ project experts show and discuss 3D renderings of emerging spaces in schools, such as makerspaces, outdoor classrooms and breakout areas. Get tips and tricks on how to bring these 21st century learning spaces to your own school, including what products to look for and why, budget management, room design and more.

Speaker: Angela Webb on November 16, 2018

Regular price: $0.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 0.50

Customer Service in Your School Business Department

Originally presented in Allen, TX at the Purchasing Academy (2018), this recorded presentation demonstrates how saying or writing something poorly on in the wrong tone is a quick way to create customer service issues. Through use of better etiquette you will make new friends, influence co-workers, and build better customer relations. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Jonathan Bey, RTSBA on November 9, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Cutting Budgets Due To Lost Funding

This live recording explores ways to evaluate your budget in order to reduce costs. Originally recorded at the 2018 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen W. Smith, RTSBA, CPA, CIA on March 1, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Cybersecurity and People Hacking

Your people are being “Hacked” every day. Learn what “People Hacking” is, the impact on your school district's information security and finances and strategies you can implement to address this fast-growing issue.

Speaker: Harold Buckner on February 8, 2019

Regular price: $50.00
Discounted member price $0.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Daily Attendance Reconciliation 101

Are the campuses reconciling their daily attendance data? Are you getting the maximum possible funding? In this live recording you'll discover how one fast growing school district aids and instructs the campuses on daily attendance reconciliation. You'll also learn how the day-to-day life of an attendance clerk significantly impacts how much funding is received. Originally recorded at the 2018 Annual Conference. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Becky Domingue, CTSBO on February 28, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Data-tude Attitude

Do you ever wonder if all staff, personnel, and district data supporters know how their "attitude" can protect your "data"? This recorded webinar will get you EXCITED about the many opportunities leaders have to improve their staff attitudes about data to create a happy data-tude! CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Julie Guillory, CTSBS on May 26, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Debt Transparency Training

House Bill 1378 requires all school districts to annually compile their debt obligation data from the preceding fiscal year and either report to the State Comptroller or post the information on their websites within 210 days of the end of the district's fiscal year in 2016. Did you know debt obligations include voter-approved and non-voter approved debt obligations? This recorded webinar reviews the debt obligation data that must be reported, and provides a reporting template that can be used on your district's website. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen W. Smith, RTSBA, CPA, CIA on November 17, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Developing A Federal/State Grants Procedures Manual

TASBO has developed a State and Federal Grants Manual that includes all of the Uniform Guidance (new EDGAR) requirements. In an effort to provide the template to districts, we offer this 2-hour recorded webinar where participants receive guidance related to completing the template to create a customized State and Federal Grants Manual. All participants receive a Word version of the template. CE 2/CPE 2

Speaker: Becky Estrada, RTSBA on May 6, 2015

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Developing a Payroll Operating Procedures Manual

Based on a full-day workshop, this 3-part series contains three recorded webinars . It is critical for all payroll departments from those with just one employee to those mid-size to large district with multiple payroll specialists. Any district that is without one of its payroll specialists must rely heavily on written procedures, checklists and best practices. Does your district have all of your bases covered? Each participant will receive a sample manual that can be customized into an overall Payroll Operating Procedures Manual. CE 3/CPE 3.5

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on May 4, 2016

Regular price: $315.00
Discounted member price $265.00
CE Hours: 3.00

Developing a State & Federal Grants Manual for Charters

This recorded webinar covers a customized federal procedures manual for your Charter and includes a template with EDGAR requirements. CEU Hours 1/CPE Hours 1

Speaker: Marian P. Hamlett, RTSBA, CPA on June 24, 2015

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Developing and Implementing Staff Allocations

This recorded webinar includes strategies that can be used to develop and implement staff allocations, including a discussion of staffing formulas, estimating salary costs, and other best practices to maximize the district's Human Capital. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on April 6, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Developing Travel Guidelines for Your District

This recorded webinar covers general travel guidelines based on TEA's Current Mileage and Travel Reimbursement Rates (December 2012) along with the GSA's per diem and TexTravel guidelines. In addition, it reviews how a particular school district revamped their travel guidelines by implementing new procedures, checklists, and forms with the assistance of a focus group. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on April 6, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Digital Citizenship: Navigating Our Connected Culture

Managing your online behavior and monitoring your reputation are important fundamentals of being a conscientious digital citizen. This recorded webinar provides information and resources to assist you in supporting staff in navigating an online world that is responsible and respectful. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Pattie Griffin, RTSBA and Laura Howard on June 13, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Do's and Don'ts of Depository RFPs

This recorded webinar explores the do's and don'ts of depository RFPs. It also reviews what needs to be included and provides insight on how to work through the process. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Linda T. Patterson on April 27, 2016

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

E-Rate Survival Training

This recorded webinar provides a high-level overview of the E-Rate process and how to succeed in maximizing resources for FY 2018. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Ginnie Harwood on November 7, 2017

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

EDGAR and Texas School District Procurement

Developed through a collaboration of school purchasing and finance leaders, this online workshop guides participants through procurement standards outlined in the 2 CFR Sections. Topics include conflict of interest, contracted services, certification of bids, micro-purchases, co-ops, sole source, cost analysis, and more. This workshop is geared towards purchasing staff, grant accountants, and grant administrators involved in facilitating federal fund purchases. CE 5/CPE 5.5

Speaker: Various school purchasing and finance leaders

Regular price: $255.00
Discounted member price $205.00
CE Hours: 5.00

EDGAR in Everyday Purchasing

Originally presented in Allen, TX at the Purchasing Academy (2018) this recorded event discusses examines how different sized districts can remain in compliance. Making your everyday workload manageable will vary based on staff size. Recent changes to the rules need to be communicated with staff and end-users to ensure everyone is in compliance. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Derek Gillard, RTSBA; and Lucia Cieszlak, RTSBA on November 8, 2018

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

EDGAR vs ARM • What are the Differences?

This presentation will review the differences in policy for Child Nutrition departments per USDA and TDA versus policy in EDGAR. Discussion will include which rules and regulations that schools must follow if participating in the School Nutrition Programs and spending Child Nutrition Federal Funds that differ from general purchasing policy found in EDGAR. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Keri Warnick on April 4, 2019

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Educate, Engage and Empower Your Community

Originally presented in Sugar Land, TX, this recording will give you tips and tools on how to inform your community throughout the bond process. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Christopher J. Smith, RTSBA

Regular price: $125.00
Discounted member price $75.00
CE Hours: 1.00

Educational Planning & Design of Food Service Facilities

This recorded webinar discusses both new construction and renovations and the considerations that need to be made before the plan begins. This includes the first steps in developing ED specs for kitchens and dining rooms as well as who needs to be on the team. It will also discuss funding sources and why they matter, equipment decisions and how to continue serving meals during the renovation process. The New Occupancy Health will also be examined. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Glenn Headlee on May 29, 2018

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Emotionally Intelligent Communication

Originally recorded at the Payroll Personnel Academy in Allen, TX (2018), this recorded presentation discusses how to be more aware of your emotions; how understand other perspectives; and how to influence those around you. The presenter, Dr. Stevie Dawn Blakey, also provides a perspective on the need for grace and forgiveness within our workplace culture. Through engaging activities and discussion, participants will learn how to be more empathetic towards others and leave with tips that are immediately applicable to improve their communication. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Stevie Dawn Blakely, Dr. on October 16, 2018.

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Ending the Office Clutter

If you would like to get control of "the beast" of your information overload and all of your "stacks & piles", you should attend this program. Learn how to reduce the mess on your desk by having "natural" places for all of your papers, project folders, items to read, etc. Develop strategies and systems for effective and efficient management of your documents and workstation layout, as well as electronic files. Learn how to get rid of all of the annoying "little stuff" and "clutter" once and for all, and then keep it under control for the ongoing future (as well as how to get control of a big mess if you have one!) We'll even discuss the possibilities and technology required to move toward a "paperless" workspace. Have a system for managing your info overload rather than letting it manage you!

Speaker: Randall Dean, MBA on Apr 23, 2019

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Establishing a System to Handle Public Information Request

Originally presented in Houston, TX, this recording will provide practical advice and best practices for day-to-day handling of public information requests. CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Amber King

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F5 - 5Sight Stories - Guiding Questions

Using data to tell a story can help administrators make great decisions and earn the trust of stakeholders. Forecast5 has created stories for Enrollment, Finance, Salary and Student performance for 5Sight users to leverage. Learn how Lisa has used these resources with the Chapel Hill ISD administrative team. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Lisa LeMon, RTSBA on February 22, 2019

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F5 - Accurately Projecting Salary Expenses using 5Cast Plus

Projecting salary expenses in the budgeted year can be difficult. Whether a fast growth district or a district with declining enrollment, the benefit of accurate projections can drive critical spending decisions in your district. Learn how Michele Trongaard from Wylie ISD projects her salary expenses to drive in-year adjustments and multi-year plans. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Michele Trongaard, RTSBA, CPA and Chris Ryan on January 25, 2019

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F5 - Building a Budget Book and Annual Planning

Learn how Ft. Worth ISD was looking for a concise method to develop a budget book. See the work product and hear how the FWISD team leverages this tool. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Tandi Smith and Travis Zander on Apr 26, 2019

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F5 - Effective Use of Data for Community Engagement

Educational data is increasingly available to the public, often with little context. Sharyland ISD will serve as a case study to illustrate analyses that reflect community values, are relevant to district priorities and highlight important achievements, with an emphasis on reports used to communicate the state of the district. Come explore the large array of data on district operations and performance available to help a district communicate with its community. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Chris Ryan and Ismael Gonzalez on October 26, 2018

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F5 - Enrollment Projection

We will explore how Danny Davis from Lubbock-Cooper ISD uses the Enrollment Projection worksheet and how it can be used to inform your enrollment projection. The F5 Enrollment Projection leverages Live Birth detail by zip code, cohort survival rate data, FTE/Student teacher ratios to help formulate your best estimate for future enrollment.

Speaker: Chris Ryan and Danny Davis on November 30, 2018

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F5 - ESSA Site Based Reporting

This session will focus on ESSA school level reporting and how districts can review equity throughout the district. Our presenter is Lisa Morstad from Forecast5 Analytics. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Lisa Morstad on May 31, 2019

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F5 - Federal Programs MoE Compliance & PIC Code Compliance

"This session will cover how to get your data into a Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Workbook. We will look at how to review the reports and see if you are maintaining a proper level of MOE. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Presented by: Travis Zander and Chris Ryan, Forecast5 on July 25, 2019

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F5 - Mapping Student Data to Meet House Bill 3 Requirements

Forecast5 recognizes the challenge in organizing, extracting and analyzing your SIS data to meet this required report. The geo-spatial analytics tool, 5Maps, will match your student’s data to census blocks. You will now be able to: Map your student data for census block IDs, successfully match geo-coding to census block with an accuracy rating higher than 98%, load unlimited student data into 5Maps, with no caps imposed, tap into other benefits such as redistricting, enrollment trend analysis & more. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: David Flores, Whitney West, and Chris Ryan

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F5 - Tax Ratification Election

Keller ISD - Business officials will appreciate the insight and challenge planning, communicating and delivering a TRE. Mark Youngs from Keller ISD will share the story of their recent Tax Ratification Election and required strategic preparation and planning that was involved.

Speaker: Mark Youngs on December 14, 2018

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F5 - Teacher Turnover Storyboard

This session will focus on the Teacher Turnover Story and timely updates to 5Sight, which can be leveraged immediately by all of our users. New data updates, new stories and a new Texas Team member. We have a lot to share in this session. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Chris Ryan on April 12, 2019

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Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)-New Rules Effective for 2016

This recorded webinar takes a look at the Department of Labor's new Overtime Rules that are primarily focused on compensation levels. The new rules (2016) impact the FLSA status of mid-managers, coordinators and other staff that may be compensated at a level below the new threshold. It also covers the basics of the FLSA which are essential to comply with the new regulations. Learn about the provisions of the new rules and what steps to take to ensure that your district is in compliance with the new regulations. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on November 2, 2016

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FERPA, HIPPA, Huh? - Managing Campus Records for Compliance

Originally recorded in Allen, TX at the PEIMS Academy, this recorded presentation navigates through some of the murky records management loose ends that occur and need to be closed on campuses. This means records that campuses manage and process that could have you in violation of HIPPA and/or FERPA, such as office sign-in sheets, nurse's logs, and more. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Presented by: Brenda Richmond, RTSBA on September 20, 2018

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FICA Alternative Plans

This recorded webinar explains FICA Alternative Plans, also known as 3121 Plans and Social Security Opt Out Plans, including the legal background of these plans, types of plans available, pros and cons of plans, financial advantages for employees and employers, and potential liabilities associated with plans. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Mike Cochran on June 15, 2017

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Filing 1099s

Your district may be required to provide a 1099 form to vendors that have provided services during the calendar year. This webinar will address how to identify eligible vendors, reportable payments, and the importance of the W9 form. Attend this webinar to learn about best practices in preparing 1099 Forms which may assist the district in avoiding some of the common errors and penalties.

Speaker: Becky Estrada, RTSBA on Dec 12, 2018

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Filing W2s

This webinar will guide you through the process of preparing and reconciling W2 forms. The process includes a review of government employer issues, identification of fringe benefits, documents to use in reconciling taxable wages, and most importantly, how to complete the multiple boxes on the Form W2. Common errors in preparing W2 forms will also be addressed to assist you in avoiding them.

Speaker: Becky Estrada, RTSBA, on Nov. 29, 2018

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Finalizing Your Audit Report

This recorded webinar reviews the Annual Audit Report that was due to the TEA no later than January 28, 2016 for districts with an August 31st fiscal year-end. It also reviews distribution, publishing, and data entry requirements. Records retention rules are also examined. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Celina Miller, CPA on January 19, 2016

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Finance End-of-Month & End-of-Year Procedures

Every district must perform finance end-of-month and end-of-year processes to ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, reviewed, and reported on periodic and annual financial statements. End-of-year processes are a reflection of the daily, weekly, and monthly processes throughout the fiscal year. This recorded webinar reviews practical tips regarding the verification process at the end of each accounting period. End-of-month procedures and checklists are shared, along with best practices for closing the fiscal year. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on July 31, 2014

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Financial Accountability Ratings Update

This recorded webinar reviews what was new for financial accountability ratings released for the 2016-17 ratings year. The financial accountability rating system (School FIRST) was overhauled in recent years. Learn about continued refinements that applied in the Texas Education Agency's analysis of the fiscal year 2016 and school year 2015-2016 data. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Thomas D. Canby, Jr. on April 20, 2017

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Financial Review of DIPs and CIPs

The District Improvement Plan and Campus Improvement Plans are critical in supporting the district budget. This recorded webinar focuses on the State Compensatory Education requirements related to the goals, strategies, activities and associated expenditures to support the at-risk students of the district. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Carla A. Merka, RTSBA on March 21, 2017

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Finding an Extra Hour Every Day

In this popular quick-hitting program on "finding an extra hour of productivity" every day, Randy Dean, MBA, the "Totally Obsessed" Time Management/E-mail Guy uses humor and high energy as he goes into many of the most common areas of productivity loss (and possible gain!) afflicting many busy professionals today: managing multiple projects, maintaining "traction" when dealing with tasks and interruptions, managing your e-mails more efficiently, clearing the clutter in your mind for better focus and attention, keeping staff on task, tracking "who owes you what" and getting that information on time, and better managing your calendar and contacts for better time and relationship management. His goal is to help stressed out performers learn several new and immediately useful strategies for finding a few minutes on tasks, activities, and actions you are already doing, leading to at least an extra hour of productivity every day, as well as a better way to start and manage your day so more t

Speaker: Randall Dean on November 1, 2018

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FLSA Timekeeping Requirements for New Regs (EDGAR, ACA, TRS)

Are you tracking all the hours your district employees worked? This recorded webinar discusses the various federal and state regulations that have a timekeeping component to them and what you can do to make certain your district is keeping the proper records. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on May 18, 2016

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FMLA Basics for Supervisors

The FMLA was enacted in 1993 to provide job protection and other benefits to eligible employees who are absent from work due to a serious health condition. This recorded webinar addresses the basics of FMLA to assist supervisors in responding to and/or directing employees faced with extended medical absences to the appropriate staff member(s). CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rebecca R. Estrada, RTSBA on October 23, 2013

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GASB 68, Uniform Grant Guidance (EDGAR) and Auditors

The spreadsheets are flying left and right from the Teachers Retirement System, but what do they mean? How do I go from spreadsheet to financial statements without losing my mind? This recorded webinar looks at tips and tricks for converting the theory of GASB 68 to the real world financial statements of Anywhere ISD. In addition, we discuss some best practices in implementing the Uniform Grant Guidance (EDGAR) and what auditors are looking for during the 2015 audit and beyond. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Celina Miller, CPA and Christopher L. Breaux, CPA on September 29, 2015

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General Fund Revenue Sources

Originally presented in Pflugerville, TX, Johnny Hill shares his experiences in finding sources of additional revenue for your General Fund. Take away ideas to create revenue streams from sources other than state funding and property taxes. . CE 1/CPE 1.

Speaker: Johnny Hill, RTSBA

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Gordian - Renovating for Resiliency

While student and staff safety is the #1 priority, how resilient are your school facilities? From emergency preparedness to community safety to campus-wide health, there are a variety of ways to ensure your physical assets mitigate risks and vulnerabilities. This session will cover how you can use your local cooperative purchasing networks to complete projects outside of the typical “security updates.” Plus, hear firsthand how your peers are able to maximize resources while creating and maintaining resilient facilities. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Rick Gay and Byron Jones on April 26, 2019

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How PEIMS Affects Budgeting

PEIMS in the budge department? You bet! The Public Information Management System affects all aspects of a school district, including all areas of finance. This recorded webinar reviews how one affects the other and some best practices for budgeting, utilizing PEIMS data and monitoring for the actual data. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Deborah Ottmers, RTSBA, CPA on March 9, 2017

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How To Control Activity Funds

This recorded webinar provides an overall review of activity funds; controls that are needed to safeguard activity funds; challenges and risks associated with activity funds; and training of sponsors for student clubs and organizations. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Karen W. Smith, RTSBA, CPA, CIA on May 3, 2016

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How to Survive a FEMA Audit

This free, recorded webinar covers information on how to survive a FEMA audit. On April 17, 2013, the fertilizer plant in West, Texas had a massive explosion which caused damage to the District’s facilities, making them unusable. Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations for West ISD, and other members of the West ISD team outline the processes and procedures that the district utilized to ensure that the District was able to resume operations as quickly as possible. The West ISD operations team that was in place during the explosion will present items they learned during the on-going recovery, along with information they learned from the OIG audit. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Charles Mikeska, RTSBA on September 13, 2017

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Hurricane Harvey: Disaster Recovery

This free, recorded webinar takes you step-by-step through the legal requirements for suspending competitive procurement requirements, calling emergency board meetings (including by telephonic means), and delegating contracting authority. It also covers pitfalls to avoid when executing contracts for remediation and restoration services, including incorporation of contract provisions necessary to substantiate FEMA claims.

Speaker: Micki Morris on August 31, 2017

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Identifying Taxable Fringe Benefits

This recorded webinar discusses what you should do before you finalize your W2s. It reviews taxable fringe benefits that may need to be included in them and taxable fringe benefits such as housing, uniform, moving, auto, meal, and other allowances. It also covers taxable awards and prizes, such as gift cards, random prize drawings, and job performance/recognition awards. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Deborah Ottmers, RTSBA, CPA on November 15, 2016

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Impact of the New TSLAC Records Retention Rules

Originally presented in Houston, TX, this presentation discusses the changes to the School District Records Retention Schedule that you must know! Learn about the changes and requirements that your district will be required to implement. These changes go into effect in 2019 and this session will review which record series are new and which of your existing records are impacted by these new requirements.
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Speaker: Bonnie Zuber

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Internal Auditing Without An Internal Auditor

This recorded webinar shows how to perform some critical internal auditing functions without having an internal auditor or department with some basic, general procedures. Although an organization may still be at risk, performing these steps will be a move in the right direction to at least minimize some risks while working with limited resources. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Stephanie B. Duran, RTSBA, CPA on November 11, 2014

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Internal Controls: Doing More With Less

We all know that internal controls are important, but how can we make it work with a limited budget? For small districts with limited staff, how can internal controls be incorporated without stressing out employees with too many "other duties as assigned?" This recorded webinar explores a variety of ways to build internal controls into your system without breaking your budget or making too many demands on staff time. CE 1/CPE 1

Speaker: Julie P. Novak, RTSBA on June 7, 2016

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