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Upcoming Programs

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MDE/MASBO Member Meeting (2023-2024)

Mon, Aug 21, 2023 - 03:30pm CDT

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New Member Circle 2024

Thu, Jan 18, 2024 - 10:00am CST

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Essentials Monthly Briefing: LTFM

Tue, Jun 11, 2024 - 09:00am CDT

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Certification: Levy Process (In-Person)

Tue, Jul 30, 2024 - 12:30pm CDT

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2024 Legislative Updates

Fri, Feb 16, 2024 - 12:30pm CST

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Presenters:
Danny Nelson, Jr. |  Stacy Childers
Duration:
2 Hours 16 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 08, 2024
Short Description:
This session will discuss in detail the different kinds of investments available to school districts, along with liquidity, investment policy and Minnesota legal requirements. Cash flow management strategies will also be reviewed, including short term borrowing and arbitrage.
Price:
$40.00 - $65.00


Presenters:
B.J. Ison
Duration:
2 Hours 59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 10, 2024
Short Description:
Topics will include bus types and sizes, bus maintenance, owning vs. contracting, contract specification, purchasing laws, safety programs and fuel storage. Year-end allocation (mileage vs. routes, other funding sources), and calculating rates and chargebacks will also be covered.
Price:
$40.00 - $65.00


Presenters:
Aaron Nielsen |  Jackie Huegel
Duration:
2 Hours 36 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 21, 2024
Price:
$40.00 - $65.00


Presenters:
Valerie Dosland
Duration:
58 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jan 09, 2024
Short Description:
An entry level look at what business managers should be doing when it comes to legislation, legislative issues, important dates/times during the year to be aware of, and a review of other timely information.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00


Presenters:
Dellynne Monson
Duration:
34 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Nov 14, 2023
Short Description:
How to maximize revenue, allowable expenditures, and best practices for business managers to be aware of and involved with.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00


Presenters:
Beth Downes |  John H. Morstad
Duration:
46 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Oct 10, 2023
Short Description:
After providing a brief history and background of operating capital, the session will focus on calculations, allowable uses and budgeting strategies.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00


Presenters:
Tiffany Gustin
Duration:
1 Hour 2 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 12, 2023
Short Description:
Tis the season for negotiations! Join this webinar to hear the basics about MSBA’s recommendations for costing a negotiations settlement. Then we will review some strategies on various negotiations topics --- some common to prior years and some new to this negotiations cycle.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Essentials


Presenters:
Cathy Erickson |  Daley Lehmann |  Jason Reil
Duration:
3 Hours 3 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 11, 2023
Price:
$25.00 - $75.00


Presenters:
Nicole Pruden |  Josh Sumption
Duration:
1 Hour 3 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 13, 2023
Short Description:
The number of cyber attacks on schools is increasing. This session will cover what to do if you come under attack, and what preventative measures you can take now.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Essentials


Presenters:
Tina Burkholder |  Adosh Unni |  Cathy Erickson |  Valerie Dosland
Duration:
2 Hours 4 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 01, 2023
Short Description:
The MASBO Legislative Conference provides an overview of outcomes from the legislative session, giving members a true “head’s up” on what to expect in the coming year. The Conference will also be recorded and available to members following the event.
Price:
$25.00 - $50.00


Presenters:
Kris Crocker |  sunday kloncz
Duration:
37 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 11, 2023
Short Description:
This session will cover the basics of MARSS reporting, the relationship between the MARSS coordinator and the finance director, and some helpful tips on how to navigate the MARSS world. Sunday Kloncz and Kris Crocker from St. Michael-Albertville Schools will help you to explore your MARSS world and provide some helpful information to help you navigate MARSS and how they work together to meet the challenges of MARRS reporting.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00


Presenters:
Danny Nelson, Jr.
Duration:
1 Hour 1 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 14, 2023
Short Description:
This webinar will provide the process and benefits of creating and maintaining a cash flow spreadsheet. Participants will learn the basics with regards to knowing their school district’s cash flows, understanding liquidity needs, and analyzing cash flows for a future borrowing need or investment opportunity. Presented by Danny Nelson, Director, PFM Asset Management.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Essentials


Presenters:
Stephen Anderson
Duration:
50 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jan 10, 2023
Short Description:
When new school board members are elected, it is an opportunity to build relationships that will be beneficial to all. Steve Anderson, Business Manager at Proctor Schools, will share his experiences and suggestions on how to create these important connections.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00


Presenters:
Andre Prahl
Duration:
1 Hour 9 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 08, 2021
Short Description:
With all of the questions around draw deadlines and the new Maintenance of Equity requirements, a webinar will be held at 10:30am on December 8 to provide some clarification and answer your questions.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Events Webinar


Presenters:
Mary Ferrian
Duration:
59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 06, 2021
Short Description:
Changes in the COVID-19 requirements are continuing to impact public schools. As we navigate into a second year of COVID-19, there continues to be reactive response requirements for businesses and schools. This presentation will cover the current pandemic focuses impacting the operation of school districts and identify guidance on how to plan and navigate.
Price:
$0.00 - $30.00

Tags: Events


Presenters:
Shana Morse |  Terri Yetter |  Tina Burkholder |  Valerie Dosland
Duration:
1 Hour 5 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Aug 02, 2021
Short Description:
This webinar will provide a detailed overview of the outcomes from the legislative session for E-12 schools.
Price:
$0.00 - $40.00

Tags: Legislative


Presenters:
Debra A Meier |  Mary Barrie |  Marilynn Loehr
Duration:
I hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 09, 2021
Short Description:
In this session, presenters from MDE will provide guidance and information regarding reporting for summer/extended time programs: Deb Meier will review UFARS Reporting; Marilynn Loehr will discuss MARSS student reporting for state-approved alternative programs (SAAPs); and Mary Barrie will cover other summer program student reporting (non-SAAP).
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Events Webinar


Duration:
1.5 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 08, 2021
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Kathryn Haase
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Oct 13, 2020
Short Description:
Keeping track of the CARES fund buckets can seem overwhelming, and in this session Kathryn will share how she is explaining the buckets to her School Board. To help newer MASBO members manage the funds in their districts, she will be joined by a group of other Business Managers who will share the basics of how they are doing internal tracking and coding, determining what documentation to keep, and preparing for the November 13 deadline.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Essentials


Presenters:
Elizabeth Sullivan
Duration:
1 hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 08, 2020
Short Description:
This session will highlight procedures and best practices for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), including required documentation.
Price:
$0.00 - $25.00

Tags: Essentials


Presenters:
Christopher Onyango-Robshaw
Duration:
45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jul 28, 2020
Short Description:
Join this discussion about the new 941 form for COVID-19 related sick leave. Members will be sharing how they are completing the form or amending it.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Duration:
1 hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jul 01, 2020
Short Description:
Based on MDE guidance, the transportation scenarios for school this fall could pose some of the biggest challenges for districts. Representatives from the Minnesota Association of Pupil Transportation (MAPT), along with several Business Managers, will share their plans, considerations and questions for the fall transportation scenarios.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Andre Prahl
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 11, 2020
Short Description:
Andre Prahl from MDE starts off the session with a short presentation on CARES funding, and then the session opens up for questions and conversation about this topic, and other topics of interest.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Debra A Meier |  Molly Koppes
Duration:
57 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 28, 2020
Short Description:
The MDE Financial Management will present UFARS updates for FY 2020 and FY 2021, including changes due to GASB Statement No. 87, Leases.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Sarah Miller
Duration:
42 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
Short Description:
This session will give a "user friendly" overview of the fiscal year end LTFM Approved vs. UFARS Cost Reconciliation process.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Christina Rowe
Duration:
9 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
Short Description:
Now that we’ve had a few months of virtual work under our belts, learn tips to help you get more comfortable and effective using the technologies, and help others to do the same.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Jill Bemis
Duration:
9 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
Short Description:
Minnesota Statutes establish the requirements for a local educational agency (LEA) to receive funds for special education out-of-state student placements. This overview highlights which students are eligible and how MARSS enrollment data is used. You will learn when to record expenditures in the Special Education Data Reporting Application (SEDRA) and how to submit an application.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Megan Schwanz |  Brenna Ramy
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
Short Description:
COVID-19, FFCRA, Stay-At-Home: Returning to Work - Where do we go from here and how has HR changed in the last six months.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Beth Ann Tomlinson
Duration:
43 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
Short Description:
The reporting of your special education costs in SEDRA and UFARS must be reconciled at year's end. If these costs are not reconciled, it can create issues with your special education state aid and tuition billing expenses and revenues. This session highlights what to look for in your reconciliation and how to correct issues should they arise.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Duration:
43 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 19, 2020
Short Description:
It’s not too early...have a conversation with others from across the state about what they are thinking about and doing now to start preparing for the next school year.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Duration:
53 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 14, 2020
Short Description:
MSBA Staff answer questions submitted by MASBO members regarding open meeting law, the role of the business office in negotiations, board authorizations, and more.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Amy Satterfield
Duration:
57 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 14, 2020
Short Description:
With a focus on managing a respiratory outbreak pandemic, facility managers are navigating new waters in managing the risk of infection spread. Many buildings are vacant or with minimal staff, but many are housing the childcare service for frontline workers as well as food services. Choosing a proper sanitizing method for your facility is essential. It is important to review and consider the best cleaning and disinfecting program for your building occupants and staff safety. This presentation will review the current virus facts, how studies are showing it can impact your facility, sanitizing success and examples of what is not working from testing data.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Denise Berger
Duration:
47 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 14, 2020
Short Description:
In this session, Denise covers the eligibility and compliance standard, allowable exceptions and reports, as well as questions resulting from COVID-19.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Debra A Meier |  Molly Koppes
Duration:
11 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 14, 2020
Short Description:
This session reviews the executive orders on fund transfers, and walks through the Request for Transfer of Funds form.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Kyle Jones
Duration:
15 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 14, 2020
Short Description:
This session provides a high level economic and financial market overview as it relates to COVID-19, and focuses on what the future might hold for investment earnings for Minnesota school districts.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Duration:
47 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 13, 2020
Short Description:
Connect with others about what they are doing as part of the end of their school year, in areas such as staffing, facilities, student data.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Hannah Woolsey
Duration:
44 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2020
Short Description:
Minnesota legislators passed a new wage theft law in 2019, requiring employers to take affirmative steps to comply. Join us for a discussion about the wage theft compliance challenges experienced by many school districts in the state.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Ann M. Thomas |  Scot Ecker |  Joel Finstad |  John Carlson |  Kathy Miller |  Ed Harris |  Mike Harvey
Duration:
47 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2020
Short Description:
This session highlights the importance of financial planning, including current year budget analysis and using this information to develop a multi-year financial plan.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Leah Davis
Duration:
7 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2020
Short Description:
Due to federal law changes in 2018, the 2020 Form W-4 is very different from previous forms. This session provides a quick review of the changes, the employee tax estimator, the instructions for completing the new form and where to get more information.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Christina Rowe
Duration:
10 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2020
Short Description:
Not all remote meetings are the same. Learn how to choose the appropriate meeting format in the remote workplace, for everything from all-staff to vendor meetings.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Jill Urdahl
Duration:
55 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2020
Short Description:
Now that a couple of GASB 75 disclosure cycles are behind us, let's discuss what we see most for common errors or inconsistencies in the financial statements. This session provides tips and reminders from an actuarial perspective on getting the issues spruced up.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Duration:
45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 05, 2020
Short Description:
Led by the MASBO Board of Directors, this session provides a forum for members to share questions and experiences for COVID-19 impacts in the areas of community education, fund transfers, and employment issues.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Christina Rowe
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 28, 2020
Short Description:
As leaders in the many transitions of our reality today, it's important to know ways to make virtual enhance our work, not just facilitate it. This session will help you show up as an impactful leader in the remote workplace, to understand how to better structure and conduct different kinds of remote meetings, enhance your communications, and best utilize the technologies to lead, connect and get work done. Participants will also receive downloadable materials to help manage virtual communications and meetings.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price


Presenters:
Jennifer Earley
Duration:
1 Hour, 10 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 27, 2020
Short Description:
The federal government has enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which is effective April 2, 2020. This bill includes: (1) Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, and (2) Emergency Paid Sick Leave. This session includes a brief overview of the two components of this legislation, and will then will answer top questions submitted by MASBO members.
Price:
$0.00 - Base Price

Tags: Webinar

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