This session will cover the financial differences between traditional districts and charter schools, including the funding and restriction of funds. It will be presented by Kara Lundin, Business Manager at Grand Rapids Schools, who has experience in both charter school financial management and school business and finance.
This session provides the process and benefits of creating and maintaining a Cashflow Spreadsheet. A Sample Cashflow Spreadsheet is provided for you to get started and from the Sample Cashflow Spreadsheet you will be able to create a Spreadsheet specific to your school district’s cash flow needs.
While we are now all too familiar with COVID-19 risks in our districts, it is important to consider how these risks might impact your renewals as part of your overall risk management strategy. This session will help you prepare for your 2020-21 audit, addressing topics such as making sure class changes are addressed and considerations for hours not worked. We will also talk about the 2021-22 renewal, including the rise of cyber impacts, increased preventative requirements from carriers, impacts of work from home, and much more.
A group of southern Minnesota business managers were discussing the many impacts of the coronavirus on their districts, and the result was a list of “Gains and Losses.” Tom shares this framework and how he has applied it to his work in his own district, and will facilitate a group discussion of possible impacts for your district now and in the future.
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 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.
New to Federal Single Audits? CARES money coming out of your ears? With new federal CARES money flowing through school districts, more school districts will be subject to single audits. This session will go over the basic requirements of single audits.
State law requires all public jurisdictions such as cities, counties, and school districts to eliminate any gender-based wage inequities in compensation and submit reports to MMB.
This session will provide an overview of the reporting requirements and processes as well as important things to plan for and be aware of as you make finance and human resources related decisions.
In this session, Jennifer Walsh covers how to access and utilize some of the most useful MDE reports. Time at the end of the presentation is reserved for questions and discussion regarding the MDE web site and reports, or any other issues.