This presentation will walk you through the FY 21 Reconciliation Process to review closeout timelines; Cost Reconciliation Report (LTFM Approved vs. UFARS Costs); the 20-21 LTFM Aid Entitlement Report; Appeal Process – how does this all fit together? LTFM details we all should know – aspects of UFARS coding; Ten-Year Expenditures Balance Sheet section; Bonding options; LTFM Revenue calculation.
Most schools participate in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program and the After School Snack Program. These programs are administered by MDE on behalf of the USDA. When a school decides to contract their meal service, not only must the school comply with federal and state procurement standards but must also provide MDE with specific information at certain times during the procurement process in order to comply with the USDA's school meal program. This 50 minute training will review the federal and state regulations, the process at the local level and which documents must be provided to MDE.
There are several regulations, various recommendations, and many resources concerning indoor air quality in schools. This session will discuss IAQ and summarize requirements and guidelines to maintain and improve indoor air. The presentation will focus on IAQ plans, radon, ventilation, and air cleaning.
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, the Minnesota Department of Health and the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division join forces to provide important information and updates on nursing mothers provisions and other laws impacting new and expectant parents in the workplace.
Learn the basics of the different retirement plans offered by Minnesota school districts and available for Minnesota school personnel including IRAs, Roths, 403(b)s, and 457(b)s. Learn the differences between various retirement plans and how they can be used together to achieve tax savings and deferrals.
The purpose of nondiscrimination testing is to ensure that tax-free benefits are not being provided disproportionately to higher compensated employees. Learn the basics of nondiscrimination testing, some common reasons that benefit plans fail, and some strategies to try to prevent failures.
Are you having difficulty getting teachers, staff, the public and even your board to understand the basics of school finance topics? Explore how to avoid finance jargon and explain school finance in terms anyone can understand. Learn proven design and presentation techniques that will help convey your message. Clear examples and references will be presented that will engage yuor district's staff and community in meaningful dialogue about school finance.