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IASBO AUTUMN ACADEMY – 3 CERTIFICATION COURSES

Tuesday, September 3, 2019  

IASBO AUTUMN ACADEMY – 3 CERTIFICATION COURSES

Indiana ASBO will sponsor three Certification Program courses on October 1-2 at the Primo Banquet Hall and Conference Center in Indianapolis.  The registration for the courses can be found on the IASBO website.  Please review your portfolio to see if you need any or all of these courses.  The agendas for October 1-2 are as follows:

October 1, 2019

8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00 a.m.
Fund Accounting / Budget Cycle / Audits  (A110)
Michael Shafer, Chief Financial Officer, Zionsville Community Schools
Regina May, Controller, Zionsville Community Schools

The concept of fund accounting is basic to the day-to-day operation of schools and the accounting for revenue and expenditures.  The course will introduce the basic concepts, rules, and regulations associated with fund accounting.  The course will cover the chart of accounts that controls the recording of receipts and expenditures by fund.  The course will include a study of the 18-month budget cycle used to prepare a budget and audit requirements specific to Indiana.  The course will also focus on the administration of grants and funds not developed in the annual budget cycle.  Included are the basics of establishing a budget, timely reporting, carry-over funds, close out of funds and grants, and coordination with payroll. Students will study audit results and comments issues by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, learn how to prepare for an audit, find out what to expect during an audit, and discover the appropriate follow-up to an audit. 

12:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m.
School Law & Administrative Rules – Basic (ADM111)
David J. Emmert, Esq. Of Counsel, Church, Church, Hittle + Antrim
Séamus Boyce, Esq. Partner, Church, Church, Hittle + Antrim

The course will be an overview of the legal foundation of public education, including the constitutional and statutory authority, and applicable case law. Topics will include: General School Powers Act, Home Rule, Open Door, Public Purchasing, Public Works and Public Records.

4:00 p.m.
Adjourn

October 2, 2019

8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00 a.m.
Cash Management and Financial Oversight (B111)
Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools
Katie Aeschliman, MBA, Sr. Vice President, BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
David Holt, Chief Financial Officer, MSD of Warren Township

The goal of the course is to help participants monitor cash flow on a regular basis, make the appropriate adjustments throughout the year, and report the financial status of the school corporation to local governing bodies, state, and federal authorities.  The course will review cash flow projections, analyze monthly internal transfers and loans, interpret financial statements, and recommend appropriate adjustments in spending and investing.  Participants will review specifications for banking and other financial services and learn how to make the best investment decisions to maximize interest earned.  The course will study compensating balances and other bank charges and the legal aspects of investments, including arbitrage.  The practice of monthly reconciliation of bank statements will be reviewed and stressed.  The importance of annual financial reports will be discussed, and model reports will be studied.  

12:00 p.m. 
Lunch

12:45 p.m.
Course Resumes

4:00 p.m.
Adjourn

POSITION OPENING
Position:            Superintendent
Corporation:      Nettle Creek School Corporation

Closing date: September 30, 2019 - 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Starting: January 1, 2020
Salary: Commensurate with position and experience.
Type: K-12; 1,226 Students.
ISBA Contact: Michael T. Adamson, Ed.D.
PH:  317-229-3270
E-MAIL: madamson@isba-ind.org
District Website:    https://www.nettlecreekschools.com 
Applitrack Application:  www.applitrack.com/isbaind/onlineapp/...