News & Press: IASBO News


Tuesday, August 4, 2020  


ISBA, IAPSS and IASBO will co-sponsor the annual School Finance Seminar on August 12 at the Ivy Tech Conference Center in Indianapolis (2820 North Meridian Street, 46208).  This will be a hybrid meeting where you can attend in person or virtually on a zoom format.  To register, go to the ISBA website at  The agenda for August 12 is as follows:

8:30 a.m.     Registration

8:55 a.m.     Introductions/Welcome--Denny Costerison, Executive Director, Indiana ASBO

9:00 a.m.     Economic Outlook for Indiana in Result of the COVID-19 Crisis + Audience Q&A--Dr. Larry DeBoer, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

10:15a.m.      Legislative Fiscal Leaders on K-12 Funding Impact in FY ’21 and Future Funding Projections--Moderator: Denny Costerison, IASBO Executive Director, Presenters: Representative Tim Brown, Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee and      Senator Ryan Mishler, Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee

11:00 a.m.     Break

11:10 a.m.   Federal Report on COVID-19 Emergency Funding Acts--Moderator: Dr. J.T. Coopman, IAPSS Executive Director, Presenter: Noelle Ellerson Ng, AASA Director of Advocacy

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 p.m.     State Agency Panel: IDOE, SBOA, DLGF Discussion on impact of COVID-19 on programs, rules/regulations, and guidelines issued by agencies and other timely updates--Moderator: Terry Spradlin, ISBA Executive Director, Presenters: Wesley Bennett, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance, Chase Lenon, Director of Audit Services, Indiana State Board of Accounts

2:00 p.m.     Local Practitioner Panel--Moderator: Dr. Robert Taylor, IAPSS Assistant Executive Director, Presenters: Dr. Robert Stwalley, III, Board President, Lafayette School Corporation and ISBA Board of Directors, Kevin Scott, CFO at Elkhart Community Schools, Tracy Lorey, Superintendent, Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools

3:00 p.m.     Adjournment