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Maintaining a full roster of qualified full-time educators has become increasingly difficult for school administrators over the past decade. Teacher attrition remains high, exacerbated by a shrinking pipeline of new teachers and the COVID-19 pandemic. While teachers overwhelmingly report passion for their career choice, they also express a crisis of confidence in their personal financial futures. More than a third of educators are considering leaving the profession for a higher-paying job in the next three years, according to a June 2020 Horace Mann study of 2,490 K-12 educators in the United States. Helping to address the student loan debt issue could have a substantial impact on teacher retention. Eighty-eight percent of educators said they would be more likely to stay in education if they could have their student loans forgiven, and 70% said they would stay in the profession longer if they could obtain a lower monthly payment on their student loans.
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Bring a laptop for this hands-on workshop! Budgeting season takes time. Manual data entry is not only time consuming, but also prone to errors. With some Excel knowledge, we can speed up the process and increase accuracy. By writing a few formulas to automate various data tables we can save precious time that could be used on other important tasks. For example, we automated the district's salary sheet by writing simple formulas. This automation saved us two to three weeks of manual work and significantly reduced the chance of error. *This is the first webinar of a two-part series.
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Credits: 1.00 SFO
Part 2 of a 2-part series – Bring your laptop to this hands-on workshop! Dive deeper: Budgeting season takes time. Manual data entry is not only time consuming, but also prone to errors. With some Excel knowledge, we can speed up the process and increase accuracy. By writing a few formulas to automate various data tables we can save precious time that could be used on other important tasks. For example, we automated the district's salary sheet by writing simple formulas. This automation saved us two to three weeks of manual work and significantly reduced the chance of error.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
This presentation will review the recent legislation changes impacting your benefits program, and adjustments to consider. The presenter will discuss relief efforts, a checklist to prepare for open enrollment, and ways to find money in your tightened budget.
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Having an internal audit function provides school district officials with a way tomonitor internal control activities, improve operational efficiencies andreduce the risk of fraud. This session will cover methods to develop andimplement an interna
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We all know that internal controls are important, but how can we make them work with a restricted budget? In small districts with limited staff, how can internal controls be incorporated without stressing employees with too many “other duties as assigned?” Explore methods to build internal controls into your system without breaking your budget or making too many demands on staff time.
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In the past, adequacy and equity have always been measured within a state by school district. Under ESSA, however, states must start reporting per-pupil expenditures for every local educational agency and school in the state on annual report cards. That fact raises the bar for school districts and especially for school business officials. Are there disparities in the way that funds are distributed within a district? Are they equitable and adequate for each school? What are the implications for allocating funds to individual schools? What impact may disparities have on school performance? This session will take a first look at the site-based per pupil expenditures reported on the Illinois report cards for the 2018/19 fiscal year.
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Ready to be immersed in the world of alternative fuels for school buses, particularly propane-fueled buses? This webinar discusses the benefits of propane school buses. Propane school buses have the lowest total cost of ownership, as opposed to diesel, CNG or electric. Propane also is more reliable in cold weather, has a much quieter engine, and is cleaner for the students and community members. Learn the ins-and-outs of propane technology, and how it will benefit everyone in your district. Explore alternative funding sources to help offset the initial cost of the transition to propane. Many grant opportunities are available to school districts who are interested in propane school buses. Grants are available for the purchase of vehicles, as well as infrastructure and tax rebates for fuel purchasing.
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Resource Equity in the time of COVID-19
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Creating a safe learning environment in our schools is a growing concern nationwide. Safety has moved from outside our facilities to inside our schools and includes such issues as active shooters, bullying, harassment, and physical violence, in addition to non-physical threats such as social and emotional safety. Why have our concerns about safety grown so much and, more importantly, what can we do to address them? Identify your safety concerns and begin developing a plan to create a safer learning environment for your students.
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A buildings and grounds director teams up with Green Seal to answer pressing questions around what it really takes to safely and effectively combat the coronavirus in schools. Learn what you need to know about using foggers, electrostatic sprayers, green cleaning alternatives, and one of the most important defenses against the virus: a well-trained staff. Plus, learn cost-effective tips to procure safe cleaning supplies on a budget. As your district works to uphold new standards of sanitation, ensure you have a full understanding of all how to effectively and responsibly clean and disinfect your schools.
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Sports and performance programs play a vital role in the development of students through lessons in good citizenship, collaboration, communication skills, and how to work with diverse groups of individuals. With the budget shortfalls and the financial implications for the coming year due to COVID-19, these important programs are sometimes the first to be eliminated. By cutting these programs, school districts risk an impact on the social wellbeing of students. This webinar will discuss the financial implications of sustaining these types of activities, and the important education-based role these programs provide to students. Hear leaders from North Branch Areas PS IDS 138, the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness – the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, National Federation of State High School Associations, Virginia High School League, and NASBA Center for Safe Schools.
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More than 50 million students returned to school in the fall of 2020 and faced a new normal in the wake of COVID-19. The implementation of new routines like health screenings, social distancing, and the daily use of personal protection equipment weighed heavily on school district budgets. This webinar focuses on how school districts compete with the rest of the country for the same supplies during unprecedented times. Presenters also examine how the high demand for materials can impact the supply chain, and how schools can upgrade their facilities to protect students and staff.
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In this webinar SAP Concur will discuss some of the solutions offered to help school districts amidst the COVID-19 crisis. As school districts plan for the future, there may be a blend of back to the office and teleworking which can complicate business fluidity. Back to office teams will be faced with the challenges of processing large amounts of paper and will need to address what are the most effective tools to help them recover and return to normal operations. By implementing automated solutions, schools can enable the remote management of key financial processes that could deliver substantial cost savings, mitigate errors and fraud, and improve internal controls and compliance.
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This webinar features a holistic approach to school solutions during this time. Our speakers talk about a healthier and safer school environment (cleaning capabilities), print solutions as it pertains to required signage (mask wearing, hand washing, social distancing), spacing solutions (furniture, desk shields), and print services solutions (efficiency and print security for schools with sensitive information). This is a multi-solution approach that includes cost saving solutions for the districts; and will also include success stories.
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As we look at the need to implement social distancing guidelines, what transportation adjustments will districts need to provide? How will school districts address the need for more buses, more bus drivers, and ensure an equitable distribution of services to students? Join this discussion panel of experts as school district superintendents, school board members, and school business officials make plans to tackle reopening schools together. Join the leaders from: Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in Houston, TX; the National Association of Pupil Transportation; the National School Transportation Association; and Blue Bird Corporation as they discuss ideas on how to adjust to the challenges.
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Public schools were created to provide safe learning environments to evaluate issues that could impact a student’s welfare or impede their success. As we look to reopen schools this fall, keeping in mind COVID-19, race issues, and mental health concerns, school districts must rethink the role of the school resource officers and school security personnel. The webinar will focus on critical issues and the need for investment in proper training/resources for SROs to help rebuild trust and reshape how they are viewed by students and staff, and the community. Hear from leaders from the National Association of School Resource Officers, (D.A.R.E) America, Chicago Police Department (IL), National School Boards Association, National Association of School Psychologists, and Oklahoma School Boards Association
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This one-hour webinar explores theconstruction project management process. The presenter provides and overview ofwhat a change order is and then explores the ways in which you can avoid them. Thepresenter also reviews ways in which you can manage y
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School business professionals have many compliance concerns about spending federal funds as they lead their school districts through the COVID-19 crisis. Which spending rules must SBOs follow and what federal waivers and flexibilities are available? Find out what you need to know about COVID-19-related changes to ESSA, IDEA, 2 CFR 200, EDGAR, and preschool grants in this informative webinar with ASBO International’s Legislative Advisory Committee (LAC) Chair.
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This interactive session will provide school business officials with a basic working knowledge of the legal issues associated with providing special education for students with disabilities. More specifically, this session examines the parameters of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), paying particular attention to issues involving costs associated with the delivery of special education.
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