This opening session will give an overview of the various sources of
revenue in a school district and which funds account for the spending
of said revenue.
& Food Service Mgt.
This session will be a split session focusing first on the issues relating
to the transportation function of the district, including the formula
used to calculate funding from the state. The second part of the session
will focus on issues related to school food service and the Federal
School Lunch Program.
This session will center on the various timelines and due dates for
information required by statute and regulation. Focus will be on effective
techniques to insure timely fillings of information.
The focus of this session is on enhancing interpersonal skills and relationships.
Developing skills in listening and in communication is the key to operating
an efficient and effective finance office.
and Budget Cycles
This session will be a discussion of allocations to school councils
and the various regulations and formulas involved in those budgets.
Additional discussion will center on the general budget development
cycle for Kentucky school districts.
This session will deal with effective ways to resolve conflict within
your organizational structure. Discussion will include specific techniques
for conflict resolution and problem solving.
for General Fund
This session will focus on local taxes as a revenue source for the general
fund. Discussion will involve how to determine tax rates, requirements
for increasing tax rates and relationship to the budget process.
This session provides an overview of the role of purchasing in school
districts, organization of the purchasing operation and development
of basic policies and procedures as they relate to the two acceptable
This session looks at how important effective leadership skills are
in running a school district finance office. The discussion will center
on techniques that allow for you as supervisor to provide effective
This session will provide an overview of the budgeting process as it
relates to governmental entities. Discussion will center on budgeting
techniques and concepts with an emphasis on budgeting terminology.
This session provides an overview of the management of capital funds.
Discussion will center on funding for capital projects, debt service
management, fiscal agents, and construction issues.
Audits and Internal
This session will be split between discussions on the audit procedures
for school district audits and issues related to setting up internal
control structures in the school district.
This session will focus on the correct operation of school activity
funds, in particular, following the guidelines set forth in "The
for General Fund
This session will focus on the formula used to make the state SEEK calculation.
Included in the discussion will be the concept of Average Daily Attendance
This session will lead participants through an understanding of the
grant programs common to most schools and the specific regulatory requirements
in place for the spending of these grant funds.
(this includes hotel accommodations (reserved by IBMC), instruction,
materials, scheduled lunches and refreshments. (When
you have completed the registration form you will reserve your confirmatin
packet via email.)
Dates & Information
November 10 - 14, 2008
Holiday Inn North