Fall Forum 2018 Slides and Handouts

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Fall Forum 2018

November 28-30. 2018

The Roosevelt Hotel – New Orleans, LA 

Data Matters! 11 Ways Data Intersects with Performance/Compliance

 

Thank you for attending the Brustein & Manasevit Fall Forum.  We are pleased to provide you with the slides and handouts for the conference.

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All presenters will ensure sessions are interactive with the group environment through audience posed questions, polling, audience questions or other means as the speaker deems appropriate to encourage audience engagement.

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Online presentations are available in the Adobe PDF and PowerPoint versions (when available).  The PPT versions will need to be downloaded to your computer.

AGENDA

Tuesday, November 27

  • 3:30 – 6:00 PM OPTIONAL Check-In (All Attendees)
    • If you wish to check-in early and avoid the rush, materials may be picked up during this time.
      • Room: Roosevelt Foyer

Wednesday, November 28

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Breakfast and Pre-Session Check-In ONLY
    • For those attending any of the pre-sessions, check-in will take place at this time.  If you have not pre-registered for the pre-session, but wish to attend, there is an additional fee, so notify us immediately.  Only those signed up for a pre-session will receive their materials at this time.  Breakfast is available for those attending a pre-session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Foyer (Check-In)
      • Room: Crescent City Ballroom (Breakfast)
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 1 (OPTIONAL): Let Us Introduce You to Our Friend EDGAR – Tiffany Kesslar and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Since this is an optional pre-session (and requires an additional fee), the PPT is not available online.  It will be provided only to those registered for the pre-session.
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 2 (OPTIONAL): EDGAR 201: Strengthening Your Relationship with EDGAR – Bonnie Graham and Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Since this is an optional pre-session (and requires an additional fee), the PPT is not available online.  It will be provided only to those registered for the pre-session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 3 (OPTIONAL): A Primer on Perkins V – Michael Brustein and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Since this is an optional pre-session (and requires an additional fee), the PPT is not available online.  It will be provided only to those registered for the pre-session.
      • Room: Orpheum Room
  • 10:00 – 1:00 PM General Forum Check-In
    • If you are not attending the pre-session, you may check-in at this time.
      • Room: Roosevelt Foyer
  • 1:00 – 1:10 PM Introduction – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 1:10 – 1:15 PM Welcome – Jimmy Sawtelle, Chancellor, Central Louisiana Technical Community College
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 1:15 – 1:45 PM Data Quality Campaign – Jennifer Bell-Ellwanger, President and CEO, Data Quality Campaign
  • 1:45 – 2:30 PM Post-Election Updates and Agenda for the Lame Duck Congress – Julia Martin and Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC; Moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM Break
  • 3:00 – 3:45 PM  The New Orleans Story: Pre-Katrina to Clean OIG Audit – Beth Scioneaux, Deputy Superintendent for Finance, Louisiana Department of Education, Leigh Manasevit and Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 3:45 – 4:30 PM  The DATA Act, FERPA, and Other Data Requirements – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 4:30 – 5:00 PM  How to Conduct a Control Self-Assessment – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 5:00 – 6:00 PM Networking Reception Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Thursday, November 29

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Why LCTCS Requires a Grants Test and Its Importance – Patricia Felder, Executive Director of CTE/State Perkins Director/AEFLA State Director, Louisiana Community and Technical College System
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM  Using Data for Cost Allocation – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:30 – 11:45 AM (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)

  • Federal Grants Management Test – Bonnie Graham and Emily Fridman, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • Perkins V – Michael Brustein and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • Supplement Not Supplant…What? – Tiffany Kesslar and Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • A Due Process Case Study – Jennifer Mauskapf and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

11:45 – 1:15 PM Lunch Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

1:15 – 2:30 PM (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)

  • Capturing Data Correctly in Time & Effort – Tiffany Kesslar and Emily Fridman, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • WIOA: Fiscal and Legal Issues – Michael Brustein and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Chambers I & III
  • How, Who, and What? Required Equitable Services – Leigh Manasevit and Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • IDEA Hot Topics – Bonnie Graham and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Chambers II & IV

2:30 – 3:00 PM Break

3:00 – 4:15 PM (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)

  • Top Five Errors in Policies and Procedures – Bonnie Graham and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • What is Lobbying, Exactly? Rules and Regulations on the Use of Federal Dollars – Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Chamber I & III
  • 21st Century Programs – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • IDEA Allowability Test – Monica Munin and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There are no handouts yet for this session.
      • Room: Chambers II & IV

Friday, November 30

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Utilizing Data to Assess Risk and Implement Best Practices – Panelists: Joseph D’Alessandro (School District of Philadelphia), Phil Maestri (U.S. Department of Education), and Jeremy Marks (Ohio Department of Education) moderated by Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There are no handouts for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM Blending and Braiding: How to Consolidate and Coordinate – Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manaesvit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
  • 10:30 – 11:15 AM  The Importance of Data in Monitoring and Audit Reviews – Panelists: Lyvier Conss (Maricopa Community Colleges), Yanin Dieppa Perea (Puerto Rico Department of Education), Marilyn Gardner (Arizona Department of Education), Gloria Spradley-Brown (Florida Department of Education) moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There are no handouts for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 11:15 – 11:45 AM  Using Data and Funds for School Safety – Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 11:45 – 12:00 PM Questions and Answers Panel – Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Attorneys
    • There are no handouts for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom