Fall Forum 2019 Slides and Handouts

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Fall Forum 2019

December 4 – 6, 2019

The Roosevelt Hotel – New Orleans, LA 

Let’s Talk About Risk!  Identifying, Managing, and Mitigating Risk

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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Documents

Biographies

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, December 3

  • 4:00 – 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, December 4

      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 2 (OPTIONAL): EDGAR for Subrecipients (LEAs, IHEs, and Everyone Else) – Steven Spillan & Tiffany Kesslar, 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
  • 10:00 – 1:00 PM General Forum Check-In
    • If you are not attending a pre-session, you may check-in at this time.
      • Room: Roosevelt Foyer
  • 1:00 – 1:10 PM Introduction – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 1:10 – 1:15 PM Welcome – Monty Sullivan, President, Louisiana Community & Technical College System
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 1:15 – 2:00 PM Legislative Risk – Julia Martin & Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC; Moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manaesvit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 2:00 – 2:45 PM Top Audit Issues: 45 Years of Observing Federal Audit Resolutions – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 2:45 – 3:15 PM Break
  • 3:15 – 3:45 PM  How to Conduct a Risk Assessment at Your Agency – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 3:45 – 4:15 PM  How to Prepare for an Audit – Leigh Manasevit,  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 4:15 – 5:15 PM  Hear It From The Auditors! – Bert Nuehring & Eric Russell, Crowe, LLP
  • 5:15 – 6:15 PM Networking Reception Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Thursday, December 5

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
      • Room: Crescent City Ballroom
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Ensuring Compliant Policies & Procedures – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM  Hear It From The Auditees! How We Survived – Panelists: Tami Pearson (California DOE), Catherine Pozniak (Louisiana DOE), & Tracy Pinder (Portland Public Schools)  Moderator: Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

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

  • Federal Grants Management Test – Tiffany Kesslar & Araceli Jacobs,  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • Perkins V – One Year Implementation– Michael Brustein & Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC  and  Andrew  Johnson  (OCTAE,  U.S. DOE)
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Chambers 2 & 4
  • ESSA Recent Guidance and Updates – Leigh Manasevit & Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • IDEA Fiscal Hot Topics – Bonnie Graham & Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Chambers 1 & 3

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

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

  • Title IX Requirements: Current Rules & Potential Changes – Julia Martin & Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • Perkins V: A Perspective from CTE State Administrators – Panelists: Jennifer  Burt  (Alabama  DOE),  Kathryn  Hornsby  (Technical  College  System  of  Georgia,  and Brian  Pyles  (Michigan  DOE) Moderators: Michael Brustein & Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Chambers 2 & 4
  • How ESSA Supplement Not Supplant Changes Allowability – Tiffany Kesslar & Aaron Kramer Brosnan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • A Due Process Case Study – Monica Munin & Araceli Jacobs, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

2:30 – 3:00 PM Break

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

  • EDGAR Hot Topics – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • Investigations and Court Cases Related to WIOA, AEFLA, and Perkins V – Michael Brustein & Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC  and  Gloria  Spradley-Brown  (Florida  DOE)
  • Practical Step-By-Step to Schoolwide Consolidation – Leigh Manasevit & Aaron Kramer Brosnan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom
  • Higher Education Act Updates – Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Friday, December 6

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Defense Against Audit Findings – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM Top Findings: Time and Effort Documentation – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manaesvit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
  • 10:30 – 11:15 AM  Top Findings: How Pass Through Agencies Build Capacity – Panelists: Marilyn Gardner (Arizona DOE), Penni Haberly (Technical College System of Georgia), Tracy Brown & Krissi Cydrus (Indiana DOE) moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There are no handouts for this session.
      • Room: Roosevelt Ballroom
  • 11:15 – 11:45 AM  Auditing 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