Fall Forum 2017 Slides

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Fall Forum 2017

November 29-December 1, 2017

The Fork in the Road: Aligning “New Flexibility” with Federal Education Grants Requirements

Slides and Handouts

 

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 29

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM  Breakfast and Pre-Session Check-In ONLY
    • For those attending either pre-session, check-in will take place at this time.  Materials will be distributed for both the pre-session and full conference.  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 the pre-session will receive their materials at this time.  Breakfast is available for those attending the pre-session.
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 1 (OPTIONAL): The Every Student Succeeds Act is Here! Now What? – Leigh Manasevit, Jennifer Mauskapf, and Bonnie Graham, 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 to only those registered for the pre-session.
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM Pre-Session 2 (OPTIONAL): EDGAR – A Tutorial on Navigating 245 Pages of Federal Administrative Rules – Michael Brustein & Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
  • 10:00 – 1:00 PM General Forum Check-In
    • If you are not attending the pre-session, you may check-in at this time.
  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM Introduction – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 1:30 – 2:15 PM The Impact of Deregulation on Compliance – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 2:15 – 3:15 PM Federal Funding and Policy Implementation Panel – Steven Spillan, Emily Fridman, Kelly Christiansen, moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 3:15 – 3:30 PM Break
  • 3:30 – 4:15 PM How to Detect and Deter Fraud – Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 4:15 – 5:00 PM Understanding Supplement Not Supplant Under ESSA, IDEA, and Perkins – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 5:00 – 6:30 PM Networking Reception Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Thursday, November 30

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM The Importance of Subrecipient Monitoring – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 9:15 – 10:15 AM State Panel Audit Findings and Successful Corrective Actions – Hector Arancibia (Los Angeles Unified School District), Lorna Claudio (Arkansas Department of Career Education), Barbara Goldsby (Colorado Department of Education), Penni Haberly (Technical College System of Georgia) – moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
  • 10:15 – 10:45 AM Break
CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
  • 10:45 – 12:00 PM (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • Federal Grants Management Test – Bonnie Graham and Emily Fridman, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
      • There is no handout for this session.
    • WIOA: Fiscal and Legal Issues – Michael Brustein and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • The Ombudsman: Equitable Services Under ESSA – Colleen Brooks (Colorado Department of Education), Cory Green (Texas Education Agency), Christopher Kelly (Virginia Department of Education), and Shaun Owen (Georgia Department of Education), Moderated by Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • How to Avoid Common Due Process Complaints – Jennifer Mauskapf and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 12:00 – 1:30 PM Lunch Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 1:30 – 2:45 PM (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • Time and Effort: From the Beginning to New Flexibility – Steven Spillan and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Perkins V and Federal Monitoring – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • The Community Eligibility Program Under the Current Administration – Kelly Christiansen and Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Allowability Hot Topics Under IDEA – Bonnie Graham and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 2:45 – 3:15 PM Break
  • 3:15 – 4:30 PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • Indirect Cost/Cost Allocation Good Time Hour – Ted Mueller, Formerly of the USDE Indirect Cost Group
    • Serving English Learners with Federal Funds – Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs Under ESSA – Steven Spillan and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • How to Defend Against Section 504 Complaints – Jennifer Castillo and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Friday, December 1

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Updates and Initiatives by Risk Management Services – Phil Maestri, Director, Risk Management Service, U.S. Department of Education
    • No handout available.
  • 9:15 – 9:45 AM The Office for Civil Rights Under New Administration – Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 9:45 – 10:00 AM Break
  • 10:00 – 10:45 AM Blending and Braiding Federal Funds – Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 10:45 – 11:30 AM Avoiding Financial Management Pitfalls – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 11:30 – 12:00 PM Questions and Answers Panel – Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Attorneys

Biographies

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Staff

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