Spring Forum 2019 Slides and Handouts

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Spring Forum 2019

May 8 – 10, 2019

The Marriott Marquis – Washington, DC 

Aligning The Gears of Education: What Comes Next After Compliance, Performance, and Data

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

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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, May 7, 2019

  • 3:00 – 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: Marquis Salon 15

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  • 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: Marquis Ballroom Foyer (Check-In)
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salon 6 (Breakfast)
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 1 (OPTIONAL): Let Us Introduce You to Our Friend EDGAR – Michael Brustein, Steven Spillan, and Megan Trachman, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 8-10
  • 8:30 – 11:00 AM  Pre-Session 2 (OPTIONAL): EDGAR 201: Strengthening Your Relationship with EDGAR – Bonnie Graham and 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: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 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: Marquis Ballroom Foyer
  • 1:00 – 1:15 PM Introduction – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC& Hanseul Kang, State Superintendent of Education, Washington, DC
    • There is no handout for this session.
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 1:15 – 2:00 PM Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants: OMB and The Future of Federal Grants Management  – Brette Fishman and Farrah Pappa, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget
  • 2:00 – 3:00 PM The Legal Pitfalls of Program Alignment – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
  • 3:15 – 4:15 PM  The 116th Congress and the Administration: What to Expect Moving Forward –  Julia Martin and Kelly Christiansen, moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 4:15 – 5:00 PM  Ready, Steady, Go: The Beat Goes On…Updates from ED OIG – Keith Cummins, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education
    • PDF Only
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 5:00 – 6:00 PM Networking Reception Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
      • Room: Mezzanine Foyer

Thursday, May 9

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salon 6
  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM Avoiding Grant Procurement Fraud – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 9:00 – 10:00 AM  Grant Fraud and The False Claims Act – Ken Dieffenbach, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice
    • PDF Only
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

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

  • Grants Management Test –  Jennifer Castillo & Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • A Primer on Perkins V Part 1 – Michael Brustein, Steven Spillan and Megan Trachman, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • ESSA Recent Updates and Guidance – Leigh Manasevit & Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 8-10
  • Due Process Complaints: A Case Study – Jennifer Mauskapf and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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

      • Marquis Ballroom Salon 6

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

  • Title IX Requirements – Julia Martin and Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salon 14
  • A Primer on Perkins V Part 2 – Michael Brustein, Steven Spillan, and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • Understanding Supplement Not Supplant – Tiffany Kesslar and Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • IDEA Fiscal – Bonnie Graham and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 8-10

2:30 – 3:00 PM Break

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

  • EDGAR/UGG Hot Topics (Matching, Program Income, & More) – Bonnie Graham and Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • New Roll Out of Federal Perkins Monitoring and Technical Assistance –  Jose Figueroa, Marilyn Fountain, John Haigh, Andrew Johnson, Sharon Miller, Edward Smith, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education; moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • No handout available
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 12-13
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Miriam Lund, 21st CCLC Office, U.S. Department of Education and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 8-10
  • Surviving an OCR Complaint: 10 Pro Tips – Jennifer Castillo and Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Friday, May 10

  • 7:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salon 6
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM Let’s Talk About Risk (Baby)! – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM Updates from the U.S. Department of Education – Phil Maestri, Office for Management & Planning, U.S. Department of Education
    • No handout available
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM  DATA Act Synchronization and Preparation – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 11:00 – 11:30 AM  Benefits of Blending and Braiding: A How To Guide – Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 11:30 – 12:00 PM Untangling School Safety: How to Leverage Funds for Safety – Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • PPT
    • PDF
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5
  • 12:00 PM Questions and Answers Panel – Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Attorneys
    • There are no handouts for this session.
      • Room: Marquis Ballroom Salons 1-5