Spring Forum 2017 Slides and Handouts

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Spring Forum 2017

Education: The New Federalism

Slides and Handouts

May 10 – 12, 2017

Thank you for attending the Brustein & Manasevit Spring 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.

Do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or issues.

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, May 10

  • 7:00 – 8:30  Breakfast and Pre-Session Check-In ONLY
    • For those attending the 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 Pre-Session 1 (OPTIONAL): Preparing For the Future Under ESSA – Leigh Manasevit, Tiffany Winters Kesslar, 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 Pre-Session 2 (OPTIONAL): Breakfast with EDGAR – Michael Brustein and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

 

  • 10:00 – 1:00 General Forum Check-In
    • If you are not attending the pre-session, you may check-in at this time.
  • 1:00 – 1:15  Introduction – Tiffany Winters Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 1:15 – 2:15  Education in the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration – Julia Martin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 2:15 – 3:00  The Future of the UGG – Gil Tran, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget
  • 3:00 – 3:15  Break
  • 3:15 – 4:15  Grant Fraud – Ken Dieffenbach, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 4:15 – 4:45  How to Draft & Update Compliant Policies and Procedures – Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 4:45 – 6:00  Networking Reception Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Thursday, May 11

  • 7:00 – 8:30  Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 8:30 – 9:15  Shift to Greater Flexbility Under Federal Grants – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 9:15 – 10:15  Shared Mission: Opportunities and Challenges – Getting to the Future – Rich Rasa and Keith Cummins, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education
  • 10:15 – 10:30  Break

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • 10:30 – 11:45 (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • Providing Equitable Services Under ESSA Title I and Title VIII – Tiffany Winters Kesslar and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Fifty Days & Counting: Are You Ready for WIOA? – Michael Brustein and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Federal Grants Management Test – Bonnie Graham and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Top IDEA Due Process Findings – Jennifer Mauskapf, Mike Bender, and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 1:00 – 2:15 (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • 21st CCLC Programs Under ESSA – Steven Spillan and Megan Passafaro, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Perkins V – Michael Brustein and Mike Bender, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • How to Prepare For and Defend an Audit Under the UGG aka EDGAR – Leigh Manasevit, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • MFS, MOE, Excess Costs, and Allowability Under IDEA – Bonnie Graham and Jennifer Castillo, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 2:15 – 2:30 Break
  • 2:30 – 3:45 (Concurrent Breakout Sessions)
    • The Community Eligibility Program and the New Administration: What Could Change? – Julia Martin and Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Title IV of the HEA Regulatory Developments and Emerging Issues – Karen Laverdiere, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • Indirect Cost Rate Development and Oversight – Frances Outland, Indirect Cost Group, U.S. Department of Education
    • Title III Changes Under ESSA – Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Friday, May 12

  • 7:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast Provided by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 8:30 – 9:30  SEA Risk Based Monitoring Panel – Bill Bell (MA Dept of Education), Randy Dean (Technical College System of Georgia), Charlotte Stevens (LA Dept of Education), and Bill Talbott (VT Agency of Education) – moderated by Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
    • No handout available
  • 9:30 – 9:45  Break
  • 9:45 – 10:30  Updates and Initiatives by Risk Management Services – Phil Maestri, Risk Management Service, U.S. Department of Education
    • No handout available
  • 10:30 – 11:00  Time and Effort Documentation Flexibility – Tiffany Winters Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 11:00 – 11:45  GEPA Appeal: Who? What? When? Why? Where? – Leigh Manasevit and Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
  • 11:45 – 12:00  Questions & Answers Panel – Panel of Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Attorneys

Biographies

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