Virtual Fall Forum 2020

Slides & Handouts

BruMan Fall Forum Presentations

(all times listed as EST)

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome – Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

12:05 – 1:00 The UGG Five Years Later – Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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NDAA FAQ

1:00 – 2:00 A 40 Year Evolution of Federal Oversight – Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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2:00 – 2:15 Transition/Stretch Break

2:15 – 3:15 Fraud Prevention in a Time of COVID – Ken Dieffenbach, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General

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3:15 – 4:00 Legislative Update – Julia Martin & Kelly Christiansen, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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4:00 – 4:30 Attorney Q&A Panel


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome Back!!

12:05 – 1:00 CARES Act Implementation Successes & Challenges – Bernell Cook (Louisiana Department of Education), Joseph D’Alessandro (The School District of Philadelphia), Douglas Cleary & Leslie Whisnant (Kentucky Community & Technical College System),moderated by Bonnie Graham and Tiffany Kesslar, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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1:00 – 1:15 Stretch/Transition Break


1:15 – 2:30 PM Concurrent Breakouts

1:15 – 2:30 (1a) SNS, MOE, and other Fiscal Federal Programs Concerns Under COVID-19 – Aaron Kramer Brosnan and Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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1:15 – 2:30 (1b) Funding Compensatory Education and Serving Students with Disabilities – Jennifer Mauskapf and Monica Munin, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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2:30 – 2:45 Stretch/Transition Break

2:45 – 4:00 Concurrent Breakouts

2:45 – 4:00 (2a) Equitable Services Under ESSA IDEA, and the CARES Act – Andrew Ball and Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Pre-Recorded Session

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Handout

2:45 – 4:00 (2b) Perkins/Adult Ed/WIOA – Kelly Christiansen, Steven Spillan, and Michael Brustein, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome Back!

12:05 – 1:00 Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Integrity: Updates from ED OIG – Keith Cummins, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General

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Updated PDF

April 12, 2019 Letter on SEA Oversight

1:00 – 1:45 COVID-19 Flexibility and Documentation – Tiffany Kesslar and Steven Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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CRF Frequently Asked Questions (October 19, 2020)

ESSER Fund Certification And Agreement (April 24, 2020 )

Fact Sheet Regarding Contracted Services Not Performed Due to COVID-19 (August 2020)

Federal Programs Expected to be Included in 2020 OMB Compliance Supplement (October 15, 2020)

Memo: Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federally Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by COVID-19 (March 19, 2020)

Memo: Extension of Administrative Relief (June 18, 2020)

Fact Sheet: Select Questions Related to Use of Education Grant Funds During COVID-19 (April 8, 2020)

1:45 – 2:00 Transition/Stretch Break

2:00 – 2:45 Enhanced Audit Resolution Process – Mark Robinson, U.S. Department of Education, Risk Management Service

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2:45 – 3:30 Disaster(out) Audits: Applying What We’ve Learned – Bonnie Graham and Jennifer Mauskapf, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

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3:30 – 4:00 Attorney Q&A Panel