Welcome to the Live Conference Sessions
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- Conference handouts are available for RMIC Subscribing Districts (You will be prompted to log in prior to viewing).
- Presenter Contact Information
Tuesday, April 14; 11am – 12pmPERA Reporting Potpourri - Code PPresenter: Luis Argueta, PERAA look at a number of PERA reporting topics in Q&A format, and a review of recent legislative changes.Tuesday, April 14; 12:15pm – 1:15pmFederal and State Wage and Hour Law During COVID-19 - Code PPresenters: David Skovholt, Outreach Coordinator, MNDLI; and Corey Walton, Community Outreach & Planning Specialist, USDOLThis session will provide a detailed overview of federal and state labor department responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the expansion of paid sick days, Family Medical Leave Act changes, final paycheck issues for closed businesses and other critical issues facing employers.
Wednesday, April 15; 8am - 8:45amMARSS Changes for FY 2020/Counting All Students & Ed-Fi - Code SPresenters from MDE: Marilynn Loehr, State MARSS Coordinator; Gayra Ostgaard, Results Measurement Specialist; and Tara Chapa, Data Management and Student AccountingThis session will cover MARSS changes and the transition to Ed-Fi occurring at MDE, including how Ed-Fi was chosen, timelines for implementation, what this means for districts/schools, and support that can be expected during onboarding.Wednesday, April 15; 9am - 9:45amMCCC 2019-20 Updates - Code SPresenter: Karen Millette, Program Manager, MDEThis session will focus on MCCC data submission.
Wednesday, April 15; 10am - 10:45amTransportation Reporting and Special Situations - Codes S and FPresenter: Kelly Garvey, Pupil Transportation School Finance, MDEThis session will discuss unique transportation situations such as SpEd, homelessness, care and treatment and 504 Plans, and how transportation is funded and school district responsibilities.Wednesday, April 15; 11am - 11:45amLong-Term Facilities Maintenance Update - Code FPresenter: Sarah C. Miller, Education Finance Specialist, MDEThis presentation is designed to assist school districts, intermediates, cooperatives, charter schools & vendors in meeting LTFM revenue program parameters. M.S. 123B.595 (Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Revenue) and M.S. 123B.57 (Health and Safety Projects) will be reviewed, including 2019 Legislative proposals (Radon Testing). LTFM allowable & restricted expenditures in H&S and Deferred Maintenance will also be covered.Wednesday, April 15; 12pm - 12:45pmMARSS Relationships with both ADM and PSEO - Codes S and FPresenter: Jeanne Krile, Education Finance Specialist, MDEThis session will familiarize and connect MARSS coordinators with an Average Daily Membership (ADM) overview as well as a Postsecondary Education Options (PSEO) overview. Included will be ADM Enrollment Projections as they relate to MARSS reporting covering both school districts and charter schools either 1-3 years old or 4 years and older. MARSS reports related to ADM will also be covered. The session will also include MARSS calculations of ADM for PSEO purposes (PSEO high school hours) and several MARSS reports. We will cover MARSS 56, MARSS 58, MARSS 5, and MARSS 60, with the goal of connecting counselors’ student course reporting with MARSS coordinators reporting.Wednesday, April 15; 1pm - 1:45pmSpecial Education Funding - Code FPresenter: Paul Ferrin, MDEThe presentation will cover program basics and reimbursement rules.Wednesday, April 15; 2pm - 2:45pmMDE UFARS Hot Topics - Code FPresenters from MDE: Deb Meier, Education Finance Specialist 2; and Molly Koppes, School FinanceThis presentation will review FY 2020 UFARS changes and discuss upcoming FY 2021 UFARS changes, including new code requirements for Safe Schools, Finance Code 342, and Basic Skills, Finance Codes 309 and 317.
- Explore the updates to the 2019-20 MCCC reporting.
- Walk through the file submission process and answer the question of "Am I done?"
- Take a look at how MCCC data is being used and how it is being planned to be used in the future.