Local Control Funding Formula Workshop

About the Workshop

We are in an environment of continuing change, with the twists and turns of Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) implementation and recent developments in our accountability system. In light of regulatory requirements and in concert with our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), how do we ensure that we are appropriately calculating and managing our LCFF revenues, and how does this affect our operations?

  • Effective stakeholder engagement requires clear communication of complex budgetary and operational information
  • Compliance with new regulatory requirements mandates a deep awareness of the flexibility and limitations for determining use of base grant versus supplemental and concentration grant funds
  • Understanding is crucial to meeting the statutory and regulatory requirements of LCFF implementation, as well as effectively managing the commitment of funds at the bargaining table
  • LCFF is still in transition—K-3 class-size targets change each year, and full implementation is within sight
  • At full implementation, districts must reach their minimum proportionality percentage and funding increases will be limited to cost-of-living adjustments alone

Workshop Topics

As the LCFF is implemented and as revenues from the state slow down, understanding the fundamentals of school finance are more important than ever. This workshop will provide attendees with tools needed to plan for the future, plus:

  • Key elements of the LCFF and a step-by-step explanation of the funding provisions
  • Operational issues, including budgeting and staffing decisions related to LCFF funding levels
  • Multiyear projections using tools to calculate the LCFF and generate illustrative charts and financial trends for making decisions and communicating with stakeholders
  • LCFF accountability provisions and potential audit issues—before and after full implementation of the formula
  • Collective bargaining strategies for today that are financialy sound

To bring this workshop to your district, please call Sheila G. Vickers at (916) 446-7517 or email her at sheilav@sscal.com.

COSTS AND TIMES
SSC Clients:
Non-clients:

$215 per attendee
$315 per attendee

Registration:
Program Begins:
Program Ends:
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
12:00 PM

Dates and Locations
October 24, 2017   Santa Clara County Office of Education  
October 25, 2017   Fresno County Office of Education  
October 26, 2017   Corona Norco Unified School District Learning Center  
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