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Upcoming Events

July 15, 2021

School Finance Conference

While California turned the page from 2020 to 2021, educators continue to face challenges originating at both the local and state level. This year’s May Revision was much less earth-shaking than in 2020, but still has significant implications for local educational agencies’
July 29, 2021

Human Resources Operations Webinar Series

About the Webinar For both the chief human resources (HR) officer and the technical HR staff, job-specific and consistent training is required to maintain operational compliance and efficiency. Effective training should include legal requirements in concert with the mechanics
August 17, 2021

LCFF 101—For Beginners Webinar Series

About the Webinar As cost increases exceed revenue growth in the present cost-of-living-only environment, understanding the fundamentals of school finance is more important than ever. The purpose of this webinar series is to provide attendees—with a limited background in school
September 14, 2021

Collective Bargaining on the New Frontier Webinar Series

About the Webinar Local educational agency bargaining teams are tasked with bargaining the “new normal” which may include changes in instructional models, fluctuations in staffing needs, and the use of emergency COVID-19 funding resources. The lines between represented employees
September 21, 2021

Conquering Budgets Webinar Series

About the Webinar The economy, at least the economic impact on the state’s General Fund, has done an about-face and revenues are coming in fast and furious. Communicating the ever-changing financial picture, as well as understanding and managing school district and charter school
October 19, 2021

Managing Cash in the COVID-19 Era

About the Webinar The cash deferrals of 2020–21 were a stark reminder that cash is king. While the focus is typically on budget, the significant amount of cash deferrals caused many local educational agencies (LEAs) to look for outside sources of borrowing to weather the cash
October 26, 2021

Effective Supervision and Evaluation Webinar Series

About the Webinar Supervision and evaluation involves a process of active and ongoing exchanges between a supervisor and an employee in support of accomplishing the objectives of the local educational agency (LEA). Due to restrictive statutory regulations and contractual
November 2, 2021

LCAP—From Accountability to Compliance Webinar Series

About the Webinar California’s accountability and continuous improvement system continues to mature. 2021–22 will find local educational agencies (LEAs) adjusting to its evolution. This two-part webinar series will provide an overview of the accountability system for those new to
December 2, 2021

Unraveling the Mystery of School Finance Webinar Series

About the Webinar The purpose of this webinar is to take the complexities of school finance and distill them so that superintendents and other top administrators of local educational agencies can use financial information to make improved policy decisions. Topics include budget