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The IASBO Fall Conference will be held at Prairie Meadows Conference Center October 31 and November 1. Sessions will be offered for SBO Renewal Credit. School Business Officials are encouraged to invite the HR people in your district to attend at a special one day rate. The first day of the conference sessions includes topics of interest to Human Resource personnel. IASBO Titanium and Gold level Corporate Partners will have information tables in the precon area.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/31/2017 to 11/1/2017
When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
7:30 AM
Where: Prairie Meadows Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, Iowa  50009
United States
Contact: Nancy Blow
319-931-1833


Online registration is available until: 10/24/2017
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2017 Fall Conference

 

The IASBO Fall Conference will be held at Prairie Meadows Conference Center October 31 and November 1.  School Business Officials are encouraged to invite the HR people in your district to attend at a special one day rate.  The first day of the conference sessions includes topics of interest to Human Resource personnel.

IASBO Titanium and Gold level Corporate Partners will have information tables.

Tuesday, October 31

Opening General Sessions begin at 8:30 and will include:

·       “Be Your Own Superhero”, Sam Glenn, Keynote speaker.

·       Bargaining, Governing and Administering Under the New Collective Bargaining Law:  Lessons from the Wisconsin Experience – Michael Julka, School Law and public sector labor and employment law, Boardman & Clark Law Firm

·       There’s A Pony in There Somewhere – Dr. James Scharff

Afternoon breakout sessions include:

1:00– 2:00

·       Recruiting/Advertising/Orientation/Welcome – Mike Cyze, Dubuque CSD – Where to find applicants, how to use social media, EEOC staffing and diversity, orientation/welcome best practices

·       Worker Comp Changes – Nolan Grimm & Janelle Friedman, Jester Insurance – Pre-employment physical program, return to work program

·       403b Changes – Jenny Sandusky – Update on 403b program, additional vendors, plan with ease overview, 457 options

·       Under Lock and Key – Handling Confidential Records – Kristy Latta, Ahlers – Personnel Files, Medical Files, what is confidential, what is public information

2:15 – 3:15

·       Board Policy Workshop #3 – Kristy Latta, Ahlers - 400 Series (Chapter 20 changes)

·       Dillon’s Rule vs Home Rule – Danielle Haindfield, Ahlers and Shawn Snyder, IASB – History of Home Rule and Dillon’s Rule, how we arrived here and moving forward.

·       FMLA – Miriam Van Heukelem, Ahlers – Review of Family Medical Leave Act rules and regulations

·       Employee Handbooks – Jeff Krausman, Dickinson Law Firm – Basic guidance on do’s and don’ts, what should be in and what should be out.

3:30 – 4:30

·       Section 125 Compliance – American Fidelity – Compliance/Introducing a QHDHP with HAS bank accounts

·       Behavioral Finance – Richard Mason, Voya -  education for schools on how to improve participant outcomes when planning for retirement. This session includes how behavioral studies can be applied to encourage better retirement savings habits.

·       Forecast5 Session – Gary Sinclair

·       Robert’s Rules of Order – This session will provide assistance with parliamentary procedure

4:30 – 5:30 – Service Project

7:00 – 10:00 – Johnny Holm Band with Costume Contest

 

Wednesday, November 1

General Sessions begin at 8:30 and will include:

·       DE Update – Fall 2017

·       A Promise of Iowa – Lisa Bartusek, IASB – Telling the story of the good things that happen every day and the difference public schools make to individual students

Breakout Sessions

SBO Initial Authorization Training – 12:45 – 4:45

12:45 – 1:45

·       DE Coding Guidance – Denise Ragias, DE – Understanding coding – what goes together and what doesn’t - categoricals

·       A Promise of Iowa – Digging Deeper – Lisa Bartusek, IASB

·       E-Rate – Pam Jacobs - what it is, how it is funded, how it applies to public schools

·       Google – Jessica Fincel – Google hands on training

2:00 – 3:00

·       Comprehensive Calendar – Jeff Swartzentruber, Mid Prairie CSD – This is a comprehensive roadmap in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet listing significant tasks and steps for the year

·       Segregation of Duties – Steve Graham Cedar Rapids CSD – SBO office organization and delegation of duties

·       Digital Documentation – Ed Chabal, Mt. Pleasant CSD – How saving documents and information in a digital format works at Mt Pleasant CSD

·       Google – Jessica Fincel – Google hands on training

3:15 – 4:15

·       Open Enrollment – Eric Heitz and Carla Schimelfennig, DE – Open Enrollment and Concurrent Enrollment – Open Enrollment In and Out – mid year changes – Rules – Associated Funding

·       Nutrition Update – Ann Feilmann, DE – Nutrition Update, USDA requirements, Procurement review tool

·       Professional Development for Classified Staff – Lora Appenzeller-Miller, Waukee CSD – Basics on how to start a Professional Development program for administration and operational staff

·       Google – Jessica Fincel – Google hands on training

 

 

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