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TCSA Finance Bootcamp

March 23, 2016


Do you or other business managers in your charter school system need training to satisfy TEA’s 19 TAC, Chapter 100 training requirements?  Are you working toward your Charter Business Officer Certification and need high quality training hours?

TCSA will be providing a three day training to assist financial officers and business managers comply with state and federal laws.  Trainers for this event will be charter financial officers, staff from the Texas Education Agency, financial consultants, lawyers, auditors, and charter superintendents.

Topics Covered:

Day One:  Develop Your Financial Plan

  • Begin with the End in Mind
  • Budget Creation:  How to create a budget that accurately reflects the work of the charter
  • Coding Expenditures
  • Maintenance of Effort (MOE)
  • How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse:  Legal Requirements for Charter School Procurement of Goods and Services
  • Location, Location, Location:  Legal Issues and Do’s and Dont’s for Purchase, Sale or Lease of Real Property               
  • If You Build It… Legal Requirements for Charter School Construction, Renovations, Repairs and Improvements
  • Conflicted by Conflicts?  What Conflict of Interest Laws Apply to Charter and What Do You Need to Know to Comply

Day Two:  Execute Your Financial Plan

  • Principles of Cash Flow Accounting
  • Creating systems and internal controls that meet state and federal guidelines (Requisitions, Separation of duties, Cash in Reserves)
  • Creating Financial Reports for the Board (Statement of Activity, Statement of Financial Disposition, Cash Flow Statement)
  • Complying with Human Resource Laws
  • Administration of Employee Benefits:  Compliance with the Affordable Care Act

Day Three: Evaluating Charter Financials and Compliance Reporting

  • Welcome to Charter FIRST                                                                                                   
  • EDGAR Compliance
  • Annual Financial and Compliance Report Requirements                                
  • Preparing for the Audit

Confirmed Presenters:

  • Christina Villarreal, David Marx, Tiffany Martin & Paul Moreno from TEA
  • Joe Hoffer, Ramon Medina, Bryan Dahlberg, & Jason Adelstein from Shulman, Lopez and Hoffer
  • George Fowler, Piney Woods Academy
  • Kelly Kulchthaler, Walsh Gallegos
  • Paul King, SF Productivity
  • Kimber Fuccello, Financial Consultant
  • Paula Moeller, TCSA


TCEA--Texas Computer Education Association

3100 Alvin Devane Blvd

Austin Texas

Dates: April 13-15, 2016

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day

Cost: $350

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