New Board Member Orientation
Start Date 04/30/2019 08:30 AM
End Date 05/01/2019 04:00 PM
Address The Academy for the Blind. 2895 Vineville Avenue. Macon, GA 31204
Registration is closed for the event.

Depending on the size of the group, we will advise the exact location of the event, but this hotel is not far from any facility being considered. 

 

NOTE:  THE FIRST 3 HOURS OF THE FIRST DAY MEET THE REQUIREMENT FOR 3 HOURS OF FINANCE TRAINING FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS, LOCAL BOARDS, AS IT'S PROVIDED BY THE GEORGIA DOE.  THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS WHOSE SCHOOL SYSTEMS ARE CHARTER SYSTEMS.

 

Agenda - DRAFT

Local New Board Member Orientation: Day One
Fundamentals of Financial Governance

April 30, 2019

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

 

8:30 AM                      Welcome & Overview

                                     Valarie Wilson, Executive Director, GSBA

                                     Tony Arasi, Director - Board Development, GSBA

                                      Dr, Sam King, Director – Superintendent Searches &

                                                Training & Curriculum Manager

                                      Ted Beck, Chief Financial Officer, GADOE

 

 

 

Georgia DOE Finance Training

 

8:45 – 9:15 AM           Fiscal Responsibilities of Board Members                             Larry Winter

 

9:15 – 9:45 AM           Risk, Internal Controls and Audits                                      Larry Winter

 

9:45 – 10:15 AM         How Schools are Funded in Georgia                                    Ted Beck

 

10:15 – 10:30 AM       Break                                                                                All

 

10:30 – 11:30  AM      Federal Funds and Program Management                              Craig Geers

 

11:30 – 12:00 PM       Budgeting                                                                          Amy Rowell

 

12:00 – 1:00 PM         Lunch                                                                                All

 

1:00 – 2:00 PM           Facilities and Capital Outlay                                                 Mike Rowland

 

2:00 – 2:30 PM           Financial Reporting and Fund Accounting                              Amy Rowell                                                                

2:30 – 3:00 PM           QBE Overview                                                                    Ted Beck

 

 

New Board Member Orientation: Day 2

May 1, 2019
AGENDA

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 8:30 AM                     Continental Breakfast

 9:00 AM                     Welcome & Introductions

                                    Valarie Wilson, GSBA Executive Director

                                    Tony Arasi, GSBA Director of Board Development

                                    Dr. Samuel King, GSBA Director of Superintendent Search Services,                                                           
                                                      Training & Curriculum Manager

9:15-10:45 AM            School Law for Board Members

                                    Phil Hartley, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLC

10:45 – 11 AM            Break

11 AM-11:45 AM        Key Items of Importance for New School Board

  Members: Roles & Responsibilities/Governance Standards

  Introduction to Domains  

                                    Zenda Bowie, Consultant, GSBA 

                                    John Zauner, GA School Supt. Assoc., Executive Director

                                    Julie Rhame, GSBA Director of Member Engagement

   Dr. Samuel King

11:45-12PM                Board Mentorship

                                    Sis Henry, Former GSBA Executive Director

   Trudy Sowar, Former GSBA Risk Management Services Director

12 – 12:45 PM            Lunch

12:45 – 2:15 PM         Key Items of Importance for New School Board

    Members: Domains continued…

2:15 – 2:30 PM           Break

2:30 – 3:15 PM           Board of Education - Code of Ethics

                                    Tony Arasi and Julie Rhame

3:15 – 3:45 PM           Governance Team Tools & Resources

                                    Mark Willis, GSBA Asst. Executive Director

3:45 PM                      Wrap Up, Evaluations

 

The facility for this event will be in Macon, Georgia. The site will be finalized once we have a better determination of the number of attendees.

Rooms are blocked at the Macon Marriott City Center for the nights of April 29 & April 30. Please call the hotel direct, at the number shown below, and indicate you are part of the Georgia School Boards Association meeting or click the link to secure a reservation:

Book your group rate for GEORGIA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION- NEW BOARD MEMBER ORIENTATION 

Macon Marriott City Center

240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, GA  31217

478.621.5300