New Board Member Orientation
Start Date 11/19/2019 08:30 AM
End Date 11/20/2019 04:00 PM
Address Berry College. 875 West 1st St. NW. Rome, GA 30161

 

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.

 

The facility for this event will be in Rome, Georgia. Rooms are blocked at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rome. 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 https://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/R/RMGRMHX-GSB-20191118/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG to secure a reservation:

 

Group Name: GSBA New Board Member Orientation

Check-in:       November 18, 2019

Check-out:     November 20, 2019

Hotel Name:   Hampton Inn & Suites Rome

Hotel Phone Number: 706-622-5631

Hotel Address: 875 West 1st St. NW, Rome, GA 30161

 

 

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

November 19, 2019

TENTATIVE Agenda - 

 

  

Tuesday, November 19, 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                            

 

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

 

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

 

10:15 – 10:30 AM       Break                                                                                All

 

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

 

11:30 – 12:00 PM       Budgeting                                                                         

 

12:00 – 1:00 PM         Lunch                                                                                All

 

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

 

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

 

2:30 – 3:00 PM           QBE Overview                                                                   

 

 

New Board Member Orientation: Day Two

November 20, 2019
TENTATIVE Agenda

 

 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM                    Welcome & Overview

                                 Valarie Wilson, Executive Director, GSBA

                                 Tony Arasi, Director - Board Development, GSBA

                                 Dr, Sam King, Director – Superintendent Searches &

                                 Training & Curriculum Manager

 

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

  Phil Hartley, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLC

 

10:45 - 11:00 AM Break

 

11:00 - 11:45 AM Key Items of Importance for New School Board Members:  Roles & Responsibilities/

Governance Standards & Introduction to Domains

  Zenda Bowie, GSBA Consultant

  John Zauner, GSSA Executive Director

  Julie Rhame, Director of Member Engagement

  Dr. Sam King

 

 11:45 AM - 12:00 Board Membership

  Sis Henry, Former GSBA Executive Director

  Trudy Sowar, Former GSBA Risk Management Services Director

 

12:00 -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 & Julie Rhame

 

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

  Mark Willis, GSBA Assistant Executive Director

 

3:45 PM Wrap-Up, Evaluations