Webinars

October 2018

EDGAR Staffing and Time & Effort Webinar

October 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

This course will address the necessary written procedures, staff documentation, and the guidelines on reasonable compensation. Topics include job descriptions, pay scale, timekeeping, and time and effort. Sample documentation and helpful tools and tips for charters will be discussed and provided.

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HR 101: Charter-Wide HR

October 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

At the completion of this session, attendees will understand the overall big picture of how to manage all of the pieces associated with a charter school’s personnel system. The personnel system manages the charter school’s largest asset, and largest cost; its staff. This session will focus on the functions/processes of recruiting, hiring and developing employees so they become a crucial team member serving the students. Other personnel system processes include the steps in deciding the employees’ wages, benefits, incentives, performance appraisal and succession planning.

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District Equity Plan Webinar

October 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

In November of 2017, all districts and charters receiving Title I funds were required to submit a District Equity Plan detailing the strategies for having effective teachers in place for all students.  With the start of the 2018-2019 school year, there are updates required to your existing Equity Plan.  What are the required updates?  When are the updates due? What resources are available to complete the updates? 

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Fall PEIMS 101 Webinar

October 23, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Fall PEIMS data is used to calculate compensatory entitlements, monitor student special programs, report data to the federal government, calculate student retention rates, calculate basic profiles for the Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS), and can trigger a TEA desk audit! We will also discuss the new PEIMS data elements that are being collected for the first time this year! You will leave this webinar with a good foundation for understanding what data is included in the Fall PEIMS submission and which TSDS reports to focus on to ensure data accuracy.

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August 2019

House Bill 3 Live Webinar

August 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This live webinar discussion and Q&A will help you manage through all of the confusion. We’ll be covering the projection template in detail and answering as many questions regarding the calculator as possible. CSS is here to help you ensure your campus has the best budget possible! Due to technical difficulties, the webinar originally scheduled for 9 am Friday, August 9,  has been rescheduled and will now take place on Friday, August 16, at 9 am.

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October 2019

Fall PEIMS Webinar

October 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Did you know that many new PEIMS data elements that are being collected for the first time this year? Join us while we discuss best practices for collecting both new data elements as well as those that we have been submitting now for many years.

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November 2019

At Risk PEIMS Coding Webinar

November 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Is your district accurately identifying, reviewing and updating your At-Risk students indicator codes in your Student Information System? The state has created a new At-Risk indicator for the 2019-20 school year! There are now 14 state defined criteria that identify a student as being considered At-Risk for dropping out of school. Did you know that each criteria has different documentation requirements and time frames associated with them?

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January 2020

Mid-Year PEIMS Webinar

January 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Did you know that your Mid-Year PEIMS submission, which consists of reporting your charter’s audited actual financial date, is used by TEA to report information to the Texas State Legislature, monitor student special program expenditures, audit charter schools, perform TEA desk audits, and is linked to a critical indicator for passing Charter FIRST compliance?

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School Safety Webinar

January 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this live webinar presented by Denise Pierce and Maia Levenson of Schulman, Lopez, Hoffer & Adelstein Attorneys & Counselors at Law. Webinar attendees will acquire knowledge to implement new policies and procedures regarding student safety and campus security as required by the 2019 Texas Legislature.

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February 2020

Charter Board Roles and Responsibilities Webinar

February 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a live webinar presented by Denise Nance Pierce and Maia Levenson from SLHA Law on the charter board member's roles and responsibilities.

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