September 2018

PEIMS Leavers Webinar

September 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Did you know that any student in grades 7 to 12 in the prior school year who did not re-enroll in the current school year need an accurate leaver code submitted in the Fall PEIMS submission? If you are not properly researching, coding and retaining the documentation to support these codes, you may be negatively impacting your district’s Accountability Rating, Graduation and Dropout Rates, Mobility Rates or potentially trigger a TEA Desktop Audit. This webinar will ensure that you understand the leaver coding process from start to finish including helpful hints on tracking down your leavers so that your district does not submit any unnecessary dropouts.

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ESSA Compliance Report Webinar

September 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

There are significant changes for the 2018 ESSA Compliance Report. Every district and charter school receiving ESSA funds (Title I, Title II, Title III and Title IV) is required to submit the ESSA compliance report. The information is submitted on the report is reviewed by TEA to verify your charter’s compliance with ESSA guidelines. This webinar will explain the changes and how to complete the different forms within the report. In addition, the webinar will include a discussion of best practices in the documentation of your charter’s supplemental grant-funded programs. This year, the compliance report will be due at the end of September.

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Parent and Family Engagement Policy

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

Every school that receives Title I, Part A funds must jointly develop and agree on a Parent and Family Engagement Policy with parents and guardians, and then distribute that policy to all parents of children participating in the Title I, Part A program. In addition to being jointly developed and agreed upon, the school Parent and Family Engagement Policy must contain information required by Section 1118 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESSA). Join us to learn best practices for developing, distributing, and implementing this required policy for your charter school.

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Live Dallas Regional Training: Charter School Leaders in the Know

September 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Plan to join us for this LIVE, charter-specific, one-day event in Dallas where you can learn and connect with charter school colleagues from your region and earn your TEA required training hours.

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October 2018

Employee Leave Types and What You Must Know Webinar

October 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Navigating the world of employee leave can be quite the challenge! Some forms of leave require employers to continue compensating employees who are on leave, while some do not. Some leave is required to be approved, while some is discretionary. What do HR professionals need to consider when employees take vacation, become sick, or face other issues that may affect their attendance? How do different types of leave affect employee rights and how can employers manage attendance fairly without running the risks of discrimination or underpayment? Join us to answer these questions and more.

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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 @ 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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