2022 School Business Office Professionals Conference

Professional development designed for those who are responsible for bookkeeping, payroll, and administering human resources & benefits.

If you are responsible for finance, payrolls, human resources, accounts payable or any duties as assigned you will want to attend the 2022 School Business Office Professionals Conference. A two-day conference for every role an educational support professional plays!


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When
12/8/2022 8:30 AM - 12/9/2022 3:00 PM
Central Standard Time
Where
Kalahari Convention Center 1305 Kalahari Drive Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Program

Wednesday, 07 December 2022

Description
Beat the lines and register tonight then join us for the Welcome Reception in Suite 2.
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM
Reconnect with colleagues from previous conferences and meet new attendees at this networking opportunity, in Suite 2.
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Thursday, 08 December 2022

Description
Join us for a warm Kalahari breakfast and network with your colleagues as we prepare for the first day of the conference!
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM
Welcome to the conference! We look forward to meeting you and as we learn together!
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
Time
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:00 AM
Thinking about upgrading to Qmlativ, but want to know more about it? This session will show you the different features of Qmlativ from a current Qmlativ user. Such as navigation, how it works, & the pros and cons. Plenty time will be left for Q&A.
Time
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
9:15 AM
This presentation will help you understand the why beyond the necessary preparation for the audit and how to review your financial statements in preparation for the audit.
Time
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
9:15 AM
Time
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
9:15 AM
Time
10:05 AM - 10:20 AM
10:05 AM
Time
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
10:20 AM
Learn what your payroll liabilities are, how to set them up, and the importance of payroll liability reconciliation.
Time
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
10:20 AM
This session is geared for those who want to develop their skills within Google. Topics covered in this session include Google Forms, Google Sheets and Google Drive. We will be demonstrating how to use Auto-Crat (a workflow add-on) to make your job easier. Our goal is that you will walk away with 2-3 new ideas from each topic to help create efficiency in your day to day work. This session will provide you an opportunity to actively participate. Please bring a device and follow along.
Time
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
10:20 AM
Time
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM
11:10 AM
This session will provide resources, reminders and discussion in preparation for the end of the 2022 payroll calendar year! Bring your laptop with you to run your District's W-2 Audit. Converse with session presenters and participants about your W-2 Audit error messages or other questions.
Time
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
11:20 AM
11:20 AM
Why is understanding cash flow and doing cash flow projections important? Learn why with some short-term borrowing and investment strategies and the return of arbitrage. What is arbitrage and why do you need to know now.
Time
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
11:20 AM
Time
12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
12:10 PM
Phishing is one of the easiest ways for malicious actors to take down a school district. The State of WI cyber statistics showed 246 million malicious emails filtered in 2020. In these recent years, that has only increased. You will hear from two school district IT leaders on building your cybersecurity preparedness plan including practical tips to help you develop your school district’s cybersecurity competency and avoid biting the bait. Cybersecurity is the responsibility of every teacher, staff member, student, and family. The threat is real, and it is time to respond!
Track
General Session
Time
1:05 PM - 2:05 PM
1:05 PM
Having troubles reconciling your cash?  Don't know where to begin?  This session is designed to give you some keys to unlocking that puzzle.  We will go through the process of reconciling cash accounts from where to begin and troubleshooting.  Bring your computers and your cash reconciliations.  There will be time at the end to try and troubleshoot some of your reconciling issues.
Time
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
2:20 PM
2:20 PM
Time
3:10 PM - 3:25 PM
3:10 PM
Learn what your insurance renewals really mean, what options you have at renewal time, what questions to ask your insurance carrier/broker, and why a strong relationship with your broker will help you manage these renewals.
Time
3:25 PM - 4:15 PM
3:25 PM
Time
3:25 PM - 4:15 PM
3:25 PM
3:25 PM
Continue meeting friends and colleagues at tonight's networking reception. Enjoy beverages and appetizers before you head to the mall to finish your holiday shopping!
Time
4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
4:15 PM

Friday, 09 December 2022

Description
Plan to join us for another exceptional Kalahari hot breakfast.
Time
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM
Meet your colleagues to hear what they hope to take back to their school districts from all their learning over the last two days.
Time
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
8:00 AM
Time
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
8:30 AM
Time
8:45 AM - 9:35 AM
8:45 AM
The FMLA, the ADA, and Worker’s Compensation combine to create a complex legal labyrinth for employee leaves of absence. This presentation will help attendees spot and navigate through situations that implicate these laws. In addition to an overview of these laws, attendees will work through hypothetical situations to practice applying these laws.
Time
8:45 AM - 9:35 AM
8:45 AM
Get ready to have some fun. Multiple CESAs will role play some of our favorite (or less than favorite) things that happen in the business office and how best to respond. This will be an interactive session. We will touch on various topics ranging from ethical issues to policy interpretation.
Time
8:45 AM - 9:35 AM
8:45 AM
Time
9:35 AM - 9:50 AM
9:35 AM
Time
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
9:50 AM
Excel is a staple of the School Business Official's toolbox; yet, all too often features remain undiscovered and underutilized which leads to inefficiencies. In this session you will learn about some of the best time saving features and little-known aspects of Excel, such as helpful keyboard shortcuts, navigation tips, and formulas that will help you in the Business Office. Even if you've been using Excel for years it can be a good idea to attend this session as you may find new efficiencies. Join us in this session to learn how you can put these strategies and shortcuts to work for you and your team to increase productivity, accuracy, and efficiency.
Time
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
9:50 AM
Learn about the steps to take after receiving your audited financial statements. This session will address how to review the audit report, sharing the report with the board of education and others and common audit findings. If you are a first or second year business manager, this is a can't miss session!
Time
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
9:50 AM
Time
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM
10:40 AM
ESSER Funds updates from Laura Adams and bring your questions about using these funds and the evidence based learning requirements
Time
10:55 AM - 11:45 AM
10:55 AM
Skyward has some great tools to help you be more efficient. Accounting adjustments allow for mistakes in account distributions to be corrected without losing the history of the prior payrolls in your reporting. We will demonstrate how to use this tool. Additionally, we will show you best practices when running your summer payrolls.
Time
10:55 AM - 11:45 AM
10:55 AM
Time
10:55 AM - 11:45 AM
10:55 AM
Time
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
11:45 AM

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