Featuring...a legislative panel with some of the most influential senators and representatives, and for the first time ever, you’ll hear from the new Director of the Department of Management, Michael Bousselot!
The Federal Stimulus: How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck(s)
Iowa Department of Education
As more federal money becomes available to school districts, it’s important to know how you can spend those funds and for what purposes. The Iowa Department of Education will provide guidance and insight to ensure you get the maximum benefit from these additional funds.
Legislative Panel: Key Takeaways from the 2021 Session and What’s Ahead for 2022
Senator Amy Sinclair, Chair, and Senator Herman Quirmbach, Ranking Member, Senate Education Committee; and Representative Ras Smith, Ranking Member, House Education Committee
A panel discussion among the most influential legislators when it comes to education issues. They will detail legislative actions from this session and their impact on school districts as well as what they see as the top concerns heading into next school year.
Dropout Prevention: How to Prioritize Equity in Your District
Brad Buck, Superintendent, Waukee Schools; and Joel Pedersen, Superintendent, Cardinal Schools
Equity in public education is a top priority, and school finance is part of that puzzle. Hear from two superintendents who are striving for student equity in their districts by tackling key issues like dropout prevention.
State of the Budget: Where We Stand as We Begin Post-Pandemic Recovery
Michael Bousselot, Director, Department of Management
Hear from the new director of the Department of Management, Michael Bousselot, on the current state of our budget as the state moves into recovery from the pandemic.