Iowa Superintendents Finance & Leadership Consortium (ISFLC) February Conference

February 16–17, 2022
Day 1—Feb. 16:
7 a.m.–5 p.m.; Day 2—Feb. 17: 6:45 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
The Meadows Events & Conference Center

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IASB and the UNI Institute for Educational Leadership partner to offer the February ISFLC Conference, a 1.75 day professional development session for Iowa superintendents. Sessions are led by Iowa leaders with skills and expertise in identified criteria areas.

Tracks

  • Track 1: Fundamentals of School Finance—This track covers all of the basic concepts and regulations of Iowa’s school funding system. This track is for someone who is relatively new to the profession or someone who simply wants to revisit the fundamentals of a complex funding system.
  • Track 3-A: Preparing & Presenting Your Budget (License Renewal Credit Option—15 hours)—This track will provide a complete review of the Aid and Levy Worksheet and assist you in making critical budget decisions for FY22. The instructors will help you analyze your district's current financial position and make budget decisions based on SSA and other critical factors. Track 3A is designed for those who are seeking superintendent renewal credit. Track 3B is designed for more experienced practitioners who do not need renewal credit. SBO credit is available.
  • Track 3-B: Preparing & Presenting Your Budget (Non-Credit Option for Experienced Leaders)—This track will provide a complete review of the Aid and Levy Worksheet and assist you in making critical budget decisions for FY22. The instructors will help you analyze your district's current financial position and make budget decisions based on SSA and other critical factors. Track 3A is designed for those who are seeking superintendent renewal credit. Track 3B is designed for more experienced practitioners who do not need renewal credit. SBO credit is available.
  • Track 4: Leadership Camp for Evaluator Approval Renewal—This track will lead participants through a series of activities to explore components of an effective evaluation system. Using the Iowa Standards for School Leaders (ISSL) as the basis of the training (with conversation and resources to understand the new Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) set to be adopted in July 2021), participants will engage in dialogue and reflection around current practices and potential areas of growth as they implement evaluation processes. The credit from this track serves as the credit needed to renew Evaluator Training as part of the administrative license.
  • Track 14: All Things Special Education and Compliance Reporting A to Z
  • Track 40: Intense Content—Sharing Agreements/Personnel/Communication
  • Track 41: Successful Referendums/Community Votes—This track offers strategies and provides an opportunity to discuss the challenges related to passing a Bond Referendum. Participants will be introduced to strategies and methods utilized in other school districts to promote successful bond referendums
  • Track 42: Rebuilding School Culture & Mental Health Supports During the Post-Pandemic Transition

 
Agenda

Day 1—Feb. 16
7–8 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast
8–10 a.m.
Tracks 1, 3-A, 3-B, 4, 14, 40, 41 and 42
10–10:15 a.m.
Break/Sharing
10:15 a.m.–noonTracks (continued)
Noon–1:30 p.m.Lunch and General Session
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Tracks (continued)
3:30–3:45 p.m.
Break/Sharing
3:45–5 p.m.Tracks (continued)

Day 2—Feb. 17
6:45–7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:30–9:30 a.m.Tracks (continued)
9:30–9:45 a.m.
Break/Sharing
9:45–11:30 a.m.Tracks (continued)
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.Lunch and General Session
1–2:30 p.m.
Tracks (continued)


Registration Details

Fee: $325 per person. A list of materials for each track will be emailed to registrants. Individual tracks will not be recorded.

Credits:
All tracks are eligible for Superintendent License Renewal Credit through the School Administrators of Iowa. Tracks 1, 3A, 14, 40 and 42 will carry School Business Official Authorization.
 
Ask Me icon For more information regarding UNI Graduate Credit, email Janelle Finke at UNI. For all other questions, email Kim Huckstadt.
 

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