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2019 Federal Funding Conference
Monday, February 25, 2019 8:00 AM CDT to Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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Registration is now open for the 2019 WI Federal Funding Conference! This conference is a collaboration between DPI, WASBO and the WI Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS) held Monday, February 25 and Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

This conference has limited registration and has sold out every time it has been offered!

In addition to providing introductory sessions on federal funding for staff new to federal grants management, this year's conference focuses on the importance of the local education agency's compliance with the Federal Uniform Grant Guidance, how student level data impacts federal funding and the implementation of ESSA along with school-level expenditure reporting requirements under ESSA. 

District administrators, business managers, grant coordinators, and bookkeepers who work closely with special education and Title I funding are encouraged to attend along with special education program coordinators and Title I program coordinators.


General Sessions:

  • Federal Grants 101
  • Connecting the Results of Your Root Cause Analysis to How You Spend Your Federal Funds

NEW Topics for 2019:

  • Written Procedures and DPI's Risk Assessment
  • ESSA's Maintenance of Effort Requirements and Title I Comparability Reporting
  • Planning for Fund 27 Under the IDEA MOE Requirement
  • ESSA School Level Reporting: What's Happening, What's Next and Why You Should Care
  • Indirect Costs Recovery and Federal Funds
  • View the entire Schedule at a Glance

Please note, this year's conference is structured with introductory sessions on day 1 and more advanced sessions on day 2.

Bring your entire team! 
As one previous conference attendee noted, registering as a team "provides the opportunity to gather more information on different topics and spend time communicating about the intersection of ideas and application to the district."

Hotel Accommodations 
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Kalahari for a room rate of $82/single or $129/doubles, triples & quads. Please call the Kalahari directly to reserve your room at 877.253.5466 and ask for the "Federal Funding 2019" room block. Be sure to bring both your tax exempt and a completed Wisconsin S211 when checking in.

Questions about registration? Contact the WASBO office at 608.249.8588.