Head Start Fiscal Management
The Office of Head Start has always been concerned with the fiscal management of Head Start organizations. With the release of the Head Start Performance Standards (HSPPS) and the Uniform Guidance, fiscal management is more important than ever: the HSPPS require strong and effective fiscal management as well as a structure to ensure proper oversight of all program areas.
As a result, Head Start programs need to have a deeper understanding of what the law requires and permits and how to successfully innovate within the limits of the law. This understanding will not only improve accountability but also reduce risk and result in a high-quality program.
Join the nation’s leading Head Start attorneys for this two-day training addressing the hottest fiscal issues affecting Head Start programs since the release of the performance standards. Attendees will leave this hands-on training with practical tips and techniques as well as slides, supplementary resources, sample checklists and documents.
- Cost principles
- Facilities and property
- Financial management systems
- Reporting requirements
- Procurement policies and procedures
HOW IS THIS TRAINING DIFFERENT?
- It’s collaborative. Attorneys will lead participants in collaborative, solution-oriented discussions.
- It’s active. This training is hands-on. Our attorneys will lead you in exercises to help you learn how to read statutes and regulations critically so that when there are changes to the law you will be better equipped to understand and adapt to the changes.
- It’s practical. You’ll leave this training with a roadmap to success, complete with to-do lists, best practices, and advice on policies and procedures.
- CFOs, Finance Managers, and Finance Department Personnel
- Other Managers involved in Budgeting and Funds Management
- Head Start Leadership, including CEOs, COOs, CMOs
- Executive Directors / Head Start Program Directors
- Grant Managers, Specialists, and Administrators
- Program Officers
- Grant Officers
After this training, you will be able to:
- Identify how to reduce risk within your Head Start program
- Understand how the HSPPS affects fiscal issues
- Discuss how to be innovative within the confines of both the HSPPS and Uniform Guidance
- Describe the key fiscal risk areas for Head Start programs and strategies to reduce risk
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
10:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
|10:30 am – 10:45 am||Introductions and Overview|
|10:45 am – 12:00 pm||Understanding the Federal Funding System and Your Head Start Grant Agreement|
|12:00 pm – 12:15 pm||Break|
|12:15 pm – 1:30 pm||Match and Administrative Cap Waivers|
|1:30 pm – 2:15 pm||Break|
|2:15 pm – 3:30 pm||Cost Allocation, Blended Funding, Time and Effort, and Indirect Cost Rate Agreements|
|3:30 pm – 3:45 pm||Break|
|3:45 pm – 5:15 pm||Cost Allocation, Blended Funding, Time and Effort, and Indirect Cost Rate Agreements (cont.)|
|5:15 pm – 5:30 pm||Wrap Up and Q&A|
Thursday, April 20, 2023
10:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
|10:30 am – 12:00 pm||Contracting, Procurement, and Subrecipient/Delegate Relationships|
|12:00 pm – 12:15 pm||Break|
|12:15 pm – 1:00 pm||Internal Controls|
|1:00 pm – 1:45 pm||Small Group Activity|
|1:45 pm – 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 pm – 3:45 pm||Compensation Issues and Top Compliance Concerns|
|3:45 pm – 4:00 pm||Break|
|4:00 pm – 5:20 pm||Federally Supported Facilities and Other Property Issues|
|5:20 pm – 5:30 pm||Wrap Up and Q&A|
FTLF'S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom. Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-855-200-3822.
Nicole Bacon, a Partner at FTLF, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]
Phillip is Senior Counsel in the firm’s Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups. A native of Puerto Rico, Phillip’s bilingual, nationwide practice serves non-profit organizations, municipalities, local government agencies, and other federal grantees. Prior to joining Feldesman Tucker, Phillip ran a practice from San Juan which spanned corporate, business, public policy, government and contract law, and included contested matters and appeals before state and federal courts. [Full Bio]
Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. Ted's priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 11.60 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: CFOs, Finance Managers, and Finance Department Personnel; Other Managers involved in Budgeting and Funds Management; Head Start Leadership, including CEOs, COOs, CMOs; Executive Directors / Head Start Program Directors; Grant Managers, Specialists, and Administrators; Program Officers; and Grant Officers
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).
- 11.50 Certificate of Attendance
- 11.60 CPEFTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
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