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New Superintendent Workshop

New Superintendent Workshop

The Department offers workshops throughout the year on various topics important for new administrators. Below are the topics for the upcoming meeting. 

New superintendents may also be interested in the Administrator Mentoring Program (AMP) supported by the Department and other education organizations. Find more information here

October 19, 2020 - WebEx Meeting - 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

The following topics will be covered during this meeting.  Presentation

  • AMI/AMI-X Clarifications
  • Attendance Reporting
  • CARES Grants
  • Monthly Payment Updates
  • Timely Reminders
  • Q&A's
  • Discussion with Area Supervisors (seperate WebEx)

June 18, 2020 - ZOOM Meeting

  • School Finance - David Tramel, Coordinator
    • Your First 90 Days
      • Budget Analysis
      • Tax Rate Calculation
      • Residency
      • Preparing and Running a Board Meeting
    • PK Students Eligible to be Claimed for State Aid - Tammy Lehmen, Coordinator
    • Annual Secretary of the Board Report (ASBR)
    • Quarterly Reporting Requirements
    • Calendar Reminders
    • Transportation - Debra Clink, Student Transportation Manager
  • Department CommunicationsMallory McGowin, Communications Coordinator
  • Data System Management/Data ReportingAmber Castleman, Coordinator
    • ​​User Manager - Kimberly Luebbering, Coordinator
  • Educator QualityPaul Katnik, Assistant Commissioner
  • MASA Presentation - Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director, Kelly Hinshaw, Director for Leader Development, Chris Gaines, MASA Mentoring Committee Chairman
  • Legislative Overview - Michael Harris, Chief of Governmental Relations
  • College and Career Readiness OverviewBlaine Henningsen, Assistant Commissioner
    • ​​Curriculum and Assessment Update - Lisa Sireno Standards & Assessment Administrator
    • Career and Technical Education Update - Roger Barnes, Coordinator
    • Social Emotional Learning Supports - Rene Yoesel, School Counseling Manager
    • Update Task Force for Learning Acceleration - Blaine Henningsen
  • Quality SchoolsChris Neale, Assistant Commissioner
    • Update on 2020 Data Reporting - Jocelyn Strand, Coordinator
    • MOCAP - Chris Neale
    • CARES Funding - Chris Neale
  • Closing Remarks
  • DESE Presenters and Contact Information