Raising the Bar 2017 - Preconference Session

May 3rd | 9:00 am - 4:15 pm

Dive deep into the fiscal side of workforce development. Our general morning session will cover the Resource Sharing Agreement & Infrastructure Costs. Lunch will be provided before breakout sessions start. Breakout sessions will cover creating and enforcing a budget, cost pools, cost allocation plans, and subrecipient monitoring.  MWA is partnering with a local community college to offer CPEs for interested attendees.  


Preconference Session Schedule:

Resource Sharing Agreement & Infrastructure Costs – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dive into the new requirements and learn strategies for maximizing the impact of your RSA. Walk away from this session knowing what should be included in an RSA, where to begin when putting a new RSA in place, and how to pick a cost allocation structure that fits your area/organization.  Every area must complete a new RSA, this is the perfect time to learn best practices!

Who Should Attend: all workforce partners at state and local levels

Download the presentation here (.pdf) and here (.ppt)

Lunch – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cost Pools & Cost Allocation Plans – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

How do I keep all these costs straight by grant and by restricted category?

What are allowable costs? What is a program cost vs. an admin cost? What is a direct cost vs. an indirect cost? All of these questions will be answered plus learn various options for cost allocation plans so you can choose the one that fits your area/organization the best.

Who should attend: workforce directors, workforce partners at the state and local levels, fiscal staff

Download the presentation here (.pdf) and here (.ppt)

Subrecipient Monitoring – 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

All the regulations that apply to us must also be enforced on our subrecipients

Define what exactly a subrecipient is and discover the secrets to effective fiscal subrecipient monitoring, including One-Stop operator monitoring.  Learn the submonitoring requirements, how to create a monitoring process, and how to write effective monitoring reports.  Hear tips and tricks for what to watch out for when completing the monitoring process.

Who should attend: workforce directors, fiscal staff, program managers and directors

Download the presentation here (.pdf) and here (.ppt).  You can also download the handouts here: Handout 1, Handout 2Handout 3