School District Audit Conference (Afternoon-Only): Choice Programs, Special Needs Program & Ethics

School District Audit Conference (Afternoon-Only): Choice Programs, Special Needs Program & Ethics

School District Audit Conference (Afternoon-Only): Choice Programs, Special Needs Program & Ethics

Overview

The experts presenting at this year’s School District Audit Conference will help you unscramble the latest regulatory changes affecting school districts and provide essential updates and guidance. Combine that with TWO NEW LOCATIONS to attend this year in Stevens Point and Milwaukee; you’re bound to score big!

4.3 CPD Credits

Registration

Registration is open through 05/23.

Member Price

$109

Nonmember Price

$109

Student Price

$30

Wednesday, May 23

12:35pm to 4:30pm (Check-In 12:35pm)

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Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

1721 W Canal St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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Agenda

Wednesday, May 23rd

12:35PM TO 2:05PM / General Session

Carrie Diamond, School Finance Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Andrea Kratz, School Finance Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Attend this session to understand the Private School Choice Programs (Choice Programs) and Special Needs Scholarship Program (Special Needs Program) requirements for the financial audit. This includes the new modified financial audit that is an option for certain schools beginning with the 2017–2018 financial audits. Common questions will also be identified in the prior-year report.

In addition, you will learn about the completion of the enrollment audit reports, and receive an explanation of their changes.

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2:20PM TO 3:35PM / General Session

Andrea Kratz, School Finance Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Learn about the Special Needs Scholarship Program, through which a student with a disability, who meets certain eligibility requirements, can receive a state-funded scholarship to attend a participating private school. This session will include a review of the initial student eligibility requirements and the requirements for schools participating in the program.

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3:40PM TO 4:30PM / General Session

Christine Hamiel, Shareholder and Chair of the School Law Section, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Robert Mathers, Shareholder, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

The legal landscape changes daily. Just when you think you have the laws and audit standards figured out, Congress, the State Legislature, or a court tells us what we are doing needs to be changed. This session is designed to give attendees the latest information on legal developments and how some accountants have been affected. Real cases involving conflicts of interest rules, due care and other ethical issues will be woven into the hot issues facing the profession.

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4:30PM TO 4:35PM / General Session

Course Materials

Note: An electronic copy of course materials is included for all registrants and can be accessed via the My WICPA section 7 days prior to the course date.