Treasurer/CFO Planning Series - First Quarter 2020-2021
Includes a Live Event on 05/20/2021 at 8:00 AM (EDT)
Cost: Member - $100 / Non-Member - $240
Education Credits: 6 Contact Hours
This seminar is designed to integrate modules from the Essentials Curriculum offered by OASBO with an emphasis on content focused for the first quarter of the fiscal year (July, August, September).
Thank you to the Seminar Directors for this seminar: Anne Arnold, Edison Local Schools; Kerri Johnson, Anthony Wayne Local Schools.
Welcome & Introductions
Educational Management Information System (EMIS) (CPIM Approved)
What a Treasurer/CFO needs to review with staff for accuracy, timely submission and its importance for first quarter:
- Tuition certification and report for end of prior fiscal year activity (including SF14, SF-14H, etc.);
- Scholarship Review Period (EdChoice, Jon Peterson and Autism – timelines subject to change);
- Student full-time equivalent (FTE) counts and accuracy (including percent of time, special ed, economic disadv., enrolled/withdrawal, etc.);
- College Credit Plus (CCP) Tuition Review (loaded into into Ohio District Data Exchange (ODDEX) at various times and allows for a 45 day review period);
- Staff reporting – checking data for accurate reporting and update as appropriate; and
- Financial Supplemental Collection Optional (September).
Jenalee Niese, EMIS Coordinator, Holgate Schools
Tami Bevins, EMIS Supervisor, Four County Career Center
Tying It All Together: Budgeting & Forecast (CPIM Approved
Year-end budgetary compliance, County Auditor/AOS requirements
- Temporary/Permanent vs. Final Appropriations:
- Temporary/Permanent appropriations for the next fiscal year, and final appropriations for previous year
- Board may adopt of appropriation measure, which may be temporary (July 1) (ORC 5705.38(A))
- Certificate of Available Balances
- Treasurer must certify available revenue in funds to county auditor (July 1) (ORC 5705.36(A)(1)) – Official certificate of estimated resources
- Certificate of Available Balances
Official/Final Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
- Request for an amended official certificate, if necessary (prior to July 1)
Ryan Stechschulte, Treasurer/CFO, Toledo Public Schools
Cajon Keeton, Treasurer/CFO, Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools
Grants Management; Creating and Refining Your Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP) (CPIM Approved)
- Budget/Revisions, USAS Allocation, Spending Deadlines, PCRs, (submit prior to June 30) FERs (Due September 30)
- Allocation of costs to appropriate USAS accounts (special education function codes; IDEA funds; Title I funds) - for next fiscal year
- Monthly project cash requests (PCRs) and budget revisions
- PCR advance requests for October approved and budget revisions
- Work with school departments to create the plan
- Obligated funds by June 30, expended by Sept. 30 (with CCIP Final Expenditure Report due Sept 30)
- CCIP budgets must be substantially approved for the fiscal year beginning July 1 prior to expending funds
Brad Deleruyelle, Treasurer/CFO, Pandora-Gilboa Schools
Licensure Issues: Licensure Validation, Local Professional Development Committee, and Individual Professional Development Plan
- Contact hours versus semester hours
- Course work tied to IPDP
- What must be submitted (CEU form/Agendas, etc.)
Amy Burns, Director of HR/PY, Toledo Public Schools
Student Activities & Boosters (CPIM Approved)
Matt Stout, Bricker & Eckler
Matt Feasel, Treasurer/CFO, Pike-Delta-York Schools
Jenny Moneghan, Assistant Treasurer, Anthony Wayne Schools
Anne Arnold, Edison Local Schools
Round Table Discussion - Cash vs. GAAP - Preparing for Year-End
Anne Arnold, Treasurer/CFO, Edison Local Schools
Melcie Wells, Treasurer/CFO, Warren Local Schools
Conclusion and Q&A
Treasurer/CFO, Edison Local Schools
Anne Arnold is Treasurer/CFO at Edison Local Schools in Erie County. She oversees the financial operations of the district with a general fund budget of almost $20 million dollars. Before coming to Edison Local, Anne was the Treasurer/CFO at Benton Carroll Salem Local School District in Oak Harbor and prior to that at Woodmore Local Schools in Woodville.
Anne graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism. After a career in retail management, she decided to pursue public education and became the Accounts Payable Coordinator at Fremont City Schools. While there, she obtained her School Treasurer’s License in May 2003.
Anne has been involved with OASBO for many years and has served on a number of committees, served as an officer for the Northwest Chapter and been a presenter at several professional development meetings. She was also name Outstanding Treasurer/CFO of the Year for 2017. Anne is also a member of the Village Council in Lindsey, Ohio where she lives with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys day trips with her family and spending time with friends.
Treasurer/CFO, Anthony Wayne Local Schools
Kerri Johnson has been the Treasurer of Anthony Wayne Local Schools since 2006. Prior to being hired at Anthony Wayne LSD, she was the Treasurer at Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District for 14 years. She started her career at Vanguard Vocational Center as an Assistant Treasurer in 1990 and worked there three (3) years.
Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Tiffin University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Finance. She is a member of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials and a past president of the Northwest Ohio Chapter. She serves on various OASBO committees.
EMIS Coordinator, Holgate Local Schools
Jenalee Niese is the EMIS Coordinator at Holgate Local Schools. Jenalee recently completed the OASBO Treasurer Bootcamp and utilized pathway three to obtain her School Treasurer’s License.
Jenalee has 15 years’ experience in education and has gained experience in many aspects of a school’s business and reporting procedures. Jenalee conducts the reconciliation of SFPR vs. FTE student data, collects and manages student and staff data in PowerSchool with submissions to the Data Collector, administator of PowerTeacher Pro, WebXam and IEP Anywhere – managing timelines and audits. Jenalee oversees numerous Safe account programs including Scholarships, CTE-26, provides data for Tuition, Excess and Catastrophic Cost, analyzes teacher licensure and report card data in the Secure Data Center (SDC), works with AESOP, USAS and RAM, fee receipts, and ODDEX.
EMIS Supervisor, Four County Career Center
Tami has been the EMIS/State Testing Supervisor at Four County Career Center in Archbold, OH for 10 years. Prior to that she worked at an ITC assisting districts with their student software systems. Tami has a master’s degree in Career-Technical Education with a minor in Business/Human Resource Management. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their blended family of 8 children and 13 grandchildren.
CFO/Treasurer, Toledo Public Schools
Mr. Ryan Stechschulte is the Treasurer/CFO for Toledo Public Schools. He has been with the school district, which is the top four as far as enrollment in the State of Ohio, since July, 2015.
Prior to making the move to Toledo Public Schools, Mr. Stechschulte served as the Treasurer/CFO of several other school districts, including Ada Exempted, Patrick Henry, Ottawa Hills and Lima City. Throughout his career, he has gained valuable experience in the areas of school law and finance. He has also been involved in setting district policy and being on contract negotiating teams.
Mr. Stechschulte is a past president of the board of directors for OASBO and has presented at numerous local, regional and national conferences on varying topics having to do with school finance.
Treasurer/CFO, Benton Carroll Salem Local SD
Cajon Keeton is the Treasurer for the Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District in Ottawa County Ohio. Prior to joining BCS, Cajon served as a High School Business and Technology teacher in Central Ohio.
Treasurer/CFO, Pandora-Gilboa Local SD
Treasurer, North College Hill City SD
Partner, Bricker & Eckler
Matt Stout is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Public Finance group and practices in the areas of public finance and public law, emphasizing school and local government law. He assists and advises with the documentation and issuance of general obligation and revenue bond transactions for municipalities, school districts, and other political subdivisions; assists and advises municipalities, school districts, and other political subdivisions with tax-exempt lease purchase financings; and provides general counsel assistance to political subdivisions.
Treasurer/CFO, Pike-Delta-York Local SD
Assistant Treasurer, Anthony Wayne Local Schools
Jenny Moneghan, the Assistant Treasurer for the Anthony Wayne Local School District, has served in this position for 8 years. Prior to Anthony Wayne, she worked as Assistant Treasurer for Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District and was at Gibsonburg for almost 18 years. Ms. Moneghan is a graduate of Terra State Community College with an Associate Degree in Business and a major in Accounting. She is a member of OASBO and their local chapter NWOASBO.
Ms. Moneghan lives in Green Springs, Ohio with her husband. In their spare time, they enjoy raising and showing their Labrador retrievers and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. They have 3 adult children and 3 awesome grandchildren.
Treasurer/CFO, Warren City Schools
A public school Treasurer for 0 years, Melcie has established herself as a respected colleague that strives in leadership and collaboration. A 1993 graduate of Waterford High School, a 1996 graduate of Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Melcie started her career in the newspaper industry serving as the accountant for the Gannett owned Marietta Times in Marietta, Ohio. In 1999, she decided to further her education and in 2000, became a graduate of Ohio University with a Masters of Science in Accounting.
In 2000, Melcie accepted a position with the Local Government Services division of the Ohio State Auditor’s Office. Over the next eight years, Melcie worked with various governmental entities assisting and or completing GAAP conversions, five-year forecasts, PAFR’s, training of governmental finance officials, and creating training manuals.
In 2008, Melcie accepted her first Treasurer’s position in her home school district, Warren Local in Vincent, Ohio. In 2011, Melcie accepted an additional position with Fort Frye Local Schools as their Treasurer and served both District’s through a shared services agreement for 2 years. Melcie still serves as the Treasurer at Warren Local currently, and is the OASBO Board President.