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WISEgrants - the Well-Balanced Podcast Recordings

Twice a month (unless holiday / conference conflicts) WISEgrants staff from DPI will provide software and grant-related updates, with the last 15 minutes of each podcast dedicated to answering questions from the field (either submitted prior to or asked during the session). The structure of the podcast will be free form with no pre-set agenda to allow DPI staff to provide up-to-the minute information to the field. Registering for "WISEgrants - a Well-Balanced Podcast" signs the viewer up for all scheduled podcasts

Register for FY 2018-19 "WISEgrants - the Well-Balanced Podcast" (7:45-8:30 Tuesdays)

Date ARCHIVED WISEgrants Weekly Podcasts Recording

10/16/2018

Grant contact information, Title III-A application updates, Claims deadlines/reminders, MOE Compliance report, Process for returning funds. View

9/18/2018

1505 SE Reconciliation in WISEgrants, WUFAR changes around Technology, LEA Plan reminders, Final claims notifications/deadlines for 2017-18, IDEA equitable services and carryover. View

9/4/2018

2018-19 upcoming due dates, 2017-18 ESEA End-of-Year Report, Submitting and revising final claims, Process for returning funds, Title III-A expected release View

8/21/2018

LEA Plan Narratives, ESEA due dates for applications, Title I Reservations, Tydings and unspent funds from 2016-17, Indirect Cost Recovery View

8/7/2018

Updates to Title IV, Part A, Submitting Final claims, 2018-19 updates for IDEA including changes to CEIS, MOE Report new compliance features View

6/26/2018

FY 2018-19 Budgets Open for Title and IDEA - timeline reminders, new WUFAR combinations, subrecipient contact collection View

5/1/2018

Agenda - MOE Compliance Check for FY 2017-18; ESSA LEA Plan Quick Tips View

4/17/2018

Agenda - Carl Perkins CTE Grant

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3/6/2018

Agenda - WISEgrants updates, Carl Perkins CTE Grant

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2/20/2018

Agenda - ESEA LEA Plan update, Carl Perkins CTE Grant

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2/15/2018

Agenda - WISEgrants updates, Title IV-A Application now open, IDEA Equitable Services

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2/1/2018

Agenda - ESEA Updates (TI Comparability, ESEA Final Carryover, Title IV-A, Updating Private School affirmations), Maintenance of Effort Q&A session: Bring any and all MOE questions.

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2/1/2018

IDEA Maintenance of Effort, now live in WISEgrants.

DPI staff will provide a brief overview of the MOE compliance and eligibility software with timelines and next steps. A longer demo with question time will be held on Monday, February 5, at 11:30 a.m. Click here to register.

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1/9/2018

General Updates, CEIS Student counts, more on IDEA Maintenance of Effort 

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1/4/2018

TI Comparability, 2016-17 Carryover Status, ESEA Transfers, IDEA Maintenance of Effort

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11/28/2017

Agenda - WISEdata Snapshot and the impact on IDEA compliance and allocations; Loading of FY 2016-17 carryover and amounts lost to Tydings; Equitable Services requirements under IDEA - adding unspent portion to current year reserved amounts. 

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11/14/2017

Agenda - ESEA End of Year Report; Updated technical assistance on returning of federal funds, disposal of equipment and IDEA Allowable costs; CEIS narrative reviews. 

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11/9/2017

Agenda - ESEA End of Year Report walk-through

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10/31/2017

Agenda - Grant Updates, ESEA End-of-Year Report, Claims Reminders

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9/19/2017

Agenda - Tydings Report, ESEA application deadlines and EOY Report, Budgeting for Supplies, Registration Fees, Reading Specialist vs Reading Interventionist vs Teacher Support

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9/14/2017

Agenda - CEIS Student Counts and CEIS Narrative, Entering Personnel in WISEgrants, Medicaid Billing (NOT an allowable IDEA cost)

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8/31/2017

Agenda - WISEgrants and WUFAR

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8/22/2017

Agenda - Tydings Report - Obligations need to be made by September 30; Ensure that final claims are marked "Final"; Vehicle Purchase Process for Special Education; IDEA MOE Compliance for FY 2016-17; ESSA enrollment certifications.

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8/7/2017

Agenda - Final FY 2016-17 claim reminders; Returning grant funds to DPI; Finding personnel and contracted services in the IDEA formula budgets; Preliminary Carryover - rules and reminders.

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8/2/2017

Agenda - IDEA Adjustment to 2016-17, IDEA Equitable Services End of Year Reporting, Indirect Cost Recovery - Private School sub-budgets under ESSA; IDEA MOE Compliance for 2016-17; ESEA End of Year Reporting reminders

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7/26/2017

Agenda - Private School Affirmation; Preliminary Allocations and Preliminary Carryover; Tydings Report and Obligations by September 30; FY 2016-17 claim reminders

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7/20/2017

Agenda - Private School Affirmation; Preliminary Allocations and Preliminary Carryover; Tydings Report and Obligations by September 30; FY 2016-17 claim reminders

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7/11/2017

Agenda - IDEA Equitable Services Requirement - End of Year; ESEA End of Year Report; Fixing Over Claimed Line Items without Budget Amendments; ESEA Private School Affirmations; Auditor Access to WISEgrants

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7/6/2017

Agenda - Tydings Report; Fiscal Terms and Conditions for some subrecipients; WUFAR changes for FY 2017-18; Budgeting Staff; ESEA End of Year Report; IDEA MOE Compliance for FY 2016-17

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6/27/2017

Agenda - Preliminary Allocations and Preliminary Carryover; IDEA Equitable Services - required end of year reporting for some districts; Transfers between ESEA grants in FY 2017-18

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6/22/2017

Agenda - Update on IDEA Allocations for FY 2016-17 and Allocations for Title I, Title II and IDEA; Returning Federal Funds to DPI process; ESSA Changes to Title II-A

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6/13/2017

Agenda - ESSA Changes to Title I-A; Indirect Cost Recovery (as an option to carrying over funds); Review of Obligation rules; Changes to CEIS for FY 2017-18

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6/8/2017

Agenda - Equitable Participation under ESSA; IDEA 'Copy Over' feature for FY 2017-18; Status of Title IV-A; All FY 2017-18 Federal Grant Subawards housed in WISEgrants; IDEA MOE Compliance for FY 2016-17

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5/30/2017

Agenda - FY 2017-18 Assurances & Authorizers; Potential FY 2017-18 Timelines; Claim Reminders; CEIS Student Identification Requirement

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5/25/2017

Agenda - WISEgrants user set-up refresher; Auditor Access; FY 2017-18 Assurances & Authorizers; ESEA Private School Affirmation forms; Status of Title IV-A

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3/21/2017

Link - Decreases in IDEA flow-through allocations and the impact within WISEgrants; listing multiple staff under one budget item within WISEgrants; how to treat CESA refunds.

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3/7/2017

Link - MOE & October 1 Child Count; IDEA Equitable Services Budgeting; Update Enrollment for Title I Schoolwide Set-Aside; Changes to IDEA Allocations FY 2016-17; Fiscal Terms & Conditions; Copying IDEA budgets into FY 2017-18; Federal Grant Subawards

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1/19/2017

Link - Claims - Upload / Download, Moving and Removing Claimed Costs; Oct. 1 Child Count update; Common Unallowed Costs; Technical Assistance

 

1/10/2017

Link - Any changes to allocations will appear on subaward documents; Upload / Download of Claims Information (available 1/17/17); IDEA equitable services monitoring; Oct. 1 Child Count in the IDEA MOE Report

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12/13/2016

Link - Subawards now available; Fiscal Terms and Conditions; Reserving optional set-aside funds in IDEA; Title I Schoolwide set-aside under IDEA Flow-through

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11/29/2016

Link - ESEA Program Plan Report; Future option to claim by 'Expenditures to Date'; Editing claims to move previously claimed amounts; Title I Focus School Allocations

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11/10/2016

Link - IDEA and CEIS Carryover; New ESEA Assurance form for Foster Care; Issues with Claims and Function / Object Changes; CEIS narrative and student data collection. 

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11/1/2016

Open Forum - Questions answered regarding Cumulative Claimed to Date; Printing Budgets; Message Board "Open" Messages; Claim Review Timeline; Future Applications in WISEgrants

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10/27/2016

Link - Claim validations; Tydings; Technical Assistance for IDEA budgeting; Adding Preliminary Carryover; Budgeting for Professional Development and Special Education Contracted Services; IDEA MOE Compliance and ESEA End of Year Report Deadlines 

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10/18/16

Link - Browsers; Budgeting Books; Message Board; ESEA Private School Equitable Participation report; Carryover; Q&A

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10/13/16

Link - Claims; District Authorizers and Claim Sign-off; Claims and Internal Controls; Edit / Delete Budget Line Items; Budgeting Conference Fees, Program Type and Position Activity

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10/4/16

Link - Private School Enrollment (Title I); Printing Budgets; Maximizing Grid Usage; Finding WUFAR combinations

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9/29/16

Link - Open Message and Budget Return Notifications; Contracted Special Ed Staff budget location; How to submit a claim

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9/20/16

Link - Budget Sidebar; Budget Review; Message Board; Contact E-mail and Phone Numbers

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