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Conference Presentations

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2023 Fall Conference Presentations

Thursday, October 26, 2023

  1. Best Practices for Grants Administration (Diane B. Allison, CPA, CGMA, CGFO)

  2. Simply "Complying" Is Not the Goal for Our EL Programs in Louisiana (Tia LeBrun, LDOE - Bayou-Levee Room)

  3. LDOE Accountability Updates (Jennifer Baird, LDOE - Cypress I)

  4. ESSA and IDEA Monitoring Preparation: Getting Past Monitoring Hiccups (Tasha Anthony and Cindy Hilton, LDOE - Cypress II)

  5. How Louisiana Is Leading the Way in Recruitment and Retention (Brandy Branigan Garrett, LDOE - Samuel Clemons Room)

  6. Early Childhood System Transitions for Preschool to Kindergarten (Janet Grigg, LDOE - MS Delta Room)

Friday, October 27, 2023

  1. LDOE Updates (Bernell Cook and LDOE Colleagues)

2023 Spring Conference Presentations

Thursday, March 2, 2023

  1. Applied Educational Neuroscience Tiered Supports (DHH Representative/DHH Volunteer)

  2. TBRI® & Trauma-Informed Classrooms (DHH Representative/DHH Volunteer)

  3. ACE Questionnaire (DHH Representative/DHH Volunteer)

  4. Audience Feedback Form (DHH Representative/DHH Volunteer)

  5. Introduction to Trauma-Informed Education (DHH Representative/DHH Volunteer)

  6. ESSER and EDGAR Hot Topics and Updates (Brustein and Manasevit, PLLC)

  7. Grants Management Test and/or ESEA and ESSER Fiscal Tests: MOE, MEQ, SNS and Comparability (Brustein and Manasevit, PLLC)

  8. Carl Perkins (Jessica Vallelungo, LDOE)

  9. Early Childhood/PreK (LDOE Representative(s))

Friday, March 3, 2023

  1. IDEA/ESSA Federal Programs Updates (Bernell Cook and LDOE Team)

2022 Fall Conference Presentations

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

  1. LDOE Programmatic Updates Session: ESSA (Homeless/EL/FPE), ESSER and IDEA Allowable Activities/Costs, etc. (Bernell Cook, Kenya Jenkins, Meredith Jordan and LDOE Program Team)

  2. LDOE Fiscal Updates Session: Most Common eGMS Errors; Object Code and EIC Overviews; Procurement, Timelines, etc (Sheara Krvaric Esq, The Federal Group)

Thursday, October 27, 2022

  1. Federal Grant Updates/Overview (Sheara Krvaric Esq, The Federal Group)

  2. How to Determine Allowable Cost Using Federal Grant Funds (Sheara Krvaric Esq, The Federal Group)

  3. Maintenance of Equity Updates (Dr. Chauncey McElwee and Kenya Jenkins, LDOE)

  4. IDEA Allowable Costs/Effective Instructional Strategies for SWD (Meredith Jordan, LDOE)

2022 Spring Conference Presentations

Thursday, March 31, 2022

  1. Federal Grant Updates/Overview (Sheara Krvaric Esq, The Federal Group)

  2. How to Determine Allowable Cost Using Federal Grant Funds (Sheara Krvaric Esq, The Federal Group)

  3. Homeless Education (Dr. Antiqua Hunter, LDOE)

  4. eGMS 101/102 Overview (Randy Littleton and Kenya Pierce, LDOE)

  5. Federal Program Updates (Bernell Cook, LDOE)

Friday, April 1, 2022

  1. LDOE Monitoring (ESSA and ESSER) (Angela Randall and Tasha Anthony, LDOE)
  2. a. 2021-2022 ESEA ESSA Consolidated Final
    b. 2021-2022 IDEA Monitoring Protocol Final
    c. 2021-2022 IDEA Self-Assessment Final
    d. 2021-2022 IDEA Student Docs Checklist Final
    e. 2021-2022 LA School Choice Final
    f. 2021-2022 Moderate High SA Final
    g. 2021-2022 Moderate Low (SWP) SA Final
    h. 2021-2022 Pandemic Relief Cons Final

2021 Fall Conference Presentations

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

  1. EDGAR 101: Introduction to EDGAR (Aaron Kramer-Brosnan and Kelly Christensen)

Thursday, October 28, 2021

  1. ESSER Hot Topics: Allowability Issues (Aaron Kramer-Brosnan and Kelly Christensen)

  2. Equitable Services Presentation (Brustein and Manasevit Representative)

  3. Supplement Vs. Supplant Presentation (Brustein and Manasevit Representative)

  4. Parent and Family Engagement (Dr. Antiqua Hunter, LDOE)

  5. Driving Improvement Through Schoolwide Planning (LDOE Representative)

Friday, October 29, 2021

  1. Federal Program Updates (Bernell Cook, LDOE)

2020 Spring Conference Presentations

Monday, March 2, 2020

  1. Homeless Updates (Dr. Antiqua Hunter, LDOE)

  2. Federal Programs Updates (Dr. Catherine Pozniak and Bernell Cook, LDOE)

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

  1. Title II (Edeltress Brown, LDOE)

  2. Early Childhood Updates (Nasha Patel and Taylor Dunn, LDOE)

  3. IDEA Updates (Kristi Jo Preston, LOE)

  4. Louisiana Academic Strategies (Em Cooper, LOE)

2019 Fall Conference Presentations

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  1. Federal Program Updates (Dr. Catherine Pozniak, Em Cooper & Bernell Cook, LDOE)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

  1. Title I Comparability & Monitoring Updates - LDOE (Angela Randall, Tasha Anthony, & Madeline Swift)

  2. Content Leader Training or Content Intervention Training - LDOE (Andrew Palermo)

Friday, October 25, 2019

  1. McKinney Vento Homeless Updates (LDOE)

  2. Foster Care Updates (LDOE)

  3. English Language Learners (Dr. Antiqua Hunter, Melanie Mayeux, Alice Garcia)

2019 Spring Conference Presentations

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

  1. Academic Strategy: Building Coherence Across Teams (Academic Content Team, LDOE)

Thursday, April 4, 2019

  1. Servicing English Language Learners (LDOE, Rosalind Bryant, & Dr. Tyrone Howard, Ph.D.)

  2. Homeless Education Updates (LDOE, Rosalind Bryant, & Dr. Tyrone Howard, Ph.D.)

  3. Direct Student Services Updates (LDOE)

  4. ESSA Equitable Services Updates (LDOE)

Friday, April 5, 2019

  1. Federal Program Udates (Bernell Cook and Tikera Chisley, LDOE)

  2. School Safety (Bernell Cook and Dr. Catherine Pozanik)

2018 Spring Conference Presentations

Monday, March 26, 2018

  1. Parent and Family Engagement Updates (Annie Morrison, LDOE)

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 

  1. Common Audit Deficiencies (Amy Tynes and Nicia Bamburg w/Allen, Green, & Williamson, LLC)

  2. Non-Public Updates (Daphne Flentroy, LDOE)

  3. Foster Care Updates (Latrese Lacour, DCFS; Melanie Mayeux, LDOE)

  4. Homeless Updates (Antiqua Hunter and Laverne Dunn, LDOE)

  5. Digital Documentation (LASAFAP Members)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

  1. Accountability Updates (Jennifer Baird, LDOE)

  2. LASAFAP State Initiative (Antiqua Hunter, LDOE)

  3. LDOE Updates (Bernell Cook and Catherine Pozniak, LDOE)

2017 Fall Conference Presentations

Thursday, October 26, 2017

  1. LDOE Updates (Bernell Cook and Catherine Pozniak, LDOE)

  2. Redesign Grant (Shavonne Price, LDOE)

  3. Foster Care Updates (Latrese Ladour, DCFS; Melanie Mayeux, LDOE)

  4. EL Standards and Assessments (Beverly Diaz, LDOE)

  5. ESSA Procurement & Fiscal Updates - part 1 (Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit)

  6. ESSA Procurement & Fiscal Updates - part 2 (Bonnie Graham, Brustein & Manasevit)

  7. Neglected or Delinquent (Edeltress Brown, LDOE)

Friday, October 27, 2017

  1. ESEA/ESSA Monitoring Updates (Catherine Pozniak, LDOE; Angela Randall, LDOE)
  1. Academic Strategy: Building Coherence Across Teams (Academic Content Team, LDOE)