• April Monthly Reminders

    Administration and Leadership

    • Begin hiring staff in accordance with district policy & procedure
    • Develop and recommend summer school plans
    • Develop school calendar 2019-2020
    • E-rate filing window opens
    • Performance of first-year teachers and the effectiveness of educator preparation programs survey distributed to principals
    • Approve out-of-district student transfer requests for 2019-2020
    • Update Ask TED

    Federal and State Programs

    • Continue budget process
    • Schedule/conduct program compliance evaluations for ESSA programs and State Compensatory Education
    • Review/implement district/campus improvement plans in accordance with district planning process (TEC§11.251)

    Finance

    • Review student attendance figures as compared to prior year and budget projections
    • Review preliminary estimate of 2020 CAD Value
    • Post metered amounts of electricity, water and gas consumption for which the district is required to pay and aggregate amounts of those services (Government Code, §2265.001(b), House Bill 3693, 80th Legislature, Regular Session)

    School Board

    • Train election judge(s) and clerk(s) for May election (Texas Election Code, 32.113)
    • Recommend school calendar 2019-2020
    • Discuss preliminary budget/budget workshops
    • Report Trustee training hours
    • Approve waivers as needed

    Special Education

    • FY18 MOE (Maintenance of Effort) Preliminary Compliance Review released by TEA late March/early April; Respond to TEA with documentation of exceptions/adjustment for decline in fiscal effore, if applicable
    • 2018-2019 High Cost Fund Eligibility Application (Optional fund source) opens March or April (due April or May)
    • Ensure 2018-2019 Excess Cost Final Calculation based on final, audited 2017-2018 expenditures completed during spring 2019 (kept locally)
    • Monitor special education expenditures from the general fund to ensure on track for MOE (Maintenance of Effort) compliance

    Other

    • Child Nutrition Financial Report deadline, April 1st
    • Child Nutrition Food Service Management Company Contract deadline, April 30th