Resources

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


Webinar Archive


bullet FY11 Education Jobs Fund Program—Webinar (September 9, 2010)

Agency staff from the Illinois State Board of Education provide an overview of the Education Jobs Fund program which was recently passed by Congress and signed by the President. Topics covered include how districts will be able to access funding, reporting requirements and spending options. A question and answer session is part of the program.

bullet Title: FY 2011 NCLB Consolidated and ARRA Applications and Updates—Webinar (June 17, 2010)

This webinar focuses on the application process, specifics of completing each page of the application, fiscal guidance and program assistance. Staff from the Divisions of Innovation and Improvement and Funding and Disbursements lead the discussions.

bullet Title: ARRA Jobs and Vendor Reporting SystemWebinar (March 12, 2010)

Provides procedures for reporting ARRA jobs and vendor data in ISBE’s new collection system in IWAS. Revised jobs guidance issued in December 2009 by the Federal Office of Management and Budget is explained along with instructions on how to enter new or amended jobs data as appropriate. Question and Answer Session.

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bullet Title: ARRA Title I WaiversWebinar (December 17, 2009)

Provides information on the application process for Title I, Part A waivers. The waivers included in the ARRA-NCLB Consolidated Application deal with aspects of ARRA funding, such as waivers to permit an LEA to exclude ARRA funds when making certain fiscal and “set-aside” calculations and waivers of two Title I regulatory provisions related to the implementation of public school choice and supplemental educational services (SES). The carry-over wavier is not being processed through the application but is also be discussed.

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bullet Title: Construction with ARRA / IDEA funds—Webinar (November 20, 2009)


This webinar discussed various aspects of ARRA/IDEA funds as they relate to the new construction request form. There was also a live Q&A session to try and address any issues or questions that might relate to the discussion.

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bullet Title: ARRA ReportingWebinar (September 25, 2009)

Covers the reporting requirements for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The webinar walks you through the modified electronic expenditure reporting application in IWAS and covers important ARRA data variables such as reporting timelines, the importance of the D-U-N-S number, how to correctly report jobs created and retained as well as sub-award information over and under $25,000.

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bullet Title: ARRA Title I Application—Webinar (July 27, 2009)

Discussion of ARRA Title I application and the changes between ARRA and Regular Application. Question and Answer session.

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bullet Title: Illinois Program Accounting Manual and A-133 Single Audits—Webinar (July 10, 2009)

A webinar was held Friday, July 10 on school district auditing and reporting.

The webinar covers several accounting and auditing issues schools must consider, especially as they are being newly impacted by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Staff discussed, among other topics, changes to the Illinois Program Accounting Manual and A-133 Single Audits.

The webinar is an abbreviated version of the seminar produced by ISBE for the Illinois Association of School Business Officials CPA Seminars.

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bullet Title:FY 2010 NCLB Consolidated Application and Updates to ARRA Title I and IID (June 18, 2009)

Staff from the Illinois State Board of Education provided a webinar on the FY 2010 NCLB Consolidated Application and updates on the new American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) application of Title I and IID funds. The webinar focuses on the NCLB Consolidated Application process, specifics of completing each page of the application, fiscal guidance and program assistance. Staff from the Divisions of Grants and Programs and Funding and Disbursements will be leading the discussions.

Districts that are planning to apply for FY 10 NCLB Consolidated funds (Title I, II, IID and IV) are strongly encouraged to view the webinar.

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bullet Title: Illinois Program Accounting Manual and A-133 Single Audits—Webinar (May 15, 2009)

Staff of the Illinois State Board of Education provided a webinar presentation on several accounting and auditing issues schools need to consider as they receive funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Included was a discussion of changes to the Illinois Program Accounting Manual and A-133 Single Audits. It is expected approximately 200 districts will have to undertake an A-133 audit for the first time this year due to increased federal funding being received under the stimulus.

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bullet Title: ARRA OverviewWebinar (May 1, 2009)

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