Pennsylvania School District

conference webcast

Morning Sessions Replay

June 1, 2020
7:45 AM – 11:35 AM

June 1, 2020
12:25 PM – 4:15 PM

CPE Credits: 2-A&A; 2-Other • PICPA Member: $172  -  Nonmember: $272

2020 Speakers

Peter Amuso
Jeff Kowalczyk
Edward Diasio
Tim Nugent
Scott Porter
Megan Thompson
Christopher Turtell, CPA

Replay Agenda

Greetings from PICPA Leadership
Pennsylvania Department of Education Update
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): implementation tips
  • Inside look at what’s happening at the Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • What’s new in federal programs


Susan McCrone
Pennsylvania Department of Education – Division of Federal Programs
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Outsourcing in Pennsylvania Public Schools but Were Afraid to Ask
  • The Section 528 process, timeline, and how it impacts the bargaining table
  • Walk through a hypothetical outsourcing from beginning to end


Peter Amuso 
Peter C. Amuso, JD
Rudolph Clarke LLC
......... 15-Minute Break 
GASB and A&A Update: What’s Here and What’s Next?
  • Recently issued and upcoming GASB pronouncements
  • Status of the GASB Financial Reporting Model Reexamination
  • Prepare to follow the 2018 Yellow Book revisions of government auditing standards


Jeffrey A. Kowalczyk, CPA, CFE, CGAP
Audit Partner
Barbacane Thornton & Company LLP
Timothy Sawyer, CPA, CGMA
Audit Partner
Barbacane Thornton & Company LLP
Alternate Funding for Schools – More than Property Taxes
  • Best practices
  • Words of caution
  • Success stories from the use of commercial advertising, naming rights, commemorative funds and gifts, and crowdfunding
  • Maximizing profitability under use of school facilities policies


Edward Diasio 
Edward A. Diasio, JD
Wisler Pearlstine LLP

“This conference keeps me updated on upcoming changes, which will help me plan and prepare for current and future audits.”

Denise Sheetz, CPA
Albert Gallatin Area School District


CPE Credits: 2-A&A; 2-Other

Level: Update
Prerequisites: None

Additional Credits

CLE Credits: This conference has been submitted for 3-Substantive CLE credits. Attorneys requesting CLE credits must include an additional $25.

Yellow Book Credits:   Yellow Book credit assignments are provided as recommendations only. Pursuant to GAO guidance on Yellow Book credits, “Determining what subjects are appropriate for individual auditors to satisfy both the 80-hour and the 24-hour requirements is a matter of professional judgment to be exercised by auditors in consultation with appropriate officials within their audit organizations… Auditors and their supervisors should actively participate in selecting appropriate CPE subjects, but the audit organization is ultimately responsible for determining whether a subject or topic qualifies as acceptable for its auditors.”

CEUs: This conference has been submitted for 3 credits under the PASBO Professional Education Program.


7:45 AM – 11:35 AM - Webcast Course No. 148302
12:25 PM – 4:15 PM - Webcast Course No. 148303

PICPA Member: $172
Nonmember: $272
CLE Credits: $25

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