180 Days of Session Update - March 22, 2017
In order to retain state aid, school districts must be in session for all students, including students with disabilities, for not less than 180 days. READ MORE >>
2015-16 School Report Cards & Fiscal Accountability Supplements - March 21, 2017
The 2015-16 School Report Cards & Fiscal Accountability Supplements are now posted online at http://data.nysed.gov. Districts should print both the 2015-16 Report Card & Fiscal Accountability Supplement and include them as part of the required attachments to the Budget Statement. READ MORE >>
2017 Winter Workshop Evaluation - March 16, 2017
Thanks to all for attending our 2017 Winter Workshops. We appreciate your continuing support. Instead of the type of evaluation that we have used in the past after our workshops, we are asking just two questions this time. We hope that you will take a few minutes to respond as we are considering a significant change in how we offer our workshops. We ask that you please complete the survey no later than Friday, March 31st. If you were unable to attend one of our workshops, the recorded webinar version is available on our website here. TAKE THE SURVEY >>
"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - March 8, 2017
"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - March 7, 2017
Online Verification for 2015-16 10-Month High Cost Public Placements - March 6, 2017
The online verification screen (DVPUB) is now open for verification for all 2015-16 ten-month High Cost Public In-District, Other District, and BOCES placements. Verification should be completed by March 31, 2017. READ MORE >>
2017-18 Budget Development Guidelines - March 3, 2017
Available for download is our updated 2017-18 Budget Development Guidelines. This guidebook is designed to assist school districts with meeting the required actions to produce the annual school budget. PUBLICATIONS PAGE >>
2017-18 Property Tax Cap Guidebook - February 27, 2017
Available for download is our 2017-18 Property Tax Cap Guidebook. Please use this reference guide to assist you in calculating the 2017-18 property tax cap calculation due March 1st. PUBLICATIONS PAGE >>
New - 2017-18 Public and Private Excess Cost Aid Calculator - February 22, 2017
Available for download is our new 2017-18 Public and Private Excess Cost Aid Calculator. This spreadsheet can be used to project the 2017-18 Public and Private Excess Cost Aid for your district.
Staff Update - February 22, 2017
State Aid & Financial Planning Service would like to welcome our new specialist, Sarah Morrison, CPA. Sarah most recently served as the School Business Administrator at North Colonie CSD. Prior to working at the district, Sarah was an Audit Manager for Marvin and Company. Sarah's experience in school business management and accounting makes her a great addition to our staff. She is looking forward to working with you, so please feel free to give her a call or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - February 22, 2017
2017 Winter Workshop Webinar: Recorded Session - February 16, 2017
The recorded session of our 2017 Winter Workshop Webinar is now available on our website. WORKSHOPS PAGE >>
Syracuse Workshop - Rescheduled - February 14, 2017
The 2017 Winter Workshop in Syracuse has been rescheduled for Friday, February 17th. Please note we needed to change the location and time of the workshop. See below.
Double Tree Hotel
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Registration: 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Program: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Watertown Workshop - Rescheduled - February 13, 2017
The 2017 Winter Workshop in Watertown has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 8th. The location at Jefferson-Lewis BOCES will remain the same, but the program will begin at 1:00 p.m., as opposed to the morning session previously scheduled.
February 13th Watertown & Syracuse Workshops - Cancelled - February 13, 2017
Due to inclement weather, the Watertown and Syracuse Workshops scheduled for today are cancelled. We will let you know as soon as possible our plans for re-scheduling.
February Coffee Talk - Rescheduled - February 8, 2017
The Coffee Talk scheduled for Tuesday, February 14th at 9 a.m. has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd at 9 a.m. We hope that you will be able to join us for this presentation.
February 9th Mid-Hudson Workshop - Rescheduled - February 8, 2017
Due to the inclement weather that is scheduled to hit the Mid-Hudson area tomorrow, we have decided to reschedule the Mid-Hudson Workshop for Tuesday, February 14th. The location and time of the event will remain the same, with registration beginning 9:45 a.m. and the program running from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Required School Budget Documents Available - February 3, 2017
The Property Tax Report Card and Administrative Salary Disclosure Information is available and must be submitted through the State Aid Management System (SAMS). The Property Tax Report Card is to be approved by the Board of Education and submitted to SED by end of the next business day following budget approval by board of education, but no later than 24 days before budget vote (Saturday, April 22, 2017). READ MORE >>
2017 Winter Workshop Materials - February 2, 2017
Our 2017 Winter Workshop materials are now available here.