2016 STAC Workshop Evaluation - October 24, 2016
Our office would like to thank everyone who participated in our First Annual 2016 STAC Workshop Series. If you attended one of our workshops, please take a moment to fill out our online workshop evaluation. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We ask that you please complete the survey no later than Thursday, November 10th. If you were unable to attend one of our workshops, the recorded webinar version is now available on our website here.
"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - October 12, 2016
State Aid Claim Process for Lead Testing of Water - October 11, 2016
The State Aid Unit at SED has posted important information regarding the state aid reimbursement process for costs associated with water testing and remediation. READ MORE >>
Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Update - October 11, 2016
SSBA Expenditure Reimbursement Claiming System now available on the Business Portal. Superintendents must entitle staff to the application through SEDDAS, in addition to their current rights to the Smart Schools Investment Plan survey. You may contact SED's Office of Educational Management Services at Smartschools@nysed.gov if you need assistance with gaining access to the Claiming System. For additional information on the Smart Schools Bond Act, please visit: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/mgtserv/smart_schools/home.html.
SA-139 Deadline - October 17, 2016 - October 6, 2016
Complete and accurate SA-139 forms must be received in the Office of State Aid by Monday, October 17th in order to guarantee that the project(s) will be included in the November 15, 2016 data file transmission of aids & projections to the Division of Budget and the Legislature. READ MORE >>
"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - October 5, 2016
Independent Audits are Due October 15th - October 4, 2016
This email is to remind you that the Independent Audit is due to SED by October 15th. Please be aware of the impact of late filed Independent Audits on State Aid Payments. READ MORE >>
Detailed PUB and PRI Reports - September 30, 2016
This past week, SED has mailed detailed reports to the State Aid Designee. The reports reflect the 2014-15 enrollment year verified 10-month high cost public and private student information used to calculate 2015-16 Public High Cost Aid and Private Excess Cost Aid when they were frozen in August. READ MORE >>
Spreading Overpayment Deductions Over Three Years - September 26, 2016
Click here to view SED's memo in regards to requesting overpayments be deducted over a three year period. To be eligible for an overpayment spread, the total amount to be recovered must be in excess of 1% of the total general fund expenditures for the preceding school year. READ MORE >>
Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Update - September 20, 2016
The Office of Educational Management Services recently posted the list of the next batch of approved Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) Smart Schools Investment Plans (SSIP). READ MORE >>
Lead Testing in School Facilities Update - September 19, 2016
The Governor signed legislation earlier last week that now requires school districts to test for lead in drinking water within school facilities. Schools serving kindergarten through grade five must perform the required lead testing by September 30th, 2016 and schools serving grades six through 12 must do so by October 31st, 2016. READ MORE >>
"STAC Talk" Recorded Session - September 19, 2016
2016 Fall Workshop Materials - September 13, 2016
If you have registered for one of our workshops, the materials are now posted on our workshops page.
"Coffee Talk" Recorded Session - September 9, 2016