General Sessions

By the Numbers: State Aid 101

Friday, August 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Sioux Falls Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom

S.D. DOE Director of Finance and Management Tami Darnall

Education funding can be a complex topic for school leaders. Have you ever wondered how the updated state aid formula works in your district, how the new accountability rules will be enforced, how other revenue equalization works or the impact of capital outlay caps? These and other topics will be addressed in this highly informative interactive general session for administrators and school board members. Come learn more about the funding formula, its many facets and where it will take us into the future.

South Dakota Retirement System Update

Friday, August 11 at 11:30 a.m. in the Sioux Falls Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom

SDRS Executive Director Rob Wylie and SDRS staff.

Recent changes to the South Dakota Retirement System policies will have an effect on future retirees. There is a lot to understand about how the new laws affect school employees retirement. Be sure to attend this informative and interactive session with SDRS Executive Director Rob Wylie and SDRS staff.