The purpose of the Uniform Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards (UFARS) Redesign Subcommittee is to review and evaluate key UFARS design elements and make recommendations to the Advisory Committee on Financial Management, Accounting and Reporting and the Minnesota Department of Education. These recommendations related to changes needed to minimize districts’ reporting burdens, as well as to more efficiently and effectively:
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.