2023 Payroll Workshop
November 15 & 16

8:15 - 10:30 Employment Types in School Districts
Includes Classified, Certified, Admin, Substitutes, and Special
Circumstances including seasonal, student, staff with multiple contracts,
and J1 Visas.

Advertising and Applications
What to include in your application packets and best practices on
advertising positions.

10:45 - 11:45 Interviewing and Hiring
Best practices for interviews, public notice, fingerprinting/background
checks, pre-employment forms, and the Board process for hiring
successfully screened applicants.

12:30 – 2:30 Enrollment Packets and First Payroll
Enrollment forms for taxes, various retirement benefits, and other
packages. Entering data into your payroll software (not software specific)-
deductions, coding, etc.

2:45- 4:30 Benefit Deductions and Leave Type Overviews
Health, life, housing/utilities, stipends and other items that affect payroll.
Leave types include sick, vacation, personal, bereavement, FMLA,
donations, etc.

Record Organization and Retainment
File organization and separation. Retainment schedule overview for
payroll related documents.

8:15 - 9:15 MSGIA- Workers Compensation
9:15 - 10:15 MTSUIP - Unemployment
10:30 - 11:30 TRS - Enrollments and Final Payout
11:30 - 12:30 PERS - Enrollment and Final Payouts
1:15 - 2:15 American Fidelity- Benefits Planning (presenting virtually)
2:30 - 4:00 MSPLIP- Paladin Cyber Security Discussions

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