Meeting Information


Pupil Accounting Bootcamp - August 2018

August 13, 2018 9:00 AM to August 15, 2018 4:00 PM 
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Michigan High School Athletic Association
1661 Ramblewood Drive
East Lansing, MI 48823

Description & Overview

This session will be held at in the Michigan High School Athletic Association building, at 1661 Ramblewood Dr, East Lansing MI, starting at 9:00 am and ending at 4:00 pm, August 13 - 15, 2018.

We've heard from a lot of our new members that they need a more comprehensive training to start them off on the right foot in Pupil Accounting. In response to this request, we've created a 3-day boot camp to give those new to the field a firmer grounding in the basics.

Attendees who complete the Boot Camp will have 5 of the required courses for the Pupil Accounting Specialist completed, and have a great start on their MSBO certification. Each attendee will receive full printouts of all presentations as well as additional references and documentation in a handy reference binder.

In order to make this session as productive as possible for those attending, we will be limiting enrollment to 40.

Agenda & Speakers

Day 1 - Pupil Accounting Basics - Kristina Tokar and Barbette Lane will be taking you through the basics of Pupil Accounting, from learning the terms and acronyms, through working with the 3 populations, to all the forms to use and the documents to gather.

Day 2 - CEPI and State Reporting - Rob Dickinson and Kathi Thornton will be going over what CEPI collects, and how you are required to report it.  You'll learn what applications you need to report data to, and we'll spend time in the actual applications explaining the inner workings and how to know where your data is in the submission process.

Day 3 - Days and Hours & "The Recipe" - Rob Dickinson will spend the morning explaining the days and hours requirements, and how to make sure your buildings meet them (and what it will cost if they don't!). In the afternoon, he will take you through a calendar-based review of how to complete a count day, from before school starts through the end of the audit. The items that need to be addressed at each step will be addressed, and helpful hints will be given on how to make sure your submission and audit go smoothly.

MSBO Certification

For those wishing to work on their MSBO certification, the Bootcamp will give you credit for the following courses:

  • Introduction to Pupil Accounting 1
  • Introduction to Pupil Accounting 2
  • Overview of State Reporting
  • Introduction to CEPI
  • Days and Hours

Hotel Information

We've reserved rooms for those wish to stay in the area at the Homewood Suites, 2201 Showtime Dr, Lansing MI 48912. To get the MPAAA discounted rate you will need to call them at (517) 882-2000 and use the code MPA. Please remember to bring your tax exempt documents for check-in.

Cost Information

The cost of the Boot Camp will be $395 for MPAAA members and $495 for non-members. You can register online with a credit card by pressing the register button below, or if a credit card isn't available to you, you can print out the registration form HERE, and mail it in with a check.

Cancellation Policy & Contact Information

Members and guests will be accessed a cancellation fee of $100 for event registrations canceled by July 16, 2018. There will be no refunds for cancellations occurring after this date.

Please contact our Executive Director to request cancellation of a workshop which you are registered, or for any other event / MPAAA related question.

*NO REFUNDS* will be granted if cancellation is after the July 16, 2018 cutoff date. 


$395.00 Member Registration

$495.00 Non-Member Registration


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