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RMS Series of Recovery Act Technical Assistance Webinars
Education Department: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Overview of the Recovery Act

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. The Act is an extraordinary response to a crisis unlike any since the Great Depression, and includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need. Show less

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort... Show more

Overview of the RMS ARRA Webinar Series:

ED's Risk Management Service (RMS) coordinated a series of webinars, from Oct. 2009 through Feb. 2011, to assist ED grantees and sub-grantees in managing grants under the Recovery Act (ARRA). The goal was to provide information and enhance communication as we all work together to spend ARRA funds effectively and achieve the goals of the Act. These webinars covered a broad range of topics, such as basic federal grant, program, and fiscal management requirements, ARRA-specific topics, innovative projects/best practices, and fraud prevention. Staff from across ED presented and replied to questions as time permitted.

RMS Webinar Materials⁄Archives:

Topics, dates, materials & archives (primarily webinar transcripts and PowerPoint slides) from the RMS series of ARRA webinars are posted below.

If you have any questions about the RMS ARRA Technical Assistance Webinar series, please send an email to RMS at: RMSCommunications@ed.gov.

Title: Date & Time (EST): Materials/Archives
Internal Control 2/22/11, 2:00-3:30 PM
ED Discretionary Grants Administration 2/14/11, 2:00-3:30 PM
Federal Funding Accountability & Transparency Act (FFATA) 11/9/10 2:00-3:30 PM
Procuring Goods and Services with Federal Education Grant Funds 9/13/10
2:00-3:30 PM
OCFO Recaps Cash Mgmt. Requirements for ED Grantees 8/31/10
2:00-3:30 PM
Subrecipient Monitoring 8/25/10
2:00-3:30 PM
Equipment & Property Management 7/26/10
2:00-3:30 PM
Strategic Use of Title I & IDEA: How to Maximize ARRA, FY09 & FY10 Funds 6/15/10
2:00-3:30 PM
Data Quality & Recordkeeping, “Avoiding Reporting Pitfalls” 6/7/10
2:00-3:30 PM
ARRA Sect. 1512 Reporting Round 2: Updates & Answers from ED. 12/16/09
4:30-6:00 PM
Equitable Participation Provisions for Private School Students in ARRA Programs 12/15/09
2:00-3:30 PM
ED-ASBO Webinar on ARRA Compliance for School Districts 12/02/09
2:00-3:30 PM
Internal Control 11/16/09
2:00-3:30 PM
Cost Allocation/Indirect Costs 11/2/09
2:00-3:30 PM
Strategic Planning: Linking Title I & IDEA ARRA Funds to Ed-Technology & Statewide Longitudinal Data System Grants 10/5/09
2:00-3:30 PM

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