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Workshops and Trainings

Business Services offers a variety of workshops throughout the year. These workshops are provided to ensure the districts and MCOE staff receive the most up-to-date information to enhance their knowledge and increase skill sets.

2021-22 Monterey County Office of Education Year-End-Closing Virtual Workshop

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Monterey County Office of Education
901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901


The Monterey County Office of Education Invites You to a Zoom Workshop Presented by Caroline Larson, CPA , Partner and Michele Gookins, Consulting Manager Eide Bailly LLP

About the Presentation

Topics will include:

  • Developing your Year-End Closing Schedule
  • Clearing & Creating Accruals
  • Closing Resources
  • Learning Unique Aspects of K-12 Accounting
  • Understanding the Balance Sheet & Income Statement
  • Navigating the Unaudited Actual SACS forms
  • Involving Others in the Process
Who Should Attend?

CBOs, Business Managers, Finance Supervisors and Accountants

Date and Time

Friday, June 10, 2022 • 9:00 am—Noon

R.S.V.P. no later than May 24, 2022

Cost is $20 per person (Cost includes workshop materials and presenter fees)

Register Here

For More Information

For addition information about this workshop, please email Brenda Meddles.

Caroline Larson is a licensed CPA and Partner at Eide Bailly LLP, a public accounting and business advisory firm ranked among the Top 25 in the nation. She is a primary partner in the public education consulting services division. The Eide Bailly team serves county offices of education, K-12 school districts, charter schools and community colleges. Her team guides Boards of Trustees, Business andEducational Leaders within the governmental industry framework. Clients receive guidance on cash flow projections, budget development, program compliance, collective bargaining, multi-year projections and financial reporting. Caroline and her team served as cash flow consultants for the California School Finance Authority Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note (CSFA TRAN) program this past fiscal year. Before her 25 years with Eide Bailly, Caroline worked in a K12 School District, private industry and as a Supply Officer in the US Navy.

Michele Gookins is a consulting manager with Eide Bailly, LLP. she brings a decade of experience as a K-12 Director of Fiscal and Chief Business Official in three California school districts. She also served an additional 10 years in private sector accounting preparing financial statements, negotiation contracts, facilitating external audits, coordinating with Boards, community groups and supervised a variety of business personnel. She has first- hand experience with complex accounting transactions
associated with Bond Anticipation Notes, Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Community Facilities District Bonds, General Obligation Bonds, and operating a flyer incomplete