Virtual Training

Time & Effort Requirements for Grant Recipient & Subrecipients

May 27, 2020

1:00 pm EST

Course Description:

This virtual training will cover requirements governing time and effort certifications of employees paid with federal funds (ESSA, Perkins, WIOA, etc.), as well as the new requirements recently imposed by the U.S. Education Department’s Cost Allocation Guide. This training will also cover templates for time & effort documentation that States, locals, colleges, and non-profits may want to consider. This session will also provide ample time for additional questions on any matters related to COVID-19 funding, OMB and ED waivers and flexibilities, and EDGAR.


$245.00 for Live Virtual Training

$245.00 for Online Recording (available via internet)

$350.00 for both Live Virtual Training and Online Recording

*If you attended either the May 11 or May 12 virtual training, the cost is discounted to $175 for either the live or recorded version ($280 for both the live and recorded version). Please register and contact for the coupon code if you wish to pay with a credit card.


10+ Attendees qualify for a 10% group discount. For assistance with group discounts, email us at


Cancellations must be submitted in writing to at least 48 hours prior to any virtual training to receive a full refund.


Payment can also be made with a check or purchase order. Payment and registration are separate processes. You must also register for the specific virtual training you wish to attend.

**If you attended either the May 11 or May 12 virtual training, please register and contact for the coupon code if you wish to pay with a credit card.

Who Will Benefit?

This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant and program administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • State, district and school personnel
  • Program monitors
  • Auditors

What Will You Learn?

Attendees will:

  • What the requirements are for documenting time & effort.
  • What staff salaries and wages are covered by the UGG time & effort requirements.
  • What rules apply to paying staff during school closures due to the pandemic.
  • What the cost allocation guide says about time & effort policies and procedures.
  • What general federal grant flexibilities have been authorized by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and adopted by the U.S. Department of Education.

CPE Information


1.5 CPE Credits awarded upon completion of the virtual training (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.*


Home (or home office), office, conference room, etc. per internet connection


75 minutes of presentation then time for questions (no longer than 90 minutes total)


NEW! Attendees can now receive 1.5 CPE credits for watching a recorded virtual training! In order to verify attendance, attendees must complete a certification form, which is confirmed by the Firm. In order to conduct our verification, the attendee requesting CPEs must be the registered attendee that purchased the recording. If you are interested in obtaining CPEs for this recording, please contact us at for more information.

NASBA has approved this flexibility through September 30, 2020.


Specialized Knowledge – Technical






Group-Internet Based, Group Live

The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements. Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: