Shari Diamond

New Regulations for Substantial Equivalency of Instruction for Private Schools

On September 13, 2022, the NYS Board of Regents finalized the substantial equivalency rules requiring private schools to prove they meet education standards. The rule became effective September 28, 2022. Education Law currently provides that “instruction given to a...

Q&A on Healthcare Worker Bonus Program: Education Providers

This webinar is for Education Providers. Deadline is October 31st for Vesting Period 1 and 2. **Information as of 10/11/22** Ken Cerini, Managing Partner and Shari Diamond, Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP gave a background of the Healthcare Worker Bonus in...

IT and Cybersecurity Concerns – Cerini Short

IT and Cybersecurity Concerns Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Shari Diamond, CIA, Partner explains the importance of cybersecurity and introduces our IT Guidebook.

Recommended IT Policies

Good governance and accountability require an organization to adopt policies and procedures related to IT to provide criteria and guidance for the company’s computer-related operations. To effectively protect computing resources and data, companies should have an...

A CYBERSECURITY PRIMER

Cybersecurity in a nutshell is the combination of knowledge about what information is valuable in your organization, who wants to exploit it, why they want to exploit it, what your organization is willing to do to prevent a breach of information, and how well your...

IT CONTROLS – BEST PRACTICES

First Point: It’s Everyone’s Problem COO Ultimately responsible for the operational viability of the firm. The COO must support the CIO and CTO. They must hold every employee to a high standard of protecting the firm’s interests through careful attention and vigilance...

Cybersecurity Risks

Cybersecurity risks have grown exponentially in the past decade’s. Every company that has data is at risk of having that data exposed to hackers: social security numbers, credit card numbers, medical records, driver’s license numbers, bank accounts, financial reports,...

Clean School Bus Program

The new Clean School Bus Program under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will run between 2022 and 2026, and the EPA will cover up to 100% of the costs of replacing existing diesel school buses as well as charging or fueling infrastructure. The new law, which...

Make Your Nonprofit Audit Proof – C&A and Nonprofit Westchester

Make Your Nonprofit Audit Proof C&A and Nonprofit Westchester Ken Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA, Managing Partner and Shari Diamond, CIA, Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP gave tips on how to make your nonprofit audit proof. This webinar was moderated by Nonprofit...

Can Parents offer a Solution to Your District’s Transportation Woes?

There has been a shortage of bus drivers for several years now and the pandemic has made this situation worse. Districts across the Nation are dealing with an average increase of 30% in transportation costs and bus driver shortages leading to reduced services such as...
Q&A on Healthcare Worker Bonus Program: Education Providers

Q&A on Healthcare Worker Bonus Program: Education Providers

This webinar is for Education Providers. Deadline is October 31st for Vesting Period 1 and 2. **Information as of 10/11/22** Ken Cerini, Managing Partner and Shari Diamond, Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP gave a background of the Healthcare Worker Bonus in...

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Recommended IT Policies

Recommended IT Policies

Good governance and accountability require an organization to adopt policies and procedures related to IT to provide criteria and guidance for the company’s computer-related operations. To effectively protect computing resources and data, companies should have an...

read more
A CYBERSECURITY PRIMER

A CYBERSECURITY PRIMER

Cybersecurity in a nutshell is the combination of knowledge about what information is valuable in your organization, who wants to exploit it, why they want to exploit it, what your organization is willing to do to prevent a breach of information, and how well your...

read more
IT CONTROLS – BEST PRACTICES

IT CONTROLS – BEST PRACTICES

First Point: It’s Everyone’s Problem COO Ultimately responsible for the operational viability of the firm. The COO must support the CIO and CTO. They must hold every employee to a high standard of protecting the firm’s interests through careful attention and vigilance...

read more
Cybersecurity Risks

Cybersecurity Risks

Cybersecurity risks have grown exponentially in the past decade’s. Every company that has data is at risk of having that data exposed to hackers: social security numbers, credit card numbers, medical records, driver’s license numbers, bank accounts, financial reports,...

read more
Clean School Bus Program

Clean School Bus Program

The new Clean School Bus Program under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will run between 2022 and 2026, and the EPA will cover up to 100% of the costs of replacing existing diesel school buses as well as charging or fueling infrastructure. The new law, which...

read more