Al Louismet is the Director of the Agency Finance and Operations Division at the Minnesota Department of Education. The Division provides central accounting services such as accounts payable, federal grant accounting, accounts receivable, cashier, professional/technical contract coordination, grant agreements coordination, procurement and encumbrance coordination, payroll transaction coordination and processing, and inventory tracking. The division also coordinates and monitors the department’s annual spending plan as well as completion of numerous financial reports at both the state and federal level.
Mr. Louismet has over 35 years of experience working at various levels within State Government Accounting; including 23 years at the Department of Management and Budget and eight years at the Department of Agriculture.
History Day Winter Webinars
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is offering webinars on History Day. Teachers are invited to attend an hour-long webinar about different aspects of the History Day project. The webinars are spaced over the winter season and reflect the general History Day project timeline. Topics include: • History Day Theme, Nov. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Thesis Statement, Dec. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Project Organization, Jan. 6, 3-4 p.m. • Competitions and Judging, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m.