Webinar and Masterclass Bundle

Annual Webinar and Masterclass Events Bundle


The LIVE Annual User Conference WEBINAR will take place from 9:00 - 3:00 CT on Friday September 27th. This conference is perfect for new and experienced SDS users. With this conference you will be trained by two expert trainers, receive a conference manual, ability to ask questions and recordings of the webinar for future viewing through SDS University. This conference requires no travel, jump on the conference at anytime, leave at anytime, knowing it will be recorded and posted on this site for your future viewing to watch at your own pace.

Please check out the high level agenda below.


  • Navigating the NEW SDS Website
  • Services
  • Menu Selections
  • Approval Process
  • GASB 84
  • Green Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • State Specific Reports
  • Customizable Reports
  • Financial Month and Auditor Control
  • Re-Classification
  • Teachers Retirement System (IL)
  • Control Center
  • Tips and Tricks
2020 Enhancements


Our Masterclass will take place from 9:00 - 3:00 on Thursday November 21, 2019 at SDS Headquarters Office, 200 E Randolph St., Chicago IL, 60601.

Masterclass is for SDS users that have been using the system, would like to take their knowledge to the next level beyond basic training, to increase their job efficiency for themselves and their district. If you feel like this is you then please keep reading!

This class will be a small group of SDS power users. There are limited seats, so it's important if this sounds like something you are interested in to register today. This environment provides you with the opportunity to connect with each other face-to-face.

You will be trained by two expert SDS trainers and the Founder & Head Programmer of SDS Terry Litz! He will be making a guest appearance to show you amazing features in the system and to come by to say hello!

We will have a continental breakfast to get started, a group lunch to really get to know our classmates and a award ceremony for completing the SDS Masterclass at the end.

This class is taking place right before the Chicago Magnificent Mile Light Festival which is November 22 and 23rd, which is a perfect event to attend with Family and Friends https://www.themagnificentmile.com/lights-festival/ , also right before 87th IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference.

We will be covering the following in class, along with anything we may add in the next few months leading up to class.


Financial Report Design
  • Storing Reports with Changes
  • Using Report Examples
  • Designing Special Columns
  • Charting Values
  • Creating Report Groups
  • How to Control Report Totals
  • Mass Change
  • Fringe Benefit Distribution
  • Insurance Benefit Distribution Without a Payroll
  • Expense Reimbursements
Emailing Features
  • Purchasing
  • Direct deposit
  • Using message center
Purchase Orders
  • Approval Process – Special Features
  • Purchasing Catalog Option
Green Accounting
  • Ways to Upload Documents
  • What and How Can Documents be Loaded


  • Specialized Data System’s Head Quarters
  • Address: 200 E. Randolph Suite #5100 Chicago, IL 60601
  • Phone Number: 800-323-1605

We hope you can come to our Masterclass and make a fun weekend for you family in the Windy City!

Course Curriculum

  Welcome to SDS's Live Annual User Conference Webinar
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Welcome to SDS's Masterclass
Available in days
days after you enroll

Courses Included with Purchase

Annual Masterclass
SDS Headquarters - 200 E Randolph St, Ste. 5100, Chicago IL, 60601
Expert Trainer
SDS Annual User Conference Webinar
Expert Trainer

Original Price: $868

Get started now!