Revolutionize Association Learning Experiences

GLS recognizes that CPAs count on their state societies and global alliances for top notch education and collaboration.

We partner with associations to provide the content needed to engage their members and ensure they come back time and time again. Contact us to elevate the educational experience for your members.

Conference & Seminars

GLS can provide top-notch training facilitators for your conferences and seminars. Whether you need one session or multiple days, onsite, virtual, or recorded; GLS knows how to help.

Recorded Content

GLS offers carefully crafted, high definition recorded content for use as proctored rebroadcasts or in your on demand catalog to elevate the educational experience for your members.

Thought Leadership

GLS offers real time updates for your members in the form of social media content, nano learnings, and written articles to ensure your members are kept abreast of key developments.

Whether you need a dynamic keynote speaker, a few hours of engaging training for a technical track, or someone who can facilitate an entire two-day program, GLS can be the preferred partner for you.

Amplify Your Association’s Impact

Conferences and Seminars

We collaborate with state societies and alliances to provide a variety of opportunities for their members. From planning full day pre-conference workshops to assisting with multi-day programs, we work closely with your conference planning committee to ensure conference topics are relevant to your attendees. Our offerings include a mix of virtual, prerecorded and live on-site options to fit your needs.

View our topics offered for inspiration when creating your agenda. Or reach out to GLS as we would be happy to offer suggestions on topics that will engage your audience and make them want to return year after year.

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

Live Onsite

GLS is committed to assisting you from initial conference planning to the day of excellence, ensuring your attendees are eager to return annually.

Live Virtual

With thousands of hours of virtual training experience, GLS has used dozens of technology platforms and understands how to engage your audience in a variety of ways.
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Recorded Content

We can also provide up-to-date pre-recorded content as a means of quality control and to simplify day-of coordination when the situation calls for it.

Elevated Conference Experiences

Testimonials

"Melisa Galasso is simply exceptional! Her captivating speaking style effortlessly transforms highly technical topics into engaging and fascinating discussions, leaving our members enthralled and eager for more. With her finger firmly on the pulse of the profession, Melisa consistently delivers insightful and relevant content that resonates deeply with our audience, making her an invaluable asset to any event or conference."

Dan Kolasinski
Learning and Content Development Director
MICPA

"At NCACPA, we rely on Galasso Learning Solutions to deliver high quality, timely, and practical education to our learners. What makes Galasso Learning invaluable to us is their passion for creating innovative and interactive learning experiences for their audiences. Thank you for providing top notch education and resources to keep our learning customers engaged and relevant in a rapidly changing accounting profession."

Amelia Hodges, CMM, CMP
Director of Channel Distribution & Experience
NCACPA

"Melisa is an engaging speaker who delivers relevant content to her audience with practical examples. Melisa was our instructor for our association’s full day Yellow Book workshop. She kept the members engaged - both in-person and live stream attendees - with group discussion and questions throughout her presentation. We look forward to working with Melisa and her team at GLS again for future conferences."

Jenn Walker, CMP
Director of Services
CPAmerica, Inc.

Unlock Nonprofit Financial Insights

Does your content include nonprofit material?

Raffling off signed copies of Melisa’s Amazon best-selling book, Money Matters for Nonprofits: How Board Members Can Harness the Power of Financial Statements by Understanding Basic Accounting, is a fun way to engage attendees. We also offer bulk purchases if you would like to purchase a book for every attendee or have a sponsor purchase a book for each attendee. 

Money Matters for Nonprofits demystifies financial statements and basic accounting, empowering nonprofit board members to better advise their organizations and make an even greater difference in the world. Melisa may be available to sign additional copies for attendees as the schedule permits. Bulk discounts on book purchases are available!


“I recommend Money Matters for Nonprofits to anyone who needs to understand nonprofit financial statements and the meaning and mechanics behind the line items and elements in those financials. This book is a much-needed straightforward and understandable resource full of engaging examples and illustrations that provide readers with comprehensive knowledge and insights into the financial reporting of nonprofits. A masterful teacher and expert on nonprofit accounting, Melisa writes with clarity and technical confidence in an engaging and very readable manner.”
Robert Durak, CPA, CGMA,

Director, Audit & Accounting Technical Services—Public Accounting, AICPA

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

Optimized Education

Recorded Content

 

Strong A&A content is hard to come by. It often seems that the presentation of highly technical content is inherently dry and often recited verbatim from a training manual. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Licensing Recorded Course Packages through Galasso Learning Solutions will improve the CPE offerings that you provide to your members. GLS recorded course packages are developed and delivered by industry experts with thousands of hours of training experience. They are designed to be easily and flexibly integrated into almost any LMS platform.

Our Recorded Content Packages include:

  • Vivid, eye-catching PowerPoint slides
  • Knowledge check and final exam questions and solutions
  • All NASBA-required elements
  • Sharp picture-in-picture style high-definition video
  • For rebroadcasts – high-definition, video lecture is provided in an easy-to-use MP4 format designed with streaming in mind
  • For on demand options – SCORM Packages that can be uploaded directly into to your LMS already include the review and exam questions required by NASBA

At Galasso Learning Solutions, we take difficult technical content and make it more easily understood and applied by using stories, analogies, and examples, that make the learning experience a positive one for course participants.

Don’t leave the quality of your A&A content to chance! Trust technical learning materials from GLS to be engaging, thought-provoking, and example-based.

Why Choose GLS for Recorded Content?

Engaging content that incorporates the most recent industry guidance

We are easy to work with and flexible to meet your specific needs

All of our courses are both developed and presented by a technical expert

Our fee structure is simple, low risk, and volume-based for on-demand content

GLS offers revenue share opportunities for sales of live online webinars

 

“We highly value our relationship with Galasso Learning Solutions. Our members revere GLS as a comprehensive knowledge resource, whether they are reading the latest GLS blog or participating in their educational content. Moreover, GLS is a solid and reliable partner for our internal team. We look forward to enjoying a fruitful collaboration with GLS for years to come.”

Elizabeth Peuster,

Chief Communications Officer, South Carolina Association of CPA's

A&A Communication Impact

Thought Leadership

Looking to provide your members with relevant A&A information as real time updates?
Explore our NANO Learning and Social Media bundles that allow you to quickly and easily communicate the latest A&A updates to your members through high-quality video content. This versatile content can be used in your newsletters, on your social media, or in a dedicated blog on your website. Nano learning content can be converted into nano products for sale to your members.

We offer easy social media integration so you can use video content for use in your LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube feeds to engage your audience as information is coming out from standard setters.

All of our Social Media Packages include:

  • Introductory Verbiage for use in social media
  • Video Content in high definition to engage members
  • Co-Branding with GLS and Your Logo in Video Content
  • Call to Actions & Hash Tags for Optimal Engagement

Nano Packages include additional required elements to meet the NASBA requirements for issuing CPE.

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

“The Tennessee Society of CPAs has had a long-standing partnership with Galasso Learning Solutions. Melisa and her team provide a dynamic set of course offerings that our members really enjoy. These course offerings include pre-recorded webcasts covering all areas of governmental, not-for-profit and A&A CPE topics. They also provide nano learning videos covering the latest GASB and ASU pronouncements. Finally, Melisa and her team provide regular social media videos that offer the latest updates to the accounting profession.
Melisa speaks regularly at the annual TSCPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference where she receives excellent ratings. Some comments from the evaluation feedback include: “Melisa is an excellent speaker due to her knowledge of the material” and “Melisa is a very effective speaker. I have heard her speak before and she always does a great job in explaining the subject matter.”
When there’s a new update in the accounting world, Galasso Learning Solutions will have content available quickly to inform and educate your members.”

Justin Steele

Director of Professional Development & Events, Tennessee Society of CPAs

Looking for articles for your magazines? Our CPAs can provide easily digestible technical content in a variety of topics to keep your members informed.

AGN has been grateful to partner with Melisa Galasso for over five years. The top-notch experience and expertise she brings to AGN sponsored webinars, conferences and staff training ensure that AGN members can depend on Melisa’s content. Our members appreciate the access to Melisa’s A&A blogs and video content, which provide updates that are both timely and reliable. And the icing on the cake for our small team is the fact that Melisa and her team at Galasso Learning Solutions make it all so easy!

Cynthia A. Frey, CPA, CGMA, Regional Director, AGN North America

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Build Your Catalog with Recorded Content From GLS

Recorded Content

Licensing Recorded Course Packages through Galasso Learning Solutions will improve the CPE offerings that you provide to your members. GLS recorded course packages are developed and delivered by industry experts with thousands of hours of training experience. They are designed to be easily and flexibly integrated into almost any LMS platform.

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Genuine Learning Newsletter

The Genuine Learning Newsletter keeps you up to date about what you need to know in the accounting profession.  The newsletter will arrive in your inbox on the last day of the month (and occasionally when an important announcement is made). Inside, you'll find insights into recent standard settings activity, updates on GLS activities, and a collection of links to keep you abreast of crucial developments in the industry.

Genuine Learning Blog

Don't miss the Genuine Learning Blog, a video series designed to keep you well informed of the latest developments in the CPA profession. The blog is packed with essential updates as well as insightful industry analyses to keep you informed. Our exclusive videos are a go-to resource for those trying to stay ahead in the ever-evolving accounting profession.

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

Melisa Galasso, CPA, CSP, CPTD

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting.

Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Speaking Professional, a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD), and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the AICPA’s Women’s Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC). She also serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the Center for Plain English Accounting. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), the VSCPA’s Board of Directors, and is a past Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. In addition, Melisa is the author of Money Matters for Nonprofits: How Board Members Can Harness the Power of Financial Statements by Understanding Basic Accounting which is available on Amazon or anywhere you purchase books online.

Melisa received a Top 50 Women in Accounting Award in 2021 by Ignition, is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient, and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.