This course will explain the general ed components, including what they are, and what types of expenditures to code to each. The session also covers how state aids are related to the different systems. It will be offered as a live virtual session utilizing Zoom.
This session provides an overview of the cycles and timelines of budgeting for schools, and includes discussions of budget procedures and assumptions, including strategic planning and contract/bargaining. Issues associated with budget reductions, including community involvement and staff reductions, will also be covered. It will be offered as a live event as well as ondemand at a later date.
This session will cover the financial differences between traditional districts and charter schools, including the funding and restriction of funds. It will be presented by Kara Lundin, Business Manager at Grand Rapids Schools, who has experience in both charter school financial management and school business and finance.