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Budget & Finance Workshops

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January 29  |  Norfolk
Lifelong Learning Center | 801 E. Benjamin Ave

February 5 | Kearney
Holiday Inn | 110 S. 2nd Ave

Agenda

5:00 PM Registration
5:30 PM Dinner, followed by the workshop
8:30 PM Adjourn

Suggested Audience: 
School Board Members; Superintendents/ESU Administrators

budget finance mf cdSchool finance is a complex task. The Leadership Team, comprised of both the board and Superintendent/ESU Administrator is responsible for managing the finances within their district/ESU. This evening workshop will feature former superintendents Carl Dietz and Matt Fisher, two school finance experts, who will share their experiences in:

  • Overview of individual school funds and approved uses for those funds 
  • TEEOSA Formula 101 
  • How to share budget & finance information with the community
  • What financial information should be shared with the board and how often. 
  • Coding – how coding can be used to track the overall budget, SPED, poverty and state aid
  • Learning how Special Education can impact total spending, what is included in SPED costs 
  • Discussion of the NDE budget document 
  • Using your Annual Financial Report
  • Negotiations - what can be negotiated & what to expect 
  • Cash reserves and tax receipts by month and the importance of cash carryover
  • Other financing options – TANs, lease-purchase

This workshop will be suited for both new board members and administrators just learning the process, as well as seasoned veterans who have been through this annual process.

2020 BUDGET & FINANCE MAILER (PDF)