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VSBA Budget Training: The Basics of Budgeting for Student Needs

The Basics of Budgeting for Students Needs is a two-hour session designed to provide school board members and division superintendents with a general understanding of the essential elements of budgeting and allocating division resources in a strategically-focused manner that aligns with and supports the individual needs, goals and aspirations of students. Specifically, this session will provide a general overview of student-centered resource allocation models that are intended to promote hitting every students needs. In addition, attendees will look at a number of resource allocation/distribution models that are being utilized in school districts around the country to support the individual needs of students and schools based on multiple objective and measurable student characteristics. Finally, this session will provide attendees with a comparative view of a traditional budgeting model with that of a student-centered resource allocation system.

Major Topics Presented in this Session Include:

  • What Does Budgeting for Student Needs Mean?
  • What is Student-Focused Budgeting?
  • What Does Student Focused Budgeting Require?
  • Traditional VS. Student-Focused Budgeting

You do not want to miss out on this informative workshop!

This event earns 3 VSBA Academy Credit points. For more information on the VSBA Academy Credits and Awards please click here. More information on the meeting can be found in the meeting brochure and on the VSBA website. If you have any questions, please contact Mikaela Coffey, Director of Meetings and Conferences, at mikaela@vsba.org

For questions or more information, contact Mikaela Coffey, Director of Meetings and Conferences at mikaela@vsba.org or 1-800-446-8722.

Disclaimer: Participation in VSBA initiatives and observances is optional. Any related materials from the Association are shared as suggested ideas and resources for implementation. Member school boards may choose not to participate locally.