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Family and Community Engagement Budget Training FY2012. Training Objectives. Objectives: To gain a better understanding of parents and community members roles and responsibilities in the budget process To provide parents and community members an opportunity to learn about the budget process .
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To gain a better understanding of parents and community members roles and responsibilities in the budget process
To provide parents and community members an opportunity to learn about the budget process
What are the priorities for your school?
Imagine your school has $10,000 to spend next year in the areas listed below. In what areas would you spend your money? Talk with your neighbor for two minutes about what areas are most important to your school.
Let’s talk about the decisions you made and why?
Just like real life budgets, school budgets have limitations. The amount of money a school receives is based on the number of students enrolled and only allows for SOME of the initiatives to be accomplished.
Try re-creating the same budget you just developed with only$8,000.00
FY11 Operating Budget - General Funds Expense ($ 000’s)
Total Expenditures $1.077 Billion
* School based expenditures also include school police, Special Ed Non-public placement tuition, and Special Ed contract teachers/specialists
$1,500 per basic & advanced pupil, determined by entry cohort’s achievement and maintained until cohort’s transition to next grade band (K-5, 6-8, 9-12)
$750 per qualified high school student
Students with Disabilities (SWD) Supplemental
$641 per self-contained student
Dependent on special education students’ hours of service to encourage inclusion
Highly Qualified Teachers =
- Standard Professional
- Advanced Professional
- Resident Teacher
- Teaches within certification area
Highly Qualified Para-educator =
Hold a Community Budget Forum prior to budget submission
Engage stakeholders to provide ongoing input before budget is submitted
Hold a Community Budget Review within two weeks of budget submission
Have Advisory Team and School Family Council submit Budget Feedback Surveys following Community Budget Review
1. Principal and Advisory Team meet to plan for Community Budget Forum
2. Principal and Advisory Team host Community Budget Forum and collect feedback from the school community
Principal continues to solicit budget feedback from Advisory Team and school staff and submits budget to Executive Director
Within two weeks of the budget being submitted a Community Budget Review must be held at a School Family Council meeting
1. The Advisory Team identifies one member to complete the initial budget feedback form following the Budget Review meeting.
2. The School Family Council chair is responsible for completing an initial budget feedback form following the Budget Review meeting.
Feedback forms must be completed within three days of the Community Budget Review
Budget sent to CEO for approval
Budgets and feedback forms are reviewed by the Executive Directors
The Advisory Team and the School Family Council will complete a
second Budget Feedback form
Budget needs substantial changes
Principal calls a second Community Budget Review
Final budget reviewed again at Annual Meeting in early Fall 2011
For Questions and Comments, Contact the Office of Partnerships, Communications and Community Engagement
Baltimore City Public Schools