CBO Mentor Project. Class #5 Magnificent Seventh October 14 & 15. DRAFT schedule. CBO Symposium. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Make hotel reservations for CBO Symposium Your are registered for the conference, compliments of Kevin Gordon, School Innovation & Advocacy. November Schedule.
CBO Mentor Project
October 14 & 15
Your are registered for the conference, compliments of Kevin Gordon, School Innovation & Advocacy
Thursday CBO Symposium
Friday CBO Symposium
Symposium typically ends after lunch at 1:30
BUT there is one optional breakout session from 1:45 to 3:00. You can attend or practice for your presentation.
Our schedule on Friday
1:45 Mentors meet with Joel
3:00 Participants meet with Joel
5:00 dinner & presentations
8:00 to 12:00 Class
12:00 to 3:00 class exercise (pull out for 15 minute evaluations)
3:00 to 6:00 Additional evaluations if you can stay
Identify the district selected
Research relative to Student Achievement (e.g. who did you talk to, where did you go for resource documents)
Talk about student achievement in your district
(How are students doing?)(or selected district)
2 MINUTE TALK
Stop watch for each table.
Volunteer time keeper.
Be prepared to report out in TWO minutes and two minutes only what you learned about budgeting in CA using UFB during dinner at the October class.
DO NOT TALK ABOUT THE SOFTWARE OR THE DATA COLLECTION PROCESS OR YOUR FRUSTRATION IN DOING A UFB.
1. Refresh yourself on your strengths. You can expect a quiz from Mr. McGuire at the next meeting. Take a look at the strengths of your teammates from your last project. Be prepared to report out some insights about your team group dynamics as it relates to the different strengths of the group.
2. End of Year Variance assignment:
Prepare a board summary report of your district prior year actual (2009-10) compared to the last estimate. This report should include:
If you do not have a district, request your mentor’s assistance in finding a suitable district for analysis. Finished assignment due at the December class (submit electronically). End of year variance analysis must be reviewed by your mentor prior to submission. The variance analysis will include a narrative and a summary financial document. Mentors are asked to pay particular attention to the narrative and provide input that makes the document “board package ready.”
3. User Friendly BUDGET.
Do not wait until the last minute to download – User Friendly Budget refers to the end product – not the process of downloading the software and using it.
Go online to School Services of CA.
(Go to School Services of CA (sscal.com). Select: Services and Products. Select: software & technology. Select: user friendly budget. It takes up to 30 minutes to download.
Your job is to complete the User Friendly Budget (UFB). Complete all sections of UFB for the District of your choice. You do NOT have to fill in 10 years of prior year data – only three years are required.
If you are a county office or charter, select a school district that interests you. Review and discuss with your mentor prior to the class. Due by the October class. Be prepared to report out in TWO minutes and two minutes only what you learned about budgeting in CA using UFB during dinner at the October class. Resource for prior year data: http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us
Food Service presentations are done at this session. Teams have been formed and direction provided to the teams. These presentations will focus on development of presentation materials, public speaking skills, and team dynamics. You each have a responsibility to make sure your team is successful. PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE.