Between financial challenges and the most significant changes in the history of labor laws in Michigan, there’s a whole new vocabulary and a new set of best practices all schools need to know.
In these tough times as we scour every budget line item in search of savings and unfortunately a common target has become professional development. I am a strong supporter of both professional development and lifelong learning for school employees.
One of the reasons I chose accounting and finance for a career was that there is a high degree of certainty when dealing with numbers. One plus one always equals two and three times three always equals nine. What I didn’t foresee was the politicization of public education including school finance.
Have you ever wanted to attend one of the MSBO committee meetings, but just couldn’t justify the travel time for a two- or three-hour meeting? Do you wish you had the option to join the meeting without even leaving your desk? Well, we may have a solution for your dilemma.
Has anyone asked you what your costs are to maintain your buildings and grounds and how do they compare to districts of similar size and location?
Are your custodians responsible for more or less square footage than similar districts?
Expand your knowledge base or your support staffs' skills and confidence as an administrative professional at the 25th Annual Support Staff Conference for Administrative Professionals. This conference provides the opportunity for you to receive ongoing training and support from experienced instructors.