RECORDING of the District Budget Webinar Series

EIGHTEEN Hours of Training in nine 2-hour training webinars

Gwyn Andersen and Betty Brumwell presented this budget workshop series that began with the calculation of ANB and how that drives your general fund budget, all the way through estimating and noticing of the tax impact.  You will learn to calculate the general fund budget using your district’s information and the hand sheets developed by the OPI as well as various other OPI tools.

The recordings include nine - 2 hour segments. The first session is an overview of all funds, their purpose, revenues and appropriate expenditures and each session will build on the previous session with time allowed for questions.  

Recording includes all 18 hours of training/9 webinars with no partial registration options:
$200 for one person
$300 for any/all members of your district

Overview of All Funds (purpose, revenue, valid expenditures, reserve)
ANB (Average Number Belonging)
Separate Budget Units
Basic Entitlement and PER-ANB Entitlement
Additional Funding Components
Quality Educator, Indian Education for All, At-Risk Student, Data for Achievement, and Achievement Gap
Special Education Funding (including Maintenance of Effort)

Establishing the Base and Maximum General Fund Budget and voting limits
Funding the General Fund Budget
Non Levy Revenues and Guaranteed Tax Base Aid (GTB)
Operating Reserve and Excess Reserves
Budget Authority and Voter Approval
Distribution of State Aid

Calculating General Fund Levies
OPI General Fund Budget Spreadsheet, “The Silver Bullet”
Guest Appearance, Paul Taylor, OPI
Review Preliminary Budget Data Sheets
Expenditure Budgets
Budget Amendments

More on Other Budgeted Funds and their Respective Levies
Estimating and Noticing of Tax Impact of School District Levies

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