We call them ‘our kids’. We in public schools like to think of the children who live in our school district as our kids and right or wrong, we don’t much like sharing them with [...]
When I became a Treasurer I knew that I would have to report financial information to the Board of Education at least monthly, discuss finances with the Superintendent when needed and communicate/explain our fiscal situation [...]
Showing that your school district is frugal with tax dollars means highlighting the small savings as well as the big ones.
There is a definite art to effective financial school communications. Communications on the financials are frequently given the least attention by public school districts yet this is an area that should remain in the forefront [...]
As a school superintendent effective, accurate and engaging communication is essential. We must reach our constituents — parents, students, teachers, community members, grandparents — where they are and when they want information. There is no [...]