The Smart Money:  Designing a school budget to get the most for your school dollar

In this hands-on workshop presented at NAIS national conference in March 2017 school leaders dove into the math of school resource allocation. Dr Roza shared innovative financial strategies and how leaders could apply the concepts to their own school context. Topics included; getting a grip on rising costs; gauging value for programs and courses; paying good teachers well amidst cost constraints; personalizing education without breaking the bank and making costs part of everyone’s agenda.

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Relevant readings:

How Independent Schools Can Handle Rising Costs and Competition

What’s Eating Your Cash? Getting Granular about Per-Student Costs

How to Pay Well for Good People and Keep Costs in Check

How to Contain Costs of School Offerings amid the Demand for Personalization

Keep Your School’s Focus on Costs and Tradeoffs