School Finance Made Easy - Revised 2012 (AAC #881)

This course will benefit all administrators with an "easy to understand" format that applies to their role of developing and managing a mini or full scale budget. The decentralization of finance along with site-based fiscal management will be covered. Participants will demonstrate mastery of a mini budget and tax levy as the application component.


  • Participants will learn basic principles of school finance.
  • Participants will learn how to access financial resources to support the school mission and goals.
  • Participants will learn how to resolve fiscal conflict and build fiscal partnerships.
  • Participants will learn how to focus other educational leaders in their school on implementing good basic fiscal management strategies.

(6 hours)