USD Budget Workshop Recording and Budget Materials

The recording below is from the USD Budget Workshop held July 2, 2020. Budget workshops are conducted for superintendents, board clerks, and business managers of unified school districts. The 2020-21 budget document is reviewed and we discuss the new school finance bills passed by the 2020 Legislature. County clerks, school auditors/CPAs, school board members, and officers of teacher associations may also find this helpful and informative. Presenters: Dale M. Dennis, Deputy Commissioner of Education, and S. Craig Neuenswander, School Finance Director. 

KSDE Budget Workshop (approx. 3 hour session)

Powerpoint presentation

Workshop packet materials listed below - 2020-21 budget document (pdf format)
- USD Budget (Codes and Forms)
example (pdf)
- 2nd Publication (if applicable) 2-Year Property Tax Review and Public Notice of Vote
   and sample Resolution to Adopt Budget

- Cover Page, Index and Coding the budget
- Budget-at-a-Glance
- Budget Profile
- Graphs (one-page summary) includes: Expenditures, FTE Enrollment, Mill Rates by fund, Amount Per Pupil by function, Average Salary
- Graphs and Tables (24 pages) from Sumexpen file - created from data in example USD budget document
- Required Student and Staff Training
- USD Documents required to be posted online
- 2020 House and Senate Education Summaries booklet - includes:
  - Enrolled bills passed into law during the 2020 legislative session (summary)
  Also includes an overview of new federal legislation enacted March 27, 2020:
  - CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act
  - ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funds
  - ESSER Special Education funds

- Online Budget Packet (link) Additional resources concerning issues related to the budget

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