The content for these sessions will focus on educating the general public on how school financing and budgeting works. In addition, a description of the various levels of decision-making that occur when establishing a budget will also be shared. These sessions will be facilitated by superintendent Cindi McDonald, chief financial officer Lora Appenzeller-Miller and a member of the WCSD Board of Education. These sessions will also include opportunities for the public to ask questions and provide feedback. The number of participants for each session will be limited to 30. Please RSVP by February 14, 2018.
We look forward to this opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue related to the financial health of the district.
• How we align the allocation of funds with district mission, vision, theory of action and student achievement data. • How the district projects enrollment and plans for construction projects.• How the district uses a 5-year forecasting model to build the budget.