Zero-sum budgets and technology
Based on a track record of building, obtaining and administering excellent technology budgets on both a building and district level, the presenter discusses current funding realities facing schools, gives a short primer on school district finance, describes types of budgets, outlines the elements of effective budgets, and suggests ways tech professionals can increase their influence in the budgeting process using a 12 point “Savvy Budgeter's Checklist.”

PowerPoint slides shared DropBox

Handouts (2016)

ISD191 2016-17 Planning Budget

Where are the cost savings using GoogleApps? (Blue Skunk blog, Feb 2010)
Strategies for stretching your tech budget (Blue Skunk blog, May/June 2011)

Stretching Your Technology Dollar (Educational Leadership (ASCD), December 2011/January 2012)

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