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ERIC Number: EJ919352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-651X
Meritorious Budget Award: An Opportunity to Enhance Strategic Planning
McKenzie, Anne; Bishop, Anna
School Business Affairs, v75 n7 p23-25 Jul-Aug 2009
In times of economic uncertainty, local budgets undergo increased scrutiny. School boards and district administrators must collaborate to ensure the highest standards of budget development, implementation, and oversight. Those charged with the fiscal management of school districts must gain the public's confidence in their budgeting abilities. Budget recognition and award programs sponsored by professional organizations help district leaders develop high-quality budget documents that act as powerful communication tools. The Meritorious Budget Awards program offered through ASBO International requires organizations to submit a budget document describing organizational goals and objectives, expenditures and revenues, financial summaries, and performance-based measurements tied to resource allocation. Preparing a Meritorious Budget Award submittal offers many benefits, which include: (1) improved strategic planning; (2) board of education and public confidence; and (3) reciprocal learning.
Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190. Tel: 866-682-2729; Fax: 703-478-0205; e-mail: asboreq@asbointl.org; Web site: http://www.asbointl.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts