Resource Management for School Administrators: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility, and Human Resources (The Concordia University Leadership Series)

Resource Management for School Administrators: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility, and Human Resources (The Concordia University Leadership Series)

By: Daniel R. Tomal (author), Craig A. Schilling (author)Paperback

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Description

Everything you need to know on managing school resources are covered: national and state perspectives, future challenges to funding public education, resource allocation, developing a school district budget, sources of revenue, accounting budgeting and reporting, financial statements, allocating resource for higher student performance, human resource, laws and policies, compensation, facilities and auxiliary services and safety and security Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for easy application. This practical book will be useful to all school leaders who are trying to improve their school resource management.

About Author

Daniel R. Tomal, Ph.D.is a Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching educational leadership. He is a consultant and an author of ten books such as Action Research for Educators and Challenging Students to Learn by Rowman & Littlefield Education, and has made guest appearance on many national radio and television shows. Craig A. Schilling, Ed.D. is an Associate Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching education finance, law, human resources and school business management. He has served on a number of state and national associations and spoken at state, national and international conferences.

Contents

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1 Financial Management Principles and Historical Perspectives *Objectives *Adequacy, Equity, and Equality *National Perspectives on Financing Education *State Perspectives on Financing Education *Future Challenges to Funding Public Education *Summary *Case study *Exercises and discussion questions *References Chapter 2 Resource Allocation and Financial Planning *Objectives *Planning School District Budgets *Developing a School District Budget *Sources of Revenue *Taxpayer Equity *Summary *Case studies *Exercises and discussion questions *References iv Chapter 3 Accounting, Budgeting and Reporting *Objectives *Why do we have accounting systems? *Student Activity Accounts *Fundraising *Financial Statements *Audits *Summary *Case studies *Exercises and discussion questions *References Chapter 4 Managing Resources for Higher Performance and Productivity *Objectives *What are Educational Resources? *The Relationship Between Resource Allocation and Achievement *Allocating Resources for Higher Performance and Productivity *Educational Choice *Summary *Case study *Exercises and discussion questions *References Chapter 5 Managing Human Resources *Objectives *Planning staffing needs and enrollment forecasting *Employment laws v *Employee evaluation and compensation programs *Collective bargaining *Summary *Case study *Exercises and discussion questions *References Chapter 6 Managing Facilities for Higher Performance and Productivity *Objectives *School Facilities in the United States *Facility design and student achievement *School facility planning *Environmental issues *Summary *Case study *Exercises and discussion questions *References Chapter 7 Auxiliary Services: Food, Safety, Security, and Transportation *Objectives *Major Auxiliary Services *Food service *Safety and security *Transportation *Summary *Case study *Exercises and discussion questions *References vi Epilogue Appendix School Resource Web Sites References Index About the Authors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781475802528
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 234
  • ID: 9781475802528
  • weight: 354
  • ISBN10: 1475802528

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