Every decision made in a school district has a wide reaching impact: from administrators, to teachers to, ultimately, students! When surveyed, school business officials (SBOs) reported saving an average of $604,795 in a typical school year, simply by doing their job.
Beyond the financial expertise, school business officials are multi-faceted leaders whose knowledge base reaches far beyond the budget. A school business official is a partner is strategic planning who coordinates with the superintendent, board and community to support the vision and mission of the district and make sure they understand the long-term ramifications of their decisions.
Hiring an SBO to focus on the complexities of school finance not only helps save money, but brings the district the perspective needed to navigate the latest changes in school funding policy. The bottom line is that you can't afford NOT to bring a trained school business professional into your district. See below for examples of how school business professionals have achieved saving for their districts!
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