ED 770 Overview
This course provides an overview of the Wisconsin School Finance System and provides theoretical and practical knowledge to enable a superintendent to successfully fulfill leadership responsibilities regarding finance and business operations of the school district. The course specifically addresses the following Standards: • Standard 9 – Operations and Management. Effective educational leaders manage school operations and resources to promote each pupil’s academic success and well-being. • Standard 8 – Meaningful Engagement. Effective educational leaders engage families and the community in meaningful, reciprocal and mutually beneficial ways to promote each pupil’s academic success and well-being. • Standard 2 – Ethics and Professional Norms. Effective educational leaders act ethically and according to professional norms to promote each pupil’s academic success and well-being. • Standard 3– Equity and Cultural Responsiveness. Effective educational leaders strive for equity of educational opportunity and culturally responsive practices to promote each pupil’s academic success and well-being. • Standards 1 and 2 – “Facilitating Shared Vision” and “Sustaining Culture and Instructional Program” will be indirectly supported through development of leadership competencies addressed in the course. The emphasis of this course is on the Wisconsin System of School Finance, the Wisconsin School Budgeting Cycle and business and operations functions of the school district. Attention will be focused on the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to address school district financial requirements as well as political aspects by creating community understanding and support for the financial operations of the district.
- 3.00 Credits