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This Year.5 Groundskeeper.8 Science.6 English.5 Elementary1.4 Math1.0 Reading
Two Years Ago One Reading Teacher One Salaried Bus Driver One Social Studies Teacher One Special Education Teacher One RTI coordinator .5 Art Teacher .5 Enrichment Teacher .5 Math Teacher .5 Speech Teacher .4 English Teacher
Three Years Ago Two elementary positions Half an Administrative position One English position (retirement) Share Occupational and Physical Therapy services ES Home School Counselor .4 School Psychologist (voluntary change) Two Teaching Assistants In-House Support for Assistive Technology (.5 Speech) One ELL (English Language Learners-retirement) Physical Education (retirement, .5 replacement) Clerk Typist (retirement) Network Technician (.4)
Where We StartWith a $1,000,000 shortfall.
The Importance of Good Schools to a CommunityGood Schools Attract families, strengthen the local economy, and enhance property values. Ensure all students will be prepared and competitive in a global economy. Offer every child a world-class education. Teach students from all backgrounds how to live and participate in our democracy. Adopted from NYSSBA
How do we build a budget?
2013-14 BUDGET Ways to Balance Lobby for Additional State Additional Supply Cuts Additional Equipment Cuts Union Concessions Personnel Cuts Non-mandated Programs Attrition Cuts
Attrition Cuts3 Elementary PositionsOne Guidance PositionOne Special Ed PositionSavings $500,000
Other Potential Cuts.5 Physical Education (Full-time TA).5 English1.5 Special EducationSavings $120,000
Non-Mandated AreasClass Size Occupational Education(BOCES)Kindergarten Conferences/InserviceAthletics AssembliesArt (K-6) Field Trips ClubsLibrary Adult EducationMusic (K-6) Curriculum CoordinatorsTechnology (H.S.) IntramuralsTechnology Teaching Asst. Counseling ServicesNurses Gemini CoursesAP Courses School-to-WorkEnrichment Elementary Foreign LanguageTransportation (2-3 Miles) GEDES Summer School HS Summer SchoolSports Physicals paid by the District
Cost of ProgramCategory CostLibrary $ 35,000Athletics (includes transportation and referee costs) $ 295,000Enrichment (re-deploy staff) $ 35,000High School summer school BOCES aidable $ 38,500Art K-6 $ 80,000Music K-6 $ 84,000Curriculum Coordinators (use STLE coaches) $ ( 21,048 )One counselor/building attrition (4 remaining) $ -Occupational Education BOCES aidable (change the criteria to have credits in place by June, no summer school) $ 256,000AP/ Gemini per period for 11 periods (offer some classes bi-anually) $ 154,000 (1,400-2,800)
Organization Estimated building use chargeAmerican Red Cross Blood Drive $ 70.00Bible Baptist Church Youth Group $ 42.00Boy Scouts - Recruitment $ 42.00Chamber of Commerce - Halloween $ 105.00Cheerleader Booster Club (Cheer Camp 2 days) $ 56.00Child Evangelism Fellowship $ 476.00Civic Betterment Assn. - Apple Blossom Road Race $ 56.00CSD Monarch $ 28.00Dollars for Scholars - Award Ceremony $ 42.00Girl Scout Community Service Event $ 42.00Girl Scout Cookie Kick Off Event $ 28.00Girl Scout Meetings Troop $ 609.00Girl Scout Registration $ 28.00Girl Scout Service Unit Event $ 210.00PTSA Movie Night $ 56.00PTSA Fundraiser - Zumba $ 42.00PTSA monthly meetings $ 140.00Recreation Committee - BRAVO Summer Theater Camp $ 448.00Recreation Committee - ENCORE Summer Theater Camp $ 588.00Williamson Wildcats (14 weeks) $ 784.00Williamson Wildcats (15 weeks) $ 1,680.00Young Life $ 77.00Potential Revenue $ 5,649.00