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Budget Plan - Prioritizing with Dollars

Budgetsources:

AccordingtothestatQBEreportsthecurrentFTEformulastatesthemediapersonal 13.34perstudents.ThetotalenrollmentofGWCforthe2013schoolyearwas966.The principalfollowstherecommendedperstudentamountsotheschoolmediacenterbudget thisyearwas$12,960withanadditionalamountof$1440(KatieSriratinocal,GWC mediaspecialist)comingfromlocalfundingand$8200fromPTSOandfundraisers.The amountfromPTSOisbasedontheitemsrequestedbythemediaspecialist.Thisamount fluctuatesbasedontheneedsforthatschoolyearandtotalamountinthePTSObudget. GWChasaveryactivePTSOthatraisesanaverageof$45,000perschoolyearthrough afallfestival,halfmarathon,andcookiesale(KatieSriratinocal,GWCmediaspecialist). Thisisanadequatebudgettoaccomplishthefirstyearofgoalsforthemediacenter.If otherneedsarisearequestformorefundingcantobemadetothePTSOfor consideration.However,thelongtermgoalofpurchasinganotherclasssetoftabletswill requireanextra15,00020,000(KatieSriratinocal,GWCmediaspecialist). FTEGeneralFund$12,960 Localfunding$1440 PTSO$4000 Fundraisers$4200 Readathon$1200 SchoolStore$1100 ScholasticBookFair$1900 TotalBudget2013$22,600

BudgetingPlan: Thelongrangebudgetplanisbasedonthe financialprinciplesthatapplytobusiness. Whilethemediacenterisanonprofitthe principalsofmoniesinversusmoniesoutstill applies.Themediaspecialistmustallocate enoughmoneytomaintainthefixedoperating costofthemediacenterwhilestillworking towardthelongrangevariablegoals.The currentbudgetwillbesufficienttoaccomplisha majorityofthestatedoperationalgoalsforthe nextthreeyears.Thevariablegoalof purchasingipadsortabletwillbeanadditional $12$22,000.Thisamountwillhavetocome fromadditionalcapitalareasinthebudget,not justfromthecurrentoperationalbudgetmedia

center. Whenthefirstsetsofipadswerepurchasedthemoniescamefromacombinationof fundraisers(PTSO),theschoolstechnologybudget(countyfunded),andtheschool boardallocatedprincipalsdiscretionaryfunds(countyfunded).Theschool superintendentandschoolboardhasmadeitatopprioritytoupdatethetechnology availabletoourstudentswithathreeyeargoalistohavecurrenttechnologyavailable inourcountybywayofipads,updatewifiandnetworks.Inordertodothattheyare pushingthecommunitytobecomemoreinvolvedwithfundingourschoolstechnology programsthroughatsplost.Thecountyhasalsoemployedagrantwritertoinstruct andassistschoolsinresearching,writingandadheringtogrants.Someoftheideas forgrantshavebeenusingDonorsChooseortheCorningIncorporated Foundation. Theproposedtechnologybudgetoverthecourseofthenextthreeyearswill dependonthepassingofthetsplostandgrants.Ifthisdoesntpassthenthe fundingwillhavetocomefromthebudgetspreviouslynamedtopurchasethe firstsetofipads/tablets. TheotheritemssuchastheflatscreenTV,swivelTVmount,wirelessdongle andappswillbefundedthroughthefundraiser,PTSOandlocalfunded moniesinthebudget.Theseitemswillberequestedattheendofthe 20132014schoolyearsforthe20142015year.Theseitemwillcostan estimatedtotalof$1800basedonthecurrentpricesatourlocalbestbuy.

Budget Breakdown for the Objectives


Goal Objectives $ $0 $0 $0 2Updatetechnology resourcesforstudentsand staffsotheyareableto evaluate,useandproduce information. d. LargeflatscreenTVswithwirelessdongles e. purchaseanotherclasssetsofipads f. updatestudentbroadcastingequipment

1Thestudents,facultyand a. startawikiforteacherstocollaborateandshare staffwilldeveloptheir lessonsandresources intellectualandeducational skillstobeeffectiveconsumers b. createschoolmediacenterwebsite/wikiwithcurrent informationfortheparentsandcommunity ofinformationandtechnology c. trainteachershowtocreatepodcasts

$1800 $15000+ $1000


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3Increasethecollaborative g. creatingaWikitoprovideinformationontrainings effortbetweenthemediacenter andactivitiesassociatedwithinthemediacenter. andschoolstaff h. Providetrainingopportunitiesviastaffdevelopment andsmallgroupsonWeb2.0Toolsscreencasts, videolessons,linksforteachersresources i. attendgradelevelplanningmeetings 4Buildaknowledgethat createsselfrelianceand developscriticalthinking j. studentsandteacherwillknowexplorethelibrary andunderstandhowtosearchforinformationonline andinpersonatthelibrary k. Continuetointroducestudentstothelatest technologyviaiPad,iPodTouch,SMARTBoard, DocumentCameras l. incorporateaunitonbeingaresponsibleconsumer ofinformationinformationliteracy 5Encourageanappreciationof m. establishteacherleadwikidiscussionboardsfor literatureandreadingboth bookclubs currentandclassic. n. establishamediacenterfacebookpageforsharing informationofbooksandliteraturethatencourage parentsandstudenttogainaloveofreading

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Reference GeorgiaDepartmentofEducation.QBEReports.Retreivedfrom(April14,2014)) http://app3.doe.k12.ga.us/owsbin/owa/qbe_reports.public_menu?p_fy=2000 BudgetManagementPlanningImageRetrievedfrom(April14, 2014)http://itil.osiatis.es/ITIL_course/it_service_management/financial_manageme nt/introduction_and_objectives_financial_management/conceptos_basicos_financi al_management.php