America's Center Convention Complex
GFOA’s Alliance for Excellence in School Budgeting is a networked group of districts working collaboratively to implement best practices in school budgeting. This session will provide practical strategies, lessons learned, and case study examples about HOW leading school districts from around the United States have implemented improved budget practices. GFOA’s best practices in school budgeting is a framework for enhancing a school district’s budget and planning processes. The framework includes practical recommendations on all aspects of the process from better collaboration, goal setting, strategy prioritization, utilizing cost effectiveness measurements to the development of a strategic financial plan and how to leverage the budget document as a communications device.