General Budgeting Concepts

Many individuals ask me about general budgeting concepts without all of the extraneous details. So that was the inspiration for this blog post. Most people are familiar with what the term budget means, because they have a budget at home. They keep track of expenses...

Leadership in the Schools

This blog post focuses on leadership in the schools. There is a professional development program in New York that focuses on best practices. They take the best teachers in the world and find out what works in the classroom. The best lesson plans, curriculum guides,...

Labor Costs in Education

There is no doubt that labor costs in education have increased dramatically over the last decade. I could have chosen several studies, but one will be used for illustrative purposes. The compound average annual growth rate for total State K-12 education expenditures...

Productive Meetings through Technology

Love them or hate them executives have never found a way to replace meetings. This post discusses productive meetings through Technology. Technology can make these meetings even more productive, and we should start to use it. My public sector friends seem always to be...

Education Cuts in Arizona

This blog post discusses the recent proposed budget cuts to public education in the State of Arizona. I started this blog in 2013, and the theme remains the same. Less Revenue and more spending will always equal cuts to education. Revenue through taxation is being...