Dec 05, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GED 567 - Legal and Financial Management of Schools

Legal and Financial Management of Schools will provide participants with core knowledge and skills necessary for varied school leadership and administrative roles.  Participants will explore legal and financial components of the school organization from a systemic and student-centered leadership perspective.  Specific topics will include: federal, state and municipal law; state rules and regulations; local policy and school governance structures; human resources; Vermont’s education funding system; local budget components, planning and development. Participants will be required to gather/access local school community related documents – including budgets, financial audits, annual school reports, Action Plans and policy manuals. Participants will learn to access financial and legal information and develop fundamental understanding of this content to assist them in current and future school leadership roles.

Credits: 4 cr.