December 2016 – Summer 2017 (ongoing)
Regular budget updates via website, email and newsletters. Keep students, staff, families and community informed regarding Legislative updates and budget development process.
January – February 2017 (in progress)
Issue call for above-baseline requests (what is not currently funded) and budget reduction proposals. Principals and district leaders work with staff and school communities to determine priorities and make recommendations to the Department of Teaching and Learning and Finance and Operations.

Early March 2017
Gather Feedback on 2016 Priorities for Progress and draft budget priorities through an online survey. Superintendent shares and gathers feedback and ideas from all staff and families to help form draft budget.

February – March 2017
Review above-baseline requests and budget reduction proposals. The Superintendent and Executive Team review proposals and continue processing with principals and staff to establish priorities and recommendations.

March – April 2017
Build draft budget priorities and gather input. Staff uses available information, requests and feedback to build draft budget.

April – May 2017
Present draft budget and gather feedback.

May – June 2017
Incorporate feedback and develop final budget.

June 2017
School Board receives proposed 2017-18 budget.

August 2017
Budget public hearing and adoption.