December 2017 – Summer 2018 (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 2018
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 2018
Gather Feedback on 2017 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 2018
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 2018
Build draft budget priorities and gather input. Staff uses available information, requests and feedback to build draft budget.


April – May 2018
Present draft budget and gather feedback.


May – June 2018
Incorporate feedback and develop final budget.


June 2018
School board receives proposed 2018-19 budget.


August 2018
Budget public hearing and adoption.