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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Basics of School Budgeting and Finance: Understanding the Basic Education Formula (BEF)

Start Date: 10/4/2022 8:30 AM EDT
End Date: 10/4/2022 3:30 PM EDT

United States 

Organization Name: PASA

Sherri Smith
Email: ssmith@pasa-net.org
Phone: (717) 540-4448

Part I: Understanding the Basic Education Formula (BEF): Full-day workshop

  • Understanding the mechanics of the BEF formula, including all student and district weights, articulating the “share” concept behind the BEF formula, and appreciating the cumulative impact of the formula and what happens when more or less state funding is added.
  • Identifying, understanding, and explaining the trends behind each school district’s weighted student count and what it means for future BEF subsidy and state revenue.
  • Learning how to explain the BEF formula and its impact on your school district to your board and community; communicating your formula metrics and future formula metrics in an easy-to-understand manner.
When and Where:
  • Central PATTAN                   6340 Flank Drive, Harrisburg, PA                               Tuesday, October 4
  • East PATTAN                          333 Technology Drive, Malvern, PA                          Wednesday, October 5
  • West PATTAN                       3190 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA                     Tuesday, October 11