School finance is a complicated subject. As board members, it is important to know the basics. Learn from the experts about state and local funding, and five-year forecasts. Become your district’s expert and find out how to access data and what questions to ask.

Agenda

Friday, Feb. 25, 2022

8:45 a.m.
Registration
9 a.m.
State school-funding formula - What school board members should know
Aaron Rausch, director, Office of Budget and School Funding, Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
10:30 a.m.
Break
10:40 a.m.
School funding in Ohio: Past, present and future
Dr. Howard Fleeter, consultant, Ohio Education Policy Institute
12:15 p.m.
Lunch
1 p.m.
Understanding five-year forecasts
Mike Sobul, senior analytics advisor, and Ryan Ghizzoni, director, Ohio analystics, Forecast5 Analytics
1:55 p.m.
Break
2:05 p.m.
Local funding
Mike Sobul, senior analytics advisor, and Ryan Ghizzoni, director, Ohio analystics, Forecast5 Analytics
3 p.m.
Wrap-up and adjourn