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EDLE 676 - Managing Resources: Human, Financial and Facilities

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: EDLE 601 and matriculation in Educational Leadership program
This course deals with all aspects of the financing and staffing of public schools in Massachusetts. Major financial topics include the continuing impact of Proposition 2 1/2, the educational Reform Act of 1993 and the evolving No Child Left Behind federal legislation; fiscal planning for capital improvements; planning and evaluating auxiliary programs and services in the school district, such as extracurricular activities, transportation and food services. Major human resource topics include staff selection and development including theories and techniques of supervision, new state-mandated evaluative procedures to assess the effectiveness of programs and personnel, mentoring and other in-service education, collective bargaining and impacting legislation for the benefit of the public schools. A 25-hour field experience is required.