50045.8 Financial Management and Resource Allocation
The program requires the study of the organization and management of fiscal, plant, and other resources. The program uses a variety of performance assessments of students’ understanding and ability to apply that knowledge.
Where the Standard is Met in the Program: ED 636 Policy and Educational Finance, ED 738 Administration of the Elementary School, and ED 639 Administration of the Secondary School.
Student Performance: All candidates in the program are required to take ED 636. Candidates seeking their credential as an Elementary School Principal are required to take ED 738 while candidates seeking their credential as a Secondary School Principal are required to take ED 639. A major assignment in ED 636 is the preparation of a District Finance Plan. Student performance on this assignment is provided in the table below:
Candidates prepare a portfolio and complete an Oral Examination as culminating events in the program. Student performance data on this standard are provided in the table below:
Department Response: The ED 636 District Finance Plan has been designated as a Critical Assignment. This assignment will maintain its designation as a Critical Assignment on the course curriculum map and will continue to be required of all candidates in the program.
Syllabus – ED 639