Re-Thinking Sustainablity Workshop: Brea

January 17, 2017 9AM–January 17, 2017 3PM
Brea Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA

Rethinking Sustainability

One–Day Seminar Presented by Dr. Alan Pue, President, The Barnabas Group, Inc      

Topic 1: Rethinking Sustainability: The Non-Negotiables As we begin this discussion on sustainability we must first ask ourselves this question: Are there any issues or ideas that we simply cannot ignore; issues that left unaddressed can derail even the best budgeting efforts?  The answer to that question is a resounding yes!  In this workshop we will identify and explore those non-negotiables.  

Topic 2: Rethinking Sustainability: The Foundational Principles Like the foolish man who built his house on the sand our budgeting efforts are likely to collapse under pressure unless we build on a solid foundation.  This workshop will explore and address core foundational principles that must inform and anchor all of our budgeting efforts.  

Topic 3: Rethinking Sustainability: Building a Better Budget With the right foundation in place it is now time to build.  This workshop will address the architectural flaws that often lead to a faulty construction process when it comes to building a sound school budget and offer a better design for developing your school's budget.  

Topic 4: Rethinking Sustainability: Linking Strategic Planning and Strategic Budgeting One common characteristic of successful schools is their ability to live in the present while at the same time peering into and planning for their future.  That isn't easy to do especially when it comes to budgeting.  As a result school leaders often find themselves so fully focused on current operational realities that they can't seem to lift their eyes to the horizon and ask: "What must we do next if we hope to become the school we desire to be?"  This workshop is designed to help you bridge that gap.  

Topic 5: Rethinking Sustainability: Somebody's Got to Pay Tuition is never enough.  No quality school funds its mission from tuition revenue alone.  Nor should you.  This workshop addresses that reality and explores principles and practices that can help you build the partnerships necessary to a thriving, sustainable school.

$79- lunch will be provided

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