2014 State of the District Presentation

Report
Topics for Discussion
School Aid Budget
Highlights of State of the State
Impact for Kalamazoo RESA
Knowns and Unknowns
Legislative Update
Employee Compensation
and Benefit Changes
For Kalamazoo RESA
2014-2015 school year
Program Highlights and
New Initiatives
Kalamazoo RESA
“MSBO Leaders Shaping the Future”
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Snapshot: Michigan’s Economy
Modest growth in revenues anticipated for 2015 (3%)
(2014 Revenue estimate has been decreased)
SAF Operating budget in deficit in both 2014 and 2015
budget years. Current surplus (fund balance) will be
spent with a $15 million deficit remaining at the end of
the 2015 budget cycle (house estimates)
Consumer Price index shows increase of 1.6%
Road funding debate is still in play – watch for tax
policy changes that could effect school funding
Unemployment rate is expected to improve from 7.6%
in 2014 to 7.1% in 2015
Pupil estimates continue to decline statewide
Continue to see positive growth estimates in real
estate and auto markets
Overall employment estimated to be up 1.2% and
overall personal income is projected to grow 2.6%
State Budget: Proposal
Three varying versions: Executive, House, Senate
Major Factors:
Foundation allowance
Governor $83-$111 increase
House $56-$112 increase
Senate $150-$300 (eliminates
many categoricals)
ISD State Aid Same as
2013-2014 – no increase
anticipated for ISDs (Senate
proposal includes increase)
Pre-kindergarten expected to see
another $65 million increase
statewide
MPSERS contribution rate
20.96%-25.78%
approximate 4% increase to
KRESA budget – Governor
decreases rate by 1.2
percentage points.
State Budget: Proposal
Consolidation of Services
Varies from $0 - $5 million
Technology Readiness Grants
$50 million – same as current year
Continues transfers to
community colleges and
universities
Continues most ISD
categoricals at current year
funding levels
Kalamazoo RESA’s strategy is to balance the budget
through various approaches
KRESA Budget Highlights
 General Fund Revenues
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Estimating 1% increase in taxable values
No increase in ISD State Aid
Grant changes – reductions and increases
Restoration of some Federal revenue due to
Sequestration
 Focus on Fee for Service Models
 Special Education Revenues
 Estimating 1% increase in taxable values
 Foundation allowance increase (used House version)
 Restoration of some Federal revenue due to
Sequestration
Kalamazoo RESA Compensation and
Benefit Changes for 2014-2015
Approved by the Board of Education on May 15
Average of 1% increase in
salary schedules
Steps granted for all eligible employees
No market adjustment have been approved at
this time. Some areas have been identified for
further study
Health Insurance to continue using hard cap limits
Performance pay analysis has been put on hold.
Waiting for legislation to be finalized related to
teacher and administrator evaluation.
Total cost to the budget for all recommendations
approved by the Board of Education - approximately
$ 1,560,000
Costs: Health Insurance
Health Insurance Plan decisions implemented for 2014 will
remain for 2015. There will be an open enrollment period
during the month of November for any changes employees
would like to make.
Estimated 3.5%-5% increase in employee
health/dental/vision/life/long-term disability insurance
January-June 2015 for budget purposes
Comparison to Cap will be recalculated for 2015 when actual
renewal rates are received and any employee contribution
adjustment will be effective January 1, 2015
Affordable Health Care Reform – Next phase effective
January 1, 2015
KRESA’s measurement period will run from April 2014 – October
2014. Our administration period will be November and December
of 2014 and our stabilization period will be January – December
of 2015.
Continue Tier 2 benefit plan for all new hires after
July 1, 2013
Single subscriber coverage for Grades 9-12
Reduced paid time away benefits
Budget: Summary
Increased Compensation Costs
Wages – 1% raise
Step Increments
Retirement
Health Insurance
Other Benefit Costs
Increased Costs
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$ 191,295
$ 465,678
$ 323,769
$ 522,266
$ 60,562
$1,563,570
General fund budget projection
Total Revenues
Total Expenditures
Excess/(Deficit)
Unrestricted Fund Balance
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35,816,196
35,912,848
(96,652)
4,506,306
13%
Special Education fund budget projection
Total Revenues
Total Expenditures
Excess/(Deficit)
Unrestricted Fund Balance
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Combined fund balance
Reduction in $’s paid to LEAs
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36,253,404
36,253,404
-0700,000
2%
7%
$2,500,000
Still up in the air
State aid revenue?
Foundation allowance?
Student counts?
MPSERS rates?
New requirements?
What we’re doing
Rebalancing
budgets
Cost
Containment
Strategies
Eliminating
positions
through
attrition
wherever
possible
Spending
down fund
balance
Pursuing
more grant
funding
Taking on
new
initiatives
Legislation to watch
School Aid Budget Process
Waiting for conference committee to be named
Governor had set goal of June 1st for completion – did
not happen. Hoping for progress in next two weeks
EAA
Possible ISD Role
Roads
Impact on School Aid Fund Budget
Common Core and SBAC
Uncertain future
Michigan Merit Curriculum
System School Reform Committee
Evaluation Models
Teachers and administrators
Council on Educator Effectiveness
Some of the New Initiatives for 2014-2015
Early Childhood
GSRP and
Head Start
Expansions
Expansion in work
with private
providers
More collaboration
between special
education early
childhood programs
Working with The
Learning Network on
county-wide
pre-kindergarten
initiatives
Early/Middle
College
Project Lead
the Way
Special
Education
Application will be
made to the State
of Michigan by June
30th
Pilot program in
place during the
2013-2014 school
year
Moving towards
graphing all
individual student
progress data
Pilot program for
2014-2015 in a
limited number of
districts
STEM focus for
Middle Schools and
High Schools
Using research
based practices to
guide high quality
instruction
Funded with
donations from
business and
industry as well as
community partners
Continued focus on
improved outcomes
for students with
disabilities
Pilot programs will
be coordinated with
EFE and EFA as
well as a liberal arts
option
Full implementation
for 2015-2016
Major expansion for
2014-2015 school
year
Kalamazoo RESA
Strategic Plan Update
A fresh new approach . . .
Five Critical Questions
Why do we exist?
What do we do?
To transform lives by inspiring
educational excellence
Provide educational services and
support for students, families,
schools and community
How do we behave?
How will we succeed?
We work together
We find a better way
We lead with heart
We act with integrity
We value all people
Collaboration
Innovation
Compassion
Trustworthy
Respect
Through highly talented
professionals, successful multi-sector
partnerships, innovative practices and
a relentless drive to improve
What are we focused on?
All learners supported through
strong collaborative relationships
Highly effective employees
Positive, safe and inclusive
organizational culture
Leaders in educational excellence
Data driven organizational practices
Quality and sustainable infrastructure
All children ready for kindergarten
A continuum of professional development
to support high-quality instruction and
leadership
All students transition ready for
college, career, or life
Visibility and understanding of KRESA
programs and services
Kalamazoo RESA
HumanEx Culture Survey
What did it tell us about the big
picture of KRESA?
KRESA : Full Company– (n=329)
KRESA : Full Company-by Dimension
KRESA : Full Company–Top Items
Dimension
Current
Mean
Pride
4.62
2. I am fully engaged in the work that I do.
EngageInspire
4.59
1. In my role I have the opportunity to do
things that I both do well and enjoy.
Talent/Fit
4.54
53. I am committed to the success of my
organization.
EngageInspire
4.50
Innovation
4.47
Top 5 Rank Ordered By Mean
4. I feel great pride in the work I do.
16. I am continuously seeking ways to improve
my overall productivity.
Vote/ Goal
KRESA : Full Company–Bottom Items
Bottom 5 Rank Ordered By Mean
Dimension
Current
Vote/ Goal
Mean
65. I feel “in on things” that are happening at
KRESA.
Communication
3.36
31. I am provided personal coaching from my
administrator/supervisor.
Relationships
3.37
Recognition
3.42
61. KRESA has a genuine concern and interest
about me as a person.
Relationships
3.47
40. In the past three months, my
administrator/supervisor has discussed my
successes and progress with me.
Performance
Planning
3.47
9. I have received meaningful recognition in the
past 10 days.
Questions
Answers
Contact information
Dave Campbell, Superintendent ([email protected])
Holly Norman, Deputy Superintendent ([email protected])

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