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Chatham County school budget cuts planned for 2010-11

By Mia Munn
Posted Saturday, March 13, 2010

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Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County school system needs to find $2,624,604 in budget cuts/savings for the 2010-11 school year. The board tentatively selected the scenario below.

Scenario C
Central Office Administrators - 1 80,445
High School Band Directors - 3 months of employment (1 each school) 15,530
Curriculum Coaches -9 - 11 to 10 months 47,419
Instructional Services Division Facilitators -11 - 12 to 11 months 66,027
Career Technical Education positions paid from State Regular ADM - 3 154,781
Middle School Spanish - 4.5 positions 230,351
Academically Intellectually Gifted - 1 position 55,574
Overtime Reduction 25% 50,000
Testing Coordinators - 3 positions 109,634
Teacher Assistants - 20 571,780
Media Assistants - 7 212,222
Clerical/Custodians reduction - 39 months of employment 138,423
Central Office Clerical - 1 45,650
Employee Dental 316,577
New Teacher Signing Bonus 25,974
School Instructional Allotments (Supplies & Materials) 265,378
School-based Rewards 14,291
Instructional Field Trips 38,360
Local Staff Development 108,094
Supplies and Materials – Central Office 78,094
Grand Total 2,624,604

Other cuts (considered but not made)
Local Supplements
HIgh School Athletic Directors - 3 months of employment (1 each school)
Curriculum Coaches - 5
Instructional Services Facilitators - 4
Instructional Technology Facilitators - 3
Career Technical Education positions paid from State Regular ADM - 5
Teacher Assistants - 13
Teacher Assistants - 10
Teacher Assistants - reduction in days of employment

More information
Table with 5 scenarios is on page 7

Slides

For those of you with comments on the budget, you can email board members. Here are the school board members email addresses:
 

Deb McManus (chair) uncdeb@earthlink.net
Kathie Russell (vice-chair) krussell@chatham.k12.nc.us
Flint O'Brien flint@flintobrien.com
David Hamm dhamm@chatham.k12.nc.us
Gary Leonard gleonard@chatham.k12.nc.us


Mia Munn is a former educator who ran for the Chatham County school board in 2008.
 
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Chatham County school budget cuts planned for 2010-11
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