Jefferson Park Preschool is looking to expand its programs by building a second level and offering services to families who have autistic children. Please outline your process for how you would go about seeking funding for the project (who would you talk to, which grants would you apply for); and how would you go about getting a reliable quote from a construction company?
You were just notified of a 2% pay increase for all of your staff, however, your budget will remain flat for the school year. Currently, your budget is 1M; you spend $800,000 on salaries and about $200,00 on indirect cost for the program (utilities, supplies, insurance etc.). What will you do to absorb the pay raise? Which areas will you decrease spending in? How will you manage?
You were just informed at the Zink foundation has 2M in grant funding to give out for the school year. Their top priorities are school lunch, music in the classrooms and green energy for school buildings. In one paragraph describe why Jefferson Park should receive funding for one of these initiatives, what makes the school unique and a good match for the funding.
You receive a complaint from a parent that they believe their child is being physically abused by one of your staff members. What would be your course of action?
The holiday season is approaching and the Board wants you to head up a fundraising campaign. They want something that is really going to pull in gifts and highlight the best face of the organization. Explain specifically what you would do and how would you advertise.
A teacher’s assistant comes to you describing several situations where she feels her teacher does not do her job. You know that the situation between them is tense, and she has asked several times to be moved. What would be the first step you would take to rectify the situation? What would you say to the teacher’s assistant?