Why Is No One Else Excited About This? I seem to really like doing a part of my job that my coworkers and peers in other districts seem to dread. I am a first year administrator, the Director of Educational Technology in Alisal Union School District; I am also originating the position. Budgeting and budget projections have become a thing I like doing. To me there are so many positive and intellectually engaging things here.
It’s like a puzzle where what I want to accomplish and what I can (theoretically) accomplish come together and I have to make the pieces fit. I like puzzles and problem-solving. We’ve been asked to do 3 years of projections and in each year we have to cut by 10%, by the end of 2019 - 20, it will have been reduced by 30%.
So this seemed like a critical but interesting challenge. It was also a gu…