Superintendent Mark Conrad consolidated pertinent budget information and data in the Nashua School District FY 2016 Board Budget Process notebook, which was distributed to each member of the Nashua Board of Education on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at a Board Budget Committee meeting.  At that meeting, Superintendent Conrad presented his recommendation for the FY 2016 operating budget.
 
For convenient reference, notebook content is posted below as it becomes available over the course of the budget development season.  If you have questions, please email your questions to:  schoolbudgetquestions@nashua.edu.
Board Budget Process Notebook
Table of Contents

1.  Three-year budget recommendations
      a. Three-year budget summaries
      b. Individual recommendations & justifications
             Build classroom libraries at the middle school level (Lifelong Literacy Project)
             Expand classroom libraries at the elementary level (Lifelong Literacy Project)
             Complete purchase of equipment for middle school keyboard/piano classes
             Purchase of additional guitars for Nashua HS North and Nashua HS South
             Hire additional ELL teachers
             Provide additional student and family support services across schools
             Add high school math coaches
             Provide a full-time para-educator for the high school art department
             Provide an allocation for special education services in charter schools
             Hire an additional school psychologist
             Hire a half-time purchasing manager
             Increase half-time assistant principals to full-time at three elementary schools
             Hire an additional HVAC mechanic
             Hire a floating custodian
2.  FY2016 Budget Overview
      a. Schedule of budget committee meetings
      b. PowerPoint budget overview
3.  Personnel Proposals & Costs
      a. Personnel changes & justifications (narrative)
      b. Retirees and severance costs by fiscal year
      c. Summary of position additions & reductions FY2010-FY2016
      d. Guidance FTEs FY15
      d. Guidance FTEs FY16
      e. Elementary Principal Funding
      f.  FY2016 severance costs and analysis
      g. Budget positions (operating budget FTEs)
      h. Elementary administrator ratios
       i. Listing of technology integration assistants (TIAs)
       j. Listing of para-educators by location
4.  Non-Personnel Proposals & Costs
      a. FY2016 school budget allocations
      a    with supplemental allocations
      b. Transportation budget detail
      c. Utilities budget detail
      d. Plant operations budget detail      
5.  Curriculum & Professional Development
      a. Textbook/resource replacement schedule
      b. Title II budget
      b. Title II staffing
      c. Life-long Literacy participation list
      d. Campaign for classroom libraries
      d. Campaign:  Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive 2013
      e. Title IIA PD Expenditures
6.  Technology
      a. Technology readiness timeline
      b. Technology budget overview
      c.  E-Rate Reimbursements
7.  Special Education
      a. Special education expenditure comparisions
      b. Special education student census by primary disability
      c. Out-of-district placements by disability and school
      d. Brentwood staffing analysis
      e. Elementary self-contained classrooms
      f. 11.19.12 NHDOE Memo re Chartered Public Schools
8.  Other Programs
      a. Summer school programs & enrollments
      b. Athletics budget package of information
      c. ELL enrollments over time
      d. ELL students by school
      e. NHIAA enrollment, tournament fees & trainers
      f.  Suspension and Expulsion Data SY 2012, 2013, 2014 (all schools)
      g. 1st semester suspension data comparison (secondary schools)
      h. Student absences, 2013-2014
      i.  Media center expenditures
      j.  Athletic cost history
      k. Sports Rentals
           Ice Time Agreement
9.  Class Sizes
      a. Elementary class size spreadsheet (pdf)
      a. Elementary class size spreadsheet (excel)
      b. Middle school class size spreadsheet
      c. High school class enrollment listing
      d. High school schedule change requests
10.  Enrollment projections
      a. Official October 1, 2014 count
      b. Non-public school enrollments
      c. NESDC enrollment projections
11.  Budget Documents
      a. Costs by program
      b. Summary by commodity code
      c. Budget detail
      d. Personnel detail
      e. Historical appropriations
12.  Special Revenue Funds/Grant Funds
      a. Athletic funds only
          (Athletic Uniform Replacement Schedule)
      b. Reserve Balances
      c. Title I budget and staffing
      d. IDEA budget and staffing            
13.  Revenues/Revenues continued
      a. FY2016 proposed revenues (with prior year comparisons)
      a. FY2016 proposed revenues continued