The state board of education shall establish continuing programs of in-service training in school district budget and finance for superintendents of schools or their designees, business managers, members of boards of education, and treasurers of boards of education for the purpose of enhancing their background and working knowledge of government accounting, state and federal laws relating to school district budgeting and financing, financial report preparation, rules of the auditor of state, and budget and accounting management. The manner and content of each training program shall be determined and provided by the state board of education after consultation with the department of taxation and the auditor of state. The state board may enter into contracts with the department and the auditor of state to supply, at cost, any assistance required to enable the board to perform its duties under this section. Each superintendent or his designee, treasurer or treasurer pro tempore, and business manager shall attend one training program provided under this section each year.
Effective Date: 09-27-1983