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School Financial Management Institute

The University of Kentucky is pleased to invite you to participate in Module One of the School Financial Management Institute. This Institute prepares participants to take the Certified School Financial Manager exam. The program is collaboration between the Gatton College of Business and Economics, the College of Education and an advisory board of education professional in Kentucky. The agenda of topics and description, can be accessed by clicking on the link provided below. Please Note: This program will require your full participation during the week.


Module one is a weeklong in-residence program for all participants and is held in Lexington. The following information will allow you to plan your schedules.

A reception and program orientation will begin the activities on first day of the program. During this time, you will be divided into your work groups for the week. The success of this program depends on your professionalism and ability to participate in ALL the activities, classes and discussions. We need to underscore the importance of full attendance.


School District Employees with the responsibilities of dealing with:

• School District Finance
• Grant Management
• Cash Management
• Facility Manager
• School Financial Activities

Participants include several levels of experience including:

• Administrators who could benefit from a broader perspective in education management
• Business and financial administrators wishing to keep up with new developments and current issues
• Recently hired or promoted financial officers
• Staff with management potential

These are just a few of the challenges that school districts face as we embark in a new century. However, Professional Development is now available at the University of Kentucky for any school district official dealing with the financial management issues.

A collaboration between Gatton College of Business and Economics, the College of Education and an advisory board of education professionals in Kentucky, this program helps professionals develop vital skills and prepares individuals to take the Certified School Financial Manager (CSFM) examination.


Program Dates
(click on each program for further details regarding topics of study per program)

School Week One: November 10 - 14, 2008
Registration Check-in: 8:00 a.m.
Holiday Inn North
Lexington, KY

School Week Two: TBA 2009
Registration Check-in: TBA
Holiday Inn North Lexington, KY

School Week Three: November 10 - 13, 2008
Registration Check-in: 11:00 a.m.
Holiday Inn NorthLexington, KY

Exam Registration begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Holiday Inn North
Lexington, KY

For further information regarding the program, hotel reservations, and cancellation policy you can download the brochure or refer to your confirmation packet.


CEU and CPE will be available. Please sign up for these credits form available
in the participant notebook. If you have further questions regarding CEU’s or CPE’s you may refer to our
SFMI Continuing Education Credit information page.

**Request for special needs will be accommodated, if requested in advance.

SFMI Graduating Group Week 2 - 2002

The program is also supported by KASBO and KSBA.

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