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Lesson Plans

supply budgets for art educators

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Lauretta A. Hendricks-Backus (
Sat, 08 Aug 1998 10:20:34 -0500

I know I only work half time in a school with 140 kids but my supply
budget was 230.00 last year. I am totally in awe of your allocation. You
get 4.44 per kid I get 1.64. And to think how buying in bulk will save so
much! Wow!

needless to say I am very creative with the materials we use.

At 08:50 PM 8/29/70 +0000, you wrote:
> how much you have to
>spend? If I knew, I could streamline my order. Also, do you order art
>supplies for the whole school? If so, how do you get an idea of what
>everyone might need, and does it come out of your budget?
>Yes, I have $3,000 for about 675 lower elem. kids...Quite a satisfactory
>amount. I order about 3 times throughout the year plus I can buy things
>locally when needed and get reimbursed from the office. Enables me to take
>advantage of sales. I also hit paper printing companies fro freebies. And
>we have the "Scrapbox" here for cheap industrial scraps.