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Re: [teacherartexchange] need help with budgets


From: Diane Davis (dianemdavis_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Nov 09 2005 - 18:30:35 PST

it's a tough call. I was in the same situation. She said buy what you
need. I spent 2000 and she had in mind 400. Make sure you get them to
give you a ballpark figure. For three years I was "super art teacher"
at that school. But it took her most of that time to get over how much
an art department could spend.
On Nov 9, 2005, at 7:44 PM, JLC wrote:

> Hello all,
> I recently interviewed at a high school that had
> NOTHING in the way of supplies for an art class. I
> asked the principal abt the budget and she told me
> they didnt have one and asked ME how much I would need
> to purchase all the supplies for a school yr. Needless
> to say, I had to guess at what I would need, as I
> didnt really know HOW much to ask for, as I never did
> a budget before.
> All you experienced art teachers out there, can you
> help me in how to answer this question the next time I
> am asked? (I didnt get the job by the way, perhaps I
> asked for too much?)
> thanks very much
> Jeanette
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