Each school district has specific procedures that directors follow in order to conduct business. The best time to check on these procedures is during your job interview. Review these procedures with your administration once you have started your new job.
Know what your administrators expect and follow their directions to minimize errors that can cost your district time and money, as well as a delayed payment to your vendor. Find out what to look for and expect in a typical school system in this tip sheet, The Business Side of Teaching School Music: Fiscal Procedures
Republished with permission of the Music Achievement Council. For more tips on keeping music strong in your schools, visit the site devoted to all things music advocacy: www.supportmusic.com.