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Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

Fowler Public Schools

Introduction:  Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, the State School Aid Act, as amended, requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.


Section 1 - Fiscal Year Board Approved Budget
Section 2 - Personnel and Operating Expenditures

The Center for Educational Performance and Information compiles this data for all public school districts in the State of Michigan.  See their website:  www.mi.gov/cepi


FY 2018-2019 Operating Expenditures (PDF) 
FY 2018-2019 Personnel Expenditures (PDF)

FY 2017-2018 Operating Expenditures (PDF)
FY 2017-2018 Personnel Expenditures (PDF)

Section 3 - Current Bargaining Agreements


Fowler Education Association, MEA/NEA (PDF)
September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021

Fowler Educational Support Personnel Association, MEA/NEA (PDF)
December 2019 - June 30, 2021

Section 4 - Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
Section 5 - Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements as submitted to the Michigan Department of Education.
The Michigan Department of Education collects audited financial statements for all public school districts in Michigan. See their website: www.michigan.gov/mde. Refer to the Office of Audits.

Section 7 - Procurement/Expense Reimbursement Information
Section 8 - Employee Compensation Information

Compensation amounts based on fiscal year 2018-2019 information:

Superintendent (2018 W-2 Wages:  $101,963)

Salary:      $112,977.00
Insurances:   $21,383.00
Car Allowance:   $0.00
Total Compensation:   $134,360


Section 9 - District Paid Association Dues

Association dues paid in fiscal year 2018-2019

Central Michigan School Business Officials: $147.00
Michigan Association of School Administrators: $877.00
Michigan Association of School Boards: $1,655.00
Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals: $400.00
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association: $375.00
Michigan School Business Officials/Michigan Assoc. for Pupil Transportation: $160.00

Section 10 - District Paid Lobbying Costs

In a shared-cost agreement with Shiawassee RESD and Clinton County RESA, Fowler Public Schools paid $690 toward the cost of legislative liaison services in 2018-2019.

Section 11 - Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit, and therefore no Deficit Elimination Plan is required.

Section 12 - District Credit Card Information
Card Holder Credit Limit
Superintendent  $5,000
Business Manager $10,000
H.S. Athletic Director     $5,000
Section 13 - District Paid Out-Of-State Travel Information

The District did not fund out-of-state travel for administrators in 2018-2019.

Section 14 - Mi School Data Portal
Section 15 - Observation / Evaluation Tools

Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching
You may be required to submit contact information in order to download.

MASA’s School Advance Administrator Evaluation Instrument