Bethel Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christine Carver, Ed. D., presented the Proposed 2019-2020 Education Budget to the Bethel Board of Education on Thursday, January 24th.
The proposed budget represents a 3.43% increase over the current year and can be viewed online at click here.
The Bethel Strategic Plan, which helps guide the budgeting process, can be accessed online at click here and covers the period from 2015 through 2020.
The Bethel School Department serves over 3,000 students.
The proposed budget of $46,665,473 is an increase of $1,549,191 over the current year.
Superintendent Carver said "The proposed 3.43% increase focuses on maintaining all of our top quality curricular and extracurricular programs, while continuing to make progress towards the goals of our Strategic Plan. This year we are challenged with increased enrollment and some shifting demographics. I would ask you to carefully review the presentation which has all of the details."