What is School Participatory Budgeting?
School Participatory Budgeting (School PB) is an innovative civic learning tool designed to build student agency, collaboration, and critical thinking skills while creating pathways and opportunities for students to contribute to their communities and civic life.
Why engage in School PB?
Among other impacts, School PB promotes:
Positive School Climate
Public Speaking and Listening skills
Leadership and Teamwork skills
Critical Thinking and Research skills
Financial Literacy Competencies
Who can participate in the School PB workshop?
This opportunity is for K-12 educators who are implementing or who are interested in implementing School PB.
What is included in the School PB workshop?
The School PB workshop consists of 3 hours of professional development and includes:
Methods for implementing School PB with an inclusivity focus (Inclusive School PB toolkit provided)
The sharing of experiences from schools and districts who have implemented School PB
Cross-participant learning and the building of a School PB network. Sign up here.