SCHOOL BONDS 201

The Practice of Designing and Running School Bonds

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

Learn to become a more efficient public manager! Our public management courses dive deep into public policy design and implementation, preparing government employees for the next steps in their careers. As the “do-er”, you don’t need a high-level overview; you need an implementation manual and best practices handbook. Our courses give you in-depth knowledge on how to implement public policy effectively and efficiently in your local government. 

Participants earn university-level continuing education credits for their time and effort.

ABOUT THE COURSE

This is a HYBRID (in-person/ online) course through UC San Diego Extension.

  • This course focuses on cost-effective, transparent, legally-compliant, and—most notably—successful school bonds

  • Through this course intensive, you will hone your knowledge and expertise to:

    • Assess the legitimacy of a need for a school bond, and if legitimate, describe the process to get a bond to the voter for a decision.

    • Analyze how principles of effective public management apply specifically to school bonds.

    • Define and recognize best practices that ensure school bonds are transparent and ethical so they do not lose legitimacy.

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ABOUT THE TEACHER

Haney Hong is President and CEO of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. Additionally, he is a Navy Reserve Lieutenant Commander in command of a submarine maintenance unit in Point Loma, and he is also an adjunct Lecturer in Management at the University of San Diego School of Business and an adjunct professor at the United States Naval War College. Haney is focused on robust citizenship engagement and firmly believes that such engagement is the first line of defense against internal and external threats to a healthy democratic society.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Courses are for current or aspiring local government employees who want to become public managers such as a superintendent, city manager, or an executive of a local agency.

Anyone interested in an in-depth understanding of school bonds would benefit from taking these courses.

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