Rethinking Budgeting

How to Build an Efficient, Equitable, and Transparent Budgeting Process

Join a panel of industry experts as they discuss how schools and school districts can transform their budget process into one that is efficient, equitable, and transparent.

  • Learn the strategic budgeting approaches used by leading public sector agencies
  • Hear how Atlanta Public Schools is meeting the challenges of school district budgeting
  • Explore the impacts of modern data management and reporting tools


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Harpreet Hora

Executive Director, Budget Services
Atlanta Public Schools

Harpreet Hora, the executive director of budget services for Atlanta Public Schools, oversees the development, monitoring and management of a $1.4 billion budget based on district priorities, and a goal to ensure equitable funding. In addition to overseeing the budget for the APS school district, Harpreet is working on implementing strategic initiatives like the Academic Return on Investment (AROI), and building an Opportunity, Tangibles, Intangibles, and Systems (OTIS) index to measure educational equity.

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Tami Fillyaw

Finance & Administration Leader
Amazon Web Services

Tami Fillyaw is the Finance and Administration (F&A) Leader at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Her role is to help state and local government agencies leverage the cloud to improve business operations, financial performance, and customer interactions. Prior to AWS, Tami served 22 years in Florida government leading statewide policy initiatives and enterprise operations as the state’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Secretary of Workforce Operations, and Chief of Staff. During her time in public service, she founded Florida’s transparency portal for state expenditures and contracts, modernized the state’s $2.7 billion group health plan, and transformed HR, retirement, and procurement functions using cloud-based tools.



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Scott Coble

Solutions Engineering Director

Scott Coble currently serves as Solutions Engineering Director for OpenGov. Prior to his role at OpenGov, Scott served as Budget Manager with Montgomery County, MD, Government’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Scott holds a Master’s Degree in Information and Telecommunications Systems from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Certificate in Public Management from George Washington University.

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