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Education Resource Strategies

Organization Information

Karen Silverman


Education Resource Strategies (ERS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming how urban school systems organize resources—people, time, technology, and money—so that every school succeeds for every student.

Core Competencies

  • Allocate Resources to Individual School Sites
  • Apply Cost Analysis to the Budget
  • Develop a Budget Presentation
  • Develop a Plan of Action
  • Develop a Strategic Financial Plan
  • Develop Goals
  • Establish a Partnership between Finance and Academic Staff
  • Evaluate & Prioritize Expenditures to Enact the Instructional Priorities (AROI)
  • Financial Policies
  • Put Strategies into Practice & Evaluate Results