School Tax Elections: Trends and 2023 Outcomes

Billions of dollars are earmarked each year for capital improvement projects from school districts across the nation. Listen to the interactive discussion between EDmarket CEO, Jim McGarry, and The Amos Group Chief Officer, Rachel Wisnefski, PhD as they discuss 2023 school tax election outcomes using the latest in SchoolBondFinder research and data. Hear how to better interact and network with districts who are crafting and implementing bond/levy initiatives. This session is for school administrators and solution providers involved in any aspect of capital projects from planning, to breaking ground, through the finishing touches.

The Amos Group is the parent company of SchoolBondFinder and SchoolNetwork. SchoolBondFinder is the first comprehensive, online database tracking K12 bond–funded capital improvement projects in the United States for solution providers. SchoolNetwork is a networking platform for K12 District Administrators to connect and collaborate; share funding project documents; review solution providers; and advertise RFP/RFQs nationwide.



Learning Objectives

  1. Learn about the most common areas of expenditure and related five-year trend data.
  2. Discover when the peak time of year for school tax elections is and what influences that decision.
  3. Find out what the nationwide and regional passage rates for school tax elections have been to date for 2023.
  4. Learn about the cycle of a school tax election and some best practices for engagement during that cycle.

Broadcast Date

October 18, 2023, 1:00pm ET

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Meet the Presenters


Rachel Wisnefski
The Amos Group
Chief Revenue Officer

Rachel Wisnefski, PhD has over 15 years of extensive experience in business development and education market expertise. She serves as Chief Revenue Officer for The Amos Group. Dr. Wisnefski also serves as an elected representative on the Beaufort County Board of Education, serving the Beaufort County School District’s diverse student body of over 22,000 students. She served on the Board of Trustees for the Beaufort Jasper County Academy of Career Excellence, and the Board of Directors for the Education Market Association (EDmarket).


Jim McGarry
Education Market Association

Jim McGarry’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in manufacturing and distribution in both the commercial and education space has served the Education Market Association (EDmarket) well since 2011. As President/CEO of EDmarket, he facilitated the board’s communication of a redefined mission to connect people who want to succeed in the education market by providing events, resources, and leadership to those who serve education. He has led the volunteer leadership and staff in exploring how the intersection of pedagogy, space, and technology impact student outcomes. Prior to joining EDmarket, Jim also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA), formerly the Business Products Industry Association (BPIA).