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Congratulations to Dr. Jimmie Bullard, Bridgette Crutchfield and Romanda Franklin-Hamilton! These principals were recognized as Outstanding Administrators at the June 8, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors meeting.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Nadia Richard finished as a semi-finalist in Student Congress at the NCFL Grand National Tournament. Sophia Herrera is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion.

Three women who are nurses wearing black shirts that say "making a difference' with the KCPS logo.

KCPS rolled out the red carpet for National Nurses Week, clapping and cheering for our school nurses as they arrived at the Board of Education for their appreciation lunch.

KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

Finance & Benefits Services

The Office of Finance and Benefits Services is part of the Department of Business and Finance and is responsible for fixed assets, accounting, treasury, accounts payable along with benefits and wellness.

Fixed Assets: Coordinates the annual audit of all district fixed asset property located in every district facility. They are responsible to ensure all new property is tagged and entered into the district’s fixed asset database. They coordinate the disposal and sale of surplus property using GovDeals and local vendors. This group prepares the fixed asset financial reporting required to produce the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Accounting: Responsible to coordinate audits, prepare the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and Annual Secretary of the Board Report, prepare, process and post journal vouchers, close the accounting periods, Accounts Receivable, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. We help ensure the District provides annual reporting in compliance with Federal and Missouri reporting requirements.

Treasury: Responsible for maintaining direct deposit information to employees. Distributes W-2's in January each year and process requests for W-2 reprints for prior years ($5 charge each). Receives all incoming monies to KCPS. The treasury window is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Responsible for cash management of District monies in compliance with all applicable State and Federal rules and regulations.

Accounts Payable: Responsible for the disbursal of vendor payments and employee reimbursements, receiving all incoming invoices, working with schools and departments to get approval to pay. Checks and electronic payments are issued on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. For more information and forms visit the Accounts Payable webpage.

Benefits & Wellness: KCPS is committed to providing high quality, affordable benefits options to support your health and wellbeing. See Benefits section.

Contacts

Elaine Morgan
Director of Finance & Benefits
Email
Phone: (816)418-7839

Brenda Lawless
AP & Treasury Manager
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7922

Sara Carlson
AP Specialist
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7930

Angela McIntosh
Finance Manager
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7045

Terrie Gilroy
Staff Accountant
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7284

Ken Abramo
Fixed Assets Manager
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7282

Anthony Tinsley
Fixed Assets Technician
Email
Phone: (816) 418-7318

Board of Education