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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

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Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

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