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KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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