How the Finance Office Can Alleviate Teacher Shortage Problems

Providing teachers more control over classroom decisions is far more financially effective and efficient than trying to find ways to boost teacher salaries. If a teacher is choosing employment between two districts and District A gave each teacher a classroom budgeting tool that contained some funds for supplies, easy access to crowdfunding tools, additional funding that may originate from federal or local grants or PTA, and District B did not, what district do you think the teacher will choose to work for?

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ClassWallet Reduces Fraud, Saves Time and Is As Well-Liked as Spotify and Coke

From the Founder Greetings, As recent teacher strikes reveal, teacher discontent across the US is high. I purport that most of the discontent is stemming from feelings due to lack of empowerment. As districts combat teacher shortages and look for ways to increase teacher morale, recruitment, and retention, one solution (and much more cost effective … Continue reading “ClassWallet Reduces Fraud, Saves Time and Is As Well-Liked as Spotify and Coke”

Release 3.9.0.0

The overall story for release 3.9.0.0 is a host of internal enhancements to better serve our customers. Most of the changes in this release impact the back end of our application, affectionately known at CW HQ as GLADIS. Big Story items: Internal ACH application enhancements including 2FA and a series of API changes to more … Continue reading “Release 3.9.0.0”

Preventing P-Card Abuse & Fraud in Your District

Fraud and audit violations often happen with organizations that use Procurement-cards (P-Cards).  One reason is that P-Card fraud and misuse can be difficult to recognize until it ends up in the news.  Internal controls are meant to decrease fraud and abuse, however, P-Card purchasing data is limited.  This is one reason the misuse of funds occurs as frequently as it does.  Reconciliation reviews and monthly reports can identify suspicious activity, but don’t stop the fraud from occurring. 

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