Business & Financial Management

Business & Financial Management assists local districts with budgeting; assures compliance with state rules and regulations in all state reporting; provides legislative and general fiscal information; disseminates and consults in all matters having to do with reports from the state to school districts in local levy and state funding calculations.

Information Technology (IT) District Business Management Construction Services Group
Curtis Ellis
Southwest Washington Regional Service Center (SWRSC)
Curtis Ellis

Provides Washington School Information Processing Co-op fiscal and student records software programming to 35 participating districts and the ESD. Ongoing training, phone assistance, group presentations and on-site visitations for co-op districts.
Finance/Student Contacts

Student WESPaC Alerts

K-20 Network
Jeff Andrews
Troubleshooting and problem-solving is free to districts through a K-20 support agreement between OSPI and the ESDs.
Videoconferencing Support
Jeff Andrews
Kathy Koren
Network Consulting Services
Jeff Andrews
Ongoing technical assistance with network planning and implementation.
Network Support Services
Curtis Ellis
Different from Network Consulting Services in that it offers technical support for managing local and district area networks, computers, and other equipment at the district site.
Kent Simpson
ESD 112 serves as district business manager reporting to district superintendent and board on all financial matters. Prepares all state reports.
State Enrollment Reporting
Christy Price
Assists with state-required student enrollment data and basic education, handicapped and non-resident student enrollment reports, ethnic reports, non-high enrollment, and private school enrollment reports.
State Financial Reporting
Kent Simpson
Helps local districts complete required budget, financial and personnel reports. Assures compliance with state reporting requirements in financial and personnel information processing.
ITB, RFP, RFQ and Contracts
Jeff Strunk, Purchasing Manager
Construction Services Group
Kirk Pawlowski
Experienced, professional personnel assist districts with all aspects of construction management, including finance management, cost control, scheduling, constructability reviews, building commissioning, acquisition and quality control.
Project Management
Construction Management
Constructability Reviews
Building Commissioning
Public Information and Election Assistance

This department generally serves as a liaison between the State Superintendent of Public Instruction's Office and local school districts.

RFPs and RFQs

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Contact Us

Gavin Hottman
Chief Financial Officer
Christy Price
Administrative Assistant