Office of Business and Operations

Updated Purchasing Thresholds for Bids and Quotes

Published on December 23, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has announced updated bid and quote thresholds, effective on January 1, 2021. Purchases between $10,000 and $21,300 require a minimum of 3 competitive quotes, or use of a cooperative purchasing agreement. Any purchase over $21,300 requires public bidding or a competitive RFP process, requiring a minimum of 8 weeks to complete. The Purchasing Threshold Matrix has been updated… Continue Reading Updated Purchasing Thresholds for Bids and Quotes

Kronos Time Keeping Software System

Published on December 10, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

The payroll team has been rolling out the improved software time keeping system Kronos Workforce Ready. The first pay using the upgrade was December 4th. For reference purposes, here is the video that was shared at the November 3 professional development session. Highlights of the new system include: Dashboards to allow supervisors to quickly review information Electronic requests from your… Continue Reading Kronos Time Keeping Software System

24/7 Access to Your W2 Form for 2020 Tax Year

Published on December 9, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

If you have selected self-service only delivery previously, you may disregard this reminder. Once you have selected self-service only delivery, you do not need to select it again. Did you know you can have 24/7 access to your W2 for the 2020 tax year from the moment it is published in the Employee Self Service portal? No need to wait for the… Continue Reading 24/7 Access to Your W2 Form for 2020 Tax Year

Budget Monitoring & Annual Limits

Published on November 11, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

Twice a month the Office of Business & Operations reviews the balance of the food and beverage accounts for budgetary compliance and provides a communication as needed regarding the spending guidelines. Communication is based on these annual expenditure limits: Schools / Administrative Offices – 1% of budget allocation Office of the Superintendent – $5,000 Office of Teaching & Learning –… Continue Reading Budget Monitoring & Annual Limits

New & Improved Time Keeping Software System

Published on November 11, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

The payroll department is very excited to be rolling out a new and improved Kronos software time keeping system. Support staff have started logging into the new program as of Monday November 9th and the first pay using information from the new system will be December 4th. Highlights of the New System: Dashboards allow supervisors to quickly review information Electronic… Continue Reading New & Improved Time Keeping Software System

External Professional Development

Published on November 11, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

In-person external professional development outside of SDoL is not permitted. Virtual professional development is allowable Enter a purchase requisition if there is an expense such as registration Do NOT submit an external PD request form for virtual PD