Digital Wallets Move Savvy School Administrators to the Head of the Class

Digital wallet technology has become very popular with consumers who have warmed to the idea of being able to complete purchases easily and quickly via a software-based system that securely stores payment information and passwords for numerous payment methods and websites. Also very appealing is the fact it can be used in conjunction with mobile payment systems, … Continue reading “Digital Wallets Move Savvy School Administrators to the Head of the Class”

Meet The Disruptors: Jamie Rosenberg Of ClassWallet On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

If you’re not failing, you’re failing: Stretching yourself beyond your comfort zone gets you where you need to be. Asa part of our series about business leaders who are shaking things up in their industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jamie Rosenberg, The CEO of ClassWallet. Jamie Rosenberg, the founder, and CEO of ClassWallet … Continue reading “Meet The Disruptors: Jamie Rosenberg Of ClassWallet On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry”

ClassWallet Unveils Expense Tool For School Maintenance

Miami-based FinTech ClassWallet has grown its classroom expense management offering to help with the requirements of custodial and maintenance workers in primary and secondary schools, according to a Monday (Jan. 25) announcement. “We’re making it easier for school employees charged with maintaining school facilities to obtain the supplies they need while automating the reconciliation of … Continue reading “ClassWallet Unveils Expense Tool For School Maintenance”

The Value of Time and Technology in the Business Office

At ClassWallet we’re always joking that no company sells less efficiency and increased costs. Most technology companies position themselves as a solution that saves time and money, but what that means to people differs considerably. We’ve been told by clients they save, on average, 5 hours a week in school bookkeeping time managing teacher orders and receipt reimbursement on our platform.

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EdTech Digest Feature of ClassWallet CEO

No stranger to education technology, Jamie Rosenberg has launched two successful technology companies in the space. His journey from mergers and acquisitions lawyer to social entrepreneur is a living example of how one person can change the world.

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How To Keep & Retain The Millennial Teacher

We sat down with international education consultant Jennifer Abrams to discuss what is needed for schools to keep and retain the millennial teacher and help this generation thrive.  Millennials make up the largest percentage of teachers, yet only 6% of superintendents think their district understands the needs of millennial teachers

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Do You Know What Motivates Millennial Teachers?

Hint: It’s not purchase orders, requisition forms and receipts. Millennials are the largest generation in the US labor force today.  That means 1 in 3 workers are now millennials and those entering school systems are not being supported in a way that is useful to their skills and needs.

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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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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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