Sylacauga City Schools

Dear Teachers,

Sylacauga City Schools is pleased to announce we are using ClassWallet, an online funds management platform, for you to access and spend your 2021-2022 Classroom Instructional Supply funds.

***PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION***

You will be receiving your funds through the ClassWallet platform. Within the next week you will receive an email notifying you when funds are available. Be sure to add info@classwallet.com to your address book. Once you receive the email, do the following steps:

  • Step 1:
    Establish your ClassWallet account: Go to www.classwallet.com and click on User Login which can be found in the upper right corner.
  • Step 2:
    On the next page, click on "First Time Login" and enter your school email address and then follow the prompts.
  • Step 3:
    Verify your account: ClassWallet will send you an email to verify your account. Click on the link in that email to complete your ClassWallet registration process.
  • Step 4:
    Funding: Your Classroom Instructional Supply funds will be deposited into your ClassWallet account.
  • Step 5:
    Shop Online or submit receipts for reimbursement: Amazon, School Specialty, Scholastic, Staples, Really Good Stuff, Blick Art, and many of the vendors you utilize most have partnered with ClassWallet. You will find links to all the stores through your ClassWallet dashboard. You can also submit receipts through your ClassWallet account for reimbursement.
  • Step 6:
    Training & Support: Click the following link to view on-demand videos, join a live webinar, access FAQs or to contact ClassWallet: https://kleo.force.com/classwallet/s/article/Quick-Start-Guide-Users

Sincerely,
Dr. Michele Eller, Superintendent
Lisa Dickerson, CSFO

Affidavit for Sylacauga City Schools 2021-2022 Classroom Instructional Supply Funds

I agree to adhere to and comply with the Code of Alabama, Section 16-1.8-1, which specifies that all elements of classroom instructional support (CIS) as provided in the Foundation Program, including, but not limited to, student materials and other classroom instructional support approved by the State Board of Education.

"All funds allocated in the Foundation Programs shall be spent only for the purpose for which they were allocated. Any funds allocated by the legislature for student materials shall be given directly to each teacher as specified in the allocation for use directly in his or her classroom as determined exclusively by the teacher.” Additionally, per Section 16-1.8.1, “All monies allocated for classroom instructional support may be spent for classroom instructional support purposes only, to be used either by classroom teachers or students in each teacher’s respective classes. It shall be permissible to expend these monies on instructional equipment and electrical equipment which is actually utilized with students in the teacher’s classroom."

I understand that the classroom instructional supply purchases shall reside at my school and are not transferable. I understand all spending of classroom instructional supply funds shall cease at the end of the school year for which the funds were provided (June 30) unless an emergency arises. Purchase orders will not be generated for classroom instructional supply funds. All expenditures will be through ClassWallet.

Additionally, I agree that purchases made via ClassWallet portal in conjunction with personal credit cards for classroom instructional supplies shall be deemed as a donation to the respective school and in no way shall be considered personal property.

Allowable expenditures include but are not limited to:

  • Copy paper
  • Staplers
  • Paper cutters
  • Hole punches
  • Computers and peripherals used in the classroom (or counselor’s office) for instructional purposes, if consistent with the technology plan
  • File cabinets used to store instructional materials or student files
  • Plastic storage containers and shelves used to store tests and instructional items in the classroom
  • Rug for classroom for small group instruction
  • Surge protector/power strip for instructional equipment
  • Classroom bulletin board materials
  • Classroom banners and posters
  • Canned air spray for keyboards
  • Batteries for instructional media
  • Ink cartridges for classroom printers
  • Flash drives
  • Items that can be justified by a lesson plan — consult with school principal

Unallowable expenditures include but are not limited to:

  • Tissues
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Field trip costs such as bus rental, food, and admission charges, etc.
  • Membership dues to any organization or association
  • Extra-curricular activity expenses
  • Registration fees and other conference expenses
  • Teacher chair