Santa Barbara County Education Office has been processing manual payrolls (one-off checks) since the beginning of July, but I have to shout out that this week they processed their first end-of-month, regular payroll. It was a doozy of a payroll and the process was pretty smooth.
With 26 organizations (districts, charters, etc.), SBCEO paid 3,884 employees a total of $15,506,784.40.
Thanks for all the hard work from the team at SBCEO, especially Denice Cora, Administrator, School Business Advisory Services Department; Sharon Van Gundy, Administrator; Sam Van Gundy, Programmer/Analyst; Anne Castleberg, Consultant; Susan Pachter, Payroll and Retirement Manager; Myron Porter, Payroll Supervisor; and Jenelle Williams, School District Financial Advisor.
Of course, none of this could have happened without the very dedicated district staff. They attended multiple trainings, learned the software, diligently tested that their setup was correct, and practiced many times. They were amazing!
Finally, I would like to thank my fellow Team Escapees. It is always a pleasure to work with such a great customer, but every implementation is smoother due to the team approach of Escape.
Great job, everyone!