Transparency Reporting

The Annual Budget and Transparency Reporting legislation is an opportunity for the Battle Creek Area Learning Center to share, with the public, information on how resources are utilized.

The legislation represents an amendment to the State School Aid Act (Public Act 94 of 1979) and requires each Michigan school district and intermediate school district to post the following budgetary information on its website.

Fiscal Year 2018-19 Board Approved Budget

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center budget is adopted by a publicly elected local board of education no later than June 30 of each year. This budget is posted on the website within 15 days of adoption. Any subsequent budget amendments are also posted within 15 days.

Fiscal Year 2016-Present Board Approved Budget

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center budget is adopted by a publicly elected local board of education no later than June 30 of each year. This budget is posted on the website within 15 days of adoption. Any subsequent budget amendments are also posted within 15 days.

Personnel Expenditures and Current Operating Expenditures

Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports

Current Bargaining Agreements & Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not directly employ staff; rather it has a Services Contract with Access Point to provide management, services, facilities and materials for our PSA. As a result, the Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not have any Bargaining Agreements or Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans.

2018 Board Policies

2018 Board Policies

Audited Financial Statements

Each year, the Battle Creek Area Learning Center is required to hire an independent auditor to complete a comprehensive audit which evaluates and reports on the financial condition of the district. The audit includes a thorough analysis of all business operations as well as a compliance review for the requirements of the many programs we operate.

Michigan Department of Education Office of Audits

Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Because our staff is employed by Access Point, we did not request medical benefit plan bids.

Procurement Policy

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center has a Service Contract with Access Point to provide management services, facilities, and materials for our PSA and operates under the following policy:

Procurement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center has a Service Contract with Access Point to provide management services, facilities, and materials for our PSA and operates under the following policy:

Reimbursement Policy

Accounts Payable Check Register or Statement of Reimbursed Expenses

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not directly employ staff; rather it has a Services Contract with Access Point to provide management, services, facilities and materials for our PSA. As a result, the Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not have any reimbursement to employees. No reimbursements were made to Board members during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Employee Compensation Information

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not directly employ staff; rather it has a Services Contract with Access Point to provide management, services, facilities and materials for our PSA. For the purposes of this required reporting, this section will include compensation information for the position of Superintendent as provided to us by Access Point.

2017 Employee Compensation

District Paid Association Dues

Battle Creek Area Learning Center Association Fees and Dues
Board Policy $6,000.00
Vision Screening $12.50
Consultation Fee $800.00
State of MI – LARA $20.00
Register of Deeds $10.00
MASSP $375.00
STATE OF MICHIGAN $10.00
TRAVELERS $30.00
MPAAA $60.00
CALHOUN ISD $233.58
SEEDING CHANGE $250.00

BMA ARCHITECTS                                                                     $797.50

SPRING UPDATES                                                                     $950.00

FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES                                                 $450.00

FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES                                                $1,200.00

District Paid Lobbying Costs

There were no costs associated with lobbying during 2017-2018.

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center has not incurred a deficit.

District Credit Card Information

The Battle Creek Area Learning Center does not have district credit cards.

District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2017-2018.

Travel Reimbursement Policy

MI School Data Dashboard and School Report Card

AER Cover Letter

Please follow this link to visit the MI School Data web site: http://goo.gl/zmfutu

Because our staff is employed by Access Point, Salary Data is not available on the Michigan School Data Dashboard and School Report Card. For the purpose of this required reporting, this section will include information for the positions of Superintendent and Teachers as provided to us by Access Point.

Employee Compensation Information
for Calendar Year 2017
Position: Superintendent
School: Calhoun Community Academy
Salary: 106,166.73
Total Insurance $6,497.10
Medical $5,541.98
Dental/Vision/Life $955.12
Benefits:
FICA $8,121.61
Retirement $21,233.43
Workers Comp $786.73
Suta $469.79
Futa $42.00
TOTAL COMPENSATION: 143,317.39