Administrative & Business
Pennsylvania Districts Make Joint Decision To Upgrade Financial, Personnel Processes
Four school districts in
Bedford County, PA have all decided to automate what were
manual financial and personnel management systems with the same
The four districts — Bedford
Ridge, Northern Bedford County and Tussey
Mountain school districts —
all had used the same legacy system and made the joint decision to
Tyler's Infinite Vision software from Tyler Technologies, in part
because it would allow them to share
The four Bedford County
school districts were counseled by schools and school districts in
County that had created a consortium several years ago to review,
pick new technologies. Those three are the Greater
Altoona Career and
Technology Center (GACTC), Hollidaysburg
School District and the Claysburg-Kimmel
Technologies' Infinite Visions, designed
for K-12 school districts, is an enterprise suite that can be used for
financial, purchasing, human resources, payroll, warehouse, fixed
state reporting modules. It offers centralized workflows, real-time
consolidated data and reduced duplication of many activities.
representatives said one of the most important features they would be getting
Infinite Visions is the sophisticated federal and state reporting
something that has become more of an issue in recent years.
Bedford County districts, GACTC and Claysburg-Kimmel district also made
decision to have the software delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS).
Blair County districts have a total of about 5,400 students in 13
schools. The Hollidaysburg and Claysburg-Kimmel districts have
of about 4,200 students in seven schools while GACTC serves about 1,000
students from a number of counties.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.