The last item on the agenda for Tuesday, August 14th, is an addendum to the contract with Corporate Integrity Systems. One comment has already been posted on this website as follows: "ARE YOU KIDDING ME!? This is what they are trying to hide - an expansion to the contract Dr Winn gave a hazy description to. Now EVERYONE in the District is considered an Administrator!!! Directly from the Board agenda for 8/14 - Administrative positions” shall include all positions considered administrative, including but not limited to Officers, Directors, Executive Directors, Coordinators, Instructional Coaches, Technicians, Bus Drivers, and Administrative/Board support. Administrative positions include all positions referred to as the “Administrative tier.” Administrative tier positions include all personnel positions at KCKPS except teachers, police officers, and library employees.
I DO NOT WANT THE BOARD IN MY SSN, PERSONAL FILE OR PAYROLL!!!!!"
Here is the original contract - click to read it fully:
And here is the proposed addendum:
Addendum to Audit Agreement Between Corporate Integrity Systems, LLC and Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
This Addendum to Audit Agreement Between Corporate Integrity Systems, LLC (“CIS”) and Kansas City, Kansas Public (“KCKPS”) schools is entered into this day of August 2018. This Addendum modifies and clarifies the Agreement between CIS and KCKPS entered into on June 2, 2018.
Whereas, the KCKPS School Board approved a contract with Corporate Integrity Systems, LLC (“CIS”), to conduct an audit of the compliance and implementation of Board adopted policies as they relate to the recruitment, hiring, and assignment of compensation for administrative positions; and
Whereas, the scope of work includes an independent audit, assessment and evaluation of existing administrative positions; and
Whereas, the process will include a review of position descriptions, staff interviews, and salaries; and
Whereas, CIS will prepare a written report of its findings to the Board of Directors.
NOW THEREFORE, this Addendum modifies and clarifies the scope of the audit and cooperation needed from KCKPS to complete the audit.
1. Definition of Administrative Positions.
“Administrative positions” shall include all positions considered administrative, including but not limited to Officers, Directors, Executive Directors, Coordinators, Instructional Coaches, Technicians, Bus Drivers, and Administrative/Board support. Administrative positions include all positions referred to as the “Administrative tier.” Administrative tier positions include all personnel positions at KCKPS except teachers, police officers, and library employees.
2. Cooperation with Audit.
All District employees and contractors shall cooperate with this Board sanctioned audit. To assist with conducting the audit, KCKPS shall provide CIS with a private, confidential area to work; access to the administrative building during working hours; access to personnel files – paper and electronic; and access to payroll information.
3. Confidentiality. Federal and state privacy laws require many types of information maintained by KCKPS to be protected from public disclosure. Confidential information includes, but is not limited to: social security numbers, information from an individual’s personnel file (except for the individual’s name, position, salary, contract of employment and length of service), and medical/health insurance records. As part of this audit, CIS may obtain or have access to such confidential information whether from interviews, documents or other means. CIS agrees to hold and maintain any confidential information obtain during the performance of this audit in strict confidence and will not disclose or
otherwise reveal, directly or indirectly, to any other person or entity such confidential information unless authorized to do so, in writing, by KCKPS or required to do so by law or court order. CIS agrees to promptly notify KCKPS in writing of any requests or demands for information related to this audit CIS receives unless otherwise prohibited by law.
This Addendum is entered into this day of August 2018.
Unified School District No. 500, Wyandotte County, Kansas
c/k/a Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
Valdenia Winn, Ph.D., Board President
Clerk, Board of Education
Corporate Integrity Systems. LLC
Carla Barksdale, Managing Member
This Blog is being generated by a group of citizens invited by USD 500 to participate as a Citizen's Advisory Committee during the Bond Issue campaign. This group continues to be involved in supporting USD 500 and watching the results from the successful Bond election. This Blog is best read from the bottom/oldest post to the to/newest post.