Monthly Archives: February 2022

Craig McAlpin

February 12, 2022

We are very pleased to announce that Craig McAlpin, with over 14 years of experience in education and operations, has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting and will be providing fiscal management services. In the past, Craig has overseen a multimillion-dollar districtwide faculty upgrade program, worked to facilitate budget stabilization plans, and has completed budgets for…

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Lisa Hayes

February 12, 2022

Lisa Hayes has over 31 years of experience in K-12 education information systems, Federal and California state reporting, and data governance. We are pleased to announce she has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting. As an accomplished trainer and public speaker, she recently served as an Implementation Specialist for FCMAT/CSIS helping districts, county offices and charter…

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Khary Knowles

February 12, 2022

Khary Knowles, with over 20 years of experience in architecture & construction, has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting. He assumes client relations, business development, and contract development duties. His proven history of restructuring businesses, programs, and projects through improved leadership, organization, and productivity gave him extensive experience in educational and business practices, orchestrating successful multimillion-dollar…

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Tina Daigneault

February 12, 2022

We are very pleased to announce that Tina Daigneault, with over 30 years of experience working with school business and finance, has joined EH&A and MGT consulting and will be providing support with fiscal services for both school districts and county of education offices. In the past, Tina has worked as an accountant, fiscal services…

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If the Assembly’s Democratic leaders have their way, next year’s state budget will dedicate $10 billion out of a projected $30 billion surplus to repair and expand K-12 school districts’ facilities. The money would put a big dent in building needs that have grown since voters defeated a $15 billion bond for K-12 schools and…

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At conventions, on Zoom calls, and in casual conversation, it’s the only thing contractors talk about anymore. Everyone wants to know how everyone else is dealing with the rapid escalation of material prices, a crisis that revved up last spring and shows no signs of slowing down for at least another year. COVID-19-related disruptions devastated…

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A new proposal to continue high levels of funding for California school districts would, if enacted, remove incentives for the public schools to improve themselves. State Sen. Anthony Portantino, chair of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, recently proposed SB 830, which would switch the way public schools are funded, from the current average-daily-attendance calculations to…

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A significant pain point for many school districts across the state has been declining enrollment, and the resulting declining ADA. While the state has experienced a decline in enrollment, the rate of the decline was accelerated significantly in 2020-21 when the K-12 population decreased from 6.2 million to 6 million—a single year decline of more…

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In what they called a “historic vote,” Clovis Unified school psychologists and mental health support professionals will now be represented by a union following a vote Friday. The group is backed by the California Teachers Association and National Education Association. The Public Employment Relations Board announced the vote at their Sacramento headquarters on Friday. The…

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