|Family Access is a secure, internet-based website that will allow you to easily keep track of nearly everything your student does while at school. Among other things, this service will allow you to view your student’s attendance, grades, schedule, progress, assignments, and emergency information. Family Access is provided by Marshall ISD as a free service and will be available to all parents/guardians with children enrolled in the district. If you are not already using Family Access, you will need to register for a login and password. By signing and returning this form (spanish), you are authorizing the Marshall Independent School District to provide you with your unique login and password. We are very excited about how Family Access will help you stay informed about your student’s progress and hope that we can use this tool to create a stronger relationship between parents and our school community. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s campus office.
The mission of the Department of Financial Services is to maximize the district’s financial resources to ensure that students, faculty and staff are supported as they strive to maximize their own individual potential.
The Department of Financial Services pledges to be responsible stewards of taxpayer funds by utilizing best business practices and proper internal controls. We pledge to provide timely accurate financial data using district policies and financial systems as our guide. Financial Transparency
The Business Office is responsible for:
The Business office staff maintains the accounting and financial records of the District. Transactions are recorded and reported as prescribed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, the Texas Education Agency Financial Accountability System Resource Guide and other regulatory guidelines. Business office staff compiles district wide expenditures, salaries and other payroll expenditures to match the board adopted budget for State and Federal financial reporting. The department also assists in implementing the system of internal accounting controls established by the Board of Trustees to provide reasonable assurance that assets are safeguarded and activities are recorded and transacted with the administrations authorization.
The Business office staff processes payments to Marshall ISD’s vendors on a weekly basis.
The Business office is responsible for the collection and reporting of resources consisting primarily of tax collections, state foundation program revenues and school lunch revenues. Additionally, staff is responsible for providing adequate liquidity to fund daily, weekly and monthly cash disbursements as well as investing resources in accordance with the Public Funds Investment Act and the District’s Investment Policy to maximize safety, liquidity and yield.
The Business office processes the Dstrict’s monthly payroll and is responsible for payroll tax reporting. The staff is also responsible for direct deposits, garnishments, teacher association deductions, approved stipends, overtime and missed or late time correction payments. Payroll also accepts insurance payments from employees who are still eligible for benefits but are out on leave and not receiving a check.
The Business office is responsible for the organization and administration of procurement/purchasing for the District in accordance with the authority delegated by the Superintendent, the Board of Trustees and the Texas Education Agency.
º What is purchasing?
"Public Purchasing is the process of obtaining goods, services and construction for public purposes according to laws and procedures to provide for the economical expenditure of public funds."
...As defined by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission-Austin, Texas