Business Office

The Business Office manages the non-curricular aspects of the district and is responsible for accounting and reporting; financial planning and budgeting; operation and maintenance; administering personnel functions; purchasing and supply management; data processing; food service operations; grant applications and reporting; insurance; collective bargaining and transportation. In addition, it serves as the gateway in reporting of school business information to the State of Connecticut.

Staff

Business Office hours are 7:00am-4:00pm and can be reached at (860) 868-6100

Name Contact Information Responsibilities
Robert Giesen 
Director of Finance & Operations
giesenr@region-12.org
  • Budgeting
  • Contract administration
  • Financing operations
Nancy Baran
Assistant to the Director of Finance & Operations
barann@region-12.org
  • General business office questions
  • Benefits coordinator
Peggy Johnson
Payroll & Benefits & Grants Coordinator
johnsonp@region-12.org
  • Payroll questions
  • 403b
  • State & Federal Grants
Helen Yorzinski
Accounts Payable
yorzinskih@region-12.org
  • Accounts Payable
  • Vendor purchasing coordinator

 

Resources

Budget Documentation

The 2018-19 budget was adopted by referendum on June 5, 2018.

 

Enrollment

Projections

The District has enrollment projections prepared annually to inform planning for the future of the Region. The trends reported in the projections accomplish several things, including guidance for budget development and assistance in forecasting future facility needs. 

As with all projections of the future, this analysis relies heavily on information from the recent past to predict future enrollment.  Click on the link below for the most recent projection prepared for Region 12 by Dr. Peter Prowda.  

Region 12 Public School Enrollment Projections to 2027 (2017)

Historical Information

A recap of enrollment based on the official October 1 reporting of students attending Region 12 schools is available by clicking the link below. 

Enrollment Report from October 1, 2000 to present

Aggregate Spending Reports

This financial data is presented in accordance with CT State Statute 10-222o, which requires each local and regional board of education to annually publish on their website the aggregate spending for education for each school under their jurisdiction. Please note that aggregate spending includes, but is not limited to, funding sources such as the locally approved school budget, all in-kind services provided by the local municipality/city, all Federal and State Grants, Insurance Claims, Rentals, Donations, and Endowment Funds.

Total expenditures have been disaggregated and presented by school and by special education tuition as required.

Audit Reports

The final audited results for fiscal year ending June 30th are posted after adoption by the Board of Education generally by January, following the close of the fiscal year.  

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