Business & Management

Kimberly DeGolier, Director of Business and Management Services

Ph: 814-887-5512

The Business Office provides budgeting, accounting, payroll, reporting and audit services for all Intermediate Unit programs, and is funded through an indirect cost charge to each program. In a typical year, there are sixty to seventy-five programs, grants and funds for which the Business Office provides fiscal control. About half of all program revenues come in the form of state and federal grants and subsidies, while the other half of the costs are funded by joint contributions from the fourteen school districts.

The office of Management Services provides several areas of assistance to the local education agencies (LEA) through insurance trust, policy development, transportation and cooperative purchasing.

Cooperative Purchasing

IU9 Management Services provides cooperative purchasing services to all constituent public schools in Cameron, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. Total purchases exceed one million dollars each year in the following areas:

  • janitorial supplies
  • general school supplies
  • art supplies
  • paper supplies
  • consumable computer supplies

Point of Contact: Mrs. Kimberly DeGolier

Ph: 814-887-5512


Insurance Trust & Premium Stabilization Fund

Through the Insurance Trust and Premium Stabilization Fund, the Director of Management Services administers the coordination of medical, dental, prescription drug, and life insurance premiums.

Point of Contact: Mrs. Anita Danielsom

Ph: 814-887-5512


Information for School Districts

IU9 provides information for superintendents regarding teacher certification issues, cafeteria operations, contracted transportation, employee benefits, and budget and finance related issues.

IU9 also coordinates with various organizations including PSBA, PASBO, and PAIU to provide relevant trainings and workshops.

Point of Contact: Mrs. Anita Danielson

Ph: 814-887-5512


Trainings - Workshops

IU9 Administration & Management Services provides workshops for school board members, administrators, and other non-teaching school personnel. Additionally, training is provided for district personnel in accounting and membership reporting. E-rate workshops also are provided to assist districts with telecommunications funding. The IU9 host Date Quality Network for Monthly PIMS Trainings.

Point of Contact: Mrs. Anita Danielson

Ph: 814-887-5512



Compliance with State and Federal Regulations

IU9 provides assistance to school districts in complying with state and federal regulations governing:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act

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