Service for World Class Schools
Region 14’s Center for Business Services is responsible for business operations for the Service Center, providing administrative and financial assistance and support to school districts within our region, software support for districts using TxEIS, assistance and support to outside agencies for whom Region 14 serves as the fiscal agent, and much more.
Be sure to check out our Calendar located in the grey column to the left of this page -Listed as Business Managers of the ESC 14 - Calendar of Events!!!
A Guide to Statutory Professional Development/Training for Texas Public School Employees. Providing Quality Professional Development for Texas school districts for over 50 years.
Print Guide on 11x17 paper - front and back.
School District and Campus Websites:
Required and Optional Internet Postings
Published online in TASB School Law eSource
References to online resources are hyperlinked, at
For more information on this and other school law topics, visit TASB School Law eSource at schoollawesource.tasb.org.
TASBO Calendar - listing of NEW task
To get the Ascender's most
Current Documents go to...
Ascender > Choose any application (left of the screen)
Once Application is chosen you will see at the bottom right Help ?. Click on Help.
Under the Table of Contents choose Ascender Business Guides & Checklists Homepage.
Select an application tab to view a list of guides & checklists for that application.
October 12 - 9:00 Business Consortium - Public Funds Investment Act Training
Mike Allison, the instructor, will provide case studies on fraud prevention, a discussion on TRS, and some videos that he incorporates on financial efficiency and other items.
October 26 - 9:00 a.m. TSDS/PEIMS Training - ASCENDER Business Fall & Mid-Year
Training is an in-depth training for ASCENDER users. We will start with the Preparing for PEIMS and then reviewing the Fall PEIMS Information that you will need to be able to Submit your information - The Training will cover coding PEIMS Organization Requirements, SSA, Finance Budget and Staff Information - Business data collected in PEIMS AND Teacher Responsibility records.
Mid Year PEIMS will cover Finance Actual Data from 2019-2020, Prior Year Campus, SSA, and showing how to compare your PEIMS with your Audit Report.
October 26 - 12 p.m. TGIO
Thank Goodness It’s October – Lunch and round table discussions. (Sign Up in PitStop). Each year we meet in October to celebrate the closing of the prior school year, getting the new year off and running and to discuss how we can serve you better. Please join us for an afternoon of fun.
Business at a Glance
The following business tasks have been identified
for the month of October. Use the checklist below to ensure that the tasks are
addressed, if applicable.
Finance - Payroll
Payroll & Personnel
To attend ASCENDER
you will need to
register in PitStop.
9a.m. to 4p.m. ASCENDER PEIMS Workday.
9a.m. to 4:pm ASCENDER PEIMS Workday.
Please use the ticket
system on our website, send an email, or leave a message on our voicemail
Send us information on any meetings that you feel would be beneficial to our district staff. We just need to know what you would like to learn or get a refresher course on.
Emily Jeffrey: Chief Financial Officer
Packet - Documents
Packet - Document
Title 2A and 4 Updates PowerPoint
June 29, 2020
March 4, 2021
Zoom May require password: Passcode: .^Lan7LF
April 26, 2021
Federal Program Updates: Discussion on Title 1/ State Comp Ed, Title II, Title III, Title IV, McKinney- Vento /Foster Care, ESC SSA
Zoom May require password: Passcode: Gv8xE.4s
Federal Updates for Business Managers
February 23, 2021
MOE Training by Cindy Moses
March 29, 2021
Zoom: Account Coding and student Activity
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