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  • The Department of Financial Affairs for the Cheltenham School District is responsible for the administration, management and compliance of District financial services.  These responsibilities include the preparation, presentation, monitoring and reporting of the annual District budget; preparation of annual financial statements; payroll administration; benefit administration; accounts receivable and payable; purchasing and receiving; management of debt service and investments and monitoring of capital assets; and financial oversight of federal and state programs.  The Department also provides oversight of the Food Services and Transportation Department. 

Most Recent Finance Committee Meeting

  • Financial Affairs Presentation September 2022

    With co-chair Joel Fishbein presiding, the Financial Affairs Committee convened in person and via video conferencing on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The agenda included discussion of the 2021-2022 financial results and updates on the 2022-2023 budget, which included an increase to the state’s basic education and special education subsidies ($498,184), as well as an additional PCCD grant for school security and student mental health ($329,278). Planned budget decision dates as set by the PA Department of Education and a timeline for the completion of the district’s audit were also discussed. The next Financial Affairs meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 4, following the Facilities Committee meeting. Video>

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Contact Us

Joshua Sweigard
Director of Business Services
(215) 886-9076 
Lieu Kim
Assistant Director of Business Services
(215) 881-6302 
Katie Brett
Administrative Assistant
(215) 881-6342 
Patricia Tancredi
Payroll Specialist
(215) 881-6305 
Patrick O'Neill
Accounts Payable Specialist
(215) 881-6304 
Melissa Akerley
Accounting Specialist
(215) 881-6341 
Mike Oswald
(215) 881-6337 
Benefits Questions
(215) 881-6303 
Chris Hood
(215) 881-6337