Evergreen Solutions was hired by the School Administrative Unit 29 in New Hampshire to conduct a Comprehensive Audit of Special Education and Student Support Services.
Find samples of our previous and ongoing projects below. Evergreen Solutions is retained by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Governmental Accountability (OPPAGA) to conduct a Performance Audit of the Lee County School District in the areas related to construction of new schools, reconstruction and renovation of existing schools, acquisition of equipment, safety and security, and technology.
The performance audit will include an examination of issues related to the following: economy, efficiency, or effectiveness of the program; structure or design of the program to accomplish its goals and objectives; alternative methods of providing program services or products; goals, objectives, and performance measures used by the program to monitor and report program accomplishments; accuracy of public documents, reports, and requests prepared by the county or school district which relate to the program; and compliance of the program with appropriate policies, rules, and laws.
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However, since that time, the number of students receiving this support has steadily declined.
For instance, the 2006 December 1 Child Count according to the last audit was 10,133 students.Evergreen was hired by Chatham Public Schools (CPS) to conduct a Comprehensive Salary Study targeted at building upon the strengths of the current compensation structure coupled with the analysis of market conditions and comparative data that assisted CPS in recruiting and retaining both certified and classified employees.The study provided CPS enough information to develop a compensation structure that was responsive to their stated needs and addressed internal and external equity.Evergreen assessed current payroll conditions by collecting and reviewing in-house data and developed a compensation structure and implementation cost plan based upon those results.Evergreen was hired by Prince George County Public Schools (PGCPS) to perform a review of the Division’s current classification and compensation structure for 900 full-time teaching and support staff.Evergreen consultants performed the following tasks for the compensation component of the study: reviewed current scales with recommendations for decompression and step differentiation; examined options to appropriately compensate staff for extra duty assignments (“stipends”); provided a recommendation for policy on placing new employees on our salary scales; reviewed all current employees for proper placement on our scales as per education and years of service at each level of employment; reviewed current methodology for employee longevity; and provided recommendations for any and all methods to attract, retain, and reward staff.