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Pushed to be more effective and more efficient with fewer available resources, school districts are turning to our multidisciplinary team for innovative solutions that enable them to provide exceptional educational opportunities for their students despite tight budgets.

K-12

You can benefit from Plante Moran’s experience serving more than 200 K-12 clients

Since Plante Moran was formed in 1924, we have followed the founding partners’ philosophy of putting client success first. When you enter into a relationship with us, you see and feel an immediate difference. Plante Moran is now one of the nation’s largest accounting and management consulting firms with more than 2,000 staff members in 16 offices. 

2014: New ideas for K-12

Thank you for your interest in our publication, “2014: New ideas for K-12.” It is a celebration of innovation in the K-12 community.
We see local governments, businesses, and schools working together to strengthen education. It is as if K-12 has figured out the “new normal” and is moving on.

Students are the best testimonials. We like to quote a student speaker for a graduating STEM class. “We’re more than STEM now. We’re blooming.”


What you can expect from a relationship with Plante Moran

From financial statement auditing and employee benefit planning services to student management systems and technology implementation solutions, we serve more than 200 educational institutions, including K-12 districts, intermediate school districts (ISDs), private schools, and public school academies, with budgets ranging in size from $1 million to $1 billion. We will bring the knowledge we’ve gained from our current clients and more than 50 years of serving schools to our engagement with you. At the same time we will provide you individualized attention and customized solutions for your unique situation. To facilitate communication, we provide a primary contact individual to coordinate all services within your organization. 

Our dedication to service will exceed your expectations

To better serve our school clients, we constantly monitor actions at the federal, state, and local levels. We stay on top of the regulations, legislation, economic conditions, and trends that impact the education community.

We can help you anticipate challenges, take advantage of opportunities, improve your operations, and plan for the future. 

Plante Moran collaborates for exceptional problem solving

To serve our school clients, we have assembled a strong and diverse team of specialists including CPAs, technology professionals, management consultants, forensic accountants, and facilities/construction advisors.

Our culture makes staff development a priority. That translates into a high retention rate, which means you can expect to see familiar faces from one project to the next. You also will benefit from our colleague partnering and collaboration. Our professionals combine their collective industry knowledge and expertise so we can offer you exceptional thinking and problem solving.

"Our district has been extremely pleased with Plante Moran CRESA as they have exceeded all expectations in their role as Owners Representative for the Ypsilanti Public Schools. In this essential role, they have been highly efficient, organized and professional and have effectuated thousands of dollars in savings to the school district. I would be most proud to recommend CRESA to any organization contemplating utilizing their talents.”
 
Superintendent
Ypsilanti Public Schools