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Stanislaus County Office of Education

Financial Systems

Team Goal

The Financial Systems Team will develop and deliver in-person and online professional development courses and resources to improve staff use of the financial system to support programs and services. 

Quintessential School Systems (QSS/Harris) is a complete administrative solution for public school districts. It is a fully integrated system that includes General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Invoice Billing Management (IBM), Absence Tracking, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Stores Inventory, Personnel, Position Control, and Requisition Routing. QSS/QCC is utilized by K-12 schools, county offices of education, and community colleges nationwide.

Services and Support

QSS/QCC system services and support that we provide for the County Office and twenty-three local school districts are as follows:

  • Ongoing maintenance of the servers and associated peripherals
  • Employee Self-Service (ESS) website
  • Software update and patch installation
  • User security and account management
  • System administration
  • Payroll printing and reporting
  • Accounts payable printing and reporting
  • Routine periodic report runs
  • Quarterly DE6 reporting
  • Annual processes such as fiscal year transition
  • W-2 printing and reporting
  • 1099 printing and reporting
  • 1095 printing and reporting
  • Note: All reports are stored/archived in Laserfiche

Financial systems staff provides daily technical support to all users of the system. Our team is the liaison between QSS developers and the users by reporting issues to them and to the support forum in order to find resolutions as quickly as possible.

QCC Training Class Descriptions

All QCC classes use the current software version. Intro to QCC is a pre-requisite to all other classes described below:

Upcoming Trainings


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Key Contacts

Peter Chastain

Database Engineer I

Thomas Lewis

Database Engineer I

Jenifer Miller

Information Systems Analyst

Francisco Suarez

Applications Support Specialist

Yen Tran

Information Systems Administrator/Web Developer