Payroll & Finance

The finance department supports all programs within the district. We do this by ensuring financial resources support the overall goals of the district. The finance department is responsible for budgeting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, financial reporting and following all State and Federal laws.

If further information is needed to help understand the complexities of PreK-12 funding in our state, please take time to check out documents at the following web-site from the Minnesota Department of Education: School Finance Overviews from the Minnesota Department of Education

For financial assistance or information, please call 763-389-6183 or email Michelle Czech, Director of Business Services at michelle.czech@isd477.org.

If you have any financial or payroll questions please feel free to contact us: 763-389-6182

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires local school districts and charter schools as recipients of ESEA Title funds to “display, in a public place, the [fraud prevention] hotline contact information ...”  The purpose is “so that any individual who observes, detects, or suspects improper use of taxpayer funds can easily report such improper use.” [ESEA Section 9203] The hotline number is 1-800-MIS-USED (1-800-647-8733).


Mary Andersen

Titles: Accounts Payable/Receivable
Phone Numbers:
School: 763-389-6188

Michelle Czech

Titles: Director of Business Services / Safety Committee Member
Phone Numbers:
School: 763-389-6183

Kelli Magnuson

Titles: Payroll Specialist
Phone Numbers:
School: 763-389-6186

Jake Tou

Titles: District Accountant
Phone Numbers:
School: 763-389-6185