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Allovue to Host an Ed Finance Symposium: From Policy to Practice

October 20, 2016 BALTIMORE, MD

Announcing a regional symposium for education finance professionals in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 28, 2016

Allovue, Inc, a Baltimore-based education finance technology company, is pleased to announce a regional education finance symposium entitled: Ed Finance: From Policy to Practice will be held on Friday October 28 from 9:30am to 3pm in Baltimore, MD. School district leaders and education finance professionals are invited to attend this daylong event that includes networking, learning, and panel discussions featuring experts on the national, state and local policies and practices that affect education finance.

The Ed Finance Symposium: From Policy to Practice will feature a keynote address from Jess Gartner. Ms. Gartner has been recognized as a leader in the edtech community in Baltimore and across the country. As a founder of #edfintech, she is leading the movement toward equitable and transparent access to finances and spending in school districts. Connecting that spending to outcomes is a signature feature of Allovue’s product, Balance. She has been featured in local media as an innovator and female leader in edtech.

The Symposium will feature 4 collaborative sessions on the following topics:

  • Use of district-wide average salaries v. actual salaries and the implications for equity
  • Cost Effectiveness: how to effectively identify programs and products that work
  • Cultivating financially savvy administrators

The symposium will feature a lunch panel discussion centered around engaging the community in district finances. Participants will share insights, lessons learned, and their best practices for engaging community members in the budgeting process.

Registration for the Summit is open until October 25, 2016. Register today!

“The education industry has an unprecedented opportunity to innovate how education finance data is leveraged across stakeholders to improve outcomes for students,” said Jess Gartner, CEO of Allovue. “We are thrilled to bring together an all-star roster of education finance practitioners at this regional symposium.”

Allovue, Inc.

Allovue combines the power of financial technology with education data, empowering K-12 administrators to connect spending to student achievement. Their flagship product Balance integrates with existing backend financial data systems to help district officials, principals, and other school administrators to access, analyze, and take action on their budgets and spending. For more information, please visit