On September 28, 2017, the Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division awarded a contract to Controltec Inc. to provide a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that will track child care time and attendance for the child care providers contracted or registered with the Children’s Division. Controltec’s solution provides the Children’s Division with a comprehensive, time efficient administration of the child care subsidy program. Desiring a local presence in Jefferson City, MO Controltec engaged RKV Technologies, Inc. to provide overall project management. RKV is pleased to provide Phil Hartman, a PMI certified Project Manager, to manage the engagement with the Children’s Division.
Controltec’s child care business information solution will allow authorized users to document attendance for payment processing for children eligible for state or federally funded child care subsidies. The Children’s Division will also utilize this solution to document attendance of all children enrolled in its licensed or registered child care facilities. RKV and Controltec are helping the MO DSS Children’s Division reach its goal to:
- Improve the timeliness and accuracy of time and attendance tracking;
- Lessen the burden of manual processes for child care providers;
- Decrease the administrative burden on division staff;
- Enhance child safety and improve location efforts in child care settings in the event of a disaster or other emergency; and
- Increase fiscal accountability, including enhancing fraud prevention efforts.
The Children’s Division anticipates installation of POS devices at an estimated 4,500 child care facility locations and installation of 1,500 mobile devices for child care providers that offer pick-up/drop off services. Currently an average of 36,058 children receive child care subsidiary per month by the child care program. On average 3,800 child care providers are reimbursed per month.
The RKV team has been working with the State of Missouri implementing software solutions for over 25 years. They have managed well over a thousand IT projects. This experience makes RKV the perfect partner to manage a mission critical software solution.