Courses by Instructor



Bridget Akers


Business Administration – Riverside Community College
Accounting Certificate Program – Riverside Community College
Continuing Education Units and Trainings


Over 29 years of school district experience in both Business Services and the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Administrative Unit
Currently employed as the Accountant for Riverside County SELPA, the largest multi-district SELPA in the state
Conducted numerous special education program and fiscal studies for school districts, county offices of education, SELPAs, and charter schools
Provided fiscal and data analysis, and conducted workshops to assist school districts who were identified as significantly disproportionate


Bridget has experience at both the school site and district office level, currently employed as the Accountant for Riverside County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).  She has worked in food services, accounts payable and receivable, special education accounting, budgeting and finance.  In her current position, she is the fiscal support for the SELPA and 25 SELPA member-LEAs, overseeing a budget of over $200 million.  She conducts fiscal trainings and workshops and also provides CALPADS and SEIS support for the SELPA and member-LEAs, working to ensure both fiscal and program compliance.

As a consultant, Bridget works collaboratively with other education leaders on special education studies, providing fiscal and data analysis.  She also works with local education agencies (LEAs) providing technical assistance in special education data review.  Bridget also presents at workshops and trainings throughout the state in the areas of special education funding, program compliance, and data review.

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