Our Schools


Volunteers are an important part of the school community. Jackson County Public Schools promotes and encourages the help of volunteers in order to expand and enhance parental and community involvement in our schools while continuing to maintain a high level of safety and security.

To be a school volunteer, you must complete an online application using Volunteer Tracker. Once the application is submitted online, Human Resources will be notified and a background check will be initiated. When approved, the volunteer and the school coordinator will be notified. 

The first time you access Volunteer Tracker (also known as "app-garden") you will need to select the green "New Registration" link (see screenshot below) to register your email address and create a password. To begin the registration process, select the JCPS Volunteer Tracker button below.

JCPS Volunteer Tracker

To view an instructional video that demonstrates the registration process, please select the Registration Process button below. 

Registration Process

Volunteer Tracker Screenshot

Thank you for volunteering with Jackson County Public Schools!

Volunteer Tracker Support

Submit a Support Request

Phone: (800) 425-0720
Email:  support@app-garden.com

School Coordinators

Erica Smithdeal

Blue Ridge School & BREC
(828) 743-2646 ext. 1367

Allison Luker

Cullowhee Valley
(828) 293-5667 ext. 1403

Nicole McFalls

Fairview School
(828) 586-2819 ext. 1201

Shannon Woodring

Jackson Co. Early College
(828) 354-0343 ext. 1000

David Dalton

Jackson Community School
(828) 586-4238 ext. 1522

Amy Browning

Scotts Creek School
(828) 631-2740 ext. 1100

Beth Brooks

Smokey Mountain Elementary
(828) 497-5535 ext. 1702

Renee Miller

Smoky Mountain High
(828) 586-2177 ext. 2910