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Public Forum Information

A public forum on funding for Jackson County Public Schools was held on January 25, 2018 to provide information regarding the district funding stream and regulations concerning funding sources and transfers. For more information, please view the presentation slides.

The Jackson County Public Schools Finance Department is responsible for managing the fiscal affairs of the school system, ensuring valid disclosure of receipts and disbursements, and making sound investments of cash balances. The Finance Officer interprets and follows regulations prescribed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the Federal Government, Local Government Commission, various other grantors, and the Jackson County Board of Education.

Budget Amendments


Gwen Edwards

Finance Officer
(828) 586-2311 ext. 1945

Janet Bottoms

General Information/Worker's Compensation
(828) 586-2311 ext. 1934

Toni Jones

Payroll and Benefit Specialist
(828) 586-2311 ext. 1935

Rhonda Hooper

Purchasing Specialist
(828) 586-2311 ext. 1946

Kristie Walker

Accounts Payable
(828) 586-2311 ext. 1941


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