• Lake County Schools

    Finance Department

     

    Scott Ward, Chief Financial Officer
    201 West Burleigh Blvd.
    Tavares, Fl 32778

    Main # (352) 253-6560
    Fax # (352) 253-6590

     
     
      
     
    Business Service Mission Statement
    To provide all teachers and district staff of Lake County Schools with optimal business and fiscal support services within available financial resources and to safeguard the District's assets in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and regulatory requirements by overseeing all school and departmental record keeping and financial transactions.
     
    The Following Positions Report Directly to Scott Ward, Chief Financial Officer:
      
    Director of Finance, Karen Briggs
    Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Grant Accountability, Fiscal Services & Training for District Departments, Internal Account Support & Training, Cash and Investments, Budget Preparation and Support, FTE Monitoring, Financial Reporting for State & Federal Government Agencies, Auditor Contact and Liason
     
     
    Payroll Manager, Connie Auld
    District-Wide Payroll Calculations, Direct Deposit, Wage Reporting for the Fl Retirement System & Unemployment, Non-Insurance Deductions & Remittance, Tax Reporting, Retroactive Payments, Wage Garnishments, Wage Verification Reporting and Employee Terminal Leave
     
     
    Supervisor of Procurement, Crystal Pierson
    Administration and Compliance of District-Wide Procurement and Purchasing Services

     

    Supervisor of Risk Management, Lauren DeRidder
    Property, Casualty & Liability Insurance, Student Accident Insurance, Fund-Raising, Employee Benefits, Health & Wellness Centers, Worker's Compensation, Facility Usage, Accident and Incident Reporting & Investigation, Hazardous Waste Management, Indoor Air Quality, Workplace Safety and Annual Facility Inspections
       

     

     

     
    Announcements 

    All financial reports may now be found in our
    Financial Transparency Data Section

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    Questions or comments about this site should be sent to
    peshekh@lake.k12.fl.us
     
    We thank you for your interest in our Lake County School System
     
     

    LakeCounty Schools, FL does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability or marital statusin its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring oremployment practices. The district also provides equal access to its facilitiesto the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the BoyScouts of America Equal Access Act. Questions, complaints, or requests foradditional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

    Katherine Falcon
    Supervisor Compensation and Employee Relations
    Lake County Schools
    Phone: 352-253-6548
    Fax: 352-253-6545
    falconk@lake.k12.fl.us

    Buzzard Beach, Tavares