Charter Oak Unified School District

A Commitment to Excellence

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mission statement  

 
 
The Business Services Division of Charter Oak Unified School District is committed to being service oriented, with a "can-do attitude". The Division will be well respected for its work and services provided to students, employees, parents, and the community and will be known regionally for its commitment to placing students first. It will be a highly efficient operation with team cohesiveness, serving the needs of the District. 

The Division, working cooperatively, will provide excellent business and administrative services to staff and students. Services will be offered in a timely, consultative manner designed to assist in solving problems and to meet new and ever changing challenges in the following areas:
  • fiscal services to ensure district financial stability;
  • employee payroll services which ensure timely and accurate paychecks;
  • maintenance of clean and functioning buildings and equipment;
  • maintenance of clean, attractive and neat grounds and exterior areas;
  • providing delicious, appetizing and nutritious meals for students and staff;
  • centralized, expeditious purchasing of materials, equipment and services;
  • construction and reconstruction of facilities to meet current and future needs;
  • imaginative reprographic and publishing services for a variety of materials;
  • risk management functions for a safer and more secure work environment
  • for employees and students.


These services will be provided by individuals with positive and service
oriented attitudes who are resourceful in determining solutions and the best
in their respective fields.

The Division is committed to using a collaborative approach and promoting participation of every employee in the division which will result in the delivery of efficient services, a high level of productivity, and effective decisions. In order to serve the varied needs of staff and students, division employees will attend staff development training, school and district meetings to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully meet the needs. Frequent interactions with staff will provide the opportunity for shared decision making, to communicate parameters or constraints as well as work cooperatively to overcome surmountable barriers. Acquisition of the best tools, technology and equipment combined with adequately staffed departments and a service orientation attitude from division employees will ensure that District staff and students believe they are our highest priority.

staff directory  

 Kathy Perkins
Chief Business Officer
Extension: 90526
kperkins@cousd.net 
 Carmen Wiley
Administrative Assistant
Extension: 90525
cwiley@cousd.net 
Amy Gierloff
Employee Benefits and
Risk Management
Extension: 90524
  agierloff@cousd.net 

budget input  

We welcome your input regarding our budget. If you would like to make a suggestion or ask a question about the budget, please email those items to:

budgetinput@cousd.net

or

click here to use our online submission form

facilities master plan input  

Charter Oak Unified School District is actively engaged in developing a Facilities Master Plan.

Please send any suggestions, of wants or needs that will keep our students in the best learning environment to:

FacilitiesMasterPlan@cousd.net

or

click here to use our online submission form

 
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