Divisions

Communications

The Office of Communications includes Communications, Community Relations, Partnerships, Public Information, Public Relations, Publications and Strategic Planning.  Services coordinated by its staff also include awards and recognitions, charter petition review, Custodian of Records, media relations, Open Records Act requests, public relations and special events.

Curriculum & Instruction

The Office of Curriculum & Instruction includes Curriculum and Academic Standards, School Improvement, Assessment, Special Education and Professional Development.  This division oversees K-12 instructional resources, student performance standards, federal and state programs and initiatives (Title I, Pre-K, ESOL, Response To Intervention), Move On When Ready, gifted instruction, and virtual learning.  District-wide academic events and competitions such as Governor’s Honors, science and social studies fairs, academic bowls, Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, Science Olympiad and Young Author’s Fair are supported through this division as well.

Financial Management

The Office of Financial Management includes Budget, Accounting and Internal Audits; Purchasing; and School Nutrition. This division oversees budget development, employee payroll, SPLOST collections, Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and internal audits, and administration of the school breakfast and lunch programs.

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources includes Departments of Staffing, Risk Management and Benefits, and Certification/Compensation.  This Division oversees hiring of new personnel, employee orientation, compensation, experience/employment verification, risk management/worker’s comp, retirement programs, substitute teacher scheduling system, and administration of health insurance and other benefits.

Safety & Security

The Office of Safety & Security includes the state-certified CCSD School Police Department and Emergency Management Operations.  The School Police Department assigns certified police officers to each School Innovation Zone, provides proactive planning and training for school-based staff,  utilizes trained narcotic detection canines, provides parent/community safety education programs, facilitates background checks on employees and volunteers, and conducts criminal and administrative investigations.

School Operations

The Office of School Operations oversees the daily operation of schools, including school administration, transportation, school nurses and social workers.  This division also oversees athletics and extra-curricular activities, student disciplinary tribunals, truancy, the student discipline code, school reassignment, homeless student services and after school programs.

Support Services

The Office of Support Services includes the Departments of Facility Construction, Facility Maintenance, Planning and Warehouse Operations. This division oversees the construction and renovation of all new and existing facilities; maintenance and physical operations for over 5 million square feet of facilities; attendance area planning and student enrollment projections.

Technology & Information Services

The Office of Technology & Information Services encompasses Instructional Technology, Information Technology, Enterprise Field and Enterprise Network Services, Data Communications and Technology Maintenance and Operations.  Services coordinated by its staff also include the creation of user network login IDs; evaluation, purchase and installation/configuration of technology hardware and software; repair and maintenance of existing technologies; daily technology support to schools and support offices; secured connectivity to Internet resources; management of CCSD phone system; technology-based professional development for staff; instructional support to students; and oversight of CCSD data.