On Monday, October 26, 2020 the Watertown Board of Education approved Lisa Jones as the new Business Manager for Watertown Public Schools. Ms. Jones received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and Master’s Degree in Education Leadership and Supervision from Central Connecticut State University. Lisa has extensive experience working in education finances that include the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System in the area of grants administration and student financial aid. In addition, she has worked for public school districts located in urban and suburban Connecticut, executing the daily functions of School Business Office operations since 2005. Other areas of purview include human resources, grants management, purchasing, food service operations, technology, and facilities operations. Lisa is certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education, as a School Business Administrator. She also shared that this is her fourth year as a member of the Board of Education at St. John School in Watertown.
The Board of Education is thrilled to have Ms. Jones as the new Business Manager for Watertown Public Schools. Ms. Jones stood out as a knowledgeable, professional and dedicated individual who, like all of us, believes that working with faculty and staff to meet the needs of students is our primary responsibility. Ms. Jones will join us on November 9, 2020. Please join me in welcoming her to Watertown Public Schools.