Assisting Georgia schools address facilities, finances, nutrition and transportation needs.

Scott Austensen
Deputy Superintendent, Finance & Business Operations (FBO)

1666 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
 (404) 656-2492
 (404) 656-0816

Linda Myers
Administrative Assistant

 (404) 656-2492
 (404) 656-0816

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Office of Finance and Business Operations


Accounting Services
Accounting Services supports and maintains the activities of the Department of Education by processing financial information according to the guidelines of the state and federal government.

Grants Accounting provides payments of both state and federal resources to local school systems and other entities as appropriate.

Budget Services
Budget Services calculates funding requests and allocates funding appropriations for use by the Department of Education for the education of students of Georgia.

Facilities Services
Facilities Services assists local school systems in developing long-range capital improvement plans, acquiring the funds needed to implement their plans, and reviewing their architect's plans to construct adequate and safe school facilities.

Financial Review
Financial Review works with local school systems in the appopriate expenditure and reporting of state and federal education funds.

Human Resources
Human Resources hires, retains and compensates employees with the skills and abilities to accomplish the purpose and goals of the Department.

Internal Support
Internal Support provides support to the Department of Education in the areas of procurement and operations.

Pupil Transportation
Pupil Transportation assists local school systems in the areas of driver training, funding, equipment specifications and purchases, interpretation of state and federal laws and regulations, and routing.

School Nutrition
School Nutrition provides leadership, training and technical assistance, and resources so that local program personnel may deliver quality meals and education that contribute to the nutritional well-being of Georgians and their performance at work and school.