Administration & Finance
The Office of Administration and Finance is responsible for the business operations, budget development and monitoring, payroll, building services, transportation, information technology services, and food services for the school department and intergovernmental relations.
Mary Ellen NormenDeputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance(617) 730-2425
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BudgetThe Budget Office is responsible for budget development, management, reporting, and analysis. Learn more about the School Department Budget.
Human ResourcesThe Human Resources office directs the recruitment, hiring, evaluation of all staff, and the placement of substitute teachers. The Brookline Schools employ more than 1000 full and part-time teachers, counselors, and administrators and approximately 250 support staff. Learn more about our Human Resources Department.
Food ServicesThe Food Service Department mission is to improve the health of students by providing an attractive and nutritious offering while at the same time enhancing nutrition education for the students. Learn more about our Food Services Department.
School Building ServicesThe School Building Services Department provides custodial, operation and delivery, special events and maintenance support to all public schools in Brookline. The School Building Services Department also oversees the Use of School Building rental program. Learn more about our School Building Services.
Intergovernmental RelationsThe Office of Administration and Finance coordinates the support services provided to the school department by line departments of the Town of Brookline, as well as, coordinates and collaborates with Boards and Commissions.
Business OperationsThe Business Operations provides financial management for the School Department, including: the development of financial policies and procedures, acting as fiscal agent for all external funds, procurement, accounting and accounts payable. Learn more about our Business Operations.
PayrollThe School Payroll Office is responsible for ensuring that all employees are paid regularly, accurately and promptly. The Payroll Office processes all related transactions for all school employee compensation regardless of funding source. Learn more about our Payroll Office.
TransportationThe Transportation Department coordinates regular pupil transportation for all eligible public school pupils who reside 1 1/2 miles or more in walking distance from their regular assigned school and all English Language Learner and Special Education transportation as approved by the School Committee or required by the State Department of Education. Eastern Bus Company operates the four (4) yellow school buses for home to school, athletic, and field trips. YCN Transportation operates the in-town and out-of-town student services transportation.In addition, YCN operates bus routes that are difficult to service with a yellow school bus. Contact Evan Schwartz, Transportation Coordinator at (617)-730-2452 or by email at email@example.com.