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Business Services

​The business services division provides accounting, budgeting, auditing, and advisory and support services to the Marin County Office of Education (MCOE), its 18 school districts, charter schools and the joint powers agencies (the JPAs).

The division is divided into MCOE Business Services and District Business Services.

The MCOE Business Services department provides budget and accounting services to the programs operated by MCOE. This department prepares the budget and financial reports for the MCOE, pays the MCOE bills, and prepares the MCOE payroll.

The District Business Services department provides technical assistance to the 18 school districts in the county. These services include the AB 1200 fiscal oversight performed to ensure that these entities remain solvent.  In addition, this department prepares the budget, maintains the financial records, and prepares the financial reports for two districts in the county.

Questions and inquiries regarding the Marin County Office of Education financial and budgetary information should be directed to Michael Ghebregziabher, Senior Director of Business Services at 415.499.5880.

For more information on the following programs, please click below:

MCOE Budget Reports
MCOE Financial Reserves Policy

MCOE Audit Reports

Actuarial Study of Retiree Health Liability

Bond Financing Best Practices


Terena Mares
Deputy Superintendent
Kate Lane
Interim Assistant Superintendent
Michael Ghebregziabher
Senior Director
Amy Prescott
Senior Director
Sally Chacon
Assistant Project Manager
Deanne Waltz
Executive Secretary
Adriane Lommel
Senior Admin. Secretary