Our Purpose:

The Division of Business, Operations, and Finance Support provides quality support in the areas of finance and operations to all Region One ESC programs, local school districts and charter schools by assisting them in improving student performance and enabling them to operate efficiently and economically. 

Our Services:

The Division provides quality effective training and assistance to the schools’ educational leaders and student service providers through shared services and cooperative agreements. Services provided include Finance updates thru the Finance Advisory Council and Business Support Services, Business Operations, the Child Nutrition Program - South Texas Cooperative; which includes the Electricity Consortium, and many ‘service-oriented’ bids requested from our districts;  Information Technology which consists of;  Data Processing, Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS), Technology Resources such as ESCONETT Regional Network, Annual Technology Conference, Technology Staff Development, Virtual Preview Center and Distance Learning Consortium.

Leadership Team:

  • Frances Guzman – Deputy Director
  • James Mendoza – Administrator for Information Technology
  • Mark Wallace – Director for Facilities & Operations
  • Amanda Galvan – Finance Director
  • Carmen Ocanas-Lerma - Food and Nutrition Director

Division 2014

 
Division Staff - left to right (starting at the bottom)
Bottom row -Claudia Salinas, Aida Garcia, Myriam Rios, Dalia Rodriguez, Lupita Uresti, Frances Guzman, James Mendoza, Amanda Galvan, Blanca Balli, Carmen Ocanas-Lerma, Lori Ramos (Sandra Garcia, not shown)
Second row - Mike Burkholder, Susy Tijerina, Humberto Acevedo, David Gaspar, Marco Rios, Sebastian Barron, Alex Flores, Dante Fox, Hortencia Olivarez, Belia Granado, Dolores Castillo, Iris Perez, Erika Leal, Sandra Bazan
Third row - Adan Mares, Marc D. Garcia, Thomas Maldonado, Homero Menchaca, Esau Silva, Guillermo Valdez, Victor Rios, Mary Cortez, Roman Ochoa, Rolando Hernandez, America Retana, Gilbert Requena. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Frances Guzman
Deputy Director for Business
Operations & Finance Support
(956) 984-6290
 
Sandra C. Garcia
Business Support Specialist
(956) 984-6004
sgarcia@esc1.net
 
Christina Tijerina
Administrative Assistant
(956) 984-6284
ctijerina@esc1.net
 
 
 
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