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• Finance Division / Business Office


Business Office email:

Who Does What in the Business Office?

Emily Falcon, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kiki Bowen, Specialist
    302-323-2818 or Zoom# 302-400-7813
    – Financials (Day to Day Financial Management for District)
    – Budget Inquiries
    – Cash Receipts
  • Leslie Papanicolas, Grant Specialist
    302-323-2738 (x-303) or Zoom# 302-400-7787
    – Liaison between Grant Managers and DOE
    – Grant budgets
    – Indirect Cost
  • Lisa Porter, Administrative Secretary
    302-323-2729 (x-339) or Zoom# 302-400-7977
    – Colonial Contract Administration & DSC Bids Management
    – Copier Management
    – Custodians Attendance
    – Employee Website Updates
    – Fleet Authorized Driver Applications, Block Vehicle & Housed Vehicle Requests
    – Heartland/ Administrator
    – Incident Reporting
    – Insurance (Claims, Certificates of Insurance)
    – Surplus Services – Furniture
    – W9, State Exemption Certificate & Tax ID Inquiries
  • Jazmine Lockley, Financial Secretary
    302-323-2738, press 3 (x-347) or Zoom# 302-400-7451
    – PCard Coordination & Verifying
    – Petty Cash
    – Assets
    – Travel Arrangements
    – Registration
    – Deposits
  • Cindy Miller, Financial Secretary
    302-323-2738, press 1 (x-304) or Zoom# 302-400-7614
    – ERP Security
    – Quarterly Reconciliation (Vouchers)
    – Process Payments from Purchase Orders
    – Utility Payments
    – Research Vendor Issues
  • LeeAnne Thomas, Financial Secretary
    302-323-2738, press 4 (x-346) or Zoom# 302-501-7982
    – Transportation Billing
    – Internal Accountant Approval for Payments
    – Quarterly Reconciliation for PO’s
    – PO Approval & Dispatch
    – IV’s
    – Pcard Voucher Coding
    – eMarketplace Contact
  • Michele White, Financial Secretary
    302-323-2738, press 2 (x-346) or Zoom# 302-501-6002
    – Employee Reimbursements
    – Transportation Payments
    – Technology Payments
    – Student Accounts
    – Unique Alternatives
  • Payroll:
    • Jennifer Thornton, Payroll Manager
    • Doug Smythe, Payroll Specialist
    • Aunye Kelley, PHRST Secretary

Important documents and links

Colonial School District now offers a cashless method with MySchoolBucks®!

This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to pay for school‐related purchases to help minimize the cash flow in schools. You can now pay for items such as school merchandise, class fee’s, athletic donations, yearbooks, dances, events and more using your credit/debit card or electronic check. MySchoolBucks provides:

  • Convenience ‐ The school store is available 24/7 on the web. 
  • Efficiency ‐ Make purchases for all your students, even if they attend different schools within the district.
  • Flexibility ‐ Make payments using credit/debit cards and electronic checks. Eliminate the need for your students to take money to school.
  • Security ‐ MySchoolBucks adheres to the highest security standards, including PCI and CISP.

Enrollment is easy!

  • Create your free account today to easily pay for your student’s fees online or on‐the‐go with the mobile app. 
  • Go to and register for a free account.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with a link to activate your account.
  • Add your students using their school name and student ID.
  • Make purchases with your credit/debit card or electronic check. Download the app! 

How do I enroll in MySchoolBucks?

  • Go to and register for an account 
  • You will receive a confirmation email with a link to activate your account
  • Add your child (ren) using their school name and student ID and/or date of birth
  • The ID number will be sent to you.
  • Make a payment to your students’ accounts with your credit/debit card or electronic check. You will have the opportunity to review any fees and cancel if you choose, before you are charged. 

What if I have more than one child in the District? Do I need multiple accounts?
If you have more than one child in the District you can handle all online payments from one account.

Who do I contact if I have any questions
If you have any questions, contact MySchoolBucks directly:   1‐855‐832‐5226 Visit and click on Help/FAQ’s under the menu button.