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About Us

The Division of Financial and Administrative Services is responsible for distributing all federal and state funds to local school districts and other agencies that provide education-related services.  The division assists local school officials with budgeting, audits, and the reporting of financial statistics, both state and federal.  The division also provides assistance with school administrative and governance issues.  Other personnel in this division administer the federally-funded school lunch and breakfast programs.  This division also manages the department's internal business operations, such as accounting and procurement, budget, and human resources.

Contact Information

Dr. Ron Lankford

Deputy Commissioner

Email: deputycommfinancial@dese.mo.gov

Denise Roach

Executive Assistant

Email: deputycommfinancial@dese.mo.gov           

Phone: 573-751-2587

Fax: 573-751-1179

Mailing Address:

Division of Financial and Administrative Services

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

P.O. Box 480

Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480

Street Address:

6th Floor, Jefferson Building

205 Jefferson Street

Jefferson City, MO 65101