Director of Business and Finance
Jennifer Clanton is native of Canton, Mississippi and a 1990 graduate of Canton High School. She is a devoted mother of three, two sons and a daughter.
As Director of Finance, Ms. Clanton’s areas of responsibility include Budgeting, Grants Management, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Risk Management, Internal Auditing and Financial Reporting, to name a few.
Ms. Clanton has over 17 years of experience in accounting, finance and management. She has held several posts in the field of education including Bookkeeper, Business Manager, School Accounting Software Specialist and School Finance Officer.
Ms. Clanton holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and a Masters Degree in Business Administration, both from Jackson State University. She has been a Certified School Business Administrator for eleven years.
Her objective is to ensure that the district remains financially stable and to carry out her responsibilities with professional integrity.