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Memorial School District 157


Business Office


Business Office

Deborah Clayton
Chief School Business Officer

Welcome to the Hoover-Schrum Memorial School District 157 Business Department.

We are committed to high levels of fiscal responsibility and transparency. We seek to lead with fiscal initiatives for the vision of the Hoover-Schrum School District, its Board of Education and all stakeholders.

Mission Statement:
To support the Hoover-Schrum Memorial School District 157’s mission and vision through efficient financial planning and resources allocation.

It is the mission of the Business/Human Resource Department to be proactive in the planning, strategizing and implementation of financial directives in the pursuit of educational excellence through good business practices and procedures.

  • To provide open and honest communications to all stakeholders.
  • To remain excellent guardians of tax payer’s money.
  • To design, implement and oversee all budgetary needs for our School District.
  • To serve as the primary lead in areas of Technology, Food Services, Accounts Payable and Payroll/Benefits.
  • To comply with all state-mandated protocols and procedures.

Our Responsibilities:
The Business/Human Resource Department’s primary responsibilities include purchasing, payroll, accounts payable, attendance, substitutes, professional development, recruiting, document management, employee interactions, and other services.

Business Manager/CSBO Human Resources

FOIA Officer

Deborah Clayton
[email protected]

Carla Virgin
[email protected]
Accounts Payable

Katanja Cowsen
[email protected]

ESSER III Use of Funds Plan

ISBE's ESSER III Use of Funds Plan for the District
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