Pickens County Schools
Chief Operation Officer: Stacy Gilleland

The Operations Division includes Maintenance,
Transportation, Food Services, and
Security Departments.


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      100 D.B. Carroll Street Jasper, Georgia 30143
706.253.1700 | fax 706.253.1705 | Info 706.253.1710
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Pickens County Schools Operations Department Staff

Maintenance Department

The Maintenance Department is responsible for maintaining school facilities and grounds helping to insure a safe and productive environment that enhances and promotes learning for all students. 


David Chapman Carpentry & General Maintenance
Rodney Padgett Plumber
Toby Ghorley Pest Control, Grounds Maintenance, Equipment Operator
Teresa Padgett Key & Lock Specialist, Door Hardware, & Painting
Sonny Reeves Licensed Electriction
Tracy Welchel HVAC Technician, Waste Water Technician, Plumber


Security Department
in conjunction with the Pickens County Sheriffs Department

Pickens County Board of Education contracts with the Pickens County Sheriff’s Department to provide four School Resource Officers.  These SRO’s are based primarily at the middle schools and high school.  One SRO is a K-9 Officer accompanied by his police dog.

The primary responsibility of these SRO’s is to maintain the safety and wellbeing of the student population by providing a visible presence at the schools.  Other duties include traffic control, security at extracurricular events, random drug searches and assistance with truancy issues.

Charles Gillette 706-299-4110 

Food Services Department

The mission of the Pickens County School Nutrition Program is to be a part of the education process by providing students with nutritious meals and nutrition education experiences that promote healthy children who are ready to learn. To learn more about our program – click here.


Transportation Department

The Transportation Department is responsible for safely transporting students to and from school as well as field trips and competitive events. To learn more about the Transportation Department - click here.

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