Dr. Perry Berry, Superintendent of Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), announces the hiring of Ms. Bobette Sylvester-McCarroll as QCUSD Associate Superintendent of Business and Support Services. Ms. Sylvester-McCarroll assumes this new role effective July 1, 2017.
Bobette served more than five years as the Assistant Superintendent for Business and Support Services at Mesa Public Schools. In this capacity, she directed a host of financial and business activities including budget development, facilities construction and maintenance, student transportation, and food services. Prior to working in Mesa, Bobette was the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services in the Payson Unified School District for 16 years. She has also worked in the Valley as a financial analyst for a private sector firm.
Ms. Sylvester-McCarroll received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Arizona State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She currently serves as the President of the Arizona Schools Risk Retention Trust. Previously, Bobette was the Past President for the Board of Arizona Association of School Business Officials. In addition, she has served as a member of the School Finance Advisory Committee for the Arizona Auditor General’s Office and on the advisory committee for the Governor’s Office on school finance.
Bobette has two children, Chandler and Bailey. Her family recently grew by four after she married Richard McCarroll, a Software Development Manager at Sunstate Equipment. She is now stepmom to his three children; the youngest is a student at Queen Creek High School. Bobette is looking forward to becoming a part of the fast-growing QCUSD community.
“With Queen Creek experiencing such tremendous growth, Bobette’s experience will be extremely beneficial to the district, said Dr. Berry. “We are excited to add Bobette to the QCUSD team.”
“I’m extremely excited to join the Queen Creek Unified School district team and family. It will be a challenging opportunity with the hyper-growth of student populations to ensure that their needs are met with a balanced approach to taxation”, said Bobette. “However the support of the Queen Creek community is strong and I’m proud to be part of that support for the exceptional education opportunities our schools provide.”
About QCUSD: The Queen Creek Unified School District, located in the East Valley, serves more than 7,000 students in five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. QCUSD is one of only nine districts in the state to have been graded “A” by the Arizona Department of Education for four consecutive years (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14). To learn more about the district, visit www.qcusd.org. Connect with Queen Creek Unified School District on Facebook, Twitter @qcusd and Instagram @qcusd95.