Vision and Mission

  • Our Mission

    To provide information technology leadership, products, and services for Craven County Schools (CCS), while managing division-wide information resources and operations, ensuring security and integrity, improving teaching and learning systems as well. 

    Our Vision

    Become the model for effective and efficient client-centered services and products so that we are the premier IT service provider for education. Create a totally connected community where technology is available where and when we need it, and is appropriate to your needs.

    Areas of Responsibility

    The department is organized into three offices to provide specialized services to CCS staff and students.

    • Information Technology Support Services - Manages the customer service function for the department to ensure the delivery of cutting edge IT products and services to CCS system-wide and to the target audiences, and is accountable for compliance with procurement and contract procedures and utility consumption.
    • Information Technology Operations - Delivers the design, installation, daily operations, maintenance, and repair services for all parts of the technology enterprise infrastructure, including wide and local area networks.
    • Accountability and Testing Services - Directs and implements processes for accountability data collections, generates and provides preliminary test results, coordinates all state tests, delivers test and accountability training and provides support and resources to School Test Coordinators and other district and school staff.  



Contact Information

  • 2300 Old Cherry Point Rd
    New Bern NC 28562
    p: 252-514-6393
    f:  252-514-4300


    Chief Officer Systems and Operations:
    Stacy Lee
    p: 252-514-6391


    Director of Technology:
    Ross G. Friebel
    p: 252-514-4326


    Nick Lucas

    Director of Safety and Security:
    Nick Lucas
    P (252) 917-1847


    Power School Coordinator:
    p: 252-514-4334

    LEA Test Coordinator:
    Cindy Manning
    p: 252-514-6342

    Test Technician:
    Donna Sartwell
    p: 252-514-6373