Degrees and Certifications:
BS Business Administration, UNC-Chapel Hill MBA, East Carolina University Certified Public Accountant National Board Certified Teacher Certified Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certified QuickBooks User
Jo Lafond graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, concentration in Accounting. She later earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from East Carolina Univiersity.
After working 18 years in public and not-for-profit accounting, Mrs. Lafond began teaching at New Bern High School. She is a National Board certified teacher and a Certified Public Accountant. In addition to teaching business courses, she is the co-advisor for the Future Business Leaders of America.
Mrs. Lafond brings to the classroom a passion for equipping students with the accounting and computer classes they need to be successful.