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The Human Resources Office recruits, hires and aims to retain the highest quality staff to serve the needs of district students. The office acts as the initial contact for interested job applicants, and is the entry point for all new employees. The office coordinates and administers benefits, employee contracts, calendars and professional development activities to serve district staff.

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Dr. James Woell, Assistant Superintendent

  • Recruitment, selection and hiring
  • Personnel records and contract management
  • Labor relations/collective bargaining/grievances
  • Complaint manager

Debby Marquardt, Human Resources Coordinator

  • Assist with the administration of recruitment, selection and hiring processes
  • Maintain, monitor and oversee the online application system 
  • Support onboarding of all employees
  • Monitor all certified and support licensing
  • License renewal and registration
  • Manage all Salary Plus, Lane Change, Tuition Reimbursement and Course Approvals
  • Manage Global Compliance Network Tutorials (GCN)
  • Substitute Training/Orientation
  • Manage Summer Employment

 Jenna ErnstAdministrative Assistant

  • Employee records (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • Employee contracts (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • New Educator Academy (certified and administrative staff)
  • Student teachers, practicums, interns and observations
  • Verification of employment
  • Recognition Ceremony Program
  • Travel Compensation
  • Enrollment Reports
Pamela Knighton, Receptionist/HR Secretary
  • Performs clerical functions (e.g. copying,collating, and data entry) for the purpose of supporting department staff.
  • Receives items within the office (e.g. mail, messages, application packets, packages) for the purpose of ensuring receipt and delivery to addressee.
  • Greets individuals entering the office (e.g. visitors, staff, parents, applicants, etc.) for the purpose of responding to inquiries and/or directing individuals to the appropriate location
  • Manages the Event Management System (EMS) for facility rental usage for the Elementary and Middle Schools.

Laura Liace, Substitute Coordinator

  • AESOP (automated substitute program)
  • Employee attendance
  • Substitute processing
  • Maintain extra duty stipend information

Audrey Reed, Benefits Coordinator

  • Benefit administration: medical, dental, life insurance
  • FMLA and other leaves (all staff)
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • 403b program
  • Wellness events and benefits fair
  • Workers compensation



Compensation reports
can be found here