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
  • Assist with monitoring all certifications
  • License renewal and registration
  • Manage all Salary Plus, lane change, course approvals and tuition reimbursement
  • Salary schedule lane changes following coursework approval
  • Seniority lists (classified)

Monica Contreras-Ramirez, Administrative Assistant

  • Employee records (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • Employee contracts (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • New employee orientation (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • Student teachers and interns
  • Verifications of employment
  • Seniority lists (certified)
  • Reimbursement processing
  • Recognition Ceremony
Pamela Knighton, Receptionist
  • 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.

Diane Miranda, Substitute Coordinator

  • AESOP (automated substitute program)
  • Employee attendance
  • Substitute processing and training
  • 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



Total compensation packages that exceed $75,000 a year

To request a copy of this report

A copy of the Fiscal Year 2014-15 report of can be obtained by contacting the District office at 630-834-4530 and asking for the Superintendent's office.