Human Resources

  • Human Resources Department Mission

    The mission of the Human Resources Department is to solve employee issues so students can learn. We do this by providing support to schools and department leaders, employees and employee groups through planning, implementing and promoting human resource systems and structures that support the Superintendent’s vision and our Strategic Plan. Our work in human resources enhances the District's ability to attract, develop, and retain a diverse team of exceptional professionals who reflect the high standards our students, parents and community deserve.

    The Human Resources Department staff oversee the employment actions of more than 1000 full-time and part-time positions in the school district.

    The Department provides a range of Human Resources services including:
    • staffing/recruitment/retention of quality employees
    • employee/labor relations
    • training & development
    • human resources records management/time-off system
    • personnel transactions and general benefits questions
    • job classification compensation system
    • time off and leave of absence administration/FMLA
    • HR policy & procedure development
    • reserve teachers/substitute staff

    For questions related to HR please contact the designated HR person. Due to high call volumes to HR the fastest way to connect is to send an email with your question. Our promise is to get back to your email typically that day, but for sure within one business day.
    Who to Contact: 

    Lynn Gilmer, Payroll Coordinator
    Phone: 952-928-6008
    Employment Verification Information
    Paychecks and deductions

    Jewels Horvath, Human Resources Specialist
    Phone: 952-928-6077
    AESOP Substitute Management System (ALL SITES)
    Substitutes-Teachers and PARAs

    Lisa Gerten, Human Resources Consultant
    Phone: 952-928-6065
    District Office
    Community Education
    Peter Hobart Elementary School
    School Nutrition
    Susan Lindgren Elementary School

    Jason Loewe, Human Resources Supervisor
    Phone: 952-928-6066
    Aquila Elementary School
    Middle School
    High School
    Park Spanish Immersion School
    Special Education

    Richard Kreyer, Director of Human Resources
    Phone: 952-928-6067
    Overall Department Operations
    HR Policies and Procedures
    Labor and Employee Relations
    Kally Venteicher, Human Resources Assistant 
    Phone: 952-928-6076