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Address
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone
301-766-2801; Fax: 301-766-2824

Administration

LAURA FRANCISCO
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Phone: 301-766-2808

TERRI BAKER
COORDINATOR, HUMAN CAPITAL: ESP, A & S AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Phone: 301-766-8784

JONI BURKHART
COORDINATOR, HUMAN CAPITAL: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER/PRINCIPAL EVALUATION
Phone: 301-766-8765

DAVID CHICK, JR.
COORDINATOR, HUMAN CAPITAL: LEGAL AND LABOR RELATIONS
Phone: 301-766-2935

LINDSEY DARR (For certification issues, email: certification@wcps.k12.md.us)
COORDINATOR, HUMAN CAPITAL: TEACHERS AND CERTIFICATION
Phone: 301-766-2805

Department Description

The mission of the Human Resource Department is to plan, develop and implement for the overall efficiency of the school system, and maximize the educational opportunities and benefits available to all employees.

Programs and services are designed to provide highly qualified and effective staff members for the Washington County Public Schools.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for all aspects of human resources administration including:

  • Recruitment, hiring and retention of high performing staff
  • Administration of professional certification and e-certification standards
  • Employee performance and evaluation system
  • Employee relations
  • Contract negotiation
  • Substitute teacher recruitment and assignment
  • Personnel record keeping

Staff

HEIDI BLACK
Secretary
Phone: 301-766-2807

TRACY GROVE
Human Resources Specialist I

JUDY HAMSHER
Personnel Assistant
Phone: 301-766-2806

LAURIE JONES
Personnel Assistant
Phone: 301-766-8782

PEGGY KEPLINGER
Human Resources Specialist II
Phone: 301-766-2802

CINDI MINNICHBACH
Human Resources Specialist I
Phone: 301-766-2916

BROOKE PANGBORN
Receptionist/File Clerk
Phone: 301-766-2814

DEB WARRENFELTZ
Human Resources Specialist II
Phone: 301-766-2997

PAMELA THRAILKILL
Human Resources Specialist I
Phone: 301-766-2813

Resources

Links

WCPS Professional Development
Webcenter Local Access
Webcenter
Remote Access
Job Openings

Personnel Actions

Superintendent Approved Personnel Actions:12/20/13
Superintendent Approved Personnel Actions:12/13/13
Superintendent Approved Personnel Actions:12/6/13
Superintendent Approved Personnel Actions:11/22/13



Board Approved Staff Changes:1/7/14
Board Approved Staff Changes:12/17/13
Board Approved Staff Changes:12/3/13
Board Approved Staff Changes:11/19/13



 

Downloads

ESP Negotiated Agreement (2012-2014)            

  

Teachers Negotiated Agreement

A & S Negotiated Agreement

      

  • Parapro Praxis Information (1 page PDF)
  • Student Teacher Field Placement Form for College/University Use
  • TB Test Information 
  • A&S Recommendation of Candidate
  • Teacher Salary Scale
    • Salary Scale - FY14 (1 page PDF)
    • Salary Key (1 page PDF)
  • Teacher Candidate Recommendation Form (1 page PDF)
  • Educational Support Personnel (E.S.P.) Recommendation Form (1 page PDF)
  • Administrators and Supervisors Salary Scale (FY2013) (1 page PDF)
  • Certification Renewal Information
  • Certification Brochure
  • Instructions for Printing Teaching Certificate
  • Tuition Reimbursement Procedures for Teachers (1 page PDF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Request Form for Professionals
  • License Reimbursement Request Form
  • Teacher Contract Agreement: 2011-2014 (62 page PDF)
  • E.S.P. Contract Agreement/2012-2014 (36 page PDF)
  • Personnel Policies and Procedures for Administrators and Supervisors: July 2012 - June 2013 (27 page PDF)
  • E.S.P. Hourly Scale (FY2014) (1 page PDF)
  • WCPS Teacher Voluntary Transfer Request Form (PDF)
  • Senior Teacher Exemption Status Form
 
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