Human Resources

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The LWSD human resources (HR) department develops and executes the processes, policies and programs used by the district to recruit, hire and retain highly effective personnel. The department ensures positive and collaborative employee and labor relations, as well as efficient and effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. HR is responsible for certificated, classified and substitute recruitment and hiring, as well as compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to employment.

Staff Portal

Current employees should visit the staff portal to access important information about your benefits, your paycheck, time off and more.

Salary Schedules



Agreements and Policies

Select a tab below to review Employee Group Agreements, Affirmative Action Policy and Personnel Policies.

Contact us

Dr. Joy Ross
Associate Superintendent for Talent Strategy and Communications

Zakiya Cita
Director, Talent Acquisition

Michael Clark
Director, Staffing & Operations

Maliza Ellison
Director, Talent Acquisition

Kraig Michels
Director, Employee Relations

Dr. Richard Patterson
Director, Labor Relations

Verification requests

Verification of employment
Human Resources
P.O. Box 97039
Redmond, WA 98073

LWSD Records Requests for Former Employees
This includes file transfers to other districts and LWSD experience verifications.

LWSD HR Records Request
Human Resources - VOE
P.O. Box 97039
Redmond, WA 98073

Public Service Loan Forgiveness forms
Human Resources - PSLF
P.O. Box 97039
Redmond, WA 98073

Verification of income (home loans, home assistance – DSHS)
Please contact the Payroll department:

How to apply

Click the link below to start an application for employment. If you have an active Frontline account elsewhere, you may be able to import some of your application information. Please apply for jobs in which you either have the required prerequisite certifications, or, if you are currently completing a certificated program, you expect certification in the near future.

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