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    • 353 Cumberland AvePortland, Maine 04101
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Meet the HR Team

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The following is a brief summary of the responsibilities of each employee in the Human Resources Department.  Please direct your inquiry to the appropriate staff member who is tasked with the subject matter for which you are contacting us.  If you are unsure whom to call, please call the general HR line at 874-8100, and any of us will be happy to assist you.

BARBARA STODDARD – Executive Director of Human Resources – 207-842-5331

Strategic talent management (recruiting, hiring, compensation, professional development, retention)
Strategic district-wide HR initiatives
Employee Relations – lead contact for:  PEA, PAA, Ed Tech, Non Rep
Negotiations and collective bargaining agreements
Staff evaluations – PEA, PAA, Non Rep

RICHARD MOORE Assistant Director of Human Resources  207-874-8125

  • Employee Relations – lead contact for:  BASE
  • Negotiations and collective bargaining agreements
  • Investigations
  • Staff evaluations – BASE, Ed Tech
  • Training and Compliance
  • Title IX Officer, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer
    • Absence Management Administrator (formerly Aesop)
    • Substitute Teacher hiring
    • Safety, ergonomics, OSHA
  • Wellness

MANO ALI – Central Office Receptionist and HR Assistant – 207-874-8100

Work permits
Employee Access Center support/Employee Self Service support
Employee name/address changes
Employment verification
Volunteer background checks
ID badges
HR Department Support

DOROTHY (DEE) DUDLEY – HR Generalist – 207-874-8118

    District Benefits Administrator
            Employee benefits changes and open enrollment support
            Retirement:  retiree benefits, pensions, 403(b) plans, etc.
            Benefits enrollment and new employee on-boarding
            Insurance plans and other fringe benefits
    Leaves of absence under the Family & Medical Leave Act
    Extended leaves of absence and sabbaticals
    Worker's Compensation

    JUSTIN JENSON – Staffing & Talent Development Coordinator – 207-874-8120

    • Oversight of recruiting and hiring
    • Workforce diversity initiatives
    • Salary placement for new hires
    • Initial certification and new hire certification support
    • New employee on-boarding
    • Maine State and District credentialing and licensing requirements
    • Credentials compliance, tracking, planning
    • MEIS/NEO management

    SUELY SIMPSON – HR Specialist – 207-842-5319

    Continuing education course reimbursements
    Retirement/resignation notifications
    Criminal history records check (fingerprinting):  initial and renewal authorization
    Staffing for the following:
            Casco Bay High School
            Cliff/Peaks Island Elementary Schools
            Facilities, Maintenance, Custodial Services
            Longfellow Elementary School
            Moore Middle School
            Ocean Avenue Elementary School
            Portland Adult Education
            Portland High School
            Reiche Community School
            Rowe Elementary School
            Student Support Services
            Transportation Services

    ERIN TOSI – HR Generalist – 207-842-5317

    • Differentials and Stipends
    • Retirement/resignation notifications
      Criminal history records check (fingerprinting):  initial and renewal authorization
    • Staffing for the following:
              Breathe Program
    •         Deering High School
    •         District Office (includes Multilingual Services, ELL, PreK)
    •         East End Community School
    •         Food Services
    •         King Middle School
              Lincoln Middle School
              Lyseth Elementary School
    •         Portland Arts & Technology High School
              Presumpscot Elementary School
    •         Remote Academy
    •         Talbot Community School