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Human Capital and Human Resource Operations

Human Capital
Maggie Sullivan, Executive Director

Human Resource Operations
Steve Barrett, Executive Director

1250 West Broadway Avenue  
Minneapolis, MN  55411
Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Phone:  612.668.0500
Fax:   612.668.0525

Our Mission:  To ensure high academic achievement of all MPS students by recruiting, selecting, retaining and supporting a diverse and highly talented staff.

Our Vision:  To become a dynamic, forward-thinking HR Division that models accountability and exemplary service.

HUMAN CAPITAL

Maggie Sullivan, Executive Director
Phone: 612.668.0457

Mary Ihlen, Executive Assistant

Phone: 612.668.0473

 

TALENT ACQUISITION

Jaimee Bohning, Director of Talent Acquisition
Staffing@mpls.k12.mn.us

Talent Acquisition's responsibilities include developing a strategic approach to identify, attract and on-board top talent and effectively meet the District's dynamic staffing needs.

Instructional Specialists
Andrea Skiba – Lead
Melissa Thaemert – Lead
Phone:  612.787.8019
Fax:   612.668.5294

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Mentors
Please contact Maggie Sullivan if you have questions.
Phone:  612.668.0457

Instructional Specialists coach and connect teachers to resources, support teachers with the implementation of focused instruction materials, co-teach and model teaching strategies, design and deliver professional development modules to schools based on needs, and help facilitate Professional Learning Communities.

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) mentors includes new teacher induction and mentoring, tenured teacher mentoring, professional development procss and professional services support.  PAR Mentors assist teachers with development of Professional Development Plan (PDP) and team, connect teachers to resources, support with implementation of Focused Instructional materials and resources, share teaching strategies and best practices.

Performance Management
Michael Kurhajetz, Performance Management Coordinator
Phone:  612.668.0179

Monika Hoffman, Project Coordinator
Phone:  612.668.0547

Christopher Moore, Data Scientist
Phone:  612.668.0137

Performance Management includes all evaluation systems in MPS.  Human Capital Data Analysis will help us use all the performance information we collect to make smarter decisions on staff hiring, professional development and retention.

Leadership Design and Strategy
Daniel Glass
Phone: 612.668.0477

Betsy Symanietz
Phone:  612.668.0529

Quality Compensation (Q Comp)
Paul Hegre, Manager
Phone:  612.668.5383

Emily R. Olson, Coordinator
Phone:  612.668.0501

Rachel Goar, HR Assistant
Phone:  612.668.0507

To learn more about Q Comp please visit our Q Comp Website.


HUMAN RESOURCE OPERATIONS

Steve Barrett, Executive Director

Employee Relations
Maria Mason, Director
Phone:  612.668.0513
Fax:  612.668.0505

The Employee Relations department areas of work include: discipline, grievances, contract administration, and contract negotiations.

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
Scott Weber, Director
Phone:  612.668.0224
Fax:  612.668.0525

Total Compensation 
Peter Ronza, Director
Phone:  612.668.0544
Fax:  612.668.0535
Email:  Compensation@mpls.k12.mn.us, questions concerning pay schedules, job classifications. 
Benefits@mpls.k12.mn.us, questions concerning benefits.

The Total Compensation department areas of work include:  Benefits, Compensation, Risk Management and Workers Compensation.