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Welcome to the Human Resources Department

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Human Resources​​ Department supports the strategic goals of the district by attracting, developing and retaining a diverse, qualified and capable workforce to provide high quality educational services to all our students. Thank you for your interest in becoming a Rockford Public Schools employee.

Click here for employment opportunities.​

Verification of Employment

There is a 5-7 business day turnaround for a submitted Verification of Employment form to be completed and returned. ​Please fax requests to 815-966-3057​ or email For questions regarding Verification of Employment requests, please call 815-966-3145 option 5.

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Matthew ZedikerInterim Chief Human Resources
LaNesha BarbaryExecutive
Susan HarrisonExecutive
Charo ChaneyHR Project
Sarah AbateHuman Resources Director​
Jason Grey​Director of Talent
Mercedes BrainHuman Resources
Sarah JeskeHuman Resources Manager815-489-7247​
Vernessa WardHuman Resources Compliance
Maria Treto-FrenchAllocations
Deanna Kraft​​HRIS
Sarah Boykin​​Human Resources
Margaret SchultzHuman Resources
Sonia Mora​Human Resources
Brandon E​ly​Human Resources
Claire FergusonHR Specialist - Core
June Shipp​HR Specialist -
Jarmeise McNealHR Specialist -
Breanna RamsayHR Specialist -
Josefina SanchezHR
Marqueda SellersHR
Claudia BakerPersonnel Records
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