Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES / TALENT OFFICE‚Äč

Our purpose is to attract, support, and retain highly effective individuals
to advance the mission of the Norwalk Public Schools.

The Human Resources / Talent Office provides information and resources for all Norwalk Public Schools staff members. 
Below you will find a list of Human Resources assignments. In this manner, employees will always have a contact person to address any HR related issues or concerns.

A PDF version of the list below is available here: 
NEW HR Assignments as of October 2017


Human Resources / Talent Office

125 East Avenue
Suite 335 
Norwalk, CT 06852
203-854-4055

Cherese Chery  Anthony Shannon, Esq.
Chief Talent Officer / Human Resources 
 203-854-4017; ext. 44017
 cheryc@norwalkps.org 

 Areas of Responsibility
 Climate Retention & Morale
 PDEC Committee
 EDS - Teacher Certification Compliance
TEAM
Strategic Planning
HRIS / Systems Integration
Benefits Management


Director of Labor Relations
Assistant Chief of Human Resources

203-854-4019; ext 44019
shannona@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility
Title IX Coordinator
Employee and Labor Relations
Contract Administration
Contract Negotiations
Risk Management
Workers Compensation



Stephanie Garrett
Talent Engagement & Acquisition Manager
203-854-4018; ext. 44018
garretts@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility
Recruitment and New Hire Orientation
Engagement and Retention
Career and Workforce Development
Diversity and Inclusion
Job Classification/Compensation
HRIS Systems Management
HR Budget Management
Interns and Student Teachers



             








Donna Rastocky

Human Resources Benefits Specialist
203-854-4016; ext. 44016
rastockyd@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility
Employee Benefits (Current/Retired)
FMLA
Unemployment 
Workers' Compensation
Payment for Training



       

Claudia Tata
Human Resources
Business Partner

203-854-4029; ext. 44029
tatac@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility
Nathan Hale Middle School
Norwalk Pathways Academy
Brookside Elementary School
Norwalk High School
Silvermine Elementary School
Wolfpit Elementary School
Roton Middle School
Fox Run Elementary Schoool
Marvin Elementary School
Rowayton Elementary School

Areas of Responsibility
HR Support
TEAM
My Learning Plan Lead
Professional Development
Employee & Labor Relations
Training & Workforce Dev.

Janis Curtis
Human Resources Specialist
203-854-4024; ext. 44024
curtisj@norwalkps.org
                                          
Areas of Responsibility
Substitutes (Certified & Non-Cert.)
Internship Support
Recruitment Support
HR Processing
On-boarding of New Hires
Volunteers

Jaime DeJesus
Human Resources
Business Partner
203-854-4030; ext. 44030
dejesusj@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility
Brien McMahon High School
Columbus Magnet School
Cranbury Elementary School
Kendall Elementary School
Tracey Elementary School
Jefferson Elementary School
Naramake Elementary School
Norwalk Early Childhood Ctr.
Ponus Ridge Middle School
West Rocks Middle School

Areas of Responsibility
HR Support
TEAM
My Learning Plan Lead
Professional Development
Employee & Labor Relations
Training & Workforce Dev.


Donald Burr

Executive Assistant
to Cherese Chery
203-854-4028; ext. 44028
burrd@norwalkps.org

Areas of Responsibility

Executive Support for the Chief and Assistant Chief of HR
EDS - Teacher Certification
HR Benefits Support
HR Support for Central Office
Human Resources Processing

Human Resources Website


           


click to link to CT's System for Educator Evaluation and Development site 

Online Employment Application

Online Application for Administrators






 

Employment Information

Information regarding teacher certification and the application form

College and Universities offering teacher certification coursework

Diversity Employment Plan and Commitment to Affirmative Action


                                            

About Connecticut Teacher Certification

Information about teacher certification and the application form are available at www.state.ct.us/sde Once your application is in process you can track it by calling 860-713-6969. To learn more about colleges and universities that offer teacher certification coursework go to www.ctdhe.org

All Norwalk Public Schools employees must submit to a thorough criminal background check.