Human Resources

  • The Human Resources Department is committed to delivering superior customer service by providing Human Resources services to all employees in an accurate, caring, trustworthy and timely manner. We work to hire and retain high quality employees so every learner is challenged to discover their talents, unleash their potential, and develop tools for lifelong success.

    Columbia Heights Public Schools provides an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status or veteran status. The School District also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. 
    If you have questions, please call us 763-528-4588. For faxes, please send to 763-571-9266.

    Lindsey Bennett
    Director of Human Resources

    Leadership of Human Resource Department

    Human Rights Officer for Staff


    Job Descriptions

    Personnel Policies/Master Agreements

    Personal Leave Days for Teachers


    Elizabeth Bruchu
    Human Resources Manager 

    Loan Forgiveness Paperwork

    FMLA or non-FMLA leaves (medical, maternity/paternity, etc.)

    Injured on the job – Workers Compensation

    Taking classes toward or applying for a Lane Change

    Leave Bank Balances


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    Andrew Jaeger
    Human Resource Generalist

    Job Postings and Hiring Recommendations

    Employment Applications

    Employment Verifications

    Safe Schools Training

    Student Teacher Placements



    Heather Lynch 
    Benefits Specialist

    Questions regarding benefits.

    How do I enroll in benefits or make a change?

    Questions regarding district benefits you may be eligible for or enrolled in.

    Benefits while on a leave of absence

    Retirement benefits

    VEBA deposits and claims

    Heidi Sell
    Administrative Assistant

    Student Teacher Placements

    Demographic Changes

    Background Checks

    Employee IDs

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