HR Staff Responsibilities

We strongly encourage emails when communicating with HR, not just dropping in at CTEC. Appointments are sometimes necessary to meet with someone in HR. Phone call messages are normally returned within 24 hours.  


Human Resources Secretary – Cassandra Dodd

  • Fields all calls for the Human Resources Department
  • Provides support for Chief People Officer
  • Verifications of Employment
  • Job Description Maintenance
  • Electronic Filing of Documents
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation

Benefits Specialist – Melinda Abel

  • All Benefit enrollment & questions (health, dental, vision, Aflac, life)
  • Online Benefit Enrollment system maintenance
  • All Family Medical Leave including Maternity/Paternity Leaves
  • Long term disability
  • Retirement Information
  • Human Resources website updates
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation
  • Assist staff, principals and supervisors

Human Resources Coordinator – Lacey Martin

  • Substitute Teacher Coordinator
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Workforce Development – Unemployment
  • Teacher Licensing Maintenance
  • Health & Wellness Champions/HSBT
  • Recruitment
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation
  • SafeSchools Training and Maintenance
  • Assist staff, principals and supervisors

Human Resources Supervisor – Ruth Massey 

  • Onboarding and employment status change for all employees
  • Recruitment
  • Student Teachers & Field Observations
  • Assist Principals & Supervisors
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation
  • Background Checks and Safe Visitors – employment, vendor and volunteer
  • PIVOT Maintenance
  • Frontline Central Maintenance and Support – Applitrack, AESOP, Time and Attendance