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|Meet the Staff
WHO ARE WE?
We are the Human Resources Team.
We’re here to serve you!
WHAT DO WE DO?
We perform a variety of tasks.
We’re proud of the work we do for you and with you.
Read all about us!
STACEY DEBOISE LUSTER, ESQ., HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
Stacey facilitates and oversees the hiring of WPS personnel. In addition, she coordinates collective bargaining and grievances for all unions, the transfer process for teachers, and the merit promotion process. Stacey also serves as the Affirmative Action Officer and investigates complaints relating to equal opportunity. Contact Stacey at 508-799-3020 or by email at LusterDS@worc.k12.ma.us
MARK BROPHY, DIRECTOR, INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT PERSONNEL
Mark facilitates and oversees all instructional assistants, cafeteria, clerical, parent liaisons,
ESL tutors, tradesmen, custodians, bus drivers and monitors, and nurses. He assists in collective bargaining and grievances for non-instructional personnel, and serves as the civil service administrator. Contact Mark at 508-799-3027 or by email at BrophyM@worc.k12.ma.us
CHERYL DELSIGNORE, STAFFING AND MENTOR COORDINATOR
Cheryl conducts initial teaching applicant interviews and performs reference checks. She counsels applicants on licensure and helps direct staff to professional development opportunities. She also coordinates the teacher-mentor program and the District–Based Licensure Program. Contact Cheryl at 508-799-3027 or by email at DelSignoreC@worc.k12.ma.us
Human Resource Support Staff
RUTH NORDSTROM, HEAD CLERK/CONFIDENTIAL
Ruth prepares non-represented administrators’ individual contracts and transfer lists for teachers. She prepares and disseminates personnel bulletins and coordinates the teacher seniority list, the merit promotion endeavor, and requests for degree changes. Contact Ruth at 508-799-3020 or by email at NordstromR@worc.k12.ma.us
SONIA SANTIAGO, PRINCIPAL CLERK /CONFIDENTIAL
Sonia researches salary questions, prepares paperwork for hiring and coordinates seniority lists for non-instructional personnel. She also processes tuition reimbursements and prepares transfers for all non-instructional disciplines, coordinates civil service hires and verifications of employment. Contact Sonia at 508-799-3027 or by email at
CHERYL KELLER, PRINCIPAL CLERK/CONFIDENTIAL
Cheryl prepares and processes paperwork for all new teachers, long-term substitutes and tutors. She processes teacher retirements and maintains teacher files.
Contact Cheryl at 508-799-3024 or by email at KellerC@worc.k12.ma.us
SUSAN HAWKESWORTH, PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT CLERK/CONFIDENTIAL
Sue coordinates AESOP and the attendance for all personnel, assigns elementary day-by-day substitutes and processes paperwork for sick-leave buybacks. She coordinates and maintains the teacher sick-leave bank and the medical documentation of sick and maternity leaves. Contact Sue at 508-799-3029 or by email at Hawkeswo@worc.k12.ma.us
WANDA TAYLOR, PART-TIME OFFICE AIDE
Wanda coordinates and maintains the Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process. In addition, she processes name and address changes for teachers and administrators. Contact Wanda at 508-799-3021 or by email at TaylorW@worc.k12.ma.us.
CASSANDRA TEBO, PART-TIME CLERK
Cassandra coordinates School Spring employment applications, the day-by-day substitute orientations and verifications of employment.
Contact Cassandra at 508-799-3028 or by email at TeboC1@worc.k12.ma.us.