Human Resources

Sibley TeacherDEPARTMENT MISSION 
It is our mission to provide leadership in promoting effective human resource practices within the Human Resources/Payroll Department through premiere customer service to staff and the school communities in order to support student success. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 
District 197 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status or sexual orientation in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services or activities.

HUMAN RESOURCES STAFF 

Nina Phanthanivong, HR Generalist
651-403-7014 | nina.phanthanivong@isd197.org

           For Non-Licensed Staff:

• AESOP Questions
• Substitutes
• Insurance/Benefits
• Job Postings
• Seniority Lists
• New Hire Paperwork  

For All Staff:

• Coaches/Extra-Curricular Contracts
• Employment Verifications
• Unemployment
• Substitute Finding

Pahoua Yang, Payroll Specialist
651-403-7013 | pahoua.yang@isd197.org

• Payroll
• TSA
• TRA
• PERA
• Severance
• Retirement
• Employee online payroll (myView & Skyward)


Belle Sarff
HR Generalist
651-403-7027 | belle.sarff@isd197.org

 For Certified Staff:

• AESOP Questions
• Substitutes
• Insurance/Benefits
• Job Postings
• Seniority Lists
• New Hire Paperwork
•Teacher Column Changes

 For All Staff:

• FMLA/Leaves of Absence and Time Off
• Student Teaching Placements
• Employment Status Changes

Brenda Albrecht, Director of Human Resources
651-403-7006 | brenda.albrecht@isd197.org

• Human Rights Officer
• Employee / Labor Relations
• Staffing
• Policy / Procedure Development
• Long Term Leave of Absences