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Human Resources

The Human Resources (HR) Department of the Stamford Public Schools is here to assist you. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting our valued employees. Whether it’s an interest in starting a new career, advancing your career goals, compliance, labor relations, or other areas for which we are responsible, we are here to assist you.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9310, Stamford, CT 06904

FEDeral regulations

Nondiscrimination Statement

Stamford Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified persons. Stamford Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information & testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Stamford Public Schools provides equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. Stamford Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate in employment against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

Stamford Public Schools prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Inquiries regarding Stamford Public Schools’ nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

To contact the Title IX Coordinator for the District, please click their name to send an email:

Christopher P. Soules
Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development
Stamford Public Schools
888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 977-5903

The Human Resources Department is Closed on the following days:

Holiday Observed Date
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022
Columbus Day Monday, October 10, 2022
Veteran's Day Friday, November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2022
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 25, 2022
Christmas Day Monday, December 26, 2022
New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16, 2023
President's Day Monday, February 20, 2023
Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023

Staff Contacts by Function

Function Contact and Title Phone Number
ADA Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist

(203) 977-4975

AESOP (800) 942-3767
Benefits and Insurance Meryl Meiteles, Personnel Analyst, Benefits (203) 977-4196
Certification Questions Melissa Wills, HR Generalist (203) 977-4159
Child Care Scholarships BOE Human Resources General Information (203) 977-5903

Certified Staff

(Administrators, Teachers)

Melissa Wills, HR Generalist (203) 977-4159

Classified Staff

(Paraeducators, Security Workers)

VACANT, HR Generalist (203) 977-4456
Coaches Yves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4901

Christopher Soules, Executive Director
of Human Resources and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
Educational Employer Verifications

Suzanne DeFelice, HR Assistant

(203) 977-5462
Fingerprinting Patricia Cunningham, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4101
Formstack  Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist (203) 977-4975
Kronos Yves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4901
Leaves of Absence:
  Child Care Leave
  Personal Leave

Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist


(203) 977-4975

Leaves of Absence:
  Medical and Maternity,
  including FMLA

Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist (203) 977-4975

ProTraxx (Evaluation)

Abby Brill

Retirement Meryl Meiteles, Personnel Analyst, Benefits (203) 977-4196

Salary Reclassification -

Current employees only

BOE Human Resources General Information (203) 977-5903
Substitutes Patricia Cunningham, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4101
TEAM Program Charmaine Tourse, Director of Talent
Recruitment and Retention
(203) 977-4635
Title IX

District Associate Superintendents
Stamford Public Schools
888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901

(203) 977-5684
(203) 977-4705
(203) 977-4110

BOE Human Resources General Information (203) 977-5903
Tutors Yves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4901

Verification of Employment

BOE Human Resources General Information (203) 977-5903

Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist

(203) 977-4975

General Questions

Badge replacement
Tuition reimbursement
Salary reclassification requests
Verifications of employment
Verification of experience
(aka ED126)
Verification of income
Student loan forgiveness


BOE.HRGenInfo@StamfordCT.Gov (203) 977-5903

Staff Contacts

Name Title Contacts
Christopher P. Soules

Executive Director of Human Resources
and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903

Patricia Cunningham

HRIS Assistant - Certified and Substitutes (203) 977-4101
Suzanne DeFelice HR Assistant  (203) 977-5462
Amanda Dotson

HR Generalist - Leave Management
and Labor Relations

(203) 977-4975
Yolanda Holley Mailroom Clerk (203) 977-4376
Joseph Kennedy Safety, Compliance, and
Employee Relations Manager
(203) 667-2859
Yves LaFleur HRIS Assistant - Classified (203) 977-4901
Meryl Meiteles Personnel Analyst, Benefits (203) 977-4196

Xavier L Shellman-Kolarz
CAP, HR, Notary

Executive Secretary (203) 977-5903
Charmaine Tourse Director of Talent Recruitment and Retention (203) 977-4635
Priscila Viana HR Assistant (203) 977-4887
Melissa Wills
HR Generalist - Certified (203) 977-4159
Dr. Laura Greene Coordinator of Talent Development  
VACANCY HR Generalist - Classified General Questions (203) 977-5903

(203) 977-5903

(203) 977-4325

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888 Washington Blvd.
5th Floor South
Stamford, CT 06901
United States