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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

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:

Christopher Soules

Title IX Coordinator/Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Coordinator
Stamford Public Schools
888 Washington Blvd
5th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 977-5598


The Human Resources Department is Closed on the following days:

Holiday Observed Date
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021
Columbus Day Monday, October 11, 2021
Veteran's Day Thursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, 2021
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 26, 2021
Christmas Day Friday, December 24, 2021
New Year's Day Friday, December 31, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 17, 2022
President's Day Monday, February 21, 2022
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022

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
Melissa Wills, HR Generalist (203) 977-4159
Child Care Scholarships

Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary 

(203) 977-5903

Certified Staff



Melissa Wills, HR Generalist (203) 977-4159

Classified Staff


Security Workers)

Kaitlin Herrewyn, 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 (EEV)

Yves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant

(203) 977-4901
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

  including FMLA

Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist (203) 977-4975




(203) 977-5598
Retirement Meryl Meiteles, Personnel Analyst, Benefits (203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary  (203) 977-5903
Substitutes Patricia Cunningham, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4101
TEAM Program

Christopher Soules, Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development

(203) 977-5598
Title IX Christopher Soules, Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development (203) 977-5598
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary  (203) 977-5903
Tutors Yves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant (203) 977-4901

Verification of Employment

Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary  (203) 977-5903

Amanda Dotson, HR Generalist

(203) 977-4975
General Questions BOEHRGenInfo@StamfordCT.Gov (203) 977-5903

Staff Contacts

Name Title Contacts
Christopher P. Soules

Executive Director of Human Resources

and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
Amanda Dotson HR Generalist - Leave Management and Labor Relations (203) 977-4975

Patricia Cunningham

HRIS Assistant - Certified and Substitutes (203) 977-4101
Suzanne DeFelice HR Assistant  (203) 977-5462
Kaitlin Herrewyn HR Generalist - Classified (203) 977-4456
Yolanda Holley Mailroom Clerk (203) 977-4376
Yves LaFleur HRIS Assistant - Classified (203) 977-4901
Meryl Meiteles Personnel Analyst, Benefits (203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, CAP Executive Secretary (203) 977-5903
Priscila Viana HR Assistant (203) 977-4887
Melissa Wills HR Generalist - Certified (203) 977-4159
VACANCY Labor Relations Specialist (203) 977-4975


(203) 977-4105

(203) 977-4325

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888 Washington Blvd.
Office: 5th Floor (South)
Stamford, CT 06904
United States