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) 977-4887

Staff Contacts by Function

FunctionContact and TitlePhone Number
ADAChristopher Soules, Labor Relations Specialist

(203) 977-4887 942-3767
Benefits and InsuranceMeryl 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
CoachesYves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901

Robert Stacy, Executive Director of Human Resources

and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
Extra Service
Amanda Bisson, HR Assistant(203) 977-4975
FingerprintingPatricia Cunningham, HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4101
KronosYves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901
Leaves of Absence:
  Child Care Leave
  Personal Leave
Christopher Soules, Labor Relations Specialist


(203) 977-4887

Leaves of Absence:
  Medical and

  including FMLA

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



Dr. Lisa Armstrong, Coordinator of Talent Acquisition

and Development

(203) 977-4635
RetirementMeryl Meiteles, Personnel Analyst, Benefits(203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary (203) 977-5903
SubstitutesPatricia Cunningham, HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4101
TEAM Program

Dr. Lisa Armstrong, Coordinator of Talent Acquisition

and Development

(203) 977-4635
Title IXChristopher Soules, Labor Relations Specialist(203) 977-4887
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary (203) 977-5903
TutorsYves LaFleur, HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901

Verification of Employment

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

Robert Stacy, Executive Director of Human Resources

and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
General QuestionsXavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary (203) 977-5903

Staff Contacts

Robert StacyExecutive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development(203) 977-5903
Dr. Lisa ArmstrongCoordinator of Talent Acquisition and Development(203) 977-4635
Amanda BissonHR Assistant - Benefits and Labor Relations(203) 977-4975
Patricia CunninghamHRIS Assistant - Certified and Substitutes(203) 977-4101
Kaitlin HerrewynHR Generalist - Classified(203) 977-4456
Yolanda HolleyMailroom Clerk(203) 977-4376
Yves LaFleurHRIS Assistant - Classified(203) 977-4901
Meryl MeitelesPersonnel Analyst, Benefits(203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, CAPExecutive Secretary(203) 977-5903
Christopher SoulesLabor Relations Specialist(203) 977-4887
Melissa WillsHR Generalist - Certified(203) 977-4159