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Meet the HR Team

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The following is a brief summary of the responsibilities of each employee in the Human Resources Department.  Please direct your inquiry to the appropriate staff member who is tasked with the subject matter for which you are contacting us.  If you are unsure whom to call, please call the general HR line at 874-8121, and any of us will be happy to assist you.

BARBARA STODDARD  Executive Director of Human Resources  207-842-5331


RICHARD MOORE Assistant Director of Human Resources  207-874-8125

  • Employee relations
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Step eligibility
  • Salary issues
  • Compliance
  • Title IX Officer:  Barbara
  • Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Officer:  Richard

HOLLY BARNUM  HR Specialist 207-842-5319

    • Differentials and Stipends
    • Educational Technician reauthorization
    • Fingerprint initial and renewal authorization
    • All Custodial hiring
      All Transportation hiring
      All Student Support Services hiring
      All staff hiring for the following schools:
      • Casco Bay High School
      • Portland High School
      • Moore Middle School
      • Cliff/Peaks Island Elementary Schools
      • Hall Elementary School
      • Longfellow Elementary School
      • Ocean Avenue Elementary School
      • Reiche Community School
      • Bayside Learning Center

DEE DUDLEY Central Office Receptionist 207-874-8100

  • Work permits
  • Employee Access Center
  • Employee name/address changes
  • Employment verification
  • ID badges

TAMMY GARLAND – Benefits Specialist 207-842-5344
  • Insurance plans and other fringe benefits
  • Benefit enrollment and benefit changes
  • Retirement:  pensions, 403(b) plans, etc.
  • Retirement/resignation notifications
  • New employee onboarding
  • Wellness

ANN MARIE ROGERS – Staffing Manager  207-874-8120

  • Coordinates staffing/hiring process
  • Maine State and District credential and licensing requirements
  • Credentials compliance, tracking, and planning

TAMARA SLOAN – HR Specialist 207-874-8118

    • Continuing education course reimbursements
      Teacher recertification
      Fingerprint initial and renewal authorization
    • All Central Office hiring
    • All Food Service hiring
      All Adult Education hiring
      All Multilingual hiring
      All staff hiring for the following schools:
      ​        Deering High School
              Portland Arts & Technology High School
              King Middle School
              Lincoln Middle School
              East End Community School
              Lyseth Elementary School
              Presumpscot Elementary School
              Riverton Community School

      LISA WILSON – HR Generalist 207-874-8119
    • Absence Management Administrator (formerly Aesop)
    • Leaves of Absence under the Family & Medical Leave Act
    • Extended Leaves of Absence
    • Worker's Compensation
    • Substitute Teacher hiring
    • Salary placement for new hires
    • Safety, ergonomics, and OSHA
    Carol Ridlon
    Consulting Teacher
    Phone: 207-874-8100
    Email: ridloc@portlandschools.org

    Bernadette Gratto
    Mentoring Coordinator/Teacher Certificate and Highly Qualified Teacher Official
    Phone: 207-874-8100
    Email: grattb@portlandschools.org


    Payroll Manager
    Phone:  207-842-5316

    Payroll Specialist
    Phone:  207-842-5320