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HCS educators are professionals and committed to students and their learning.

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HCS educators know the content they teach and how to ensure relevant and experiential learning experiences for students.

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HCS educators are members of learning communities.

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HCS educators are responsible for facilitating and monitoring student learning.

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hampton city schools by the numbers


  • 100% schools fully accredited without conditions
  • Over 59 million awarded in 2019 for student scholarships and grants
  • On-time graduation rate 92.73%
  • 642% increase in dual enrollment credit hours, 10,820 credits taken since 2015-2016
  • Dropout rate 1.26%
    - Surpassing statewide average of 5.59%, lowest of 15 school divisions in our region
  • 2,608 industry credentials
    -Earned by the Class of 2019
    -Across 68 different industry examinations

“The next generation of learning in Hampton Roads”

-The State of the Region Hampton Roads 2018 Report

 


Upcoming Events

 

February 18th
Liberty University Education Job Fair


February 19th
University of Lynchburgh


February 25th

Old Dominion University Spring Career Teacher Expo

March 18th

East Carolina Education Fair

March 19th

Virginia State University Spring Education Fair

March 24th

Hampton University Career Fair

March 25th

Virginia Commonwealth University Teacher Recruitment Day

April 1st

Christopher Newport University Teacher Interview Day

May TBA

Hampton City Schools Virtual Job Fair

 

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Audrey Perkins
HR Assistant/Receptionist

727-2300

Accepts applications
Employment verifications
Provides general information

 

Robbin Ruth
Executive Director

727-2318

Policy development & interpretation
Overall strategic development of department
Employee relations & communication
EEO complaints
Sexual harassment claims
Grievance & probation
Termination & dismissal

 

Susanne Marcella
HR Manager

727-2316
Coordinates staffing
Processes applications for licensed personnel
Processes new hire contracts
Coordinates Individual Licensure Plans (ILP) for current HCS teachers
Processes tuition reimbursement forms for licensed personnel
Employee relations

 

Kim Richardson
Teacher Development Coordinator

727-2507
Coordinates new teacher induction, coach leadership, teacher development, and teacher leadership programs

Mark McGrath
HRMS Administrator

727-2312
Develops HR-related reports from K12 to support all departments
Develops Filemaker databases to support HR-related activities
Coordinates supplement census and issuance of supplemental contracts
Completes required HR-related Federal (Department of Labor, EEOC) and State (Department of Education, VA New Hire) reporting requirements

 

Nicole Samuelson
Compensation & Benefits Coordinator

727-2326
Responsible for job classification & job descriptions
Develops, reviews and monitors compensation systems
Wage and salary adjustments
FLSA compliance
Coordinates benefits open enrollment
Coordinates benefits information sessions for eligible new hires

 

Shari Huggar
HR Specialist - FMLA

727-2325
Processes Family Medical Leave
Processes short/long term disability requests
Reviews & investigates background checks
Answers general questions
Processes appli
cations for Instructional Assistants and Secretarial/Clerical


Hampton City Schools
Human Resources Department

One Franklin Street,
Hampton VA, 23669
757-727-2300

Carlise Hopson
HR Specialist - Licensure

727-2311
Processes initial licensure and add-on requests
Processes experience reports
Processes Individual Licensure Plans (ILP) for current HCS teachers
Answers general licensure questions
Processes license renewals
Answers questions regarding professional development points
Processes new hires
Maintains data on employee licenses

 

Sharmaine Alexander-Riggins
HR Specialist

727-2106
Processes all job postings
Processes new hires
Maintains data on employees in K12
Processes contracts & letters of employment for current employees
Processes benefits changes and new enrollments
Answers general HR questions
Processes applications for Food & Nutrition Services Department

 

Sally Seidnitzer
HR Specialist

727-2107
Processes contracts for external coaches
Processes new hires
Maintains data on employees in K12
Processes contracts & letters of employment for current employees
Processes benefits changes and new enrollments
Answers general HR questions
Processes applications for Transportation Department

 

AMARIS RICE
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL

 

Amaris

 

"It always seems impossible until it's done."
-Nelson Mandela

ERIC BOOKER
KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
BRYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

Eric

 

“Don’t Doubt Yourself, Be Yourself”
-Mr. Booker

MAUREEN HOUSER
1ST GRADE TEACHER
BARRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Maureen

 

“Sometimes life calls on you even when you don’t raise your hand.”
-Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

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HCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected classes in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Robbin G. Ruth, Executive Director, Human Resources, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA 23669 757-727-2000.

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AMARIS RICE

FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE TEACHER
BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL

Where are you from? Richmond, VA

What is your current job? Family & Consumer Science Teacher (also FCCLA Sponsor, Sophomore Class Sponsor and New Teacher Mentor Lead)

Why did you choose HCS? If I ever was going to relocate I wanted to be in the Tidewater area. I chose Hampton City Schools because even during the interview process, I felt supported. I knew this would be a school system where I could grow.

What do you love about HCS? I love all of the new opportunities that HCS has to offer. The Academies of Hampton is a great program that will help our students prepare for life after high school.

What’s a fun fact about you? I am a career switcher. I previously worked as a category analyst for a grocery supply company.

Describe your job? Being a family & consumer science teacher allows me to teach students things they need all throughout life. Whether it is budgeting, caring for a child, or basic nutrition skills, they are able to learn things in my classes that I know they can use.

How does HCS support your growth? HCS not only provides fun and exciting professional development opportunities but the Teacher Leadership series is AMAZING! It helps you become a leader in your school even without a "title". I learned a lot there that helped me in some of my current roles. My leadership team also gives me the opportunity to learn and participate in programs outside of my subject area. This allows me to become a better educator. 

"It always seems impossible until it's done." -Nelson Mandela

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MAUREEN HOUSER

1ST GRADE TEACHER
BARRON FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Where are you from? I have been living in Hampton, VA since I was 5 years old. 

What is your current job? I am currently working as a first grade teacher at Barron Elementary. 

Why did you choose HCS? Hampton is my community. I live here and I want to have a positive impact on my community. I have three sons who attend schools in Hampton. I believe in our mission and our schools. 

What do you love about HCS? Relationships and connections are so important to me. I love running into  families at games, the pool and stores. Hampton has also allowed me opportunities for growth and leadership. Teachers who are learners have students who are learners. Hampton believes in children. We live our mission statement. Every child, every day, whatever it takes. 

What’s a fun fact about you? I once went spelunking in college. 

Describe your job? Teaching is the most fulfilling job. I get to be creative and help children reach their full potential. I love trying to figure out how to help a child learn a new concept, find an amazing book, or make a new friend. 

How does HCS support your growth? HCS has afforded me many opportunities in and out of the division for professional growth. We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful resources at our fingertips via the Curriculum Instruction and Assessment database. Some say the best PDs happen with the teacher down the hall. HCS is full of passionate educators who know the business of teaching. 

“Sometimes life calls on you even when you don’t raise your hand.” -Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly 

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ERIC BOOKER

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
BRYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Where are you from? I am originally from Richmond, Virginia. I was born in a place called Gilpin Court. 

What is your current job? Currently I’m a Kindergarten teacher at Jane H. Bryan Elementary School. This is my second year with HCS. 

Why did you choose HCS? I chose HCS because I wanted to help students who are from a plethora of social economic backgrounds. I also fell in love with Bryan Elementary School. The staff here is amazing and we are all working to do what’s best for kids.

What do you love about HCS? Something I love about HCS is the technology the students have access to use in and out of the classroom. I also really like having the support of an instructional assistant during the school year. 

What’s a fun fact about you? Something most people do not know about me is that I love to travel the world and I’m obsessed with nature photography. 

Describe your job? My job consists of loving kids first all the time. I conduct things like small groups, class meetings, guided writing practice and of course LOTS of fun learning experiences for the kids. 

How does HCS support your growth? HCS supports my professional growth in several ways. One way that HCS supports my growth as an educator is through new year trainings that are focused around classroom management, Social Emotional Learning trainings, curriculum integration/resources and eventually leadership guidance. 

“Don’t Doubt Yourself, Be Yourself” -Mr. Booker

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Our Mission

In collaboration with our community, Hampton City Schools ensures academic excellence for every child, every day, whatever it takes.

Our Vision

Hampton City Schools: the first choice for success for every student.

Our Core Values

• Integrity
• Responsibility
• Innovation
• Excellence
• Professionalism

 

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