Contact Human Resources

Have a question for HR?
Get in touch with us at:
humanresources@hcde.org

(o) 423-498-7048
      (f) 423-498-6687

We look forward to assisting you!

Talent Point of Contact

Penny M. Murray, Chief Talent Officer

423-498-7048
Crystal Kirk, HR Administrative Assistant 423-344-1440

Talent Acquisition

Dr. Ava Warren, Director - Classified & Certified 423-498-7050

Classified Staff

Coordinator

423-498-7048

Dorene Lacey, Generalist (Central-Office, all other non-school based locations) 

423-498-7070


          Alex Jefferson, Generalist (School-Based Employees) 423-498-6775
    
Certified Staff - Elementary Schools, Pre-K, ESL, Social Workers, System Wide Ex. Ed

Tonya Kirk, Coordinator

423-498-7052

Kyle Pickett, Generalist

423-498-7058
    
Certified Staff - Middle, High & Combo Schools, Administrators School Based & CO

Dr. Ava Warren, Director

423-498-7050

Natasha Crutcher, Generalist (Middle, High & Combo)

423-498-7053

Christy Thurman, Generalist (Administrators)

423-498-7067
          Tanner Harvey, Non Faculty Coaches 423-498-7066

Benefits

 Deborah Smith, Benefits Supervisor 423-498-7060
Medical Benefits

Kimberly Eames, Benefits Technician

423-498-7088


Dental Reimbursement

Joy Triplett, Benefits Technician

423-498-7087
FSA

Lori Heffington, Benefits Technician

423-498-7086
 On the Job Injuries
423-498-7048

Induction and Leadership Development

Dr. Zac Brown, Director 423-498-7090
   
New Teacher Induction (New Teacher Academy, Orientation, Supports), Mentors, COMP Classroom Management, Whole Teacher=Well Teacher

Erin Kirby, Elementary Induction Specialist

423-785-7479

Erin Glenn, Secondary Induction Specialist 

423-498-7055
 Instructional Coach - Leadership Development  
           Mollie Johnson  423-498-6697
Performance Management, Project Coach/T-Eval 

Wendy Jung 

423-498-7357
 Certified Staff - Teacher Licenses  

Anne Barbieri

 423-498-7063
Sub System, ESS Liaison

Paul Smith

423-489-7076

Talent Management / Operations

Erin Harrell, Director 423-498-7049
   
Talent Acquisition and Grow Your Own

Jesse Gray, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Grow Your Own

423-498-7085

Jerica Johnson, Talent Acquisition Manager, Elementary, System-Wide Ex Ed, ESL

423-498-7065

Maria Torres, Talent Acquisition Manager, Secondary 

423-498-7085

Julian Wright, Talent Acquisition, Grow Your Own / Classified              

423-498-6765
HR Compliance 

Sara Garmon, HR Compliance Manager (ADA Accommodations) 

423-498-7054

Christy Thurman, Generalist, Retirements, Backgrounds / DCS Checks, Drug Screens 

423-498-7067

Cathy Hendricks, Sr. HR Generalist - Leave of Absences, FMLA, Short Term Disability 

423-498-7068

Tanner Harvey, Volunteers 

423-498-7066
HRIS Systems - iCims and MUNIS

HRIS Facilitator

423-498-7048
Position Control

Natalie Miller

423-498-7051