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Human Resources

Welcome To Human Resources

Our mission is to recruit, select and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce to educate and provide support for all students of the Renton School District through competent and caring customer service. Our great team oversees substitute services, recruitment and hiring, contract negotiation, and compensation. We are proud to support our district with the vision of High quality instruction and learning for EVERY child, EVERY day in EVERY classroom and environment. 
Please feel free to contact our team with any questions. Our front desk can be reached at 425.204.2350

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HR Core Values

  • We serve our students, staff, families and communities
  • We strive for excellence in all that we do
  • We remove barriers and pursue outcomes that enable all students to realize their potential and maximize their future opportunities

 Renton School District administrators, teachers, and staff focus our energy, resources, ideas, and goals on academic achievement, student success, and the limitless promise of our children. Creating life-long learners is at the heart of the district’s instructional goals. Students are encouraged to strive for excellence through a variety of programs that focus on growing their academic skills, problem solving, creative and critical thinking, and social and emotional growth. The Renton School District provides a safe and challenging learning environment for a diverse population of approximately 15,800 students in Pre-K through 12th grade in 3 comprehensive high schools, 4 comprehensive middle schools, 15 elementary schools, an alternative secondary school, and an early childhood center. District programs address the special needs of learning-disabled, academically gifted, and artistically talented students. The Renton School District serves a diverse population; our racial/ethnic data reflects the diverse, vibrant community we serve: African American 15%, American Indian 1%, Asian 25%, White 27%, Latino 23%, Pacific Islander 1% and Multi-Racial 8%. Approximately 2,861 students are bilingual, coming from homes where English is not the first language. Over 90 languages are spoken by our students and families

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Renton School District does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, domicile, marital status or political activity, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Title IX Coordinator, Laurie Taylor, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, 425.204.2370, Section 504/ ADA Coordinator and Compliance Coordinator, Shannon Harvey, Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Teaching, 425.204.2318,

The ADA Compliance Officer is responsible for providing information about the existence and location of accessible services, activities, and facilities at Renton Public Schools, responds to accessibility requests, and addresses accessibility complaints from students and/or their families. The Renton School District will take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities.  For information regarding translation services for vital communications or transitional bilingual education programs, contact Linda Hoste, Director of Categorical Programs, at 425.204.2410 or  See also, Renton School District Policies and Procedures No. 3207, 3210, 5003, 5005 and 5006 for complaint procedures.

HR Contact Info


Laurie Taylor
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Shelly Wong
Executive Assistant

Deb Tito
Executive Director for Human Resources

Emily Ganyo
Executive Director for Human Resources

Shawn Snell
Confidential Assistant 

Substitute Office

Aneeka Ferrell
Substitute Coordinator

Shantika O’Pharrow
Sub Office Specialist

Other Support


HR Info Specialist

Ryan Rudolph
Workers Comp & Leave Coordinator

Service Team 1

Lian Sell
Senior HR Advisor

  • Tally HS
  • Dimmitt MS
  • Talbot Hill
  • Highlands
  • Sartori
  • FOMC
  • Itinerants (Music/PE)
  • Psychologists
  • Custodians


Service Team 2

Ashley Turner
Senior HR Advisor

  • Hazen HS
  • Risdon MS
  • McKnight MS
  • Hazelwood
  • Kennydale
  • Honey Dew
  • Sierra Heights
  • Maplewood Heights
  • Meadow Crest
  • OT/PT

Service Team 3

Meghan Moore
Senior HR Advisor

  • Renton HS
  • Bryn Mawr
  • Campbell Hill
  • Lakeridge 
  • Nutrition Services
  • KEC
  • SLP

Service Team 4

Jennifer Koskovich
Senior HR Advisor

  • Lindbergh HS
  • Nelsen MS
  • Benson Hill
  • Cascade
  • Tiffany Park
  • Renton Park
  • Renton Academy 
  • Griffitn Home
  • HOME
  • Transportation 
  • Nurse