Human Resources

It is our mission to provide leadership in promoting effective human resource practices within the Human Resources/Payroll Department through premiere customer service to staff and the school communities in order to support student success. 

School District 197 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services, or activities.


Tye Michaels
Director of Human Resources
651-403-7006 | 
• Employee/Labor Relations • Human Rights Officer • Long-Term Leave of Absences •  Policy/Procedure Development • Staffing

Andria Petty
Human Resources Coordinator
651-403-7027 |
For Licensed and Non-Affiliated Staff • New Hire Paperwork and Onboarding• Background Checks • Employment Status Changes • Benefit Orientation and Questions • Frontline/AESOP • Retirements • Credit Approvals • Column changes
For All Staff • Leaves of Absence – Questions and Paperwork Completion

Jessica Cervantez
Human Resources Specialist
651-403-7013 | 
For Non-Licensed and Casual Staff:
• Job Postings • New Hire Paperwork and Onboarding • Background Checks • Employment Status Changes • Benefit Orientation and Questions • Frontline/AESOP• Retirements • 

Amy Shaver
Payroll Specialist
651-403-7281 |
• Payroll •  Employment Verifications • Unemployment • PERA TRA • TSA/403(b)  •  Timesheets • W-4 • Wage Garnishments •

General Inquiries

Employee Benefits