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Assistance & Contacts

Quick assistance resources: - for general inquiries about invoices and vendor statements for SMCPS. - for general inquiries from employees about requesting leave through the absence management systems. - for any Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions/concerns. - for correspondence regarding the employment history verification forms (HB 486) required under Md. Code, Educ. §6-113.2. - for general inquiries about SMCPS facility usage and billing. - for general inquiries, applications for employment, employment verifications, employee access center (EAC) password reset, name/address changes, general HR inquiries, and position status updates. - for general inquiries about certification, credit count, and course approval. - for general inquiries about tuition reimbursement, sending eTranscripts, and transcript questions. - for general inquiries about health insurance, student accident insurance, workers compensation, general liability, property insurance, flexible spending account, 403(b), life insurance, and employee assistance program (EAP). - for general inquiries about direct deposit, paycheck deductions, paychecks, docked pay, leave balances, W2's, federal and state tax withholdings, overtime, comp-time, supplemental pay, and stipends. - for general inquiries about requisitions, purchase orders, bids, quotes, and request for proposals (RFP). - for general inquiries about becoming a substitute, substitute training, or substitutes accessing the absence management system.

Contact Information: 

Phone: 301-475-5511 (extensions listed)  Fax: 301-475-4201

Name and PositionExtensionDescription of Duties

Dr. Dale Farrell
Chief of Staff

32247 Chief of Staff

Dr. Elizabeth Beasley,
Supervisor of Human Resources

32192 Staffing, College/University Partnerships, Internships, Substitutes

Ms. Denise Eichel
Supervisor of Human Resources

32213 Evaluations, Observations, Perform, Performance Assessment Systems

Jane Shafer
Administrative Assistant

32247 Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Fiscal Services and the Director of Human Resources: SafeSchools

Penny Parcell
HR Assistant II


Employment Procedures, Applications, Requisitions, Position Descriptions, EAC Assistance, and Employment Verifications

Angelia Rollins,
HR Assistant I


        Absence Management, Substitutes, Substitute Training and
                                      Recording of Evaluations

Bonnie Kessler,
HR Assistant I


         Employment Verification, Position Control, Terminations, Payroll inquiries

Holly Wilkinson,
HR Assistant I

32188 Extra Pay for Extra Duty, Electronic Forms Processing, Tuition Reimbursement, Name Changes

Jennifer Rea,
Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Coordinator  


Secondary Schools, Operations, Maintenance, Design and Construction, Information Technology, Staffing and Hiring, Temporary/Hourly Employees not through ABACUS, Certification, Recruitment, Transfers, National Boards

Rachel Sparks,
Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Coordinator


Elementary Schools, Food Services, Transportation, Capital Planning and Central Office Staffing and Hiring, ABACUS, Contracted Employees, Certification, Recruitment, Transfers, National Boards

Stacey Brown,
Human Resources Generalist


FMLA, Retirement (Elementary Schools, Food Services, Transportation, Capital Planning, Central Offices), Employee Assistance Program, Sick Leave Bank, Leave of Absence, Disabilities Accommodations, Workers Compensation, Wellness Program, Unemployment