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Assistance and 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 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 requests for proposals (RFP). - for general inquiries about becoming a substitute, substitute training, or substitutes accessing the absence management system.

Human Resources Contact Information: 
Phone: 301-475-5511 (extensions below) 
Fax: 301-475-4201

Name & Position Areas of Responsibility Extension
Dr. Dale Farrell Chief of Staff 32247
Dr. Elizabeth Beasley
Supervisor of
Human Resources
SMASA and EASMC Staffing; Substitutes; College/University Partnerships; School Counselor, Speech Therapists, and OT/PT Internships; Records platform; State Staffing Report; Recruitment 32192
Ms. Denise Eichel
Supervisor of
Human Resources
EASMC-ESP Staffing; Performance Assessment Systems; Position Descriptions; University Field Placements; College/University Partnerships; National Board Certification Funding; Recruitment 32213
Jane Shafer
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent of Fiscal Services and the Director of Human Resources: Vector Training (formerly SafeSchools), SMCPS Credit Card Reconciliations, Board Docs 32247
Stacey Brown
Human Resources Generalist
FMLA; Retirement (Elementary Schools, Food Services, Transportation, Capital Planning, Central Offices); Employee Assistance Program; Sick Leave Bank; Leaves of Absence; Disabilities Accommodations; Workers Compensation; Wellness Program; Unemployment Claims 32110

Brynn Cosner
(Fiscal Services)
Insurance & Retirement Accounting Coordinator

Retirement (Secondary Schools, Operations, Maintenance, Design & Construction IT); Benefits Accounting; 403(b)/457; Health Insurance & 1095; Flexible Spending; General Liability (Property) Insurance; Student Accidental Insurance; Life Insurance; Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC) 32264
Jennifer Rea
Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Coordinator  
Certificated staffing for Secondary Schools; Contracted Employees; Certification; Recruitment; Transfers, National Boards 32251
Rachel Sparks
Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Coordinator
Certificated staffing for Elementary Schools, Central Office Staffing; Certification, Recruitment, Transfers 32108
Angelia Rollins
Human Resources Staffing Manager
Non-certificated staffing for all schools and departments; Temporary/Hourly Employees not through ABACUS 32307
Bonnie Kessler
HR Specialist
Position Control; ABACUS Hiring; Terminations 32125
Penny Parcell
HR Assistant II
PowerSchool Application Manager; Employment Procedures; Applications; Requisitions; Position Descriptions; EAC Assistance; Employment History Verification (HB486) 32187
Lisa Deal
HR Assistant I
Intake; Employee Records; New Hire Processing; Recording Evaluations; Employment Verification 32194
Sue Hall
HR Assistant I
Absence Management (SmartFind Express); Substitutes; Substitute Training; Employment History Verification (HB486) 32189
Holly Wilkinson
HR Assistant I
Tuition Reimbursement; Extra Pay for Extra Duty, Electronic Forms Processing; Employment Verifications; Name Changes; Managing transcripts 32188