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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
Staffing, Substitutes College/University Partnerships, Internships 32192
Ms. Denise Eichel
Supervisor of
Human Resources
Evaluations, Observations, Perform, Performance Assessment Systems, Internships, College/University Partnerships 32213
Jane Shafer
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources 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, Leave of Absence, Disabilities Accommodations, Workers Compensation, Wellness Program, Unemployment 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  
Secondary Schools, Design and Construction, Food Services, Information Technology, Maintenance, Operations, Transportation, Contracted Employees, Temporary/Hourly Employees not through ABACUS Hiring, Recruitment, Transfers, National Boards 32251
Rachel Sparks
Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Coordinator
Elementary Schools, Food Services, Central Office Staffing and Hiring, Certification, Recruitment, Transfers, National Boards, National Board Fee Waiver Program 32108
Angelia Rollins
Human Resources Staffing Manager
Bonnie Kessler
HR Specialist
ABACUS Hiring, Position Control, Terminations 32125
Penny Parcell
HR Assistant II
Employment Procedures, Applications, Requisitions, Position Descriptions, EAC Assistance, and Employment History Verification (HB486) 32187
Lisa Deal
HR Assistant I
Employee Records, Assist with New Hire Processing, Recording Evaluations,  and Employment Verification  32194
HR Assistant I
Absence Management (Smart Find), Substitutes, Substitute Training,                  and Employment History Verification (HB486)        32189
Holly Wilkinson
HR Assistant I
Extra Pay for Extra Duty, Electronic Forms Processing, Employment Verifications, Tuition Reimbursement, and Name Changes 32188