Human Resources and Career Services.

Human Resources Overview

Welcome to the LISD Human Resources Department

Longview ISD is dedicated to attracting and retaining the highest quality educators and employees.
Our district has state of the art facilities and more than 8,000 students who reflect our diverse student and employee population.
Longview ISD has a competitive salary structure and generous benefit package.
We invite you to explore our current job opportunities in one of the largest and most comprehensive school districts in the greater Longview area.

About Us

The Human Resource Department models leadership and professionalism with a network of strategic partners. Our department provides a variety of services throughout the school district. We have made it a top priority to hire high-quality educators and educational support personnel who can provide the very best educational environment for the students in our district. Additionally, we are committed to providing a broad range of customer centered services which include:

  • Employee Benefits/Classification/Compensation
  • Employee Orientation and Training
  • Legal/Employment Law Compliance
  • Records Management
  • Recruitment/Retention
  • Substitute Teaching
Human Resources Directory

Shalona McCray
Chief Human Resource Officer

John York
Human Resource Officer

Odalys Olivas
Staffing Coordinator

Mae Johnson
HR Records & Auxiliary Support Specialist

Sandra Medina
HR Processing Assistant

Laura Suggs
HR Manager

Misty Thacker
HR Onboarding/Processing Specialist

LaShundra Rodgers
Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Our Mission Statement

The Human Resources Department is committed to assisting both staff and applicants in a friendly and efficient manner. We believe that it is up to us to put the “human” in Human Resources so that each person – whether employee or applicant – feels valued and respected.

Our Commitment

Our commitment further extends to our employees. We work collaboratively with other administrative departments to resolve employee issues and we have expanded our role in providing a mentoring program for new teachers. Professional development is key to the success of all employees and the district is committed to funding staff development and training annually.