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

Our Staff

John York
Chief Human Resource Officer

Shalona McCray
Director of Employee Relations

Kristie Brown
Substitute Teacher Coordinator/AESOP Management

Michelle Smith
Staffing Coordinator/Applicant Background Checks/Employment Postings

Mae Johnson
District Covid-19 Contact/Auxiliary Employee Processing

Misty Thacker
HR Records Management Specialist

Laura Suggs
HR Records Officer & Professional/Para-professional Employee Processing

Juanita Arnold
Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
University Field Experience/Student Teacher 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.

Employee Assistance Program

We all need a little help sometimes. Please click on the MetLife link for more information on available clinical support and work/life services.