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School District

1113 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Office: (360) 596-6100

Welcome to Human Resources

Assistance in HR

For Assistance With:Contact:Phone Number:

Applications for Jobs -- (out of district candidates)
Certificated and Classified
Substitute Applications

Public Schools Personnel Cooperative (360) 464-6855
Bargaining and Contracts, Employee Relations

Scott Niemann /

Starla Hoff

(360) 596-6193 or (360) 596-6194

Secondary Certificated Employees, Course Approvals  Maureen Baker (360) 596-6199
Change of Address or Phone Number & General Inquiries Melanie Buggs

(360) 596-6185

OEAPA, OPA, OTPAA, Classified Employees & Non-Represented Classified Employees

Laura Emmil (360) 596-6196
Elementary Certificated Employees, Classified-Teamsters Employees Stephanie Brownell
(360) 596-6192
OEA-AAA Employees, Paraeducator Clock Hours Aja Dale (360) 596-6160
Fingerprintings/Background Checks, Job Postings, Student Teachers & Observations Kathi Chaquette (360) 596-6195
Grievances Scott Niemann (360) 596-6193
Paychecks Payroll Office (360) 596-6190


The Olympia School District is a member of the Public Schools Personnel Cooperative

Public Schools Personnel Cooperative
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Phone: (360) 464-6700
Fax: (360) 464-6900 

Contact Information:

Mailing Address: 
Human Resources
1113 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Voice: 360.596-6185 / Fax: 360.596.6181

Scott Niemann, Executive Director 596-6193
Starla Hoff, Labor Relations 596-6194
Laura Emmil, Classified Contracts Specialist 596-6196
Kathi Chaquette, Contracts Assistant 596-6185
Maureen Baker, Certificated Contracts Specialist 596-6199
Stephanie Brownell, Teamster Contracts 596-6192
Aja Dale, Human Resources Generalist 596-6160
Melanie Buggs - Human Resources Assistant 596-6142

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday

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Equal Employment Opportunity: The Olympia School District No. 111, does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color or national origin, gender, marital status, or non-job related physical, sensory or mental handicap in its educational programs, activities, employment procedures and personnel practices as required by state and federal laws. Experience and expertise in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds are desirable in applicants for all district positions. Inquiries or complaints regarding compliance with these laws should be directed to Affirmative Action Officer, Scott Niemann, Olympia School District No. 111, 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia, Washington 98501 (360) 596-6185. Complaint forms are available from the Affirmative Action Officer for concerns in the regulated areas of Affirmative Action, Title IX (Education Amendments of 1972) and Section 504 (Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973).