Human Resources

The Human Resources (HR) Department of the Stamford Public Schools is here to assist you. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting our valued employees. Whether it’s an interest in starting a new career, advancing your career goals, compliance, labor relations, or other areas for which we are responsible, we are here to assist you.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9310, Stamford, CT?06904

Nondiscrimination Statement

Stamford Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified persons.?Stamford Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of?race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information & testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.?Stamford Public Schools provides equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.?Stamford Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate in employment against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

Stamford Public Schools prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Inquiries regarding Stamford Public Schools’ nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Christopher Soules
Title IX Coordinator/Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Coordinator
Stamford Public Schools
888 Washington Blvd
Stamford, CT?06901
(203) 977-5598


The Human Resources Department is Closed on the following days:

Holiday2020-2021 Observed Date
Independence DayMonday, July 5, 2021
Labor DayMonday, September 6, 2021
Columbus DayMonday, October 11, 2021
Veteran's DayThursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 25, 2021
Day After ThanksgivingFriday, November 26, 2021
Christmas DayFriday, December 24, 2021
New Year's DayFriday, December 31, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 17, 2022
President's DayMonday, February 21, 2022
Good FridayFriday, April 15, 2022
Memorial DayMonday, May 30, 2022

Staff Contacts by Function

FunctionContact and TitlePhone Number
ADAAmanda?Dotson, HR Generalist

(203) 977-4975 942-3767
Benefits and InsuranceMeryl Meiteles,?Personnel Analyst,?Benefits(203) 977-4196
Melissa Wills,?HR Generalist(203) 977-4159
Child Care Scholarships

Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary?

(203) 977-5903

Certified Staff



Melissa Wills,?HR Generalist(203) 977-4159

Classified Staff


Security Workers)

Kaitlin Herrewyn, HR Generalist(203) 977-4456
CoachesYves LaFleur,?HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901

Christopher Soules, Executive Director of Human Resources?and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
Educational Employer Verifications (EEV)

Yves LaFleur,?HRIS Assistant

(203) 977-4901
FingerprintingPatricia Cunningham,?HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4101
Formstack?Amanda?Dotson, HR Generalist(203) 977-4975
KronosYves LaFleur,?HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901
Leaves of Absence:
??Child Care Leave
??Personal Leave

Amanda?Dotson, HR Generalist


(203) 977-4975

Leaves of Absence:
??Medical and

? Maternity,

Amanda?Dotson,?HR Generalist(203) 977-4975




(203) 977-5598
RetirementMeryl Meiteles,?Personnel Analyst,?Benefits(203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary?(203) 977-5903
SubstitutesPatricia Cunningham,?HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4101
TEAM Program

Christopher Soules, Executive Director of Human Resources?and Talent Development

(203) 977-5598
Title IXChristopher Soules, Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development(203) 977-5598
Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary?(203) 977-5903
TutorsYves LaFleur,?HRIS Assistant(203) 977-4901

Verification of Employment

Xavier L Shellman, Executive Secretary?(203) 977-5903

Amanda?Dotson, HR Generalist

(203) 977-4975
General QuestionsBOEHRGenInfo@StamfordCT.Gov(203) 977-5903

Staff Contacts

Christopher P. Soules

Executive Director of Human Resources

and Talent Development

(203) 977-5903
Amanda?DotsonHR Generalist - Leave Management and Labor Relations(203) 977-4975

Patricia Cunningham

HRIS Assistant - Certified and Substitutes(203) 977-4101
Suzanne DeFeliceHR Assistant?(203) 977-5462
Kaitlin HerrewynHR Generalist - Classified(203) 977-4456
Yolanda HolleyMailroom Clerk(203) 977-4376
Yves LaFleurHRIS Assistant - Classified(203) 977-4901
Meryl MeitelesPersonnel Analyst, Benefits(203) 977-4196
Xavier L Shellman, CAPExecutive Secretary(203) 977-5903
Priscila VianaHR Assistant(203) 977-4887
Melissa WillsHR Generalist - Certified(203) 977-4159
VACANCYLabor Relations Specialist(203) 977-4975

Staff Contacts