Human Resources

The Mission of the Human Resource Department is to serve as a source of information and expertise in employment, benefits, compensation, equity and compliance, and employee relations for the employees of the Espanola Public School District, enabling them to better serve our students. The Human Resources staff is available to assist current and potential employees in any way possible so the children of
Española Public School District receive the best possible education.

As you can expect of an organization with about 5,000 students, and nearly 700 employees, we are always seeking new employees for our positions. Current vacancies are updated according to availability and are listed on-line at  

Calendar Change – Parent Teacher Conferences - Early Release Parent Teacher Conference Changed from 10/14/15 to 10/21/15

At this time it is necessary to implement a calendar change to our 2015/2016 school calendar. The Early Dismissal, Parent Teacher Conference Day originally scheduled for Wednesday, October 14th has been changed to Wednesday, October 21. This calendar change was necessary due to our 40th day reportin… read more

Española Valley High School October 8, 2015 Incident Update Classes to Resume for Friday, October 9

The Española Superintendent of Schools, Bobbie Gutierrez, along with local law enforcement briefed the press earlier this evening regarding today’s incident at EVHS. As stated previously, A former EVHS student was apprehended by the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Department.

Local law enfor… read more

Update: EVHS Students Being Released - Lock Down Lifted

Update: EVHS Lock Down Press Release: 10/8/2015

Change in Parent-Teacher Conference Date

Española Valley High School Classes Resumed for Thursday, October 8

Española Valley High School: Coffee with the Principals Invitation

Peacekeepers Domestic Violence Program Celebrates the 13th Annual Walk/Run Against Domestic Violence

Free, 14-hour Basic Literacy Tutor Training

2015 Antibully Walk

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All staff must be fingerprinted for a background check and completed a drug test before they are employed as part of the hiring process.

Confidentiality and Privileged Use Statement

Any and all information relative to employee/student information is privileged and confidential. Unauthorized disclosure of confidential information by an employee who has access to employee/student information by computer or any other means may result in the Espanola Public Schools being held culpable under the federal guidelines of the Right to Privacy Act. It is imperative that any disclosure or use of employee/student information be limited to approved, authorized use.

By signing the Accountability Form, I understand that all information regarding
employee/student gained through the performance of my duties is privileged and
confidential. I also understand that failure to comply with confidentiality and authorized use of any employee/student information for any purpose or failure to safeguard and protect confidential information may be grounds for disciplinary action including termination.

    Upcoming Events

    Parent Teacher Conferences - 10/21/2015 - All day

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    Contact Information

    Human Resource Director
    Esther V. Romero

    Human Resource Office
    Crystal Garcia

    Human Resource Specialist
    Beverly Coffeen

    714 Calle Don Diego
    Española, New Mexico 87532
    (505) 753-2254
    (505) 753-4699 FAX


    Collective Bargaining Agreement

    2015-2016 CBA FINAL.pdf
    2014-2015 CBA FINAL.pdf
    2013-2014 CBA FINAL.pdf

    Employee Handbook

    Alcohol Use by Staff Members
    Drug-Free Workplace
    E.P.S. Video Surveillance Policy
    Employee Assistance
    Evaluation of Professional-Support Staff Members
    Gifts to and Solicitations by Staff Members
    Grievance Procedure
    Non-Medical Use or Abuse of Drugs or Alcohol
    Non-School Employment by Professional-Support Staff Members
    Procedures on Inclement Weather-Utility Outages
    Professional Staff Schedules and Calendars
    Professional-Support Staff Voluntary Transfer of Accrued Sick Leave - Sick Leave Bank
    Staff Conduct with Students
    Staff Dress Code
    Staff Duties and Responsibilities Related to Sectarian Doctrine in a Public School
    Staff Participation in Political Activities
    Staff Personal Security and Safety
    Standards of Professional Conduct
    Statement of Ethics for School Employees
    Support Staff Workload
    Time Clock for Educational Support
    Tobacco Use by Staff Members
    Tutoring for Pay
    Workers Compensation

    Substitute Handbook

    Alcohol Use by Staff
    Alternative Education Program
    Drug-Free Workplace
    Part Time and Substitute Employment
    Professional & Support Staff Sick Leave
    Sexual Harassment
    Staff Conduct
    Staff Conduct with Students
    Staff Dress Code
    Staff Ethics
    Staff Personal Security & Safety
    Student Conduct
    Student Discipline
    Tobacco use by Staff
    Worker's Compensation


    Leave Form fillable 20132014.docx

    ERB updates

    Stakeholder Presentation Sept 2013.pptx

    Salary Schedules- Certified

    2015 2016 Certified Salary Schedules.pdf

    Salary Schedules - Support

    2015-16 Support Salary Schedule.pdf


    2015-2016 Final Calendar.pdf