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  

2016-2017 School Year Calendar

Click here for the 2016-2017 School Year Calendar… read more

Culture Day

Chimayo Elementary school will host its first annual culture day on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm.  We welcome everyone to come and see what the children have been learning about Chimayo and its rich culture.… read more

Prescription Drug Drop Box

Native Eagle Spirit Newsletter, April 2016

Teacher In-Service Training

Countdown to PARCC

Most Likely to Succeed

Café Scientifique: The Search for Life on Mars

Language Arts Textbook Adoption-Open House, March 17 (3:00-5:30 pm)

Explore the World of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, & Health

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression. We prohibit 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 practice in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination 

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

    Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/23/2016 @ 1:00 am

    Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/24/2016 @ 1:00 am

    Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/25/2016 @ 1:00 am

    View Calendar »

    Contact Information

    Human Resource Director
    Esther V. Romero

    Human Resource Officer
    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

    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

    Family and Medical Leave

    The Family and Medical Leave Act


    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


    Student Calendar:

    2015-2016 School Calendar

    2016-2017 School Calendar

    2017-2018 School Calendar

    Employee Calendar 2015-2016:

    2015/2016 (12 Month) Employee Calendar

    Employee Calendar 2016-2017

    2016-2017 (12 Month) Employee Calendar

    2016-2017 Work and Pay Days

    2016-2017 Pay Periods

    Employee Calendar 2017-2018

    2017-2018 (12 Month) Employee Calendar 

    2017-2018 Work and Pay Days

    2017-2018 Pay Periods