Office of Staff Relations and Employee Performance Management
Staff Relations

The Office of Staff Relations is part of the Department of
Human Resources and represents the Superintendent
in the negotiation and administration of contracts with all
employee groups.  The office represents the Superintendent in the
response to appropriate administrative appeals, and assists
in the establishment and maintenance of productive working
relations between all employee groups and the Board of Education.

In addition, the Office of Staff Relations:

  • Provides leadership, advice, and assistance to employees regarding policies and procedures.
  • Provides professional development to managers, supervisors, and administrators to increase their knowledge and familiarity with the negotiated agreements and the appraisal process.
  • Effectively implements the Master Agreements for all bargaining units.
  • Maintains positive relationships with all recognized employee groups.
  • Promptly, fairly, and effectively responds to grievances and administrative appeals on behalf of the superintendent.
  • Participates in the training of new administrators, with emphasis on the proper implementation of the Master Agreements.
  • Prepares for and participates in arbitration sessions, as necessary, in order to bring grievances to effective closure.  Attempts to resolve problems without going to arbitration whenever possible and appropriate.

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George Duque
Manager
410-887-2097
Toni A. Shinn
Administrative Assistant
410-887-2095

Joelle Skorczewski
Personnel Officer

Samantha Yuhanick
Resource Teacher

Casey Head
Resource Teacher

Office of Staff Relations and Employee Performance Management
Department of Human Resources
6901 Charles Street, Building B
Towson, Maryland 21204
410-887-2095 (telephone)
410-887-8934 (fax)

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