Human Resources

  • Human Services Department Staff:

    Dr. Jessica Avery, Director of Human Resources
    Dianne Whiting, Coordinator of Human Resources
    Melodie Griffin, Coordinator of Employee Relations
    Joyce Black, Human Resources Technician
    Erma Goodman, Human Resources Technician
    Beth Simpkins, Human Resources Technician
    Devries Wicks, Administrative Assistant
    Tammy Motley,  Administrative Assistant

    Suffolk Public Schools believes that education is an ever-changing process. We are devoted to instilling the value of lifelong learning, to produce responsible citizens and to graduate quality workers.

    MORE INFORMATION can be found on our EMPLOYMENT page at

    The Human Resources Department strives to recruit, hire and retain highly qualified instructional and support staff that will ensure our students reach their potential. The department provides all employees with quality services to include professional development, staff recognition, counseling, and assistance with securing and maintaining professional licensure.


    Information for Potential Employees and Current Staff

    • Interested in Being a Substitute?
      Substitutes are needed in almost all positions — teachers, teachers' assistants, custodians, cafeteria staff, bus aides and bus drivers. Additional details can be found here: Substitute Information