Human Resources

Liza M. Kelly, J.D., PHR
Executive Director of Labor Relations and Personnel

Colleen Swanson
Executive Secretary of Labor Relations and Personnel

Human Resources Dept.
411 N. Highlander Way, Suite B
Howell, MI 48843
Phone 517.548.6241
Fax 517.548.6229

Office Hours

School in session, 8 am-4:30 pm
School not in session, 7 am-3:30 pm
Office will close for 1-hour lunch between 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Employment Opportunities

The Howell Public School District serves 167 square miles in the heart of Livingston County (population 160,000-plus). Howell is a dynamic school district and one of the largest employers in Livingston County. Our district operates seven elementary schools (grades K-5), two middle schools (grades 6-8) and one comprehensive high school (grades 9-12); Howell High School is separated into a 10-12 and a Freshman Campus configuration.

We invite, welcome and value your application to our school district. You will find that Livingston County, the Howell area and our schools are committed to a unique quality of life and education for our residents. Thank you for taking the time to learn about our outstanding schools.

Current Vacancies

Administrative Vacancies
Non-Teaching Vacancies
Teaching Vacancies
Early Childhood Vacancies

Substitute (Teaching & Support Staff) Opportunities


1. Go to
2. In the top left hand corner, click "Start Application"
3. Complete the online application
4. Call EDUStaff at 877.974.6338 FREE with any questions

Secretarial Testing Dates
Call 517.548.6241 or email in advance of testing date to reserve a space. The test is on Microsoft Office Suite version 2016. It is a timed, 1-hour test.

Upcoming Test Dates:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00 am​ RESCHEDULED: Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00 am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:00 am

Quick Links / Resources
2018-2019 HPS Staff Calendar
 2016-2017 District Calendar
 2016-2017 HPS Staff Calendar 
 2015-2016 District Calendar 
 2015-2016 HPS Staff Calendar 
 2014-2015 District Calendar 
 2014-2015 HPS Staff Calendar 
 2013-2014 District Calendar 
 2013-2014 HPS Staff Calendar 
 AG 3131 - Staffing 
HPS Board Policy 
Facts of Educator Certification 
Freedom of Information Act Forms
      Certificate of Non-Existence of Public Record (8310 F3) 
      Itemized Fee Form (8310 F2) 
      Request Form (8210 F1) 
 LESA Common Calendar 
Michigan Department of Education Website 
MDE Professional Preparation and Development Webpage 
 Michigan Revised School Code 
 Public Act 342 
 Public Act 343 
SafeSchools Website 
 SafeSchools Mandatory Training Directions 
 Sick Leave Bank Guidelines 
Superintendent Evaluation Process 
Teacher Certification Verification 
Teacher Evaluation Framework (5D+) 2017-2018 
 Teacher Tenure Act 
University of Phoenix and HPS Webpage 

Collective Bargaining Agreements
 Custodial/Maintenance (2017-2019)
 Howell Administrative Association (2016-2019) 
 Howell Education Association (2017-2019)
      2017-2018 Blended and Base Salary Schedules 
      MOU JROTC Schedule B 
MOU Compensatory Time SE/TFES Move
MOU Step Movement
      2015-2016 Elementary Assessment Calendar 
 Howell Educational Support Personnel Association (2017-2019)
Superintendent's Contract 2017-2022 

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Statement of Compliance with Federal Law
Howell Public Schools complies with all Federal laws and regulations of the U.S. Department of Education. It is the policy of the Howell Public schools that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national original or ancestry.

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