New Teacher Institute

Human Resources

  • Dr. Susan Cole
    Personnel Director

    • Review Employee Handbook
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Family Medical Leave Act
    • Sick Bank policy
    • Safe Schools Trainings to complete before start date. 
    • Alabama Code of Ethics for Educators
    • Review PAF with salary
    • Collect any forms not received prior to Board meeting (I9, Driver’s License, Social Security Card, etc.)


  • Suzan Brandt 
    Technology Director

    • Information Technology Training
    • Issue Network User ID
    • Give an overview of available technologies
    • Review AUP Summary
    • Review Data Governance highlights
    • Collect Student Data Privacy Forms
    • Provide Information on MBS App and ClassLink Interface
    • Test Login Information


  • Kari Austin
    Finance Director

    • How is my Paycheck calculated and what Leave types do I earn?
    • Employee Self Service (ESS) Training
      • A4 completed in ESS
      • W4 completed in ESS
      • Direct Deposit completed in ESS
    • RSA/TRS enrollment – paper form required
    • Sun Life life Insurance – paper form required
    • Sick Leave Transfer (when applicable) – paper form required
    • PEEHIP
      • Member Online Services access
      • talk through options for Dental, Vision, Cancer, and Indemnity
    • Department of Industrial Relations form – can be eliminated and information received from PAF used instead
    • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Options
    • Optional Insurances available
    • What are my scheduled work days
    • Enrollment into AOD (classified non-exempt only)