Welcome to Human Resources

Mission of the Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department serves all stakeholders of the Germantown School District by communicating effectively with District employees and the community; staffing District vacancies with high-quality individuals; problem-solving in a helpful and timely manner; and providing courteous service in a welcoming atmosphere.



Distinguished Service & Employee of the Year Awards

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National Board Certified Teachers:

       Jennifer Bucholtz

     Holly Cobb

     Michelle Griffin-Wenzel

     Roshani Patel

     Melissa Pecunia

     Colleen Schowalter

     Jeffrey Thielke




Mike Nowak
Director of Human Resources
(262) 253-3922


The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the District's labor and employment practices, including the hiring/termination process, compensation, employee benefits, contract maintenance, bargaining, and dispute resolution.


Beth Dover
Payroll and Benefits Specialist
(262) 253-3928


Beth works in the Business Services Office in payroll and is a great asset in the Human Resources Office due to her extensive knowledge base of all District benefits.  She is definitely the go to person for any questions regarding insurance, flexible spending and any other benefits offered by the District.

Sherry Jaeck
(262) 253-3915

Sherry is responsible for the employee database, personnel files, benefit administration, graduate credits, professional growth hours, school board election, workers compensation claims, and leave of absences.

Margo Kluge
(262) 253-3914

Margo is responsible for the Aesop substitute calling system, certified substitutes, WECAN management, workers' compensation reporting, coaching contracts, and extended contracts.


Teacher Volunteer Goal Approved Activities Link



Employee Handbooks & Language








Please visit WECAN for a listing of all current vacancies within the District.



Educators apply for Wisconsin Initial Licenses in teaching, pupil services, administrator, and other license categories using the Educator Licensing Online (ELO) system.  ELO allows educators to provide the information, supporting materials, and payment needed for DPI to process their license qapplications.  The system streamlines the application process and allows the applicant to manage their own licensing information, including printing a copy of their license certificate and renewing their licenses when applicable.



Germantown PDP Reviewers



Employee Benefits, Insurance Information & Links



Germantown School District offers 403b, Roth and Traditional Retirement Investment Plans for qualifying employees.  Please contact the Payroll Department for additional information 253-3928.


Benefits Summary




Life Insurance



  • Short Term Disability is available at the employee's expense (for information contact Beth Dover 253-3928 or BDover@Germantown.k12.wi.us)


Dental (Enrollment period is within 30 days of hire or 9/1 to 9/30 for current employees)


Vision (Enrollment period is within 30 days of hire or 9/1 to 9/30 for current employees)



 Summary Packet

2016 - 2017

7% Single Employee Contribution


93% Single Employer Contribution


  7% Family Employee Contribution


93% Family Employer Contribution


   Health/Prescription      Drug Plan





  Dental Plan                     






EAP (Employee Assistance Program)


 EBC - The BESTflex Plan - Flexible Spending (Enrollment period: 9/1 to 9/15 online or with paper form to 9/25)





 Employee Forms


  • Germantown School District Office
  • N104W13840 Donges Bay Rd, Germantown, 53022
  • Phone: 262-253-3900