Human Resources

The Human Resources Department plays an integral role in recruiting, retaining and training the best employees for Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C.

To meet this goal, the Human Resources Department supports employees in the following areas:

  • Certification/Licensure
  • Compensation
  • Employee Contracts
  • Employee Records
  • Hiring Process
  • Leave Requests
  • Recruitment
  • Registration
  • Retirement
  • Staff Evaluations
  • Staffing
  • Student Enrollment

Michael Portwood, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Dr. Michael Portwood, Ed.D., pHCLE

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

(please send Verification of Employment requests to


Team Members

Meghan Harris
District Data Secretary

Lisa Leppert
Benefits Coordinator

Karen Norville
Substitute & Grant Coordinator

Kim Petroit
Registration and Enrollment Specialist

Colleen Santo

Our knowledgeable and accessible staff provides accurate, prompt and up-to-date information to employees so that they can focus on what’s most important -- educating our students. We excel in expert service, support, and solutions.