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Sarah Castleman

Human Resources Business Partner

 

Sarah Castleman started her career with Wichita Public Schools as a Human Resources co-op intern in 2017. In May of 2018 she completed a Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management from Wichita State University.  After being hired as a co-op, she quickly moved into full-time positions within the Human Resources Department. She has served in several positions within the Staffing and Recruitment team, eventually moving into her current role as a Recruiter for Elementary Schools. She has a passion for Human Resources and recruiting the best qualified staff for the students at Wichita Public Schools!

 

Areas of responsibility include the recruitment and staffing of:

  • Elementary School Buildings A-L.

 

Phone: (316) 973-4620
Email: scastleman@usd259.net

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Julisa Khan

Human Resources Business Partner

 

Julisa Khan joined Wichita Public Schools in 2019 as a Human Resources co-op after completing her bachelor's degree at Wichita State University in Business Management and Human Resource Management. Since then, she has served in several positions within the Human Resources Department, including HR/EBIM Administrative Assistant and Employee Relations Assistant. At the start of 2021, she joined the Recruiting & Staffing Team as a Human Resources Business Partner. Prior to joining the district, she spent 11 years working in Human Resources for a Limited Liability Company.

 

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Elementary School Buildings M-W.
  • K-8 Schools

 

Phone: (316) 973-4493
Email: jkhan@usd259.net

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Allie Scalise

Human Resources Business Partner

 

Allie Scalise started her career with Wichita Public Schools in 2018 as a Human Resources co-op intern. Since then, she has moved into the Employee Relations Assistant role, then her current role as a Recruitment & Staffing Human Resources Business Partner. She graduated from Wichita State University with a bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Resource Management, and is now completing her Master’s in Human Resource Management at Wichita State as well.

 

Areas of responsibilities include the recruitment and staffing of:  

  • Non-Attendance Centers (all positions)
  • Special Schools and Special Program Locations (all positions)
  • Food/Nutrition Services for all USD 259 buildings
  • Co-op Students for all USD 259 buildings
  • Child Study Team support roles for all USD 259 buildings (School Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Behavioral Health School Liaisons)
  • Instructional support roles for all USD 259 buildings (Instructional Coaches and Peer Consultants)

 

Phone: 316-973-4752
Email: ascalise@usd259.net

 

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Michelle Langehennig

Human Resources Business Partner

 

Michelle Langehennig, PHR, began her human resources career with Wichita Public Schools in 2012. She graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in business administration and human resources management. Michelle has served in several different roles in her time with the district.

 

Areas of responsibilities include the recruitment and staffing of:  

  • Middle Schools
  • High Schools

 

Phone: (316) 973-4614
Email: mlangehennig@usd259.net

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Stacie McKay

Guest Staff (Substitute) Services Manager

 

Stacie McKay came to Wichita Public Schools in 2016 and joined the Human Resources – Guest Staff (Substitute) Services team as the assistant in 2018, taking over the role as Manager in October 2020 while completing her degree in Human Resources with Wichita State University. During her career with the district, Stacie has worked in the Operations division and Student Support Services. She has a passion for students and staff, serving in education for the past 13 years.

 

Areas of responsibility include the recruitment, staffing and training of:

  • All guest staff (substitute) positions district-wide
    • Teachers
    • Paras
    • Clerical Support
    • Custodians
    • Child Study Team
    • Administrators
    • Fine Arts
    • Crew

 

Phone: (316) 973-4593
Email: smckay@usd259.net

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Jenna Shaban

Staffing & Recruitment Manager

 

Jenna (Ginest) Shaban graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Wichita State University. She began with the district in 2015 as the Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer. Upon earning her Master’s Certificate in Project Management from Wichita State University, she was promoted into a Project Management role within the Human Resources Department. She is currently the Manager of Staffing & Recruitment.

 

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Developing and facilitating strategic goals for recruitment and retention at USD 259
  • Managing the hiring of all District Staff

 

Phone: (316) 973-4608
Email: jshaban@usd259.net