Human Resources

At Alamogordo Public Schools, we are dedicated to investing in our employees, fostering innovation, and celebrating achievements to create an inspiring workplace where everyone can excel and thrive both professionally and personally. The APS Human Resources Department is your partner in success, here to support and empower you every step of the way.

Careers at APS

Whether you are just starting your career or are an experienced professional, Alamogordo Public Schools (APS) offers a diverse range of rewarding career opportunities. We are committed to providing the support and resources you need to grow and succeed in your professional journey.

HR Employee Resources

Access essential resources quickly and easily, including portal logins, payroll information, salary schedules, licensure details, onboarding materials, benefits information, return-to-work guidelines, tuition assistance programs, and retirement plans.

Salary & Benefits

At APS, we pride ourselves on offering competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and additional perks that make us an ideal place to work. Explore how our compensation and benefits can support your professional and personal well-being.


Interested in becoming a substitute teacher with APS? Discover the steps and requirements to join our team and make a positive impact on our students' lives.


Join APS as a volunteer or mentor! Learn how you can contribute to our community and support our students by becoming an integral part of our educational environment.

Title IX

Find important information about Title IX and connect with our Title IX Coordinator. Understand your rights and the protections in place to ensure a safe and equitable educational experience for all.


Jason Rowe
Director - Human Resources

Diana McDonald
Contract and Licensure Specialist

Martha Durrant
Benefits Specialist

Sharon Gibson
Contract, Licensure, and Volunteer Specialist

Anthony Alonzo
Contract and Licensure Specialist

Sherry Rieger
Substitute License Specialist

Kathleen VanNess
Employee Records Specialist

Courtney Portillo
Human Resources Specialist

APS Human Resources Employee Portal

Exciting news! Our brand-new HR Portal is here, offering a streamlined and convenient way to manage your HR needs, 24/7, from any device.

HR Portal Logo

Key Features:

  • 24/7 Access: Reach information and services anytime, anywhere.

  • User-Friendly Interface: Navigate with ease and find what you need quickly.

  • Self-Service: Update personal info, download forms, and manage benefits independently.

  • Integrated Resources: All HR tools and resources are available in one place.

Step Inside and Discover:

  • Benefits: Explore health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and more – all in one place! Access enrollment forms, claim resources, and view plan details.

  • Policies: Stay informed on school district policies, from dress code to professional development. Search and reference specific policies easily.

  • Payroll: Access pay slips, update W-4 info, and manage taxes with ease. View deposit history and submit updates.

  • Time & Attendance: Track hours worked, request time off (sick leave, vacation, etc.), and view leave balances effortlessly. Submit timecards and manage your time efficiently.

  • Employee Directory: Connect with colleagues across departments and find the specific person you need. Search by name, department, or role.

  • Training & Development: Expand your skills and knowledge with curated training programs. Browse, register, and track your learning progress.

  • Performance Management: Set goals aligned with school district objectives, track progress through clear metrics, and receive valuable feedback from your manager. Utilize performance reviews and development plans.

  • Employee Assistance Program: Access confidential support and resources for mental health, stress management, and other life challenges. Connect with qualified professionals through the program.

  • Licensure Info: Stay up-to-date on state requirements for your specific licensure and find resources to maintain your credentials. Access renewal deadlines and required trainings.

  • Tuition Assistance: Learn about our tuition assistance programs for you and your family. Explore eligibility criteria and the application process.

  • FAQ: Find answers to your most pressing questions about benefits, payroll, time off, and more. (COMING SOON)

  • Quick Documents: Download frequently used forms and templates easily. Access tax forms, leave request forms, and other essential documents.