Human ResourcesRecursos Humanos

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruitment, hiring and the assignment of all employees of District 131, with the approval of the Superintendent and the Board of Education.

We support the District’s important work with students by overseeing the areas of recruitment and retaining teachers and staff, labor relations, compensation, benefits, and employee development and performance.  

Employment |  Health Benefits  |  Negotiated Contracts  |  Substitute Teaching

Kim Ontiveros 2019

Dr. Kim Ontiveros

Assistant Superintendent of Staff & Student Services
(630) 299-5515
kontiveros@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) interpretation
  • Contract negotiations
  • District policies
  • Employee relations
  • Time off approvals

Caridad Garcia 2019

Ms. Caridad Garcia

HR Director
(630) 299-5571
cgarcia@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • New educator professional development
  • Workshop calendar
  • My Learning Plan (professional development)
  • Evaluation procedures
  • Collective Bargaining
  • District policies
  • Employee Discipline

Dan Charmelo 2019

Mr. Dan Charmelo

HR Coordinator
(630) 299-5580
dcharmelo@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • Applitrack support
  • E-Verify
  • Hiring paperwork/processes
  • Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) licensure registration/renewal & endorsement questions
  • Job postings
  • Loan Forgiveness
  • Name changes
  • Transfer requests
  • Verification of Employment (VOE) requests

Amanda Sanderson Profile Photo

Ms. Amanda Sanderson

HR Coordinator, Staff Services
(630) 299-5588
asanderson@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/Leaves of Absence
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  • Global Compliance Network (GCN) training
  • Student teacher observations/placements
  • TalentEd.

Ms. Mayra Reyes

HR Generalist II
(630) 299-5567
mreyes@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Lane advancements
  • Stipends
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteers

Ms. Sarah Brown

Benefits Facilitator
(630) 299-5551
sbrown02@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Benefits
  • Workers’ compensation

Ms. Brisa Mendez Galvan

Administrative Assistant
(630) 299-5568
bmendezgalvan@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • AESOP Absence Management
  • ID badges, Infinite Campus (IC)
  • Lunch Supervisors/Crossing Guards
  • Infinite Campus

Ms. Migdalia Torres

Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5507
mtorres@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • General questions
  • Outgoing District mail
  • School Service Center (SSC) scheduling

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruitment, hiring and the assignment of all employees of District 131, with the approval of the Superintendent and the Board of Education.

We support the District’s important work with students by overseeing the areas of recruitment and retaining teachers and staff, labor relations, compensation, benefits, and employee development and performance.  

Employment |  Health Benefits  |  Negotiated Contracts  |  Substitute Teaching

Kim Ontiveros 2019

Dr. Kim Ontiveros

Assistant Superintendent of Staff & Student Services
(630) 299-5515
kontiveros@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) interpretation
  • Contract negotiations
  • District policies
  • Employee relations
  • Time off approvals

Caridad Garcia 2019

Ms. Caridad Garcia

HR Director
(630) 299-5571
cgarcia@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • New educator professional development
  • Workshop calendar
  • My Learning Plan (professional development)
  • Evaluation procedures
  • Collective Bargaining
  • District policies
  • Employee Discipline

Dan Charmelo 2019

Mr. Dan Charmelo

HR Coordinator
(630) 299-5580
dcharmelo@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • Applitrack support
  • E-Verify
  • Hiring paperwork/processes
  • Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) licensure registration/renewal & endorsement questions
  • Job postings
  • Loan Forgiveness
  • Name changes
  • Transfer requests
  • Verification of Employment (VOE) requests

Amanda Sanderson Profile Photo

Ms. Amanda Sanderson

HR Coordinator, Staff Services
(630) 299-5588
asanderson@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/Leaves of Absence
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  • Global Compliance Network (GCN) training
  • Student teacher observations/placements
  • TalentEd.

Ms. Mayra Reyes

HR Generalist II
(630) 299-5567
mreyes@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Lane advancements
  • Stipends
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteers

Ms. Sarah Brown

Benefits Facilitator
(630) 299-5551
sbrown02@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • Benefits
  • Workers’ compensation

Ms. Brisa Mendez Galvan

Administrative Assistant
(630) 299-5568
bmendezgalvan@d131.org
Contact me about:
  • AESOP Absence Management
  • ID badges, Infinite Campus (IC)
  • Lunch Supervisors/Crossing Guards
  • Infinite Campus

Ms. Migdalia Torres

Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5507
mtorres@d131.org
Contact me about: 
  • General questions
  • Outgoing District mail
  • School Service Center (SSC) scheduling