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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

jalitza martinez

Jalitza Martinez
Associate Superintendent of Staff and District Operations
jmartinez03@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Evaluations & Evaluation Committee
  • District Title IX Manager
  • Staffing and Staff Compliance

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Amanda Sanderson, PHR
Director of Human Resources
(630) 299-5588
asanderson@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • District FOIA Officer
  • District Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Relations and Discipline

Maria Santabarbara
HR Coordinator I
(630) 299-5580
msantabarbara@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • Certified and Department Staffing
  • AppliTrack Support and Job Postings
  • Licensure and Endorsements
  • EIS Reporting

Brisa Mendez Galvan
HR Coordinator
(630) 299-5568
bmendezgalvan@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Classified and Service Staffing
  • AESOP Absence Management and Substitutes
  • Family and Medical Leave ACT / Leaves of Absence / OMLA / Reasonable Accommodations

Natasha Hampton
Human Resources/Finance Coordinator
(630)299-5567
nhampton@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Stipends/Differentials
  • CBA Extra Pay
  • Recruitment Incentives
  • IV Onboarding and Data Entry
  • Retirement Tracking

Viridiana Bermudez
HR Generalist
(630) 299-7305
vbermudez@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • E-Verify / I-9 
  • Visiting International Teacher/VISA Processing
  • Course Approval, Tuition Reimbursement, Lane Advancements
  • Pre-Service Educator Request & Placements
  • Administrative Internship Request
  • TalentEd
  • New Educator Orientation & Events
  • Staff Recognition

Silvia Torres Muro
HR Administrative Assistant
(630) 299-5595
storresmuro@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • Infinite Campus for Staff
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Per Diem Staffing (Noon Duty, Pet Handlers, etc.)
  • Verifent Platform (Verification of Employment)
  • Global Compliance Network
  • Personnel File Review
  • Appointments with Associate Superintendent of Staff and Operations

Eric Thorson
Desktop Technician Level I
(630) 299-5598
ethorson@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Infinite Visions
  • Intakes
  • Employee Badges
  • SchoolDude Tickets

Migdalia Torres
Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5507
mtorres@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • General Questions
  • Outgoing District Mail
  • Administrative Center Scheduling
  • Employee Badges

Miranda Palacios
Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5505
mpalacios@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • General Questions
  • Volunteers
  • District Directory
  • Employee Badges

El Departamento de Recursos Humanos es responsable del reclutamiento, contratación y asignación de todos los empleados del Distrito 131, con la aprobación del Superintendente y la Junta Educativa.

Apoyamos el trabajo importante del Distrito con los estudiantes, mediante la supervisión de las áreas de reclutamiento y retención de maestros y personal, relaciones laborales, compensación, beneficios y desarrollo y desempeño de los empleados.  

Empleo |  Beneficios de Salud  |  Contratos Negociados  |  Maestros Substitutos

jalitza martinez

Jalitza Martinez
Associate Superintendent of Staff and District Operations
jmartinez03@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Evaluations & Evaluation Committee
  • District Title IX Manager
  • Staffing and Staff Compliance

amanda sanderson 2021

Amanda Sanderson, PHR
Director of Human Resources
(630) 299-5588
asanderson@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • District FOIA Officer
  • District Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Relations and Discipline

Maria Santabarbara
HR Coordinator I
(630) 299-5580
msantabarbara@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • Certified and Department Staffing
  • AppliTrack Support and Job Postings
  • Licensure and Endorsements
  • EIS Reporting

Brisa Mendez Galvan
HR Coordinator
(630) 299-5568
bmendezgalvan@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Classified and Service Staffing
  • AESOP Absence Management and Substitutes
  • Family and Medical Leave ACT / Leaves of Absence / OMLA / Reasonable Accommodations

Natasha Hampton
Human Resources/Finance Coordinator
(630)299-5567

nhampton@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Stipends/Differentials
  • CBA Extra Pay
  • Recruitment Incentives
  • IV Onboarding and Data Entry
  • Retirement Tracking

Viridiana Bermudez
HR Generalist
(630) 299-7305
vbermudez@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • E-Verify / I-9 
  • Visiting International Teacher/VISA Processing
  • Course Approval, Tuition Reimbursement, Lane Advancements
  • Pre-Service Educator Request & Placements
  • Administrative Internship Request
  • TalentEd
  • New Educator Orientation & Events
  • Staff Recognition

Silvia Torres Muro
HR Administrative Assistant
(630) 299-5595
storresmuro@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • Infinite Campus for Staff
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Per Diem Staffing (Noon Duty, Pet Handlers, etc.)
  • Verifent Platform (Verification of Employment)
  • Global Compliance Network
  • Personnel File Review
  • Appointments with Associate Superintendent of Staff and Operations

Eric Thorson
Desktop Technician Level I
(630) 299-5598
ethorson@d131.org

Contact me about:

  • Infinite Visions
  • Intakes
  • Employee Badges
  • SchoolDude Tickets

Migdalia Torres
Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5507
mtorres@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • General Questions
  • Outgoing District Mail
  • Administrative Center Scheduling
  • Employee Badges

Miranda Palacios
Receptionist, HR Support
(630) 299-5505
mpalacios@d131.org

Contact me about: 

  • General Questions
  • Volunteers
  • District Directory
  • Employee Badges