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​Human Resources
The Human Resources Department recruits, hires, and cultivates a high-performing workforce for the Orange County Department of Education.  Human Resources works to make a difference in Orange County Schools by supporting the work of employees offering resources, services, and opportunities to parents, educators, students, and community members.  Human Resources offers the following proactive services:  orientation for new employees; maintenance of employee records; employee credentialing and compliance; classification review and analysis; benefits administration; professional development opportunities; and guidance relative to employee supervision and performance management.  Human Resources is also responsible for negotiating collective bargaining agreements between OCDE and two employee associations – Orange County Schools Educators Association (OCSEA) and California School Employees Association (CSEA). 
Gina Lance, Director 714.966.4333
​Devin Lawson, Sr. Administrator 714.966.4138
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Employment​ ​
​Kristen Burk, Program Specialist 714.966.4025
​Maria Solorzano-Portaro, Specialist 714.966.4037
​Melissa Chartrand, Specialist ​714.966.4084
​Olivia Dayton, Technician ​714.966.4497
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Employee Records​ ​ ​
Arlene Salazar, Supervisor ​714.966.4398
​Daniel Hatfield, Specialist ​714.966.4068
​Lorena Gonzalez, Specialist ​714.966.4015
​Olivia Dayton, Technician ​714.966.4497
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​ ​Credentialing, Seniority, and Related Programs for OCDE Employees
​Barbara Woo-Sam, Program Specialist ​714.966.4039
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Benefits​ ​
Kelli Nagano, Specialist ​714.966.4049
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Classification/Reclassification/Special Projects
Susan Wilson, Analyst ​714.966.4023
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Virginia Castillo, Sr. Executive Assistant ​714.966.4021
​Debbie Hughes, Administrative Assistant III ​714.966.4028
​Yvonne Gladle, Administrative Assistant II ​714.966.4399
​Jackie Griffin, Administrative Assistant II ​714.966.4000
​Sylvia Parra, Administrative Assistant II ​714.966.4034