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Human Resources: Office Hours

For other matters that will require more than a few minutes, we encourage you to call 802-864-2159 to make an appointment for a call back or a meeting. This will again allow us to provide you with uninterrupted service.

Finally, most HR forms can also be found with the links on this webpage.

Ira Allen (150 Colchester Ave, Burlington VT)
Burlington School District offices
150 Colchester Ave, Burlington VT 05401
Human Resources tel: (802) 864-2159

To ensure efficient and timely service, we include walk-in hours as follows (during the busy hiring season additional days will be available) :

New Badges - New ID photography, or replace a lost badge:
Mondays 2:00-4:00 PM
Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 PM
Fridays 9:00-11:00 AM

Onboarding* - Meet with HR staff to review & process your paperwork:
Mondays 3:15-4:15 PM
Thursdays 8:00-9:00 AM

*NOTE: New hires must make an appointment with HR; please bring completed paperwork to your appointment.
Paperwork is found in the New Hire Folder located on the lower right corner of this web page (or via this link).

Background Checks -
Tuesdays, 8:00-11:00 AM
Thursdays, 2:30-4:00 PM

  • A fingerprint-supported background check is $12.00 (cash or check); photo ID required. BSD paperwork must be done PRIOR to your Fingerprint Identification Center appointment.
  • "Secondary Dissemination" forms allow BSD to request a copy when another Vermont School District or the Agency of Education holds your background report (no charge).
Employment / Income Verifications - Please provide 2-days advance notice. The Business Office fulfills FAX'ed requests @ (802) 540-3010.

Diversity Mission Statement
The Burlington School District recognizes and values the diversity of our students, staff and community. The District is committed to a culture of diversity that reflects the voices, perspectives and differences arising from our diverse community and the world. We believe that it is important for students to understand and appreciate human diversity, develop a capacity for cultural competence, and commit to encouraging inclusion in their future lives.

The District will adopt procedures and implement staff training intended to achieve a diverse and culturally competent school community, inclusive of diverse races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and spiritual beliefs, ages, and physical and learning abilities. The administration shall report to the Board annually on its progress, barriers and outcomes.
Human Resources Staff
+ Celotto, Christopher
+ Fuller, Nikki
+ Lafreniere, Candi
+ Manrique, Peg
+ Mathis, Kathy
+ McCarthy, Jack
+ Sawtelle, Maura
Click on name to see details.