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Human Resources



Please make an appointment if you need to meet with an HR staff member.

Fax: (607) 274-6822
Department Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Human Resources Staff

Bob Van Keuren headshot
Robert Van Keuren
Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations
Gladira Velazquez Simms headshot
Gladira Velázquez Simms
Coordinator of Recruitment and Retention
Mark Vrede headshot
Mark Vrede
Administrative Assistant - Job Postings and Interviews, Substitutes
(607) 274-2137 / Extension 71602
Tami Tabone headshot
Tami Tabone
Administrative Assistant - COA, IPDA, Manag/Conf, EA
(607) 882-9542 / Extension 71609
Karen Barden headshot
Karen Barden
Administrative Assistant - ITA, Coaches
(607) 274-2310 / Extension 71601
Sullymar Peña Vázquez headshot
Sullymar Peña Vázquez
Administrative Assistant - ESP/I
(607) 274-2138 / Extension 71603
Anne Barnes headshot
Anne Barnes
Senior Typist - CCS and Extended Assignment, Salary Increment
(607) 274-7511 / Extension 71604

The Ithaca City School District does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or victim status.

The Ithaca City School District is committed to eliminating race, class, and disability as predictors of student success. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a basic awareness of this issue and a strong willingness to support this effort.