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Human Resources


In support of Sandridge School District 172, mission and vision, it is the mission of the Human Resources Office to support the total operation of the school district in meeting its goals through its most valuable resource - its PEOPLE.


The Human Resources Department will be a catalyst; we aspire to be the model for excellence and leadership in human resources, emphasizing strategic and progressive human resource practices, high quality service, efficiency, employee growth and enrichment, and community. We will seek to implement human resource best practices and innovative human resource solutions.  


Mutual Respect of each person as an individual.
Excellence to attain the highest quality outcome in our efforts.
Fairness/Equity to apply district policies and procedures to all employees equally.
Integrity at the core of all we do to provide service that is trustworthy, reliable, and fair.
Diversity to advance an inclusive and respectful culture.

About us:

The Sandridge School District employs 64 individuals and serves over 450 students from Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Tinley Park, and University Park. We are home to a diverse body of award-winning young leaders who are consistently recognized for their talent and accomplishments. The Office of Human Resources recognizes that education is more than teaching: it is guiding, leading, and building the future leaders of tomorrow. Within our department, and within our schools, we are “Focused on Students and Student Success”.

District Goals

Goal 1: Every student is prepared for High School success.

Goal 2: Our instructional program equips diverse learners to achieve their full potential.

Goal 3: We support and develop high quality, high performing staff.

Goal 4: High quality services efficiently and effectively support the educational success of students.

Goal 5: Productive partnerships require transparent communications with parents and other stakeholders, promoting improved student and organizational outcomes.