Human Resources Department

Van Alexander, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources

Assistant Superintendent

Thank you for your interest in DeSoto County Schools! The Human Resources Department assists with matters involving employees such as recruitment, employment actions, hiring, licensure, and recommendations. The DeSoto County School District offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits.

If I can ever be of assistance, please feel free to contact me.


Van Alexander, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources



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Kerry Baker, Director


The Human Resources Department provides leadership for the DeSoto County School District to establish, implement, and improve human resource management policies and procedures. Our goal is to provide personal, confidential, and effective service to all employees in the area of Human Resources.

The department strives to keep all employees abreast of information and opportunities related to DeSoto County Schools. We are here to assist employees of our district. In addition, human resource management services are provided for:


· American Disabilities Act (ADA)

· Equal Opportunity Employment

· Family Medical Leave (FMLA)

· Grievance Procedures

· Occupational Health and Safety

· Performance Review and Development

· Progressive Discipline

· Support and Induction of new staff through New Employee Orientation

· Termination and/or Separation

· Workers Compensation


If you or an employee have suffered an occupation injury or illness, please report it to your immediate supervisor/principal and call MEDCOR @ 1-800-775-5866.


2024-2025 Licensed Salary Schedule

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