Human Resources

Laura Hoffman Hordyk, Director of Human Resources

Non-Certified Staffing

Kate Elling, HR Manager

Cheryl Krause, HRIS

Shaunna Wood, HR Assistant

Certified Staffing

Melanie Soderlund, HR Assistant


Shana Vesel, Benefits Coordinator

Kinsey Klasnich, Benefits/HR Assistant

United Health Group Building

ISD #709 - Duluth Public Schools
4316 Rice Lake Road, Suite 108
Duluth, MN  55811
Ph: (218) 336-8718

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The Human Resources Department website offers information for both current employees and job seekers.

Looking for a rewarding job with a flexible work schedule?  Become an ISD 709 substitute!

All new substitutes or returning substitutes must go through the Substitute Orientation and do the Bloodborne Pathogren each year in order to substitute. Click HERE for more information.

For more information on employment opportunities within the Duluth Public Schools:

Online Application