Human Resources

777 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines IL 60016

District 62 exemplifies a unified, coherent school system. Everyone makes efficient and effective use of equitable resources. Schools adhere to a set of common, consistent, quality principles, but are afforded opportunities to address their uniqueness and needs. There is an effective transition from elementary to middle to high school. Everyone uses data to inform, reflect, analyze and improve learning, teaching, and performance.

KATHLEEN KELLY COLGAN – Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Questions may be directed to Janet Arroyo, Human Resources Manager, via email


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For assistance please contact Ariana Pinedo, Human Resource Administrative Assistant via email

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For assistance please call (847) 824-1595.
FAX (847) 789-8760


Thank you for your interest in Community Consolidated School District 62. Please view the description of our current open employment opportunities below.

Paraeducator Opportunity


Fantastic opportunity to work school days
Spanish-speakers, Polish-speakers, and Russian Speakers are encouraged to apply! 100% paid Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO or HMO coverage for employee with an additional option to purchase for the entire family.


Staff clearly articulate and share common beliefs about learning that exist in every classroom. Staff collaborate across teams and schools with opportunities for voice and input in making good decisions in the best interest of students. Staff are flexible and embrace innovative instructional practices. Staff report opportunities for effective and meaningful professional development and other support to ensure the consistent use of instructional best practices that have a high impact on student achievement.

School District 62 supports cohort program. There are 200 additional scholarships available until October 30th if you would like to pursue National Board Certification.

If you would like to become a candidate, please contact Instructional Services office via email at


Benefits of just completing the process

  • Enhances reflective and analytical thinking about instructional practices, goal-setting, and the impact on student learning.
  • Fulfills continuing professional development requirements for state certificate renewal.
  • Earn 3 Graduate credit hours.

Benefits of becoming a National Board Certified Teacher

  • Illinois Master Teaching Certificate valid for 10 years
  • Illinois and D62 stipend
  • 9 Graduate credit hours available

Important Certification Update

  • June – Licensure Fact Sheet
  • October – Letter from Superintendent

Employee Benefits

The Benefit Hub is an Employee Communication Website. It is a one-stop shop to assist employees with managing and understanding the benefits available in Des Plaines CCSD 62. This includes information about medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care, Health Saving Account, Life Events, virtual doctor visits, and discounts and rewards savings/programs. You can access Benefit Hub at the button below.

Questions regarding benefits can be directed to Julie Salmons Hubbard, Assistant Manager Human Resources/Benefits, at 847-824-1185 or via email at


  1. Teacher Contract – 2018-2023
    1. Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Extending the 2018-2023 Agreement – 2024-2027
    2. Memorandum of Understanding, Exhibit A – 2024-2027
    3. Memorandum of Understanding, E-Learning Plan – 2023-2024
  2. The Custodial – Maintainance Association Contract – 2020-2024
    1. COVID-19, Memorandum of Agreement – July 31, 2020
  3. Des Plaines Community Consolidated School District 62 and Des Plaines Classified Support Personnel Association Collective Bargaining Agreement – 2021-2026
  4. Public Act 97-069 – 2022-2023
  5. Administrator and Teacher Salary and Benefits (Public Act 105 ILCS 5/10-20.47 and ILCS 5/34-18.38) – 2022 Report
  6. Associate Superintendent/Superintendent Contract – September 2021 - June 2025


The Des Plaines School District Wellness program seeks to encourage and educate members on healthy lifestyles as well as facilitate a culture of improved health.

The activities most closely practiced by our employees include social responsibility, exercise and fitness, nutrition, stress management, critical thinking, humor, and effective relationships.