Mission Statement:

Our mission in the Office of Human Resources is to recruit, develop, and retain outstanding employees committed to fostering educational excellence.

Vision Statement:

The vision of the APS Office of Human Resources is to be recognized as a world class organization that supports the recruitment and retention of outstanding employees who will enhance the district’s vision for student achievement.

(Click the boxes below to view the definitions of excellence.)

Lead Academics: Instructional Leadership
  • Helpful Feedback
  • Targeted Professional Learning
Lead Academics: Planning & Assessment
  • Data Use
  • Professional Learning Communities
Build Culture
  • Define Success
  • Set a Path
  • Invest in each Student
Develop a Talent
  • Hire
  • Develop
  • Retain
Manage Operations
  • Align System/Resources
  • Assess Systems

“Leadership transitions provide opportunities for organizational growth and development. In the field of education, choosing an effective school principal is one of the most significant decisions that a superintendent or school board can make, as new leadership can propel a district forward in meeting its goals.” – American Institutes for Research Hiring Quality School Leaders

Leadership Hiring Process