Human Resources

Human Resources Information and Forms for Staff

In order to access many of the forms below, you must sign into your Google Account first. Your Google Account is your district email. If you have issues accessing your Google Account, contact the IT Support Team at x2053. Please use Google Chrome web browser while accessing Google forms and apps for the best results. If you have questions on the forms or the HR procedures, please contact one of the HR representatives listed below or the main HR phone line at 952-232-2005


Medical Leaves/Restrictions/Accommodations

CONTACT INFORMATION: All medical leaves and work restrictions are processed by Human Resources. Medical documentation should not be sent directly to Supervisors. Send all communications and documents directly to Emily Herman.

Human Resources Attn: Emily Herman 8670 – 210th Street Lakeville, MN 55044 Fax: 952-469-6054 Email:

STEPS FOR EACH PROCESS: Complete the steps outlined below. If additional steps are required, Human Resources will provide additional instructions. Be sure to review your Contract for available benefits. For any questions throughout the process, contact Emily Herman.


  • Complete the Leave of Absence form

  • Send Medical Documentation to Human Resources, Attention Emily Herman.

  • Enter the appropriate “reasons” under your leave reporting system (either Employee Access Center or AESOP).

  • Confirm your first day off and confirm your return date to Emily Herman via email at

  • For personal medical leaves, you are required to submit a Return to Work Authorization to Human Resources, Attention Emily Herman, prior to your return to work.  


  • All work restrictions must be processed by Human Resources prior to employee’s return to work.
  • Send medical documentation outlining work restrictions to Human Resources, Attention Emily Herman.
  • All medical documentation with set work restrictions must include the duration of the work restriction. If TBD, note must state the next follow-up date for further evaluation of work restrictions.
    • Any permanent work restrictions must be processed on a yearly basis.
  • Depending on nature of the work restrictions, Emily Herman will schedule a meeting with the employee to review the work restrictions and job description.
  • After review, Human Resources will determine if the work restrictions can be reasonably and safely accommodated.
    • If work restrictions include work accommodations, see next section.


  • Fill out the Work Accommodation Request Form
  • Complete Work Accommodation form with your medical provider.
    • Medical provider must sign the form or provide supporting doctor’s note.
  • Human Resources will review the work accommodation request.
  • Employee will be contacted if there are any questions and/or a need for further discussion/clarification.
  • After review and approval, Emily Herman will work with the necessary parties to fulfill the work accommodation request.


Supervisor Forms

Request Access for Non-District Staff: All forms to request access for Non-District Staff and/or Volunteers must be completed by the Building Principal/Director, Office Manager, or other ISD194 Administration. Forms not completed by an authorized official will not be processed.  Please fill out the Non-District Staff Access form to request access levels for your non-district staff. Form covers the following areas: Gmail accounts and/or Computer login accounts, Campus access, Security Cards, and/or Phone/Voicemail access.   All requests will be vetted through each Department’s protocol for final determination of access rights.  If you have any question, please contact:

  • Technology: Michael Heitzig
  • Campus: Douglas Ninow
  • Security: Karen Cejka


Retirement Information

When your retirement date is finalized, fill out the following form: Retirement Form.

Once the form is filled out, your Human Resources Specialist will reach out to you with your retirement statement.

Contact the following agency:


Non-Licensed Staff – Please click on the PERA link below, along with reviewing your retirement benefits in your contract:


Licensed Staff:

  • EML Early Retirement Incentive: Review your retirement benefits in the EML Contract Agreement, Article XVII.
  • Contact TRA regarding your benefits:  MN TRA
  • Please feel free to contact Tony Massaros at to schedule a meeting regarding your retirement eligibility with ISD 194.



Name/Address/Marital Changes

It is required to submit life event/status changes within 30 calendar days.

Address Change


Name Change/Marital Status Change

Contact your Human Resource Specialist to set up an appointment.

  • Bring legal documentation of name change, marriage, or divorce
  • Be prepared to have a picture taken for an ID badge


Payroll Department requires the form(s) below. Please complete the form(s) & submit to


Diane Roers, Benefits Specialist requires the form(s) below. Please complete the form(s) and submit to


Employee Access Center

In the Employee Access Center, Employees can access employment information, paycheck and benefit information, and leave information. Please see the training video below for more information.

  • EAC Instructions
  • eFinancePLUS Mobile App for EmployeesEmployee Access Center (EAC) Mobile App is a single, integrated app which offers easy and immediate access to your personal information as an employee of Lakeville Area Schools including payroll and benefit information, ability to request leaves, and review your personnel information.


Tony Massaros, JD, Executive Director of Administrative Services 952-232-2010 |

  • Contract & Policy Interpretation, Negotiations, Employee Performance Evaluation, Legal Counsel and Representation

Emily Herman, SHRM-CP, Assistant Director of Human Resources 952-232-2038 |

  • Extended Leave of Absence, Medical Accommodations, Workers Compensation Claims, Staffing Process

Mary Knutson, Human Resources Specialist 952-232-2006 |

  • Education Minnesota – Lakeville, Schedule C/D Staff

Hannah Keltgen, Human Resources Specialist 952-232-2008 |

  • Lakeville Education Assistants Federation (LEAF), Non-Licensed Instructors, Small Wonder Instructors, and Casual Employees

Mia Long, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Specialist 952-232-2007 |

  • Executive Team, Lakeville Association of School Administrators (LASA), Non-Affiliated, Custodial/Maintenance, and Student Nutrition

Diane Roers, Benefits Specialist 952-232-2036 |

The Human Resources Department is located at the District Office: 8670 210th Street West Lakeville, MN 55044 Phone: 952-232-2000 Fax: 952-469-6054

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