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Welcome to the Monticello Public Schools Human Resources Department!

We are dedicated to our staff, students, and community.  We strive to serve a team of professionals who support our goal of Every Kid, Every Day.  The success of our students is dependent on the professionals of our district.


Empowering Excellence, Fostering Growth:
Our mission as the Human Resources Department at Monticello Public Schools is to cultivate a dynamic and inclusive educational environment by attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent.

We are dedicated to supporting the professional growth and well-being of our educators and staff, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Through transparent communication, equitable practices, and a commitment to diversity, we strive to create a workplace where every individual is valued and empowered to contribute their best to the success of our students and the community.

Together, we aim to build a foundation for lifelong learning, ensuring that our district maintains a tradition of educational excellence.

Contact Information

Rob Danneker
Director of Human Resources

Phone:  763-272-2020
Fax:  763-272-2009
Contact for: Labor relations, license requirement questions, employee contract questions, work accommodations, compliance, Title IX, School Board policy

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Zach Hary
Human Resources Manager

Phone:  763-272-2006
Fax:  763-272-2009
Contact for: Pay, benefits, retirement information, lane changes, employee contract questions, FMLA requests, student loan forgiveness, ReadySub, Kronos, & ESS questions

Headshot of Sherry Holmgren, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Human Resources

Sherry Holmgren
Administrative Assistant to the Director of Human Resources

Phone:  763-272-2004
Fax:  763-272-2009
Contact for: Substituting, volunteering, onboarding, license requirement questions, job postings, building fobs/badges, student teaching, ReadySub, & Kronos questions

Headshot of Tom Kickhafer, Payroll Specialist

Tom Kickhafer
Payroll Specialist

Phone:  763-272-2085
Fax:  763-272-2009
Contact for: Payroll, ReadySub, & Kronos questions