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Steven Miller, Ed.D.
Deputy Superintendent, ext. 50059


Angie Berlin 
Secretary, ext. 50060
- District Office
- Maintenance & Operations
- RAP Before & Afterschool Program
- Southwest SELPA AU


Yvonne Cervantes
HR Technician, ext. 50061
- Anderson Elementary
- FDR Elementary
- Carson Elementary
- Rogers Middle School 
- Preschool


Kathy Prouty
HR Technician, ext. 50062
- Addams Middle School
- Green Elementary School
- Mitchell Elementary
- Twain Elementary
- Preschool


Daniel Urrutia
HR Technician, ext. 50042
- Substitutes
- Central Kitchen
- Smith Elementary
- Interns & Volunteers


Betty Gonzalez-Salgado
District Receptionist, ext. 50000
- Absence Coordinator
- TB & I-9 Record keeping 

Human Resources Homepage


The Human Resources Department is committed to staffing our schools and offices with highly qualified employees who are committed to raising the bar and closing learning gaps for all students.

Located in the Heart of the South Bay, the Lawndale Elementary School District (LESD) serves students from preschool through grade eight. There are eight schools in the District: Six elementary schools serve Kindergarten through grade five (William Anderson, William Green, Billy Mitchell, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lucille J. Smith, and Mark Twain) and two middle schools serve grades six through eight (Jane Addams Middle School and Will Rogers Middle School).

Have Questions?

Each member of the Human Resources Team is available to assist you. If you do not find out what you need, please feel free to contact us.

Employment Opportunities

You can view employment opportunities on Edjoin. Current employees need only submit a reassignment request to the District Office by the posting deadline. 

Interested in Substitute Teaching? 

If you are interested in becoming a Substitute Teacher, you can apply on Edjoin when a posting is available. Information for obtaining a Substitute Teaching Permit can be found on the CTC website. LESD pays $140/day for daily assignments and $155/day for long-term assignments. 

Renewing your Credential

You can renew your credential online by visiting the CTC website at www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials.

Benefit Information

The Lawndale Elementary School District provides fringe benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, to eligible employees. Forms and Explanations of Benefits: Health and Welfare Benefits

Medical Insurance
United Health Care | HMO | www.UHC.com | 800-624-8822 | Forms
Kaiser | HMO | www.kaiserpermanente.org | 800-464-4000 | Forms
SISC Anthem Blue Cross | PPO | www.anthem.com | 800-825-5541 | Forms
Cash-in-lieu Waiver | Waiver Form 

Dental Insurance
Delta Dental | PPO | www.deltadental.com | 800-765-6003 | Forms
DeltaCare | HMO | www.deltadental.com | 800-765-6003 | Forms

Vision Insurance
Vision Service Plan (VSP) | www.vsp.com | 800-877-7195 | Forms

Life Insurance
The Hartford | www.thehartford.com | 800-289-9140


It is never too early to plan for your retirement. Contact your Human Resources Representative to learn about the options available to you and for assistance with planning your retirement.Forms and other related documents: Retirement Plans

CalPERS | Classified Retirement | www.calpers.ca.gov | 888-225-7377

CalSTRS | Certificated Retirement | www.calstrs.com | 800-228-5453
Metlife | Social Security Alternative | www.metlife.com | 949-471-2325
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union | www.schoolsfirstfcu.org | 800-462-8328
SchoolsFirst is the District's third party administrator for 403(b), 457(b), and other tax sheltered annuities (TSA). Contact your HR Rep to learn more.