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Covid-19 resources for lesd employees

For additional help/information regarding COVID-19 (Corona Virus), please visit the links below:

Fringe Benefits

Employee Wellness Resources

Certificated staff: Please visit the link below as the CTC has provided resources for teachers and programs regarding the current situation as it relates to credentialing.

CTC information for Credential Holders during COVID-19

Considering Retirement?

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. Check out our retirement page for more information.

Welcome to Human Resources

OUR goal is to attract, train, and retain individuals with heart, specifically humanistic qualities, with a focus on students and community. WE stress customer service by offering evidence-based decision making ability through an equity lens but contained in a just and systematic organizational model.  WE provide knowledge and provide consistency by emphasizing that people come first; HUMAN Resources, while centering OUR how on the resources or assets that can be drawn by a person and organization to function effectively. 

"The process is not the answer...the people with a focus on the heart is the answer."

About LESD
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 six (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). The district also has a before and after school program (RAP - Realizing Amazing Potential), a Preschool program, a TK program, a Spanish dual-language immersion program, and is the administrative unit for the Southwest Special Education Local Plan Area (SW SELPA). 

Have Questions?
Each member of the Human Resources team is available to assist you. If you do not find what you need, please contact us.

Employment Opportunities

You can view employment opportunities on Edjoin. Current Lawndale Elementary School District Employees (this excludes substitutes) should submit a completed Reassignment Request Form (PDF), including any position prerequisites, to the District Receptionist on or before the closing date and time of this posting. All other applicants should follow the instructions indicated on the edjoin posting.  

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 (PDF). LESD pays $140 per day for daily assignments and $155/day for long-term assignments. 

Contact Us!

The human resources teams strives for customer service. Please feel free to reach out to your representative with any HR needs you may have. 

Meet Our Team

Juan Santos

Juan Santos, Ed.D. 
Assistant Superintendent
Ext. 50060
Title IX Coordinator

Angie Berlin

Angie Berlin
Secretary to Assistant Superintendent
Ext. 50060
District Office • Management • Retirees

HR Technicians

Kenia Guerra-Pulido

Human Resources Technician
Ext. 50062
FDR • Carson • Substitutes • Volunteers and Interns

Reign Endo
Human Resources Technician
Ext. 50042
Mitchell • Smith • Preschool • SELPA • Workers Compensation

Betty Gonzalez-Salgado
Human Resources Technician
Ext. 50063
Addams • Green • RAP • Central Kitchen

Liz Johnson
Human Resources Technician
Ext. 50061
Anderson •  Rogers • Twain • Maintenance and Grounds

Mayra Chavez
District Receptionist
Ext. 50000
Reception • Absences • Classified Probation