Strategic People Initiatives (SPI)

  •   Rhonda Nelson, Senior Director of SPI  

    Rhonda leads the recruitment efforts for the network to hire leaders, teachers and staff. Colleagues might reach out to Rhonda for clarification of the hiring process or to refer a school leader to our network.

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      Camelia Scott, Director of Recruitment  

    Camelia (Cam) Scott leads a talented team of recruiters (Keith Lott, Hillary Songer and Cory Biddick) in sourcing, screening and the referral of high quality teaching candidates. Colleagues might contact Cam if they have a teacher referral or are curious about the process of hiring a teacher.

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      Kaitlyn (Katie) O?Daniel, Talent Recruitment Strategist  

    Katy sources, recruits and hires people for school operations and CMO positions. You might contact her if you have an open position on your team that needs filling or for troubleshooting help in the TEAMS, My Organization, or My Preferred Applicants screens.

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      Martha Hellman, Senior Talent Partner  

    Martha is the liaison between the Instructional recruiters and our Academic Directors to make sure we are hiring the best people as efficiently as possible. Contact Martha if you have a question about available positions or if you have a great candidate to refer.

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      Keith Lott, Talent Recruitment Strategist  

    Keith is responsible for sourcing and recruiting Middle School Teachers for the network. An Uplift employee may contact Keith to pass along a great employee referral of a middle school teacher candidate.

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      Cory Biddick, SPI Coordinator  

    Corey is responsible for sourcing and recruiting passive candidates to build candidate pipelines for all positions across the network. A fellow Uplifter may contact Cory because they have a person who is interested in Uplift and/or a position and but not yet interested in the idea of a move.

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      Hillary Songer, Talent Recruitment Strategist  

    Hillary was recently welcomed to the SPI team to source and screen teacher candidates for our primary campuses. A fellow colleague may reach out to Hillary with questions about how we are finding candidates for primary campuses, the status of primary candidates, or other recruiting related needs.

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