1702 N. Main St.
Davenport, IA

Human Resources & Employee Benefits

Employing nearly 2,500 people, the Davenport Community Schools serve over 15,000 students in four communities: Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport, and Walcott. Nowhere else in the area do so many people, from so many different walks of life, come together each day to learn and work for the good of all. Thank you for your interest in learning more about this great learning community.

On-line Applications and Current Openings

****Note:  Former employees/substitutes who left in good standing may have to wait six (6) months from the effective date of resignation/retirement to reapply/be rehired due to IPERS and/or Affordable Care Act requirements.  This applies to former employees looking to substitute as well.****


Human Resources Links & Resources

Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions(PDF)

Employee Online

AESOP Online

        AEA PD Online


        DCSD Affirmative Action & EEOC Plan 2020-2025


Employee Workers’ Compensation Resources 


Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE)


Information for Parents/Students in Title I Buildings

  • Parents of students in Title I buildings will be notified when their student(s)’ licensed instructor and/or guest teacher is teaching for four (4) or more consecutive weeks and is not properly certified for the grade level or content area for that class.
  • Parents of students in Title I buildings are entitled, upon request to the Principal, information regarding their student(s)’ classroom teacher’s professional qualifications.
    • Title I Buildings:
      • Elementaries: Buchanan, Fillmore, Garfield, Hayes, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Washington, & Wilson
      • Intermediates:  Smart, Williams, & Wood


Bargaining Unit Contracts & Guest Teacher Handbook


Employee Work Rules

2020 HR – Work Rules

2019-20 – Custodial Work Rules

2019-20 Food Service Work Rules


Employee Annual Required Trainings


Employee Benefits Summaries


Employee Benefits Newsletters & Links

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Employee Wellness Portal


Employee Training Links


Human Resources/Employee Benefits & Equity Department Staff:

Jami Weinzierl                    Director of Human Resources & Equity              (563) 336-7487             weinzierlj@davenportschools.org

Jabari Woods                       Associate Director of Equity                                  (563) 336-7496             woodsj@davenportschools.org

Jaime Kroeger                     HR Contract Specialist                                            (563) 336-7493             kroegerj@davenportschools.org

Wendy Berg                         Generalist – Employee Benefits/Wellness           (563) 336-7501             bergwe@davenportschools.org

Laura Brookhart                 Generalist – Employee Benefits                             (563) 336-7502            brookhartl@davenportschools.org 

Julie Ditch                           Generalist – Human Resources                              (563) 336-7488            ditchj@davenportschools.org

Shelli Godke                        Generalist – Human Resources                              (563) 336-7491            godkes@davenportschools.org

Sue Herzmann                    Employee Benefits Facilitator                                (563) 336-7503            herzmanns@davenportschools.org

Dawn Saul                           HR Office Manager                                                   (563) 336-7490           saulda@davenportschools.org

Pam Savala                          Generalist – Human Resources                              (563) 336-7494           savalap@davenportschools.org

Nicole Stroupe                    Generalist – Human Resources                              (563) 336-7489           stroupen@davenportschools.org

Lynn Tibbetts                      Generalist – Human Resources                              (563) 336-7495            tibbettsl@davenportschools.org



Where is the HR/Employee Benefits/Equity Department located?

The Human Resources & Equity Department is located at the Achievement Service Center in the former JB Young school, on the 2nd floor, rooms #230-238.

Enter through the Main Street side entrance, door 1E.  Take the elevator to 2nd floor.






“I believe that the Davenport Community Schools is one of Iowa’s Leaders in Education. The skills that are taught to the “novice” learner are the skills that will resonate in them as contributing adults. Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, Physical Education and the Arts are the vitamins for a healthy mind and body. Each of these subject areas work congruently with each other as I have witnessed with my own three children. Students of diverse backgrounds have worked as part of the learning environment. Understanding cultures as a part of the learning structure only enhances the educational experience. The Davenport Community Schools offer a well-rounded solution to an ever changing society.”
Phyllis Thede, State Representative, Former Secretary at Williams Intermediate, and Parent of DCS Graduates


It is the policy of the Davenport Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. 

If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the District’s Equity Coordinator: 

Jabari Woods, Associate Director of Equity, 1702 N. Main Street, Davenport, IA 52803; Telephone (563) 336-7496; Fax (563) 445-5950; Email: woodsj@davenportschools.org.   

Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204; Telephone (312) 730-1560; Fax (312) 730-1576; Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.