About Our Department
The mission of the Human Resources department is to further Smithville School District’s strategic plan by assisting in the investment and development of quality staff who will be held to high expectations and who will be provided with opportunities to partner in meeting district goals.The department is responsible for the recruitment, evaluation, and retention of certified and classified staff; evaluation of personnel policies to ensure district compliance; collaborating with the Academic Services department to provide coordination for the induction of new certified staff members into the district; and collaborating with the Support Services department to ensure efficient and effective business operations.Smithville School District is an employer who believes in continuing a tradition of excellence. We are currently serving about 2,600 students and about 295 employees. We all share the same mission of building on a tradition of excellence to educate all students in a premier learning environment and to develop students to serve as proactive, compassionate leaders in an interconnected world by providing rigorous and meaningful opportunities for each student to reach his/her unique and full potential while being good stewards of our resources and investing in quality staff.
Vida SantoneDirector of Human Resources816-532-0406, ext. 7845Kim DavisCoordinator of Benefits & Wellness816-532-0406, ext. 7579Kathy AtkinsPayroll Specialist816-532-0406, ext. 7083Jackie BroylesCoordinator of Core Data816-532-0406, ext. 5060Lori TorkelsonPayroll Specialist816-532-0406, ext. 7485