Human Resources


The Human Resources Office provides information and resources for all Norwalk Public Schools staff members. Below you will find a list of Human Resources assignments. In this manner, employees will always have a contact person to address any HR related issues or concerns.

Talent/Human Resources Department

125 East Avenue 
Norwalk, CT 06852

 Cherese Chery  Robert Dylewski
Chief Talent Officer/Human Resources 
 203-854-4017; ext. 44017 

 Areas of Responsibility
 Title IX Coordinator
 Climate Retention & Morale
 PDEC Committee
 Teacher Certification Compliance

Director of Labor Relations
203-854-4019; ext 44019

Areas of Responsibility
Employee and Labor Relations
Contract Administration
Contract Negotiations
Student Teaching/Interns
Applitrack Lead

Stephanie Garrett
Recruitment & Placement Specialist
203-854-4018; ext. 44018

Areas of Responsibility
Cranbury Elementary School
Kendall Elementary  School
Jefferson Elementary School
Marvin Elementary School
Naramake Elementary School
Tracey Elementary School
EDS Lead

Donna Rastocky

Human Resources Benefits Specialist
203-854-4016; ext. 44016

Areas of Responsibility
Employee Benefits
Workers' Compensation
Payment for Training


Claudia P. Tata
Human Resources Specialist
203-854-4029; ext. 44029

Areas of Responsibility
Briggs High School
Brookside Elementary School
Nathan Hale Middle School
Norwalk High School
Silvermine Elementary School
West Rocks Middle School
Wolfpit Elementary School
 AESOP Lead    

Janis Curtis
Executive Assistant to Chief Talent Officer/Human Resources
203-854-4024; ext. 44024
Areas of Responsibility
Support Chief Talent Officer & Director of Labor Relations 
Central Office Staff

Joseph G. Rodriguez
Human Resources Specialist
203-854-4030; ext. 44030

Areas of Responsibility
Brien McMahon High School
Columbus Elementary School
Fox Run Elementary School
Ponus Ridge Middle School
Roton Middle School
Rowayton Elementary School
My Learning Plan Lead

Human Resources Technician

Areas of Responsibility

Human Resources Processing
Human Resources Website
Substitutes (Certified & Non-Certified)


click to link to CT's System for Educator Evaluation and Development site 

Online Employment Application

Online Application for Administrators


Employment Information

Information regarding teacher certification and the application form

College and Universities offering teacher certification coursework

Diversity Employment Plan and Commitment to Affirmative Action


About Connecticut Teacher Certification

Information about teacher certification and the application form are available at Once your application is in process you can track it by calling 860-713-6969. To learn more about colleges and universities that offer teacher certification coursework go to

All Norwalk Public Schools employees must submit to a thorough criminal background check.