Welcome to the Personnel Department. Like Jim Collins, we believe that “great vision without great people is irrelevant.” Whether you are interested in joining us, newly hired, or thinking about retirement, we are here to help you.

Dr. Wendi Lee Kraft, SHRM-SCP
Director of Personnel

Karen Ambrose
Personnel and Benefits Specialist

Recruiting and Hiring

Employees enter the District through the Personnel Department, which posts vacancies, reviews applications and interviews and recommends candidates for hire in cooperation with other members of the administrative staff.

Benefits Administration

Upon hire, new employees attend a comprehensive benefits orientation led by the Personnel Department. Current employees with questions about their benefits can receive assistance and guidance by contacting us.

Leave Administration

Employees with questions about our various leave options may ask us to help them plan an upcoming leave of absence.


The Personnel Department writes and circulates a monthly Personnel Newsletter to update employees on benefit changes, wellness initiatives, and other current topics.

Exit Assistance

Employees who are exploring retirement or leaving us for other opportunities can benefit from our exit counseling services.

Title IX Information

The Avon Grove School District complies with federal law and regulations under Title IX prohibiting sexual harassment, which is a form of unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex.