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We believe that the quality of education is impacted by people more than any other factor.

In the Lee's Summit R-7 School District, our goal is to support and value the 2,700 team members who make our district the best that it can be.

The LSR7 employee experience doesn't just include competitive compensation and a robust benefits package. We invest in our people through wellness initiatives, leadership development programs, tuition reimbursement and more.

Join our team, today.

Let's connect! Our Human Resources team is focused on customer service, and we're eager to assist you.

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In LSR7, we're focused on supporting you both professionally and personally. Our excellent benefits package extends well beyond standard benefits. We support our employees with paid short-term medical leave, paid long-term disability, a PDO/PTO buy-back program, a robust Employee Assistance Program, wellness initiatives, leadership development programs, tuition reimbursement and more.

View our Employee Benefits Guide

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Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Dr. David Carlson

Sharon Griffin
Human Resources Manager

Phone: 816.986.1003
Fax:  816.986.1170

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Christa Battaglia

Purchasing & Distribution Services Coordinator

I really feel like I found my forever job... the atmosphere, the people I work with, our mission: supporting students and helping them be successful."

Working for Nutrition Services has empowered my work-life balance. I'm doing meaningful work to help students, and I've felt supported moving into management. Our hours allow us to be home with our families for every holiday, evening, weekend and summer.Missy Hanner, Cafeteria Manager

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Before & After School Services

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Meet Our Staff

From our award-winning operations teams to our talented teachers, LSR7 staff make a big difference in our school community.

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Our award-winning Transportation team members travel approximately 2,000,000 miles annually covering approximately 117 square miles. 

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Summit Lakes Middle School Assistant Principal Evonne Medrano was the Latinx Education Collaborative's Latinx Educator of the Year in 2020.

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Mr. Jesse Griffin, girls cross country and track coach at Lee’s Summit West High School, is inducted into the Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Rachel Hubbard Kline, art teacher at Lee's Summit West High School, is among 19 professional artists in the Kansas City region whose art will be permanently installed at the new one terminal concourse.

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Lee's Summit North High School math teacher Lauren Kennedy is a 2021 recipient of the Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award.

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LSR7 computer science/business teacher Deanna Soukup received the National Aspirations in Computing Educator Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology.

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Library media specialist Amy Taylor from Lee’s Summit West High School earned recognition from the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL).

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Heather Hamilton

Great Beginnings Early Education Center special education teacher

Jazz Rucker

Richardson Elementary Music Teacher