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Human Resources

Being an employee of Cambridge-Isanti Schools means that you strive toward the mission of our district in a manner that exemplifies The Bluejacket Way.  The Bluejacket Way promotes a culture that fosters service, excellence, and pride in everything we do. 

Cambridge-Isanti Schools offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes medical and dental care, long-term disability coverage, life insurance, flexible benefits, and medical savings plans. Some programs are flexible and allow you to individually elect to participate and decide how much you would like to contribute. Compensation at Cambridge-Isanti Schools means more than just a paycheck. Our wide range of benefits ensures that you and your family enjoy a healthy and secure lifestyle today and in the future.

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Employee Notices

Effective January 1, 2024, employees in Minnesota are entitled to earned sick and safe time, a form of paid leave. Employees who work at least 80 hours a year must accrue at least one hour of earned sick and safe time for every 30 hours they work, up to at least 48 hours in a year, or at the employer’s discretion have either 80 hours front loaded at the beginning of the designated year, or accrue one day per month in accordance with employee’s contract. A year for purposes of the employee’s earned sick and safe time accrual is the fiscal year of July 1st through June 30th.

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Shawn Kirkeide

Shawn Kirkeide

Director of Administrative Services & Human Resources

Your HR Team

Shawn Kirkeide

Shawn Kirkeide
Director of Administrative Services & Human Resources
  • Employee Relations
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Contracts

Lauri McKinnon

Lauri McKinnon
Human Resources Specialist
  • Employee Benefits
  • Leave of Absence
  • Workers Compensation

Jill Puffer

Jill Puffer
HR Onboarding Specialist & Communications Associate
  • New Employee Onboarding
  • PowerSchool Administration
  • FrontLine Administration

Michelle Sengbusch

Michelle Sengbusch
HR Assistant
  • Employment Verifications
  • HR Department Support

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