Human Resources

We look forward to serving you.  As you navigate through the site you will find valuable information and resources provided by the department.  

Our services include:

  • Providing Fingerprinting 
  • Coordinating the Washtenaw County Substitute Automated Calling System, Aesop 
  • Being county liaison to vendor employing substitute teachers 
  • Managing the acquisition of talent as well other aspects of the employment process 
  • Facilitating on-boarding activities for new employees 
  • Facilitating Safe Schools testing and compliance for all WISD employees
  • Providing leadership in planning and facilitating the recruitment and retention of employees 
  • Fostering employee engagement and talent development 
  • Supervising the employee performance evaluation process 
  • Coordinating employee coverage due to absences, leaves, and job vacancies 
  • Serving as a resource for employees and administrators 
  • Maintaining all employee records and administering benefits 
  • Assisting in employee relations issues and contract administration 
  • Monitoring and tracking regulatory compliance 

Please click the appropriate link on the left for further information on any of the above services.

We look forward to serving you! 

Cassandra Harmon-Higgins, Esq.
Executive Director of Human Resources and Legal Services

ADA & Accessibility

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Is Accessible To All Our Visitors 

Washtenaw ISD is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible and we are currently in the process of developing a new website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our new website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility, and during this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 

ADA Compliance

Non Discrimination

It is the policy and commitment of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any legally protected characteristic, in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, executive order 11246 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other pertinent state and Federal regulations.

Non Discrimination Information

Title IX Coordinator ADA and Title IX Coordinator
Brian Marcel
Associate Superintendent
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1402
Cassandra Harmon-Higgins
Executive Director, HR & Legal Services
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1311