Human Resources

The Assistant Superintendent’s Office handles Human Resources for the District. This office takes care of hiring our permanent as well as substitute personnel. We would be happy to assist you with any of your personnel questions.  (For any Human Resources questions regarding payroll or benefits, see the Treasurer's Department) 

Mr. Kevin Herman, Assistant Superintendent 

As Assistant Superintendent of Anthony Wayne Local Schools, I help manage and implement the hiring process for all district employees.  We work hard to recommend to our Board of Education the best possible candidates for positions in our district.  I help negotiate and adhere to employment contracts; evaluate staff to improve performance; pursue growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals; enforce applicable state and federal laws; and maintain confidentiality of privileged information.

Mr. Jim Conner, School Improvement Consultant

As School Improvement Consultant, I assist in various aspects of the district.  I assist, Assistant Superintendent, Kevin Herman, with curriculum, professional development for certified and non-certified staff, and human resources.  I also serve on several district committees while representing the district at various meetings and trainings in the area.  My duties also include assisting Director of Transportation, Steve Puchta, when needed including road checks during periods of  in climate weather.  I also assist with projects at the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, of which, Anthony Wayne Local Schools is a member.  These projects include facilitating a middle school principals group, assisting with awards programs, and county-wide professional development programs.

Jill Schwanz, Secretary/Receptionist

I work with Mr. Herman,  the Assistant Superintendent.  Along with assisting Mr. Herman, my duties, in part, include creating and maintaining spreadsheets and files for Teaching, Non-Teaching, and Substitute Personnel, ensuring that all staff members maintain their certificates and licenses; direct inquiries for Employment Opportunities at AWLS and maintain the Staff Directory.   As Receptionist, in addition to answering the phone and greeting visitors, I do background checks for employees, make employee ID badges, and assist with district enrollment as needed.