Human Resources

Purpose: To serve the district and the community by establishing, developing, recognizing and maintaining a quality work force.  We are dedicated to providing quality and timely service to all of our customers with integrity, fairness, sensitivity and reliability.

Goal: Our goal and major initiative in Human Resources is to implement effective human resources practices that will result in high moral, fair employment of personnel and improved employee relations, retention and recruitment, while supporting our District's motto "Strengthening Education Through Service".

Vision:  The Human Resources Department vision is to become widely recognized for its friendliness, professionalism, and competence.  These attributes will enable Dallas County Schools to attract and retain the most talented and caring individuals for the benefit of children.

HR Functions: The Human Resources Department provides support in the areas of:

  • Recruiting and staffing
  • Employee assessment and discipline
  • Equal employment practices
  • Competitive compensation initiatives

The Human Resources Department is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday.

For information regarding benefits, policies, calendars, types of leave and other information, please visit our Employee Information page.


Educational Assistance Plan

Dallas County Schools is also committed to providing employees the opportunity to advance their careers through academic avenues.  The DCS Board of Trustees has provided employees the opportunity to receive reimbursement for college courses as they work toward earning a degree.  Please take time to read the information provided in the Educational Assistance Plan document. After you have completed your course work and have received your passing grades, please download the Educational Assistance Plan Application and bring to the Human Resources Office with your grades and receipts.


Assistant Superintendent of Human Capital:  Francine Hudson, RTSBA, CPA, CFE, JD
Phone: (214) 944-8887
FAX: (214) 944-4564

Human Resources Staff

Director of Human Resources:  Beverly Crathers
Phone: (214) 944-4547
FAX: (214) 944-4564

Assistant Director of Human Resources/Employee Relations:  Dale Kaiser
Phone: (214) 944-4537
FAX: (214) 944-4564

Assistant Director of Human Resources:  Gerardo (Jerry) Martinez
Phone: (214) 944-6408
FAX: (214) 944-4564