Human Resources

Portage Public Schools prides itself on being a great place to work. The Human Resources team is here to serve current employees and new job applicants.  This page is your one stop for important information and links if you are part of the PPS team, or would like to be. 

To find out about current openings click here to visit the Employment page. 

Staff and Faculty Resources

 Virtual Desktop Link      Gmail Link

Employee Assistance Program 
Online Paystub Portal
Tech Training and Integration
Skyward

Your Guide to Human Resources

Brad Galin
Director of Human Resources
269.323.5152
bgalin@portageps.org
Certification
Semester and Full Year Leave of Absence

Jennifer Tuyls
Human Resource Generalist
269.323.5157
jtuyls@portageps.org
Benefits (health, dental, vision and disability insurance)
COBRA
FMLA and other medical leave
Course work and pay adjustments

Deb Smith
Human Resource Assistant
269.323.5174
dsmith1@portageps.org
Change of status/requisitions
Employee time off
New employee user accounts/changes
Fingerprint management
Workers' Compensation 
Unemployment

Amy Blankshain
Human Resource Assistant
269.323.5183
ablankshain@portageps.org
ID badges (new, replacement and access changes)
IChats (Volunteers)
Verification of Employment
Schedule B and C positions
Personnel Files