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Human Resources

It is the mission of the human resources department to support Berkeley County School’s overall mission and values by providing the following quality services to all of our employees:
  • Providing leadership, direction, and planning for certification, recruitment, screening, attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals, and administration of policies and procedures.
  • Delivering quality customer service.
  • Retaining valuable employees.
  • Providing and supporting training, development and education opportunities to promote individual success and increase overall value to Berkeley County Schools.
  • Building relationships with all of the BCS school system in addition to working with the community, RESA, West Virginia Department of Education, institutions of higher education and other county school systems.

  • Ensuring safe and healthy working environments.

  • Inspiring and encouraging a high level of employee morale through recognition, effective communication and constant feedback.

These services are achieved by the human resources department providing effective human capital management and providing leadership in enabling all Berkeley County employees to contribute at optimum levels toward the success of Berkeley County Schools.


Dr. Justin Schooley, Assistant Superintendent

Lewis Mullenax, Director of Staffing/Employee Relations

Karen Hensell, Director, Service Personnel and Staffing

Debbie Walker, Professional Accountant/Insurance 

Susie Cookus, Coordinator of Human Resources

Lauren Garrett, Coordinator of Human Resources

Michele Brock, Secretary