The Francis Howell School District is the second largest school district in St. Charles County. It’s a great place to live, work and go to school. FHSD is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students.

The District offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. There is a choice of three medical and three dental plan options, vision coverage, employee assistance program, district-paid employee basic life insurance equal to one times the annual rate of basic earnings, voluntary employee life insurance, voluntary dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

FHSD is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws requiring nondiscrimination in employment in addition to District policies. The Board of Education has adopted a nondiscrimination program that encourages active recruitment and retention of minorities, women and persons with disabilities.


Human Resources
Chief Human Resources Officer Dr. Steve Griggs 636-851-4024
Director of Human Resources Lisa Simpkins 636-851-5357
Applicant Tracking Denise Hall 636-851-6193
Certification, Extra Duty, Secondary Contracts Karen Braddy 636-851-4010
FMLA/Employee Leave, Elementary Contracts Lisa Kendall 636-851-4042
Substitutes Kathie Atchison 636-851-4003
Non-Certified Staff Rita Hermann 636-851-4072

Benefits Manager Erin Murray
Benefits Specialist Jan Helfrich
Benefits Specialist Mary Opich 636-851-4033
Benefits Specialist Jessica Bryan 636-851-6408