What We Do
The staff of the Office of Human Resources is committed to providing courteous, prompt and excellent customer service to our employees, applicants and community members. We are available to assist in the areas of Employment, Employee Relations; Worker’s Compensation, Benefits and Compensation, and Skyward the Human Resources Information System.

At Rapid City Area Schools,
we are committed to helping all staff

be successful.

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All RCAS staff are integral to the success of our district and students. Learn more about working at Rapid City Area Schools and view open positions.

Benefits & Negotiated Agreements

Future and current RCAS employees can review current employee benefits and negotiated agreements.


We need you! Learn more about being a substitute with RCAS.

Student Teachers

RCAS is committed to the future of the teaching professional. Learn more about student teaching with RCAS.


Email us at: rapidcityhumanresources@k12.sd.us  

Human Resources Contacts
Name Title Email
Kristen Strissel Human Resource Manager Email Kristen
Katie Vissia Human Resource Recruiter Email Katie
Lisa Nobles Human Resource Generalist Email Lisa
August Hicks Human Resource Generalist Email August
Patricia Wiley Substitute Specialist Email Patricia
Stacy Mellegard Benefits Specialist Email Stacy
Colleen Bsharah Human Resource Specialist Email Colleen
Ellen Larsen Payroll Manager Email Ellen
Lori Libra Payroll Specialist Email Lori
Kelly Renner Administrative Assistant/District Receptionist Email Kelly