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The Human Resources Division will aspire to model excellence and leadership in human resources; emphasizing strategic and progressive practices, quality service, efficiency, employee growth, enrichment and community. We will seek to implement best practices and innovative solutions, to be available and respond in a timely manner, and to be a friendly face and a friendly voice to those seeking our assistance.
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The Human Resource Department is responsible for HR functions and matters concerning current or potential employment with DPS. These responsibilities include:

• Recruitment and Selection
• Employment and Experience Verification
• New Hire Onboarding
• Background Checks and Fingerprinting
• Compensation and Certification
• Benefits
• Employment Records and Personnel Files
• Evaluations
• Absence Management
• Offboarding and Exit Interviews

We hope our webpage becomes a valuable resource to you whether you are a current employee, potential candidate, or a community member.


You may access general information regarding personnel and employment here on our page or contact us directly. Our team is available and will gladly provide assistance between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:30PM. Please contact our office by phone (575) 546-8841, via email at, or in person at our district office, located at 400 Cody Road, Deming, NM, 88030.

See the directory below for a list of Human Resources responsibilities and designated contacts.

Denise Ruttle - Chief Human Resources Officer
Jeannette Cox - Director of Human Resources

Who to Contact
2019-2010 Salary Schedules
*We believe our employees are our best and most valuable asset.
*We will recruit, hire, develop, support and retain the most caring, competent and qualified staff to support the academic achievement and advancement of ALL students.
*We will promote a positive and caring work environment in which employees feel comfortable seeking support on all personnel-related issues.
*We are committed to our staff member’s success and we will work diligently to be responsive to their needs.
*We will strive to increase constructive communication with all DPS employees.

We believe in Deming Public Schools!
We are ONE TEAM!

HR - Assorted Forms
EEO Statement - Deming Public Schools
Deming Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, pregnancy and related conditions, political affiliation, or geographic residence.
In addition to federal law requirements, Deming Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Deming Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


4 months ago

NMTeach Teachers

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Other staff         PDP Support

site administration

NM Training Video for Frontline Oasys

For Evaluator Training Video click on View Video.

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NMTEACH STEPS (as shared in January):




Classroom Observation Creating an Environment for Learning and Teaching for Learning

Planning and Preparation and Professionalism

Teacher Attendance and Surveys

Step 1: Teachers who have no student achievement data in the last 3 years





Step 2: Teachers with 1-2 years of student achievement data (STAM) who teach courses related to STAM





Step 3: Teachers with 3 years of student achievement data who teach courses related to STAM





Tuition Reimbursement for Alternative Licensure Candidates

4 months ago

Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program

If you are interested in participating in the Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program (STRP), please download the Program Overview sheet and application.

Applications for the 2016-2017 STRP will not be accepted after 12:00 PM (MDT), July 31, 2016, except for new hires*.

* exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Contact Information:

              (575) 546-8841(575)                  546-8841
              Nallely Gonzalez

STRP Documents:


              Reimbursement Form

              Program Information

Other Documents:


              WNMU Tuition/Fees
              Sample Reimb. Forms

Reimbursement Schedule



Submission Date

Payment Date



January 13

January 30



May 15

May 30


(any session)


June 15

(no requests accepted after this date)

When participants submit a final grade report demonstrating satisfactory completion.


Per New Mexico Public Education Department and the Rural Low Income School grant, we will pay 100% of tuition at successful completion for the course(s) the employee is taking.


* Please note that the district’s fiscal year ends on June 30, so funds will be encumbered with the assumption that participants will pass their classes. One hundred percent of reimbursement will be made when a receipt for payment and official grade report are submitted.

Allowable Expenses

  • STRP assistance is allowable for undergraduate or graduate education leading to a degree.
  • The employee must be admitted to a degree/certificate program.
  • The allowance is limited to regular tuition and general recurring fees (includes online fees).
  • Some of the fees and materials that STRP will not reimburse include:
    • books or course materials
    • tools, equipment, or supplies (other than required textbooks)
    • certificate programs
    • room and board
    • laboratory breakage fees
    • tutoring fees
    • auditing fees
    • transportation and parking
    • expenses at any institution that are not normally included in the basic tuition fees by Western New Mexico University.


Eligible Institutions

STRP participants must attend accredited colleges and universities to be approved for the program.

Loan Forgiveness

(This content is informational only. The Deming Public Schools is not responsible for the content or information provided.)


Teacher Loan Repayment Program

DPS Hard to Fill High-Risk Teaching Position Letter

The Teacher Loan Repayment Program new and renewal applications open every year on March 1st and close on May 2nd at 5:00 PM.


Wondering whether you can get your federal student loans forgiven or canceled for your service as a teacher?

Teacher Loan Forgiveness

for Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans, and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans

Teacher Cancellation

for Federal Perkins Loans

All of the schools within the Deming Public Schools, including DCCCHS, are considered low-income by the DOE.

The above links will take you to external websites managed by NMPED or USDOE.

Leaving the District?

4 months ago

Thank you for your service to the Deming Public Schools!

As part of the exit process, employees must complete the clearance form, which can be downloaded here.


We would appreciate it if you would take a few moments and complete the exit questionnaire to help us improve the services we provide to students, staff and the community.