Human Resources & Labor Relations

The Human Resources & Labor Relations Department is located in the Administration Offices at Smith Road Elementary School, 1135 Smith Road, Elementary School, Temperance, MI 48144

Department Staff

Alex Chapman, Phone: 734-850-6020

Shelly Haise, Human Resources & Labor Relations Specialist, Phone: 734-850-6022

Teacher and administrator certification, BEA/BAA college tuition reimbursements, degree level changes, personnel file review, certified staff evaluations, FMLA and employee contracts.

Sally Lucarelli, Secretary / Switchboard, Phone: 734-850-6005

Extra duty pay, workers' compensation, employment verifications, new hire paperwork, non-certified staff absences, vacation/personal day requests, non-certified staff perfect attendance, non-certified substitutes, staff ID badges. postage/mailing information, job postings, telephone system information, and business cards.

Pam May, Benefits / SEMS Secretary, Phone: 734-850-6016

Health/dental/vision/life insurance/AFLAC, and other medical leaves, certified staff absences and substitute requests, absence balance information, certified staff perfect attendance, substitute teachers. 

We're Hiring BPS Walk-In Job FairNEW WALK-IN JOB FAIR AT BPS

Thursday, August 17th
10 am - Noon
Board Room at Smith Road Elementary, 1135 Smith Road

This event for anyone interested in finding out more about the current openings prior to the start of the school year, future opportunities, the hiring process, job qualifications, etc., Anyone interested in working for Bedford Public Schools is encouraged to come and chat in an informal, casual setting. No appointments are necessary; no need to bring in any paperwork with you…you are welcome to just drop in.

Look for additional Job Fair dates to be scheduled periodically in the future.


In order to be a substitute teacher, the State of Michigan requires at least 60 semester hours of satisfactory credit (grade ‘C’ or better) combined from one or more regionally accredited two- or four-year colleges or universities. Substitute teachers have the opportunity to choose the grade levels or subjects they prefer to teach and even how often you would like to work. If you are interested in this opportunity, our substitute teachers also referred to as "Guest Teachers" are hired through EDUStaff. Start your application today at

If you have any questions, would like more information, or need help during the process please call EDUStaff at 877-974-6338 and a representative will be happy to help you!


Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educator logoThe Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is launching the Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educators campaign for educators with expired credentials to return to the teaching workforce by reducing or eliminating professional learning recertification requirements. The campaign recognizes these educators' experience and preparation while providing an opportunity for immediate employment as part of strategic efforts to increase the number of certified educators in areas of shortage.

Please visit the MDE Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educators campaign website for more information.


Collective Bargaining Agreements can be found on the Transparency Reporting page of our website.


In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Bedford Public School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, or marital status, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. Inquiries should be directed to Alex Chapman, Executive Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at 734-850-6020.


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