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TPSD's Human Resources helps to make our district a great place to work by serving approximately 1200 employees. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation coupled with an array of benefits including the PERKS Partners Program and the TPSD Wellness Program. Our employees experience a supportive work environment that fosters professional development and excellence.

If you're interested in joining our team, visit our opportunities at SEARCH SOFT or call our office. Our hours are 7:30am-4:30pm.

Important Information

Employee Guidebook

Active Resources

Use the link below to resister for your Active Resources accessible online employee portal. This is available to all employees and allows you to see direct deposit statements, W2 forms, clock in/out time, tax withholding information, etc.

Code of Ethics

Employee Clinics

The Tupelo Public School District team is committed to making sure you have the resources necessary to stay healthy throughout the course of the school year.  As a result of this priority, we are proud to partner with the North Mississippi Health Services team to provide employee health clinics at two of our school sites for the school year.   You can set up an appointment by e-mailing or calling 662-377-5306, and please take advantage of these services when needed.

TPSD Employee Health Clinic Schedule

  1. Monday, August 26 – The employee health clinics will start back on Monday, August 26 for the 2019-2020 school year.
  2. Tupelo High School – The employee health clinic is open in H building across from the freshman parking lot on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:30-12:00 pm.
  3. Tupelo Middle School – The employee health clinic is open in a front classroom at the Civic Auditorium on Tuesday and Fridays from 10:30-12:00 pm.
  4. School Holiday / Weather Closures – As a reminder, the employee health clinic is closed in accordance with all TPSD holiday closures as well as any inclement weather closures.

If you are interested in seeing Nurse Practitioner Lauren Waldrop for your medical attention after the outlined hours, then you can call or e-mail to set up an appointment at the South Madison Clinic.  Please see the information below:

Frequently Asked Questions

Substitute Teacher Guidebook

Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS)

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

American Fidelity

Brightview Credit Union

Mississippi Deferred Compensation

NMMC Wellness Center Benefit

Employee Forms

Full Time Employee With Benefits Packet

Part Time or Temporary Employee Packet

Contact Us

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James G. Turner, PHR
Director of Human Resources

445 N. Church St.
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 841-8856
(662) 841-8861

Department Directory

Kim McKee
Human Resources MSIS Input Clerk
Licensure, CEU's and National Boards
(662) 841-8858

Evon Huddleston

Employment, online application
questions, recruiting events,
district job fairs, new employee
orientation, and substitute teacher
(662) 841-8939

Juli Nobile

Benefits Specialist
Insurance, retirement, changes in banking
information, and tax forms
(662) 840-8774

Lashunda Buggs
HR Assistant
Family Medical Leave
Worker Compensation
(662) 841-8856