Human Resources

Mission Statement

The CHISD Human Resources Department, in partnership with district stakeholders, strives to recruit, hire, grow, and retain highly effective and dedicated teachers to educate and inspire our students to reach their full potential.

The Human Resources Department staff understands the value and diversity of our employees, students, parents, and community and we are committed to providing them with exceptional customer service.

Chapel Hill ISD continues to be a destination district for families seeking a high-quality education and outstanding extracurricular activities in a community where we still value relationships and each other. 


  • One of the HIGHEST teacher salaries in East Texas

  • Semi-monthly payroll to all employees 

  • Additional stipends for certain certifications, master’s degree completion, and athletic coaching position

  • Variety of supplemental insurance products for employees and their dependents: Dental, Vision, Disability, Cancer, Accident, Critical Illness, term life insurance, and flexible spending

  • Life insurance benefits to all eligible employees 

  • Professional development opportunities and instructional support on campus

  • Teacher Mentorship Program

  • Employee discounts at various community businesses

Deidra Sutton

Deidra Sutton

Executive Director of Human Resources & Student Services

Charlotte May

HR Coordinator

Kristi Lozano

Benefits and Leave Specialist

Rebecca Haltom

Admin Asst to the Executive Director of Human Resources & Student Services

Laura Urena

District Receptionist / HR Clerk