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Human Resources

Welcome to ECSD Human Resources

The Effingham County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services or activities.

The ECSD Learner Profile
  • CONNECT through effective collaboration and communication
  • CREATE innovative solutions to problems through critical thinking
  • CONTRIBUTE to the world through ethical and responsible actions
  • CARE about myself and others while exhibiting strong character and empathy
A Heartfelt Thank You from Effingham County School District!
The Effingham County School District extends a sincere thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Career Fair! We were overwhelmed by the positive response and enthusiastic engagement from our career fair attendees and employee candidates.

A special shout-out goes to the incredible employers who showcased their departments/schools and offered insights into their diverse fields. Your commitment to showcasing the amazing career opportunities within our community is truly appreciated.

To the employee candidates, thank you for bringing your curiosity, eagerness, and resumes! We hope the fair provided valuable information and helped you take steps toward your career goals. 

The Effingham County School District remains dedicated to fostering a vibrant and diverse workforce. We look forward to connecting with talented individuals who share our passion for education and community service. Stay tuned for future events and career opportunities by following us on social media and visiting our website!

Images courtesy of Tiffany Altman & Kimberly Larson.

Meet the Team

Tammy Cohen

HR Administrative Assistant
Central Office

Rachel Dicksey

HR/PR Bookkeeper
Central Office

Lori Dasher

HR Assistant Coordinator
Central Office

Karla Sasser

HR Specialist
Central Office

Dr. Kirbi Ratner

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Executive Director of Human Resources
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Ms. Carla Dean

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New Teacher Induction Coordinator
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Dr. Melodie Wall

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Human Resources Coordinator
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Ms. Tracy Kieffer

Human Resources Coordinator
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Mr. Mark Rahn

Payroll and Benefits Administrator
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