• WELCOME TO HUMAN RESOURCES


     

    Coordinator of Labor and Compensation 
    Kerri Butler

    Kerri Butler has been with the district for 10 years at Dunn's Corners Elementary providing unwavering support to the school principal, DCS staff, students and families. Kerri and her husband started the WHS swim team in 2003 and coached for over 10 years! She brings with her a background in communications and education in human development and family studies. Kerri will be supporting the district with contract negotiations, benefit administration, and employee relations.

    23 Highland Avenue
    Westerly, RI 02891
    Phone 401-315-1510
    Confidential Fax 401-315-1505  


    HR Assistant

    Marsha Tomasso

    Marsha became an employee of Westerly Public Schools in March of 2024 after completing a bachelor’s degree in human resource management. She brings years of experience working in elementary schools where she dedicated herself to making a positive impact as a paraprofessional in Connecticut school districts.  Marsha’s primary responsibilities include finalizing onboarding, maintaining records, Absence Management requests, employee reimbursement, employee badges and volunteers. Marsha loves being a mom, walking on the beach, and time spent with family and friends.

    23 Highland Avenue
    Westerly, RI 02891
    Phone 401-315-1524
    Confidential Fax 401-315-1505


    Human Resource Generalist

    Ashley Zaroogian

    Ashley joined the Human Resource Department at the end of the 22-23 school year. She brings several years of experience of HR and Operations, specializing in HR strategies, Organizational Development, Learning & Development, Leadership Development, Performance Management, Employee Relations and HRIS Compliance. Ashley is a current graduate student completing her MBA in Human Resources, and is also an active member of SHRM, ATD & APA. Ashley’s primary responsibilities include, recruit and hiring, onboarding, talent management, compliance and employee relations.  When not at work, Ashley enjoys her three horses; Sox, Maddie and Eve and takes them to compete in local Dressage competitions.

    23 Highland Avenue
    Westerly, RI 02891
    Phone 401-315-1523
    Confidential Fax 401-315-1505


    Westerly Public School District is committed to advancing, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging within the workplace and its community. As an equal-opportunity employer, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic  information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as  outlined by federal, state, or local laws. If special accommodations are needed, call 401-315-1500, 48 hours in advance.