Human Resources



Welcome to the Douglas School District, Human Resources Department.  We’re happy to help you with any of the following:


  • AOS – Area of Specialization Pay
  • Background Checks and Fingerprinting
  • Certified Negotiated Agreement
  • Classified Agreement
  • Compensation and Salary
  • Current Employment
  • Dental Benefits
  • Employment Terms
  • Exit Interviews
  • Future Employment
  • Health Benefits
  • Hiring Practices
  • Job Descriptions
  • Leaves of Absence
  • South Dakota Retirement System
  • Staff Absence Management
  • Staff Relations/Complaints/Grievances
  • Substitutes and Sub Finder Systems
  • Work Comp


Should have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.  We will be glad to point you in the right direction.

Mr. Bud Gusso
Executive Director of Operational Support Services
400 Patriot Dr.
Box Elder, SD  57719
(605) 923-0000

Denise Halstead-Peel

Personnel Secretary

(605) 923-0003

Denise [email protected]