Welcome to the Everett Public Schools Human Resources page. If you are a prospective employee, we hope this information will be helpful to you as you make your decision about applying to our district. If you are a current employee, you will find very helpful information about benefits, FMLA, parental leave, retirement, forms and much more. The Office of Human Resources works to ensure that all employees in the Everett Public Schools are supported and valued. This department also serves as the liaison to the City for benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance. We also manage and can assist you with retirement, the employee assistance program, and tax-sheltered annuities.
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EPS Welcomes Francesse J. Canty as its
New Human Resources Director
Francesse J. Canty, Esq., served as a Labor Counsel for Boston Public Schools where she provided advice and exceptional representation in all labor and employment related matters, including arbitrations, collective bargaining agreements, policy development, disciplinary matters, and operational compliance implementation. Prior to this role, she served as Assistant General Counsel at the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, specializing in torts, property rights, construction and procurement contracts and regulatory matters. At the Commission, she drafted administrative rules and regulations, served as a policy advisor to senior management on policy decisions and conducted grievance and disciplinary hearings making great contributions to the Legal Department.
In addition to being a dedicated Public Servant in her profession, Francesse is very active in the Boston legal community as well as the Haitian American community across the Commonwealth. She has served on the Board of Directors for the the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys for seven (7) years. Francesse also supports the Haitian community through a host of volunteer opportunities and civic associations.
Francesse received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and her B.A. in International Studies and Criminology from University of South Florida. She currently lives with her family in the Greater Boston area and enjoys baking.
Coronavirus Update from HR and the District's Employee Assistance Program
KGA, your Employee Assistance Program, is introducing the KGA COVID-19 Response Page. It has practical resources to support you and your family throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Initial resources include:
• Worry and Anxiety During the Age of COVID-19 – A series of short videos
• The Daily Break - Live stretch breaks (15 min) and meditation sessions (10 min) offered Monday-Friday. Register
• Tips on Supporting Children Anxious About the Coronavirus and Caring for Elderly Family Members
The global COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event for most of us. As it unfolds through the spring, our collective stress and anxiety will increase. If your personal worry becomes disruptive, please remember KGA’s experienced counselors are available 24/7 and can provide confidential virtual counseling via phone, video or live chat. Contact KGA 24/7 at 800-548-9557.
March 19, 2020
As the Coronavirus situation rapidly unfolds, we want to help you and your households be ready to cope with the changes impacting all of us. Please remember that KGA, our Employee Assistance Program, offers a range of resources, including My.KGALifeServices.c
How can I practice self-care and/or provide support for children during uncertain times?
How can I feel more in control and stay engaged in daily life? In addition to traditional face-to-face counseling for individuals seeking emotional support, KGA offers remote counseling with licensed mental health professionals via telephone, video and text/message-based platforms. Reach out to KGA 24/7 at 800-648-9557.
How do I prepare my home? Plan ahead, develop a checklist and review this FAQ from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
How can I effectively work from home? Here are tips for those who are not used to working from home.
Contact KGA 24/7 at 800-648-9557. You can find additional resources on KGA’s website including the Coronavirus News Alert, which contains frequent updates from trusted sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization.
For easy access, download our app, KGA Mobile, in the Apple or Google Play stores.
Stay safe and healthy!