Laila Rudinas, Human Resources Manager

Laila Rudinas, Human Resources ManagerMrs. Rudinas has been with the Bethel Public Schools since 2000. She was the Payroll Coordinator from November of 2000 to April of 2006, when she was appointed the Human Resources Manager. Before working with the Bethel Public Schools she was employed as a Packaging Manager for Penmar Industries in Norwalk, CT for 2 years and worked for The Athletes Foot as an Area Training Manager for the upstate New York and Vermont regions for 10 years.

Mrs. Rudinas is primarily responsible for
all personnel issues. She maintains all personnel records and monitors the certification status of all professional employees. She is the liaison with the State Department of Education, and prepares and submits all state and federal reports relating to personnel within the district. She prepares annual salary agreements for all staff in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Mrs. Rudinas participates in collective bargaining and assists with the interpretation and administration of the provisions of the collective bargaining units within the school district. She monitors employee benefits and administers the Federal Medical Leave Act, Worker’s Compensation Law, Long Term Disability and other statutory benefits. She also coordinates the recruitment process for all staff vacancies.

Mrs. Rudinas grew up in Bethel and graduated from Bethel High School. She moved back to Bethel in 1998 to be closer to family after living out of state for 10 years. She is happy to be raising her three children, Danny, Joshua and Kristine with her husband George in the town where she grew up.