Join Our Team

In partnership with our nine member districts, Intermediate School District 917 provides high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students in the areas of:

We work together to achieve more and we encourage you to join our team. Every day our teachers, paraprofessionals and staff help students find their own strengths while focusing on their unique individual needs. Our purposeful teaching leads to powerful learning - it’s demanding and rewarding work.

We appreciate and value diversity and intentionally work to remove barriers to learning and development throughout our organization and in our classrooms. Working for Intermediate School District 917 means being part of a team of highly specialized educators who are focused on providing a high quality, data-driven and research-focused special education experience for each student.

At 917, the possibilities are endless. Education is changing to be more student-centered, career focused, and innovative. We have had these concepts at the center of our mission for decades and are looking for educators to join us as we strengthen this approach for every student we serve. And our “grow your own” philosophy encourages staff members to continue to learn and grow in preparation to serve in other roles within 917.

Learn more about our open positions and apply today!

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Contact Us

We look forward to meeting you! If you have any questions, please contact a member of our team.

For general HR questions and employment verification, contact [email protected]


Lauren Kelly
Human Resources Director
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Jake Edlund
Benefits Specialist
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Jessica Huss 
Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Amalia Esparza
Human Resources Assistant
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For benefits questions, contact [email protected]

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