Welcome to Human Resources

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  • drift sunset Our department is dedicated to recruiting and retaining talented personnel to educate and support all students.  We work diligently towards fostering and supporting a healthy, safe, and productive environment that promotes professional and personal growth. Whether you are a current employee, an applicant, or a community partner, we are here to provide you with the highest level of support and customer service.  Contact us today at (907) 442-1800 or email us at eMail We are here to help.


    The Human Resources team is committed to developing and supporting a diverse workforce. This page provides resources that help guide and support employees and future employees. By focusing on recruitment, hiring, retention, employee excellence, and superior customer service, our Human Resources Department supports staff so they can focus on the District's core mission: to provide a learning environment that inspires and challenges students and employees to excel.


    Notice of Non-Discrimination
    The Northwest Arctic Borough School District is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all of its educational and employment activities.

    The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age in its programs and activities. 

    The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination:

    District 504 Contact:
    Perrian Windhausen, Director of Student Services

    (907)442-1866  eMail

    District Title IX & American Disabilities Act Contact:
    Janice Hadley, Director of Human Resources

    (907)442-1810  eMail





    Human Resources
    744 Third Street
    Kotzebue, Alaska  99752

    Fax (907)442-2172


    Janice Hadley
    Director of Human Resources
    (907) 442-1810

    Karl Kowalski
    Assistant Director of Human Resources
    (907) 442-1809

    Amie Gardner
    Human Resources Officer
    (907) 442-1807

    Human Resources Technician