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Human Resources

Welcome! to the Pascagoula-Gautier School District's Human Resources page.

We are committed to providing you with outstanding support service.
If you need assistance with or have questions about benefits, payroll, or other job-related questions, we are here for you!

Considering Retirement?

See the PERS website Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi for seminar dates and registration information.  We strongly encourage employees to attend a meeting with PERS once becoming eligible to retire.

Deferred Compensation  

Learn more at:  Mississippi Deferred Compensation Plan


MS Educator License Renewal Application Process:

1. Read Licensure Instructions and Checklist (located within the paper application) to locate
the license for which you are applying.

2. Download a Licensure Application Packet at or apply
online via the Educator Licensure Management System (ELMS) at, The Division of Educator Licensure cannot,
by law, process any requests without receipt of an official completed licensure application
submitted by the prospective or practicing educator. The licensure application submitted to
the MDE Division of Educator Licensure will expire 180 days from the date it is received,
and date stamped by the Division.

3. All required supporting documents for the requested license must be submitted to the
Division of Educator Licensure prior to application processing. Select supporting documents
can be uploaded directly into the applicant’s Educator Licensure Management System
(ELMS) account. Official sealed copies of the applicant’s transcript(s) and all pages of the
official score report(s) must be mailed to the Mississippi Department of Education, Division
of Educator Licensure, P.O. Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771 or submitted electronically
directly from the respective college/university and administering testing company.


When the process Is complete and you receive your email from the MDE informing you that your MS Ed. License has been issued, you can go to "Licensure Look-up" on the ELMS log-in page to print your MS Ed. License. 

Contact Cindy Hardy, 228-938-6515 or, with questions. 


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  • Human Resources,  Manager
    Cindy Hardy       
    Phone: (228) 938-6515

    Responsible for: Contracts, Supplements,  Family and Medical Leave Act, MS Ed. License Renewal, Retirement

  • Human Resources, Assistant
    Susan Maniscalco
    Phone: (228) 938-6506   

    Responsible for: Active Resources, Job Postings, Employment Verification, Change of Name/Address, New-Hires

  • Bookkeeper, Payroll
    Meagen Smith 
    Phone: (228) 938-6202

    Responsible for: Active Resources, Direct Deposits, Salary Verifications, Payroll, Time-Keeping/Payroll Processing, Donated Leave

  • Bookkeeper, Employee Benefits
    Jackie Theisen 
    Phone: (228) 938-6510

    Responsible for: Health, Life, American Fidelity Information, Worker's Compensation