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Build a career in a district that values you!

The Human Resources Department in Liberty Elementary School District is committed to enhancing personnel processes and providing premium, individual-focused service and support to all employees.


Why choose us?

We are located in Goodyear and Buckeye, Arizona, which the US Census recently named the 5th fastest growing city in the country! We have seven K-8 Signature Schools, offering agriscience, the arts, STEM, dual language, leadership and international baccalaureate programs to 3,800 students.

Our teacher retention/return rate is 87% for a reason! We’re a small district community with high projected growth in the next 10 years.

Whatever YOUR passion, our Signature Schools offer agriscience, the arts, STEM, dual language, leadership and international baccalaureate programs.


Learn, Grow and Thrive

To be your best, we have all the supports in place. Our new teacher orientation and teacher mentor program are individualized to meet your needs and interests. School teams meet weekly on Early Release Wednesdays to collaboratively plan and learn together. As you grow, there are teacher leadership and career pathway opportunities to share in school and district decision making.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Liberty Elementary School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, and disability.  This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

Contact Information

Human Resources Fax
(623) 474-6629

Jason Nuttall
Assistant Superintendent for Support Services
(623) 474-6600

Lisa Marshel
Human Resources Generalist 
(623) 474-6626

  • Departments of Responsibility: District Office, District Office Special Services, Food Services, Transportation, Maintenance, Grounds, LEAP
  • Primary Areas of Responsibility: Benefits Coordination, Benefit Reporting


Karina Matsuura
Human Resources Generalist
(623) 474-6621

  • Schools of Responsibility: Estrella Mountain Elementary, Rainbow Valley Elementary, Westar Elementary
  • Primary Areas of Responsibility: HRIS Coordination, Teacher Input Application - ADE, ADE Liaison


Maleah Collins
Human Resources Generalist
(623) 474-6620

  • Schools of Responsibility: Blue Horizons Elementary, Freedom Elementary, Las Brisas Academy, Liberty Elementary
  • Primary Areas of Responsibility: SDER Reporting, District Surveys, Work Comp/OSHA Reporting, Employee Verifications


Bethany Cota
District Office Support Specialist
(623) 474-6600

  • Substitute Coordinator
  • Volunteer Programs Coordinator