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Human Resources

Welcome to the BUUSD Human Resources Department

picture of human resources staff

The BUUSD Human Resources Staff, left to right: Leslic Babic, Human Resources Specialist; Linda Papineau, Receptionist and Human Resources Assistant; and Carol Marold, Human Resources Director.

Welcome to the Human Resources office at the Barre Unified Union School District.

We are here to assist employees with issues and questions related to life, health, and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; wellness; personal, medical, or maternity leave; and workers compensation.

Each of our staff members is trained to answer your questions and guide you through the sometimes confusing steps (and paperwork!) involved in accessing your benefits. If you can't find the answers or information you're looking for in the links on this page, please contact one of our staff members during regular business hours. Our department email is:

Our Confidential Fax # is: (802) 419-3500

Note: Every effort has been made to make the forms and documents on this page compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are unable to view or read any of these forms, please contact a member of our staff, and we will mail the form(s) you require out to you.

HR Resources

Background Check Process

For information obtaining a background check, including the steps you will need to take please review our Background Check Process by following this link: Fingerprinting/Background Check

Benefit Descriptions and Mandatory Notices


For all available job listings within the Barre Supervisory Union, please visit our Employment Page

Employee Discounts

Frontline (AESOP) System & Attendance

Health and Dental Insurance

Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance Plans

The Barre Supervisory Union offers a wide range of health and dental plans that allow employees to tailor a plan to their unique needs, circumstances, and objectives. The plans are administered by The Vermont Education Health Initiative (VEHI), and answers to all of your questions about plans, costs, coverages, and more can be found by visiting the VEHI Website.

You can also access information by viewing the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Benefits Guide, or by logging in to the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Employee Portal.

For information about your Dental insurance plan, simply follow this link to Northeast Delta Dental


VEHI Health Enrollment/Change Form

NE Delta Dental Enrollment/Change Form

HRA, FSA, and DCA Accounts

Leaves of Absence

It is possible that at one time or another, you will need to request a Leave of Absence under the Family Medical Leave Act or the Vermont Parental Leave Act. Should this ever be the case, there are a number of forms you will need to complete and return to the Human Resources office. You can learn more about Leaves of Absence by reading these two documents: FMLA Employee Rights and the FMLA-VPFL Guidelines. Once you've had a chance to review these documents, you can then download and complete the following forms:

Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee

Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member

Definition of Family Member for Use of Sick Time

Family and Medical Leave Act Request

Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

Master Agreements

PATH & Invest EAP

Information on our Invest Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) can be found by following this link: Invest EAP

Wellness / PATHpoints

Among the benefits available to you as an employee of the BSU is a Wellness program called PATHpoints.  PATHpoints is sponsored by VEHI, the Vermont Education Health Initiative, a nonprofit health insurance trust for Vermont school employees, co-managed by the Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust (VSBIT) and the Vermont-National Education Association (V-NEA). To sign up for (or log into) PATHpoints, follow this link: PATHpoints

For additional Wellness information, visit VEHI/Path at the Vermont Education Health Initiative, or check out this informational flyer from Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont.

PATH Documents:

Welcome Packet
How to Create an Account
Know Your Numbers - Instructions & Form
Show Your Smile - Instructions & Form

Our PATH Building Leaders are:

Barre City: Jessica Maurais, Ian Thomas

SHS: Beth Bicknell, Jesse Carpenter, Sarah Chap

CVCC: Wendy Clark, Cheryl Zanleoni

Barre Town: Laura Thygesen, Jessie Casavant, Amy Robertson

BUUSD: Ashley Dunlea


To learn more about the Vermont State Retirement Plans, visit the Vermont Treasurer's Office website here: Retirement Plans

For those of you who invest with Edward Jones, you can use this link to access the Edward Jones Employee Portal.

Substitute, Non Contracted, and Volunteer Employees Handbooks, Policies & Procedures

Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation provides healthcare and income benefits in the event you are injured on the job and incur expenses related to that injury. We recommend that all employees take a few minutes to familiarize themselves with our Workers Compensation Procedures in the event of an injury:

Workers Compensation Procedures