Employee Services

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Our Employee Services team is happy to serve our retirees as well as 1,200 employees--including teachers, principals, office assistants, paraprofessionals, specialists, custodians, nutrition services staff, bus drivers, technology staff, crossing guards, and administrators--and prospective employees who want to join our commitment to world-class, child-centered excellence!

Each school day, staff members wake up early and go to work in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. Each and every one plays an important role in achieving our mission of inclusive, innovative, and inspiring—assuring a rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive educational experience for every student.

The Office of Employee Services strives to ensure that MCPASD will always continue to be a great place to work. 


MCPASD is a great place to work.

We are looking for outstanding teachers, administrators and support staff who are committed to educational excellence and reflect the diversity of our students. 

Our faculty and staff are expert, culturally proficient, caring adults who are committed to their own ongoing growth and professional development.

Join us!

  • Be a part of one of the most highly respected school districts in Wisconsin and the U.S.

  • Access leading edge classroom technology with reliable tech support and professional development

  • Be supported and appreciated by a highly involved parent community

  • Engender respect from students because you are respectful of our students

  • Be able to tailor learning experiences with differentiated curriculum and materials

  • Have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and learn from leaders in your field

  • Find a culture of support and gratitude for a job well done

We know our people are our greatest asset, so we attract and retain employees who are among the best in their field. We are focused on world-class, child-centered excellence and student achievement is consistently among the top in the state and nation. We have high expectations for character, community, behavior, respect, responsibility, and service. Parent and community involvement in our schools is unmatched.

We encourage you to join us! By any measure of educational excellence, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District excels. We are a community committed to families and children, one that values and supports education, and has a hometown community feel. 


Teacher Positions                  Non-Teaching Positions   

Administrative Positions          Substitute Positions



The Office of Employee Services is located in the District Services Center at 7106 South Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562.

Our fax number is 608-836-3571.



Contacts in the Employee Services Office

Barb Buffington
Director of Employee Services

Aly Xiong
Director of Engagement

Diane Austin 
Personnel Specialist & Team Lead - Support Staff

Lacy Davis 
Personnel Specialist - Certified Staff

Lindsay Bakke

Personnel Generalist/Teachers on Call


Lori Krug 
Benefit Specialist - Certified Staff

Chris Acker 
Benefit Specialist - Support Staff

Kalise Horst 
Wellness Coordinator

Other Contacts

Lori Ames
Assistant Superintendent
of Operations
Jane Hinrichs
Administrative Assistant
of Operations


Related Links

MCPASD Employee Handbooks
Employee Services Downloads
Teaching Positions
Non-Teaching Positions