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Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools!

PLSAS is an award-winning district that provides high-quality education to students in grades K-12 as well as programs and services to residents from birth through adulthood who live in the cities of Prior Lake and Savage, as well as the townships of Spring Lake, Cedar Lake, Credit River and Sand Creek. Approximately 8,900 students are enrolled in the district's 15 schools.

PLSAS is the only district in the state to have an environmental education program that grows with students from ECFE to high school. We pride ourselves on our high-quality teaching and support staff and for meeting the individual learning needs of students.

The outstanding quality of education, teaching staff, sound financial management, leadership and effective communications rates PLSAS as one of the top 10 districts in the Twin Cities. We encourage you to explore the career opportunities in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools!

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Emily Herman
Executive Director of Administrative Services
(952) 226-0021

Michael Knutson
Assistant Director of Human Resources
(952) 226-0090

Senior Human Resources Specialist, Certified Staff
(952) 226-0022

Human Resources Specialist, Educational Support Staff
(952) 226-0023

Benefits Coordinator
(952) 226-0012

Christy Lofgren 
Senior Payroll Specialist
(952) 226-0046

Jen Farquhar 
Payroll Specialist
(952) 226-0044

Saijal Bhakta
Human Resources Assistant
(952) 226-0020

Juliya Shirokova
Administrative Assistant to Communications & Human Resources
(952) 226-0030