Sarah Sprenger Named Director of HR

Sarah Sprenger Named Director of Human Resources
Posted on 02/05/2020
Sarah SprengerOn Tues., Feb. 4, the Affton School District Board of Education approved the hiring of Sarah Sprenger as Director of Human Resources.

“Sarah has a considerable background in human resources for the education environment and possesses an inherent understanding of the importance of proactively searching for talent that reflects our community,” said Dr. Travis Bracht, superintendent. “She brings not only her experience but a vision for how our Human Resources efforts can grow and evolve to better meet the needs of our staff, students, and schools.”

Sprenger has served as human resources manager for the Ladue School District since 2017, and as a human resources specialist for the year prior. She earned a bachelor of science in psychology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, and a master of human resources management from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo. In addition, Sprenger holds a certification in Professional Human Capital Leadership in Education (pHCLE).

“I am very excited to join the Affton team and to help actualize the vision, mission, and strategic plan. My goal is to create a human resources department that exemplifies customer service and creates a positive, supportive, and transparent workplace culture,” said Sprenger. “I am committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining top talent educators who will serve as role models for students. What I look for in educators are those who will develop supportive relationships with students, promote diversity and inclusion within the schools, challenge within the classroom, and create a path for students to become their best selves.”

Sprenger was married in October 2019. She and her husband love to golf and have a yellow lab named Remi Rue, who is the next Airbud on the soccer field. Sprenger is an Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) and SIUE soccer alum. She enjoys studying mindfulness, employment law, and fitness.

Sprenger will begin serving as Director of Human Resources in March.
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