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About Human Resources

Last Updated: 1/6/2021 3:08 PM

Derek G Pitts

Derek G. Pitts, Chief Human Resource Officer 

100 North Davis Road, Building C

LaGrange, Georgia 30241

PH: 706.812.7900

FAX: 706.845.4380

Office Hours M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

Summer Hours M-Th 7am-5:30pm

Meet the rest of our HR Staff:


Patricia Holcomb, Executive Assistant - Receive and process all Personnel REC forms, Loan Forgiveness and Verification, Recruitment Coordinator and supports the CHRO and all HR Specialists.



Tracie Campbell, Human Resource Specialist - All Middle School, High School, THINC & Hope Academy employees (teachers, custodial, nutrition, paraprofessionals, clerical), Technology, EEC, ASC and Maintenance employees.



Haley Booher,  Human Resource Specialist - All Elementary School employees (teachers, custodial, nutrition, paraprofessionals, clerical) and
All Transportation employees.



Jeanette Davis,  Human Resource Specialist - All Substitutes (teachers, workshops, custodians, nutrition, transportation), Summer Workers, Student Workers, Community Coaches, ACE workers, Supplemental Contracts, FMLA, Volunteers, Non-Certified Evals, AESOP



Jim McMickin,  Program Specialist for Teacher (TKES) and Leader (LKES) Effectiveness



Steve Heaton,  School Safety Director, Athletic Director, Workers Compensation



The Human Resource Department is committed to the recruitment, hiring, and retention of highly qualified and effective employees to educate all students in a challenging and safe learning environment. 


The Troup County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex in employment practices. The Board of Education shall comply with all aspects of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Amended, 1973), Title II of the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976, and other Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and statutes.




2020-2021 Certified Salary Schedule

Code of Ethics

Thank you for your interest in the Troup County School System!

Additional Info

Employment Links

For a list of Troup County Schools Certified Vacancies go to:


For a list of Troup County Schools Non-Certified Vacancies go to:


If you are interested in Substitue Teaching; click here    


Human Resource Informational Links

Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC):
PH: 1.800.869.7775   
8:00am- 4:30pm  M,W, F 



Georgia Assessments of Certified Educators (GACE):
PH: 1.855.225.7178


Georgia Department of Education (GADOE):
PH: 1.800.311.3627


West Georgia Regional Educational Services Agency (RESA):
PH: 770.583.2528


Teacher Retirement System of Georgia (TRS):
PH: 1.800.352.0650


Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS):
PH: 1.800.805.4609


State Health Benefit Plan:
PH: 1.404.656.4507


Houze & Associates Benefit Plans:
PH: 706.882.2864

Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE):
PH: 1.800.334.8555


Georgia Association of Educators (GAE):
PH: 1.800.282.7142


Other Human Resources Links: Click Here