Human Resources


Welcome to the Worthington, MN School District Human Resource website. We are here to assist over 600 of our employees who are educating more than 3,300 students. We support our staff with a variety of services – including recruiting, new employee orientation, benefits, employee relations, leave of absences, and much more.

Mission Statement

Educational Excellence for All Learners to be Successful Citizens in the Future – “Excellence in Action”

Vision Statement

District 518 is a leader in Southwest Minnesota and in the State of Minnesota that provides educational opportunities for all students to be productive global citizens and successful lifelong learners. District 518 will capitalize on opportunities that will lead to student success in school, the region, the state and the world through strong educational programming that meets the goals of the World’s Best Work Force.

Come Work & Grow with our District

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the Worthington School District to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Contact information

1117 Marine Ave.
Worthington, MN 56187
Main Phone: 507.372.2172
Fax: 507.372.2174

Carmen Johnson
Human Resources Coordinator

Oversees HR & Payroll Dept, Covid-19 Protocols, Employee Relations, Title IX Coordinator and Human Rights Officer, Supervisor Support, Staff Evaluations

Human Resources Assistant

HR Support, Employee Benefits and Insurances, HSA, 403b, FMLA Leave, Red Rover Support, Employee Trainings, Teachers On Call, Payroll Backup

Kathryn Herfurth
Human Resources Generalist

HR Support, Work Comp, New Hire Onboarding and Orientations, PowerSchool Applicant Tracking & Records, Para Certifications, HR Website

Jodi Bohn

Payroll, Direct Deposit/W4 Changes, Smart/ESS Support, Time Clock Plus Support, Employment Verifications, STARR