Human Resources Contact Information

Direct Phone Number:  423-585-3711

Fax Number:  423-586-7760


Jessica Darnell, Supervisor                                                                                                                                  Lindsey Reel, Administrative Assistant

Email-                                                                                                                                  Email-


About Annual Enrollment

Edison Employee Self Service (ESS)



Annual enrollment changes will be effective January 1, 2021

No need to re-enroll if making no changes

Only State of TN plans apply:

Health plans-  all

Dental-  MetLife Dental DPPO & Cigna DHMO prepaid plan

Vision-  Davis Vison

For information regarding premium deductions, please contact Sandra Dibble at 423-581-3174


American Fidelity (AF) & Section 125 (Cafeteria Plans)

AF will visit the district during January & February

Changes made with AF will be effective March 1, 2021

American Fidelity will also process Vision Blue & Delta Dental (pre-taxed) changes

Mission Statement

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to ensuring quality student achievement by recruiting and employing the best staff for the Hamblen County Department of Education and serving those with whom we work.


This Human Resources/Employee Benefits Department's page contains information for the Hamblen County Department of Education's employees and retirees.

The department processes all applications and general questions relative to employment and employee benefits at Hamblen County Department of Education.


Our Employment page will offer information for those that would like to apply for a position within our school system.