HR Services

PAISBOA has on retainer an employment attorney to assist schools with every aspect of the Human Resources function, including a robust portal for HR personnel. Other HR vendors offer background checks, fingerprinting compliance, and more.
Included with membership

Fisher Phillips, LLPHR Services

Fisher Phillips, LLP represents hundreds of independent schools nationwide in connection with employment and education matters. They regularly provide advice and counseling to both schools and school associations to help ensure that schools understand their legal obligations and are able to navigate the challenging legal landscape.

Member Schools will receive the following services from Fisher Phillips LLP:

  1. Free phone advice on simple HR matters from Fisher Phillips Partner Susan Guerette
    610-230-2133 or 
    [email protected]
  2.  Webinars and seminars (see PAISBOA calendar).
  3. PAISBOA HR Portal: A library of forms and templates as well as job descriptions, policies and procedures, and more!
    1. HR PORTAL UPDATE: Fisher Phillips has updated the PAISBOA HR Portal to be more comprehensive and interactive. The portal is currently accessible to member schools using the Office 365 suite for their email platform. Business Managers and HR Professionals on the Office 365 suite can access or sign up for the portal below:
    1. Schools using the Google G-suite or other email systems can use the temporary portal until access issues for all users can be resolved. Business Managers and HR Professionals should have received an invitation on or about August 27 containing a link to create their account. If they have already registered, you can access the portal below:

To obtain login access to the PAISBOA HR Portal, or to resolve access issues, please contact Ron Hill at [email protected]

Additional services that can be provided by Fisher Phillips, LLP include the following:

  • Preparation and review of handbooks (student and employee/faculty)
  • Preparation and review of contracts (enrollment and employment)
  • Wage-hour audits
  • Employment audits
  • Board governance training and advice
  • Executive contract drafting
  • Benefits advice
  • Full range of defense of employment claims, including representation of the institution before administrative agencies such as the EEOC or state commission and litigation in state and federal court.
Because Fisher Phillips regularly works with independent and private schools, they know the issues that school administrators face each day.

Susan Guerette, Local Representative