Human Resources I

About the Instructor

Prior to retiring on March 12, 2021, Robin Hill served as the Human Resources Director for West Fargo Public Schools since 1997.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and a Master’s in Business Administration from NDSU.  Robin holds a Professional in Human Resources Credential, along with a SHRM Certified Professional credential.  As West Fargo Public School’s HR Director, she supervises all the district’s HR functions including Payroll. Robin is a member of the Fargo-Moorhead Human Resources Association and Agassiz Valley Human Resources Association, along with the Society for Human Resource Management.

Contact Information:
Robin Hill
(701) 261-2064

Important Course Dates

Course meeting date: November 8, 2023

Course Time: TBD CT

Class meeting location: Bismarck Career Academy, Multipurpose Room A or B

Final assignment due date: December, 2023


Human Resources I Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Reading assignments to be completed prior to class:

Websites for Reference

Preparation for Class on November 8

Please bring or be able to access the following:

  • Your District’s Teacher Negotiated Agreement and Employee Manuals – Please be able to access them.
  • The required reading assignments listed above. Please review these prior to class.


Session I. Staffing Process: Recruitment and Selection Presentation

Session II. Fair Labor Standards Act: Labor Laws Presentation

Session III: Personnel Files & Investigations Presentation

Human Resources I Toolbox:

Final Assignment and Exam

The instructor will provide you with two writing assignments at the class meeting. Instructions will be provided to you in class. Your completed assignments must be returned via email to by December, 2023.

Assignment #1

Assignment #2

The final exam for this class will be an online, 25 question, multiple choice test. Once you have completed the exam, click “Submit.” A screen will appear with your recorded answers and final exam score. The exam due date is December, 2023.  No proctor form is required.

Click here to access the exam. 


Questions about the course? Email:

Where to stay? A room block has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites for November 7. You can make your reservations online at,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT or by calling the hotel at 701-751-5656. Other hotels in the close area are: Home2Suites

Meals: Light breakfast, refreshments, and lunch will be provided on both days of the New Student Training.

Directions to the Career Academy: 1221 College Dr, Bismarck, ND 58501. There are parking lots surrounding the building.