Human Resources Department

WISD Staff

  • The Human Resources Department is dedicated to recruiting and retaining the best, qualified teachers and education professionals in Texas.  We provide compassion, confidential and ethical support to our valued employees.  The WISD Human Resources Department oversees recruiting and hiring, benefits, pay grades, employee relations, employee evaluations and new employee processing.


    Human Resources is here to assist with your questions and concerns. Please reach out to us at the number or email below. 
    Human Resources Contact Information
    Phone: (979) 532-1200 2100 North Fulton St.
    Email: Wharton, Texas 77488
    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

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    Dr. Denise Ware
    Executive Director of Human Resource


    Dr. Denise Ware's Bio

    Dr. Denise Ware is currently serving in her 21st year as a school educator.  During her tenure, she taught high school, led as a dean of instruction/ assistant principal at the high school level, and served as a Human Resources general manager in Houston.

    During her tenure, Dr. Ware has established a reputation of being a focused, strategic educational leader who has a positive record of improving student achievement and recruiting top talent leveraging a variety of sourcing strategies.  She is a forward-thinking leader who inspires, supports, and provides exceptional leadership and training to teams, teachers, and colleagues.  Dr. Ware has consulted in numerous Texas and Louisiana school districts over the past 20 years. In addition to her consulting work, she was a presenter at the 2017 and 2018 Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators Conference on "Effective Hiring Strategies" and "Grow Your Own Programs."

    Dr. Ware is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management, a member of Texas Association of Secondary School Principals and The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.   Dr. Ware looks forward to recruiting effective talent to ensure Wharton ISD is led by effective leaders and teachers who create an instructional learning environment that allows students to develop the skills needed to compete in today’s global economy.  

    As a new member of the Wharton ISD family, she looks forward to leading and learning but above all, serving.

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    Anne Wigginton
    Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director, HR



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