Chantress Baptist has been named the new Director of Human Resources for Frederick County Public Schools. Baptist comes to FCPS after serving in the same position for Carroll County Public Schools.
Baptist began her public education career in 2013 as a human resources information specialist for CCPS. In 2015, she was promoted to Supervisor of Human Resources where she worked on employee labor relations, benefits and risk management. In 2017, Baptist was promoted to Director of Human Resources. During her time in this capacity, she was responsible for the strategic operations of the employee life cycle.
Baptist earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Coppin State University in Baltimore, an MBA in Human Resources from the University of Baltimore and an advanced certification from Cornell University specializing in labor relations.