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ACPS Department of Human Resources Welcomes Carlton Nettles as Director of Compensation and Benefits

ACPS Department of Human Resources Welcomes Carlton Nettles as Director of Compensation and Benefits

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is pleased to welcome Carlton Nettles as the new Department of Human Resources director of compensation and benefits, effective April 1, 2024. In this role, Nettles will manage and administer all compensation and benefits programs for ACPS in alignment with the division’s five-year strategic plan. As director, he will supervise staff to research, analyze, recommend, develop and implement approved programs. He will also collaborate with the Office of Recruitment and Retention and the Office of Employee Engagement and Relations. 

"I am delighted to welcome Mr. Carlton Nettles to our team as the new director of benefits and compensation. With his extensive experience and proven track record in the field, I am confident that Mr. Nettles will play a pivotal role in advancing our human resource initiatives and ensuring the well-being of our valued employees," Executive Director of Human Resources Kamika Valmond said.

Previously, Nettles served as the membership and benefits coordinator for the Washington Teachers’ Union (WTU) in Washington, D.C. In this role, Nettles administered various benefits programs and WTU-sponsored membership funds. As the CornerstoneRPO benefits manager, he managed the administration of benefits and wellness programs for Clark Construction Group, LLC, and assisted with the implementation of new programs. As the University of the District of Columbia’s benefits director, Nettles developed strategies across multiple programs to include benefits and retirement and collaborated to develop performance measures related to division priorities. He also previously served as the director of benefits and compensation for District of Columbia Public Schools.

Nettles earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in management from Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He has a Master of Business Administration in human resource management from Strayer University in Greensboro, North Carolina.

  • 2023-24
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Leadership