Staff Resources

Welcome to Royal Schools! 

This page is dedicated to providing valuable resources to the employees of Royal School District. We are proud to employ dedicated certificated, classified, and substitute employees who are passionate about supporting student learning in every way. Our goal is to provide quality service in all personnel operations with integrity, responsiveness and sensitivity to the employees of Royal School District.

Do you have questions? Do you know whom to call? We’re here to help! Use the chart below to see who may be able to best answer your question, if your topic is not listed please call Lara Snyder at extension 4004 and she will help you.

Arendra Deras, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent - Extension 4900

  • SafeSchools Training
  • Choice Transfers
  • PD Calendar/ arrangements
  • District Communication
  • School Board agendas
  • Superintendent Scheduling


Angie Smith, Accounts Payable Extension 4001

  • Para Testing
  • Reimbursements
  • Purchase Orders


Floyd Laabs, Payroll Extension 4006

  • Payroll
  • Timecards
  • Personal Leave


Lara Snyder, HR Specialist Extension 4004

  • Certification
  • Clock Hours
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Other Benefits
  • Sick Leave Sharing
  • VEBA
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Washington State Family Medical Leave Act (PFMLA)
  • Retirement
  • Workplace Injuries
  • COBRA continuation coverage


Adam Yearout, Technology Director - Extension 2450

  • Skyward Issues
  • Technology Questions


Janna Benzel, Coordinator of Health Services - Extension 5911


Royal School District is committed to providing access to all individuals, with or without disabilities, seeking information on our website. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us. Throughout this website, we make use of different third party websites, PDFs, and applications to provide information about our agency and to connect our staff and visitors to various educational resources and services. These PDFs, applications and sites are not controlled by our district. If, because of a disability, you are unable to access the forms or content on Royal School District website, have questions about the accessibility of content or technology used by the District, and/or would like to report barriers to accessing any information on this website, please contact Dr. Effie Dean, Title IX / 504 Coordinator, at 509-346-2222, Ext. 4003 or edean@royalsd.org.