Antelope Valley Union High School District

Payroll Information

AVUHSD Payroll Department
44811 Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA  93534
Phone: 661-948-7655
Fax: 661-902-6733


Certificated Payroll

Dayna Talsma
Phone: 661-948-7655 ext. 281
Classified Payroll
Laura Powell
Phone: 661-948-7655 ext. 258
Payroll/403(b) Plan Administrator
Mary Beth Salcedo
Phone: 661-948-7655 ext. 282



Note: The following dates may be revised to accommodate holiday schedules (see Holiday Pay attached below).   
  • Certificated Management Employees 
    1st working day of each month  
  • Monthly Salaried Employees (Classified & Certificated)
    Last Working Day of each month
  • Classified Hourly & Classified Substitute Employees
    10th & 25th  of each month  (dates for collection of hours worked: 1st -15th is paid on 25th,;  16th-31st is paid on 10th of the following month)
  • Certificated Hourly & Certificated Substitute Employees
    5th of each month  (dates for collection of hours worked are the 26th thru the 25th  for payment on the 5th)

Note: Should the 5th, 10th or 25th fall on a weekend or holiday, pay day will be the last working day prior.


Tax Sheltered Annuities 403(b)
Universal Availability Notice (attached)
Salary Reduction Agreement (attached, and updated 1/29/16)

Third Party Administrator
PenServ Plan Services 800-849-4001

Payroll Forms
Please see the following forms and information attached below.
Direct Deposit
Withholding Allowance – Federal W4
Withholding Allowance – State DE4
Paycheck Designation
Change of Address
2016 Income Tax Rate Changes and Withholding Info
Get Electronic Version of W2
Holiday Pay 2016-17 schedule

AB1522 Healthy Workplace/ Healthy Families 
Please see the following forms and information attached below.
The act grants some paid sick time for eligible paid temporary employees such as substitutes, tutors and hourly coaches who are not already covered by an AVUHSD leave plan.  
(Regular Teachers, Classified Employees, Managers and Leadership already have established paid leave plans). This does not apply to unpaid volunteers.

Garnishments/Legal Claims
Los Angeles County Office of Education

Employment Verification
Contact Personnel Department as a signed release is required!

See options at

Helpful Links

CalSTRS 800-228-5433

CalPERS  888-225-7377

Payroll Calculators


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   The Antelope Valley Union High School District is  committed to offering  an employment and educational environment free from discrimination with respect to race, color, national origin, ancestry,  religious  creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental   disability,  medical condition,  veteran status, gender, actual or perceived sexual  orientation,  or  any other  unlawful consideration.

Diversity is one of the defining strengths of America, and the diversity of the Antelope Valley Union High School District workforce is essential in the preparation of our students with academic, technical, and work-related skills necessary for success in the 21st century. To accomplish this undertaking, it is essential that we have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and educate. The Antelope Valley Union High School District is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified employees who not only represent our community, but are also dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion that values each individual and promotes collaboration and fairness.