ESS Staff Directory

Please note that the website for the Empowerment Scholarship Account is You can reach the ESA staff by email or telephone 602-364-1969.

Please visit the ESS Organization Chart to find a specific program area or ESS employee.  Use the search feature below to get contact information.

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Please note the new address of the Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services section’s Phoenix office.

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Phoenix Office Flagstaff Office Tucson Office
3300 N. Central Ave.
24th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: (602) 542-4013
Fax: (602) 542-5404
3100 N. West St., Suite #300
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Phone: (928) 637-1860
Fax: (928) 526-5279
400 W. Congress, Suite 241
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: (520) 628-6330
Fax: (520) 628-6324

Mailing Address:

1535 W. Jefferson St., Bin #24
Phoenix, AZ 85007


Entries for ESS Staff Directory

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First Last Department Phone Email Job Title
Tracy Faulkner PLS (602)364-2195 Recruitment & Retention Specialist
Celeste Nameth PLS (602)542-5445 Multi-Tier Behavior Support Specialist
Oran Tkatchov PLS (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
Sandra Laine PLS (602)542-3962 Reading Specialist
Ellen Hallan PLS (602)542-4006 Administrative Assistant
Candice Trainor Operations (602)364-3984 NIMAS/NIMAC and Surrogate Parent Specialist
Charles Johnson Operations (602)542-5080 Program Specialist
Ramona Minter Operations (602)542-4083 Office Manager
Cyndi Bolewski Operations (520)628-6330 Director of Operations
Tanya Amador Funding (602)542-4022 Grant Compliance Specialist
Alice Nunes Funding (602)542-3851 Administrative Assistant
Sheila Wallace Funding (602)364-4016 Procurement Specialist
Evelyn Benavidez Funding (602)542-3850 Grant Compliance Specialist
Ingrid Rope Funding (602)542-4064 Grant Compliance Specialist
Denise Pawlak Funding (602)542-3398 Grant Compliance Specialist
Connie Hill Funding (602)364-4020 Director of Finance
Lisa Yencarelli Federal Initiatives (520)628-6330 Director of Federal Initiatives and Tucson Office
Ann Brusca Federal Initiatives (520)628-6469 SPP/APR Program Specialist
Maria Durazo Exceptional Student Services (602)542-5446 Assistant to Angela Denning
Angela Denning Exceptional Student Services (602)542-4013 Deputy Associate Superintendent
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