State Initiatives

Melissa De Vries
Director of State Initiatives and Flagstaff Office
Telephone: (928) 637-1860

The State Initiatives Unit is housed in the ADE/ESS Flagstaff Office and is involved with diverse program areas.   Please click on the title of each program for more information.


Becky Raabe, Program Specialist

Approved Private Day Schools

Chris Lane, Program Specialist

ED-P Programs

Chris Lane, Program Specialist

Parent Involvement Survey

Becky Raabe, Program Specialist

Residential and Institutional Vouchers

Deniece Hammons, Program Specialist

Using MTSS as a part of SLD Identification

MTSS Assurances Form

Melissa De Vries, Director of State Initiatives

Contact Us

ADE/ESS Flagstaff Office
3100 N. West St., Suite #300
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Phone: (928) 637-1860
Fax: (928) 526-5279
Barbara Sandy, Administrative Assistant