Staff Directory

Key Contacts Phone Email
ADE Customer Support 602-542-3710
ADE Certification – Phoenix 602-542-4367
Grants Management Enterprise System/ ARRA Reporting 602-542-3901
School Finance – Main Line 602-542-5695
SAIS Support – ADE Support Center 602-542-7378
SAIS Toll Free Number 1-866-577-9636
GED Information 602-258-2410 #2
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Department Name First Last Phone Email Job Title
Special Populations   Mary Haluska (602)542-5169 State Migrant Identification & Recruitment Coordinator
School Finance       (602)542-5695 Budget Team
Health and Nutrition - School Health   Jason Gillette (602)542-8707 Director of School Health
State Tutoring   Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 State Tutoring Program Coordinator
Alternate Assessment   Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Information Technology   Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 IT Support
High Honors Tuition Waiver   Shannon Tucker (602)542-4391 AIMS Scholarship Coordinator
Alternative Pathways (Interns)       (602)542-4367 Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission   Maxine Daly (602)542-5510 Arizona Education Liaison for MIC3
CTE Arizona School Counselors   Kay Schreiber (602)542-5353 State Career Guidance Counselors Supervisor
NCLB       (602)364-1842 NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Representative
CTE-Student Organizations   Julie Shumate (602)542-5044 CTE Student Organizations
School Safety & Prevention   Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 School Safety & Prevention Assistant
ESS-Recruitment & Retention   Lisa Aaroe (602)542-4831 Director of Recruitment and Retention
21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs   Teresa Rivera (602)364-2349 21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Admin Assistant
ESS (Special Education)       (602)542-4013 ESS Phoenix Office
ESS-Program Support and Monitoring   Maura Mall (602)542-4013 Director of Program Support and Monitoring
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
Office of Communications   Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 Public Information Officer
Adult Education Services       (602)258-2410 Main Number
Grants Management Unit   Lois Kruse (602)542-7473 Central Processing Director
High Academic Standards for Students   Carol Lippert (602)364-2333 Associate Superintendent
Arizona Charter School Program (AZCSP)   Mark Francis (602)542-4020 Deputy Associate Superintendent, AZ CSP
Human Resources     Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 Employment Hotline
Title I   Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
AZ LEADS³   Kimberly Gustafson (602)364-2068 AZ LEADS³ Associate
LEA and School Improvement   Felicia Francis (602)364-2266 School Improvement Associate
Grants Management System   Stephanie Ferguson (602) 542-3470 Program Specialist
Highly Effective Schools   Bob Gold (602)542-4288 Associate Superintendent
Superintendent's Office   Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 Superintendent of Public Instruction
Performance Pay   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 Career Ladder and 301
Dropout Prevention   Jan Brite (602)542-4365 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
School Finance   Wendi Trudell (602)542-3082 Operations Support Manager
ESS-Operations   Cynthia Bolewski (520)628-6330 Director of Operations
Constituent Services & Special Projects   Karla Bravo (602)542-3710 Constituent Services Associate
Educator Excellence   Mark McCall (602) 364-2294 Deputy Associate Superintendent
ESS-Funding & Finance   Connie Hill (602)364-4020 Director of Funding & Finance
School Safety & Prevention   Tori Havins (602)542-8720 Prevention Education Specialist
Health and Nutrition - School Nutrition   Berry Stevenson (602)364-0718 School Nutrition Customer Support
Adult Education Services   Erica Salcido (602)542-0163 Client Services Representative
GED Testing - Adult Education Services           Client Services Representative
Special Populations   Ralph Romero (602)542-7462 Deputy Associate Superintendent
School Finance       (602)542-5695 Payment Team
Health and Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food   Teresa McCormack (602)542-8810 Child and Adult Care Food Customer Support
Organizational Development   Pat Childress (602)542-3069 DAS of Organizational Development
Assessment       (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
High Academic Standards for Students   Connie Haberer (602)364-2336 Executive Assistant
K-12 Standards   Lacey Wieser (602)364-2332 Director of Science, STEM, and Social Studies
State Board Approved Programs   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191   State Board Approved Programs
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS)   OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753  
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