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
Office of Communications   Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 Public Information Officer
Arizona Charter School Program (AZCSP)   Mark Francis (602)542-4020 Deputy Associate Superintendent, AZ CSP
Grants Management Unit   Lois Kruse (602)542-7473 Central Processing Director
High Academic Standards for Students   Carol Lippert (602)364-2333 Associate Superintendent
AZ LEADS³   Kimberly Gustafson (602)364-2068 AZ LEADS³ Associate
Human Resources     Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 Employment Hotline
Title I   Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
Highly Effective Schools   Bob Gold (602)542-4288 Associate Superintendent
LEA and School Improvement   Felicia Francis (602)364-2266 School Improvement Associate
Grants Management System   Stephanie Ferguson (602) 542-3470 Program Specialist
Dropout Prevention   Jan Brite (602)542-4365 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
Superintendent's Office   Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 Superintendent of Public Instruction
Performance Pay   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 Career Ladder and 301
Educator Excellence   Mark McCall (602) 364-2294 Deputy Associate Superintendent
School Finance       (602) 542-5695 Operations Support
ESS-Operations   Cynthia Bolewski (520)628-6330 Director of Operations
Constituent Services & Special Projects   Karla Bravo (602)542-3710 Constituent Services Associate
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
School Finance       (602)542-5695 Payment Team
GED Testing - Adult Education Services           Client Services Representative
Special Populations   Ralph Romero (602)542-7462 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Assessment       (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
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
State Board Approved Programs   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191   State Board Approved Programs
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
CTE-Assessments   Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS)   OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753  
Office of Communications   Charles Tack (602) 364-0764 Deputy Public Information Officer
Early Childhood       (602)364-1530 Early Childhood Development Specialist
Policy Development and Government Relations   Aleks Kadijevic (602)364-0454 Executive Assistant
Effective Teachers and Leaders       (602)364-1842 HQT Support and Assistance
ESS-Professional Development   Oran Tkatchov (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
School Safety & Prevention   Jean Ajamie (602)542-8734 Director of School Safety and Prevention
Research and Evaluation   Susan Russell (602)542-5151 Research and Evaluation Assistant
Accounting   Angela Calles (602)542-5232 Accounts Receivable/Fixed Assets
School Finance       (602)542-5695 General Inbox
ESS-Federal Initiatives   Lisa Yencarelli (520)628-6330 Director of Federal Initiatives and Tucson Office
Special Populations   Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
Arts Education   Lynn Tuttle (602)364-1534 Director of Arts Education
Health and Nutrition - School Health   Nicholas Dunford (602)542-8700 Director of School Health
State Board of Education   Christine Thompson (602)542-5057 Executive Director
Certification       (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
Indian Education   Debora Norris (602)542-2784 Director of Indian Education
Title I   Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Charter School Information       (602)364-3080   Arizona State Board of Charter Schools
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