Staff Directory

Key Contacts Phone Email
ADE Customer Support 602-542-3710 [email protected]
ADE Certification – Phoenix 602-542-4367 [email protected]
Grants Management Enterprise System/ ARRA Reporting 602-542-3901 [email protected]
School Finance – Main Line 602-542-5695 [email protected]
SAIS Support – ADE Support Center 602-542-7378 [email protected]
SAIS Toll Free Number 1-866-577-9636
GED Information 602-258-2410 #2 [email protected]
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Department Name Phone Email Job Title
ESS-Parent Information   (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
K-12 Standards Debbie Yu (602)364-1804 [email protected] Executive Assistant
Adult Education Services Leonela Jimenez (602)542-0165 [email protected] Client Services Representative
Gifted Education Peter Laing (602)364-3842 [email protected] Director, Gifted Education
Effective Teachers and Leaders Raquel Alvara (602) 364-3452 [email protected] Education Program Specialist
Advanced Placement Programs Peter Laing (602)364-3842 [email protected] Director, Advanced Placement Programs
Highly Effective Teachers & Leaders Cecilia Johnson (602)364-1957 [email protected] Associate Superintendent
Title I Gary Fortney (602)542-2014 [email protected] ESEA Program Manager / Private Schools Coordinator
Audit Unit Lisa Eddy (602)364-4061 [email protected] Chief Auditor
LEA and School Improvement Cindy Richards (602)364-2269 [email protected] School Improvement Associate
Grants Management System Sarah Hendrix (602) 364-4382 [email protected] Grants Management Technology Director
Certification   (602)542-2972 [email protected] Investigations
Superintendent's Office Sarah Accardi (602)542-5460 [email protected]  
School Finance Lyle Friesen (602)542-5695 [email protected] Director of School Finance
CTE-Postsecondary Nicole Clapeck (602)542-4754 [email protected] Postsecondary Perkins Grants and Accountability
SAIS (IT Department) IT Support (602)542-7378 [email protected] Support Center Manager
ESS-State Initiatives Melissa DeVries (928)637-1870 [email protected] Director of State Initiatives and Flagstaff Office
ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan) Jim Buchanan (602) 542-5510 [email protected] Deputy Associate Superintendent
ESS-Dispute Resolution Kacey Gregson (602)364-4011 [email protected] Director of Dispute Resolution
Policy Development & Government Relations Ashley Berg (602) 364-2425 [email protected] Exec. Dir. of Policy Development & Government Relations
Adult Education Services Jamila Perez (602)542-0165 [email protected] Client Services Representative
ESS-Special Projects Alissa Trollinger (602)364-4004 [email protected] Director of Special Projects
Special Populations Mary Haluska (602)542-5169 [email protected] State Migrant Identification & Recruitment Coordinator
Accountability   (602) 542-5151    
School Finance   (602)542-5695 [email protected] Budget Team
Health and Nutrition - School Health Jason Gillette (602)542-8707 [email protected] Director of School Health
State Tutoring Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 [email protected] State Tutoring Program Coordinator
Alternate Assessment Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 [email protected] Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Information Technology Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 [email protected] IT Support
Alternative Pathways (Interns)   (602)542-4367 [email protected] Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission Jim Buchanan (602) 542-5510 [email protected] Arizona Education Liaison for MIC3
CTE Arizona School Counselors Kay Schreiber (602)542-5353 [email protected] State Career Guidance Counselors Supervisor
NCLB   (602)364-1842 [email protected] NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Representative
ESS (Special Education)   (602)542-4013 [email protected] ESS Phoenix Office
School Safety & Prevention Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 [email protected] School Safety & Prevention Assistant
21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Randy Huckabone (602) 364-2349 [email protected] 21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Admin Assistant
ESS-Program Support and Monitoring Maura Mall (602)542-4013 [email protected] Director of Program Support and Monitoring
Office of Communications Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 [email protected] Director of Communications
Adult Education Services   (602)258-2410 [email protected] Main Number
Grants Management Unit Lois Kruse (602)542-7473 [email protected] Central Processing Director
High Academic Standards for Students Carol Lippert (602)364-2333 [email protected] Associate Superintendent
Arizona Charter School Program (AZCSP) Mark Francis (602)542-4020 [email protected] Deputy Associate Superintendent, AZ CSP
Human Resources Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 [email protected] Employment Hotline
Title I Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 [email protected] State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
LEA and School Improvement Felicia Francis (602)364-2266 [email protected] School Improvement Associate
Grants Management System Stephanie Ferguson (602) 542-3470 [email protected] Program Specialist
Highly Effective Schools Robin Kauakahi (602) 542-1556 [email protected] Associate Superintendent
Superintendent's Office Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 [email protected] Superintendent of Public Instruction
Performance Pay Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 [email protected] Career Ladder and 301
Dropout Prevention Robert Gray III (602) 364-2202 [email protected] Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
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