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
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   Todd Petersen (602)364-2242 Deputy Associate Superintendent
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
ESS-Funding & Finance   Connie Hill (602)364-4020 Director of Funding & Finance
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  
Office of Communications   Charles Tack (602)364-0764 Electronic Communications Manager
CTE-Assessments   Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
Policy Development and Government Relations   Aleks Kadijevic (602)364-0454 Executive Assistant
Effective Teachers and Leaders       (602)364-1842 HQT Support and Assistance
Early Childhood       (602)364-1530 Early Childhood Development Specialist
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
ESS-Professional Development   Oran Tkatchov (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
Special Populations   Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
School Finance       (602)542-5695 General Inbox
ESS-Federal Initiatives   Lisa Yencarelli (520)628-6330 Director of Federal Initiatives and Tucson Office
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
Arts Education   Lynn Tuttle (602)364-1534 Director of Arts Education
Indian Education   Debora Norris (602)542-2784 Director of Indian Education
Title I   Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Certification       (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
LEA and School Improvement   Robert Gray (602)364-2202 Director of Operations
Alternate Assessment   Patricia Reynolds (602)364-1296 Prof. Dev. & State Assessment Specialist
Charter School Information       (602)364-3080   Arizona State Board of Charter Schools
Superintendent's Office   Michael Bradley (602)542-5460 Chief of Staff
National Board Certification   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 National Board Certification
CTE-Programs & Standards   Deb Payne (602)542-3034 CTE Programs, Curriculum, Standards, and Professional Development
School Safety & Prevention   Barbara Michlin (602)364-2092 Project Specialist
ESS-Alternate Assessment   Audra Ahumada (602)542-4061 Director of Alternate Assessment
School Safety & Prevention   Barb Iversen (602)542-8712 Program Specialist
ESS (Special Education)   Angela Denning (602)542-4013 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
K-12 Standards   Debbie Yu (602)364-1804 Executive Assistant
Adult Education Services   Leonela Jimenez (602)542-0165 Client Services Representative
ESS-Parent Information       (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
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