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 Phone Email Job Title
Advanced Placement Programs Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Advanced Placement Programs
Gifted Education Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Gifted Education
Title I Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
High Academic Standards for Students Carol Lippert (602)364-2333 Associate Superintendent
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS) OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753  
ESS-Program Support and Monitoring Maura Mall (602)542-4013 Director of Program Support and Monitoring
Educator Excellence Mark McCall (602) 364-2294 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Health and Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Teresa McCormack (602)542-8810 Child and Adult Care Food Customer Support
Special Populations Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
Adult Education Services Jamila Perez (602)542-0165 Client Services Representative
Alternate Assessment Patricia Reynolds (602)364-1296 Prof. Dev. & State Assessment Specialist
LEA and School Improvement Cindy Richards (602)364-2269 School Improvement Associate
School Safety & Prevention Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 School Safety & Prevention Assistant
Research and Evaluation Susan Russell (602) 542-5325 Research and Evaluation Assistant
Adult Education Services Erica Salcido (602)542-0163 Client Services Representative
State Board of Education Karol Schmidt (602) 542-5057 Executive Director
CTE Arizona School Counselors Kay Schreiber (602)542-5353 State Career Guidance Counselors Supervisor
Information Technology Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 IT Support
Office of Communications Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 Director of Communications
SAIS (IT Department) IT Support (602)542-7378 Support Center Manager
Alternate Assessment Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Office of Communications Charles Tack (602) 542-5072 Public Information Officer
ESS-Professional Development Oran Tkatchov (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
ESS-Special Projects Alissa Trollinger (602)364-4004 Director of Special Projects
Arts Education Robert Waller (602) 364-3015 Arts Education Specialist
State Tutoring Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 State Tutoring Program Coordinator
K-12 Standards Lacey Wieser (602)364-2332 Director of Science, STEM, and Social Studies
K-12 Standards Debbie Yu (602)364-1804 Executive Assistant
CTE-Assessments Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
Charter School Information   (602)364-3080   Arizona State Board of Charter Schools
School Finance   (602) 542-5695 Operations Support
ESS-Parent Information   (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
Accountability   (602) 542-5151    
Early Childhood   (602)364-1530 Early Childhood Development Specialist
NCLB   (602)364-1842 NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Representative
Certification   (602)542-2972 Investigations
GED Testing - Adult Education Services       Client Services Representative
ESS (Special Education)   (602)542-4013 ESS Phoenix Office
Effective Teachers and Leaders   (602)364-1842 HQT Support and Assistance
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