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
CTE-Assessments   Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
Constituent Services & Special Projects   Karla Bravo (602)542-3710 Constituent Services Associate
ESS (Special Education)   Angela Denning (602)542-4013 Deputy Associate Superintendent
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
Arizona Charter School Program (AZCSP)   Mark Francis (602)542-4020 Deputy Associate Superintendent, AZ CSP
ESS-Alternate Assessment   Audra Ahumada (602)542-4061 Director of Alternate Assessment
Highly Effective Schools   Bob Gold (602)542-4288 Associate Superintendent
Title I   Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Dropout Prevention   Jan Brite (602)542-4365 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
Certification       (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
Alternative Pathways (Interns)       (602)542-4367 Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
High Honors Tuition Waiver   Shannon Tucker (602)542-4391 AIMS Scholarship Coordinator
CTE-Postsecondary   Nicole Clapeck (602)542-4754 Postsecondary Perkins Grants and Accountability
ESS-Recruitment & Retention   Lisa Aaroe (602)542-4831 Director of Recruitment and Retention
Special Populations   Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
Assessment       (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
CTE-Student Organizations   Julie Shumate (602)542-5044 CTE Student Organizations
State Board of Education   Christine Thompson (602)542-5057 Executive Director
Research and Evaluation   Susan Russell (602)542-5151 Research and Evaluation Assistant
Special Populations   Mary Haluska (602)542-5169 State Migrant Identification & Recruitment Coordinator
Accounting   Angela Calles (602)542-5232 Accounts Receivable/Fixed Assets
CTE Arizona School Counselors   Kay Schreiber (602)542-5353 State Career Guidance Counselors Supervisor
Superintendent's Office   Michael Bradley (602)542-5460 Chief of Staff
Superintendent's Office   Sarah Accardi (602)542-5460  
Superintendent's Office   Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 Superintendent of Public Instruction
ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan)   Maxine Daly (602)542-5510 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission   Maxine Daly (602)542-5510 Arizona Education Liaison for MIC3
School Finance       (602)542-5695 Payment Team
School Finance       (602)542-5695 General Inbox
School Finance       (602)542-5695 Budget Team
School Finance   Lyle Friesen (602)542-5695 Director of School Finance
SAIS (IT Department)   IT Support (602)542-7378 Support Center Manager
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
Special Populations   Ralph Romero (602)542-7462 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Special Populations   Raquel Alvara (602)542-7463 Migrant Education Specialist
State Tutoring   Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 State Tutoring Program Coordinator
Title I   Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
Grants Management Unit   Lois Kruse (602)542-7473 Central Processing Director
Alternate Assessment   Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Health and Nutrition - School Health   Nicholas Dunford (602)542-8700 Director of School Health
Health and Nutrition - School Health   Jason Gillette (602)542-8707 Director of School Health
School Safety & Prevention   Barb Iversen (602)542-8712 Program Specialist
School Safety & Prevention   Tori Havins (602)542-8720 Prevention Education Specialist
School Safety & Prevention   Rani Collins (602)542-8728 Safe and Supportive Schools Grant Director
School Safety & Prevention   Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 School Safety & Prevention Assistant
School Safety & Prevention   Jean Ajamie (602)542-8734 Director of School Safety and Prevention
Health and Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food   Teresa McCormack (602)542-8810 Child and Adult Care Food Customer Support
ESS-Parent Information       (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
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