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
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS) OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753  
Title I Gary Fortney (602)542-2014 ESEA Program Manager / Private Schools Coordinator
Information Technology Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 IT Support
Certification   (602)542-2972 Investigations
Organizational Development Pat Childress (602)542-3069 DAS of Organizational Development
Human Resources Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 Employment Hotline
CTE-Assessments Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
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
Title I Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Alternative Pathways (Interns)   (602)542-4367 Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
Certification   (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
CTE-Postsecondary Nicole Clapeck (602)542-4754 Postsecondary Perkins Grants and Accountability
Special Populations Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
Assessment   (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
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 Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 Superintendent of Public Instruction
Superintendent's Office Michael Bradley (602)542-5460 Chief of Staff
Superintendent's Office Sarah Accardi (602)542-5460  
School Finance Lyle Friesen (602)542-5695 Director of School Finance
School Finance   (602)542-5695 Payment Team
School Finance   (602)542-5695 General Inbox
School Finance   (602)542-5695 Budget Team
SAIS (IT Department) IT Support (602)542-7378 Support Center Manager
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 Jason Gillette (602)542-8707 Director of School Health
School Safety & Prevention Tori Havins (602)542-8720 Prevention Education Specialist
School Safety & Prevention Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 School Safety & Prevention Assistant
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
ESS-State Initiatives Melissa DeVries (928)637-1870 Director of State Initiatives and Flagstaff Office
GED Testing - Adult Education Services       Client Services Representative
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