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
Research and Evaluation   Susan Russell (602)542-5151 Research and Evaluation Assistant
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  
Health and Nutrition - School Nutrition   Holly Danielsen (602) 364-0718 School Nutrition Customer Support
Information Technology   Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 IT Support
SAIS (IT Department)   IT Support (602)542-7378 Support Center Manager
Adult Education Services       (602)258-2410 Main Number
Policy Development and Government Relations   Aleks Kadijevic (602)364-0454 Executive Assistant
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
Special Populations   Alicia Jordan (602)542-7462 Special Populations Assistant
ESS-Special Projects   Alissa Trollinger (602)364-4004 Director of Special Projects
Accounting   Angela Calles (602)542-5232 Accounts Receivable/Fixed Assets
ESS (Special Education)   Angela Denning (602)542-4013 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Alternate Assessment   Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Policy Development & Government Relations   Ashley Berg (602) 364-2425 Exec. Dir. of Policy Development & Government Relations
ESS-Alternate Assessment   Audra Ahumada (602)542-4061 Director of Alternate Assessment
School Safety & Prevention   Barb Iversen (602)542-8712 Program Specialist
School Safety & Prevention   Barbara Michlin (602)364-2092 Project Specialist
CTE-Assessments   Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
Performance Pay   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 Career Ladder and 301
National Board Certification   Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 National Board Certification
Highly Effective Schools   Bob Gold (602)542-4288 Associate Superintendent
High Academic Standards for Students   Carol Lippert (602)364-2333 Associate Superintendent
Highly Effective Teachers & Leaders   Cecilia Johnson (602)364-1957 Associate Superintendent
Certification       (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
Alternative Pathways (Interns)       (602)542-4367 Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
Office of Communications   Charles Tack (602) 364-0764 Deputy Public Information Officer
LEA and School Improvement   Cindy Richards (602)364-2269 School Improvement Associate
High Academic Standards for Students   Connie Haberer (602)364-2336 Executive Assistant
ESS-Funding & Finance   Connie Hill (602)364-4020 Director of Funding & Finance
ESS-Operations   Cynthia Bolewski (520)628-6330 Director of Operations
School Safety & Prevention   Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 School Safety & Prevention Assistant
CTE-Programs & Standards   Deb Payne (602)542-3034 CTE Programs, Curriculum, Standards, and Professional Development
K-12 Standards   Debbie Yu (602)364-1804 Executive Assistant
Indian Education   Debora Norris (602)542-2784 Director of Indian Education
Early Childhood       (602)364-1530 Early Childhood Development Specialist
Adult Education Services   Erica Salcido (602)542-0163 Client Services Representative
ESS (Special Education)       (602)542-4013 ESS Phoenix Office
LEA and School Improvement   Felicia Francis (602)364-2266 School Improvement Associate
Special Populations   Frank Migali (602)542-4963 State Coordinator for Homeless
Title I   Gary Fortney (602)542-2014 ESEA Program Manager / Private Schools Coordinator
Effective Teachers and Leaders       (602)364-1842 HQT Support and Assistance
NCLB       (602)364-1842 NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Representative
Human Resources     Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 Employment Hotline
Certification       (602)542-2972 Investigations
Adult Education Services   Jamila Perez (602)542-0165 Client Services Representative
Dropout Prevention   Jan Brite (602)542-4365 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
Health and Nutrition - School Health   Jason Gillette (602)542-8707 Director of School Health
School Safety & Prevention   Jean Ajamie (602)542-8734 Director of School Safety and Prevention
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