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
Educator Excellence Mark McCall (602) 364-2294 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Special Populations Mary Haluska (602)542-5169 State Migrant Identification & Recruitment Coordinator
ESS-Program Support and Monitoring Maura Mall (602)542-4013 Director of Program Support and Monitoring
ESS-State Initiatives Melissa DeVries (928)637-1870 Director of State Initiatives and Flagstaff Office
Indian Education Nadine Groenig (602) 542-5235 Director of Indian Education
Title I Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
Health and Nutrition Nicholas Dunford (602) 542-8700 Deputy Associate Superintendent
CTE-Postsecondary Nicole Clapeck (602)542-4754 Postsecondary Perkins Grants and Accountability
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS) OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753  
ESS-Professional Development Oran Tkatchov (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
Organizational Development Pat Childress (602)542-3069 DAS of Organizational Development
Alternate Assessment Patricia Reynolds (602)364-1296 Prof. Dev. & State Assessment Specialist
Advanced Placement Programs Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Advanced Placement Programs
Gifted Education Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Gifted Education
21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Randy Huckabone (602) 364-2349 21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Admin Assistant
Effective Teachers and Leaders Raquel Alvara (602) 364-3452 Education Program Specialist
Policy Development and Government Relations Rebeca Barela (602) 542-0554 Executive Assistant
Dropout Prevention Robert Gray III (602) 364-2202 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
LEA and School Improvement Robert Gray (602)364-2202 Director of Operations
Arts Education Robert Waller (602) 364-3015 Arts Education Specialist
Highly Effective Schools Robin Kauakahi (602) 542-1556 Associate Superintendent
Office of Communications Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 Director of Communications
Grants Management System Sarah Hendrix (602) 364-4382 Grants Management Technology Director
School Finance   (602)542-5695 General Inbox
School Finance   (602)542-5695 Budget Team
School Finance   (602) 542-5695 Operations Support
School Finance   (602)542-5695 Payment Team
State Board of Education Karol Schmidt (602) 542-5057 Executive Director
Grants Management System Stephanie Ferguson (602) 542-3470 Program Specialist
State Tutoring Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 State Tutoring Program Coordinator
Title I Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Health and Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Teresa McCormack (602)542-8810 Child and Adult Care Food Customer Support
Assessment   (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
School Safety & Prevention Tori Havins (602)542-8720 Prevention Education Specialist
State Board Approved Programs Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191   State Board Approved Programs
GED Testing - Adult Education Services       Client Services Representative
Charter School Information   (602)364-3080   Arizona State Board of Charter Schools
Accountability   (602) 542-5151    
ESS-Parent Information   (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
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