Staff Directory

Key Contacts Phone Email
ADE Customer Support 602-542-3710 [email protected]
ADE Certification – Phoenix 602-542-4367 [email protected]
Grants Management Enterprise System/ ARRA Reporting 602-542-3901 [email protected]
School Finance – Main Line 602-542-5695 [email protected]
SAIS Support – ADE Support Center 602-542-7378 [email protected]
SAIS Toll Free Number 1-866-577-9636
GED Information 602-258-2410 #2 [email protected]
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Department Name Phone Email Job Title
Highly Effective Teachers & Leaders Cecilia Johnson (602)364-1957 [email protected] Associate Superintendent
Human Resources Employment Specialist (602)542-3186 [email protected] Employment Hotline
Indian Education Nadine Groenig (602) 542-5235 [email protected] Director of Indian Education
Information Technology Debbie Schumacher (602)542-2094 [email protected] IT Support
K-12 Standards Lacey Wieser (602)364-2332 [email protected] Director of Science, STEM, and Social Studies
K-12 Standards Debbie Yu (602)364-1804 [email protected] Executive Assistant
LEA and School Improvement Robert Gray (602)364-2202 [email protected] Director of Operations
LEA and School Improvement Cindy Richards (602)364-2269 [email protected] School Improvement Associate
LEA and School Improvement Felicia Francis (602)364-2266 [email protected] School Improvement Associate
Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission Jim Buchanan (602) 542-5510 [email protected] Arizona Education Liaison for MIC3
National Board Certification Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 [email protected] National Board Certification
NCLB   (602)364-1842 [email protected] NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Representative
Office of Communications Charles Tack (602) 542-5072 [email protected] Public Information Officer
Office of Communications Sally Stewart (602) 542-5072 [email protected] Director of Communications
Office of Communications Alexis Burkhart (602) 542-3309 [email protected] Communications Specialist
Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS) OELAS Main Line (602)542-0753 [email protected]  
Organizational Development Pat Childress (602)542-3069 [email protected] DAS of Organizational Development
Performance Pay Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191 [email protected] Career Ladder and 301
Policy Development & Government Relations Ashley Berg (602) 364-2425 [email protected] Exec. Dir. of Policy Development & Government Relations
Policy Development and Government Relations Rebeca Barela (602) 542-0554 [email protected] Executive Assistant
Research and Evaluation Susan Russell (602) 542-5325 [email protected] Research and Evaluation Assistant
SAIS (IT Department) IT Support (602)542-7378 [email protected] Support Center Manager
School Finance   (602)542-5695 [email protected] General Inbox
School Finance Lyle Friesen (602)542-5695 [email protected] Director of School Finance
School Finance   (602)542-5695 [email protected] Budget Team
School Finance   (602) 542-5695 [email protected] Operations Support
School Finance   (602)542-5695 [email protected] Payment Team
School Safety & Prevention Davidson Riggs (602)542-8730 [email protected] School Safety & Prevention Assistant
School Safety & Prevention Tori Havins (602)542-8720 [email protected] Prevention Education Specialist
Special Populations Frank Migali (602)542-4963 [email protected] State Coordinator for Homeless
Special Populations Mary Haluska (602)542-5169 [email protected] State Migrant Identification & Recruitment Coordinator
State Board Approved Programs Beth Driscoll (602)364-2191   State Board Approved Programs
State Board of Education Karol Schmidt (602) 542-5057 [email protected] Executive Director
State Tutoring Stephanie Washington (602)542-7466 [email protected] State Tutoring Program Coordinator
Superintendent's Office Michael Bradley (602)542-5460 [email protected] Chief of Staff
Superintendent's Office Sarah Accardi (602)542-5460 [email protected]  
Superintendent's Office Diane Douglas (602)542-5460 [email protected] Superintendent of Public Instruction
Title I Tee Lambert (602)542-4353 [email protected] ESEA Monitoring/ALEAT/COP Coordinator
Title I Gary Fortney (602)542-2014 [email protected] ESEA Program Manager / Private Schools Coordinator
Title I Nancy Konitzer (602)542-7470 [email protected] State Title I Director / Deputy Associate Superintendent
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