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
Gifted Education Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Gifted Education
GED Testing - Adult Education Services       Client Services Representative
ESS-State Initiatives Melissa DeVries (928)637-1870 Director of State Initiatives and Flagstaff Office
ESS-Special Projects Alissa Trollinger (602)364-4004 Director of Special Projects
ESS-Program Support and Monitoring Maura Mall (602)542-4013 Director of Program Support and Monitoring
ESS-Professional Development Oran Tkatchov (602)364-2066 Director of Professional Development
ESS-Parent Information   (888)877-5910   Parent Information Network
ESS-Operations Cynthia Bolewski (520)628-6330 Director of Operations
ESS-Funding & Finance Connie Hill (602)364-4020 Director of Funding & Finance
ESS-Dispute Resolution Kacey Gregson (602)364-4011 Director of Dispute Resolution
ESS-Alternate Assessment Audra Ahumada (602)542-4061 Director of Alternate Assessment
ESS (Special Education)   (602)542-4013 ESS Phoenix Office
Effective Teachers and Leaders Raquel Alvara (602) 364-3452 Education Program Specialist
Effective Teachers and Leaders   (602)364-1842 HQT Support and Assistance
Educator Excellence Mark McCall (602) 364-2294 Deputy Associate Superintendent
ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan) Jim Buchanan (602) 542-5510 Deputy Associate Superintendent
Early Childhood   (602)364-1530 Early Childhood Development Specialist
Dropout Prevention Robert Gray III (602) 364-2202 Director of Dropout Prevention/School Renewal
CTE-Postsecondary Nicole Clapeck (602)542-4754 Postsecondary Perkins Grants and Accountability
CTE-Assessments Barbara Zalazinski (602)542-3425 CTE Assessment System
CTE Arizona School Counselors Kay Schreiber (602)542-5353 State Career Guidance Counselors Supervisor
Charter School Information   (602)364-3080   Arizona State Board of Charter Schools
Certification   (602)542-4367 Certification Representative
Certification   (602)542-2972 Investigations
Audit Unit Lisa Eddy (602)364-4061 Chief Auditor
Assessment   (602)542-5031 Assessment Representative
Arts Education Robert Waller (602) 364-3015 Arts Education Specialist
Arizona Charter School Program (AZCSP) Mark Francis (602)542-4020 Deputy Associate Superintendent, AZ CSP
Alternative Pathways (Interns)   (602)542-4367 Alternative Paths (Transition to Teaching)
Alternate Assessment Angeles Swasey (602)542-8239 Alternate Assessment Program Project Specialist
Alternate Assessment Patricia Reynolds (602)364-1296 Prof. Dev. & State Assessment Specialist
Advanced Placement Programs Peter Laing (602)364-3842 Director, Advanced Placement Programs
Adult Education Services Jamila Perez (602)542-0165 Client Services Representative
Adult Education Services   (602)258-2410 Main Number
Adult Education Services Erica Salcido (602)542-0163 Client Services Representative
Adult Education Services Leonela Jimenez (602)542-0165 Client Services Representative
Accounting Angela Calles (602)542-5232 Accounts Receivable/Fixed Assets
Accountability   (602) 542-5151    
21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Randy Huckabone (602) 364-2349 21st CCLC-Afterschool Programs Admin Assistant
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