Contact Us

Tel: (602) 364-2333
Fax: (602) 364-0902

The K-12 Academic Standards section provides professional development, instructional resources, and information to support the development and implementation of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards in Mathematics and  English Language Arts and Literacy in History, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, in addition to the K-12 academic standards in science, social studies, and educational technology.

Staff Contact Information

High Academic Standards for Students / K-12 Academic Standards

Kathryn Hrabluk

Associate Superintendent


Connie Haberer

Executive Assistant



K-12 Academic Standards

Sarah Galetti

Deputy Associate Superintendent


Randy Shumate

Administrative Assistant


Educational Technology

Cathy Poplin

DAS-Educational Technology


English Language Arts

Kimlee Buttacavoli Grant


Director of K-12 English Language Arts


Betty Lovelace


English Language Arts Specialist


Jennifer Quarelli-Buck


English Language Arts Specialist


Becky Rapier

English Language Arts Specialist


Mary Wennersten


Director of K-3 Literacy


Mathematics / MSP Grants


Suzi Mast

Director of K-12 Mathematics and MSP Grants


Frankie Sullivan

7-12 Mathematics Specialist

Tracy Fazio  (602)364-2356
K-8 Mathematics Specialist



Science and Social Studies

Lacey Wieser

Director of K-12 Science and Social Studies




Cheryl Dunham

Science Specialist


 Jennifer Pesato

Social Studies Specialist


K-12 Academic Standards – Finance

Bruce Groll

Director – Finance




Betty Helm

Specialist – Accounting


Mailing Address:
Arizona Department of Education
High Academic Standards for All Students Division
1535 W. Jefferson, Bin 5
Phoenix, Arizona 85007