Staff Updates

Published: June 17th, 2019

Staff Announcement 2019 Dear Colleagues,

It is with great excitement that I announce to you the latest growth within our Title IV-A program. Many of you are undoubtably familiar with the wonderful Sandra Skelton – while Sandra has been part of our Title IV-A team since its inception, I am happy to officially announce that Sandra will now be serving as our Title IV-A Education Program Specialist! Deeply rooted within the innerworkings of federal programs, Sandra will continue developing advanced tools to streamline the LEA and SEA grant review process. Please join me in congratulating Sandra on this advancement!

New to our team as our Program Project Specialist is Venesa Hernandez. Venesa joins us from the Exceptional Student Services Unit where she served as a Case Manager for the ASPIRE program. Venesa will be continuously monitoring our grant review process, ensuring a timely grant flow, as well as assisting with annual reporting and special projects.

Joining us from the Tolleson Union High School District is Erin Henderson. Erin will be serving as our Title IV-A Digital Learning Specialist and will oversee the new Office of Digital Literacy!

Our Title IV-A Program area is fully staffed!


As your Director of Arts Education & Title IV-A, I am charged with providing constituents with high quality staff, ensuring the best possible technical assistance and positive customer experience. I celebrate the solidification of our program area and look forward to increasing your customer satisfaction while also ensuring you have regular access to our content expertise. Together, we will reimagine education through Title IV-A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment.

Yours in Collaboration,

Dustin K. Loehr, M.H.

Director of Arts Education & Title IV-A
Arizona Department of Education
602.364.3015