Contact Us

Administration

Leah Voorhies
Assistant Superintendent of Student Support
State Director of Special Education
Phone: (801) 538-7898 | E-mail

Kim Fratto
Director of Special Education Programs
Phone: (801) 538-7716 | E-mail

Sydney Tesch
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (801) 538-7614 | E-mail

Data and Fiscal

Tami Gear
Student Support Fiscal and Data Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7724 | E-mail

Cole Shakespear
Fiscal Monitor Team Manager
Phone: (801) 538-7576 | E-mail

Neil Stevens
Fiscal Monitor Team Lead
Phone: (801) 538-7819 | E-mail

Emily Berry
Student Support Program Evaluator
Phone: (801) 538-7948 | E-mail

Esther Navarrette
Carson Smith Scholarship
Phone: (801) 538-7612 | E-mail

Tony Zambrana
Carson Smith and Special Needs Opportunity Scholarships
Phone: (801) 538-7589 | E-mail

Jerry Rogers
Fiscal Accountability
Phone: (801) 538-7579 | E-mail

Cory Erekson
State Fiscal Accountability
Phone: (801) 538-7713 | E-mail

Stephanie Ward
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7803 | E-mail

Effective Instruction

Jennie DeFriez
Effective Instruction Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7522 | E-mail

Crystal Emery
State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)/Postsecondary Transition
Phone: (801) 538-7999 | E-mail

Brook Hatch
Secondary Mathematics
Phone: (801) 538-7630 | E-mail 

Ellen Bailey
Elementary Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7721 | E-mail

Marianne Farnsworth
Secondary Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7574 | E-mail

Deanna Taylor
Postsecondary Transition
Phone: (801) 538-7775 | E-mail

Lavinia Gripentrog
Postsecondary Transition
Phone: (801) 538-7645 | E-mail

Tracy Gooley
Assessments
Phone: (801) 538-7887 | E-mail

Victoria Heaps
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7952 | E-mail

Inclusion

Lindsey Cunningham
Inclusion Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7806 | E-mail

Becky Unker
Specially Designed Instruction
Phone: (801) 538-7907 | E-mail

Joleigh Honey
Mathematics Equity
Phone: (801) 538-7874 | E-mail

Tanya Semerad
Significant Cognitive Disabilities
Phone: (801) 538-7726 | E-mail

Jaimee Kidder
Behavior Support
Phone: (801) 538-7964 | E-mail

Samantha Garcia
Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
Phone: (801) 538-7902 | E-mail

Danielle Macias
Virtual Services
Phone: (801) 538-7586 | E-mail

Vacant
Executive Secretary

Licensing

Kathy Webb
Personnel Preparation/Licensing Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7688 | E-mail

Jennifer Mortensen
Licensing Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7892 | E-mail

Tabitha Pacheco
Mentor Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7981 | E-mail

Sydnee Seager
Licensing Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7609 | E-mail

Sabrina Gill
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7936 | E-mail

Student and Family Rights

Jordan DeHaan
Dispute Resolution
Phone: (801) 538-7541 | E-mail

Jessica Kallin
Student and Family Engagement
Phone: (801) 538-7735 | E-mail

Heidi Pitkin
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7728 | E-mail

Technical Assistance

Angela Toscano
Technical Writer and Editor
Phone: (801) 538-7968 | E-mail

Sydney Tesch
Administrative Assistant

Utah Program Improvement Planning System (UPIPS)

LauraLee Gillespie
Utah Program Improvement Planning System (UPIPS) Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7866 | E-mail

Dana Archuleta
Residential Treatment Centers and UPIPS
Phone: (801) 538-7698 | E-mail

Janet Hanson
UPIPS
Phone: (801) 538-7787 | E-mail 

Kelsey Gressmen
UPIPS
Phone: (801) 538-7585 | E-mail 

Natalie Fisher
UPIPS
Phone: (801) 538-7644 | E-mail

Teresa Judd
Preschool
Phone: (801) 538-7540 | E-mail

Monica Lewis
Educational Benefit Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7767 | E-mail

Emily Nordfelt
UPIPS Program Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7757 | E-mail

Yuriko Murakami
Technical Support
Phone: (801) 538-7705 | E-mail