Contact Us

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

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

Coordinators

Naté Dearden
Student and Family Rights
Phone: (801) 538-7884 | E-mail

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

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

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

Education Specialists

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

Ellen Bailey
Elementary English Language Art (ELA)
Phone: (801) 538-7721 | E-mail

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

Lindsey Cunningham
Specific Learning Disabilities(SLD) and UPIPS
Phone: (801) 538-7806 | E-mail

Teresa Davenport
Preschool Special Education and Sensory Disabilities
Phone: (801) 538-7540 | E-mail

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

Casey Dupart
Behavioral Supports
Phone: (801) 538-7539 | E-mail

Sheryl Ellsworth
Parent Engagement
Phone: (801) 538-7733 | E-mail

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

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

Lavinia Gripentrog
Post-Secondary Transition and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Phone: (801) 538-7645 | E-mail

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

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

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

Sydnee Seager
Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) Project Manager
Phone: (801) 538-7609 | E-mail

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

Cole Shakespear
State Fiscal Accountability
Phone: (801) 538-7576 | E-mail

Neil Stevens
Federal Fiscal Accountability
Phone: (801) 538-7819 | E-mail

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

Becky Unker
Elementary Mathematics
Phone: (801) 538-7907| E-mail

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

Tony Zambrana
Carson Smith Scholarship (CSS) and State Fiscal Accountability
Phone: (801) 538-7589 | E-mail

Support Staff

Bryan Christensen
Phone: (801) 538-7677 | E-mail

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

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

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

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

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

Stephanie Ward
Phone: (801) 538-7677 | E-mail