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Special Education Division

Staff Directory


Director of Special Education

                Kara Saldierna

                (531) 299-9461


Early Childhood Special Education Supervisor

                Felicia Tweedy

                (531) 299-9519


 Special Education Coordinators

                Christine Young

                Special Education Coordinator

                (531) 299-9464


                Amber Wicherski

                Special Education Coordinator

                Program contact for Social Workers and School Psychologists

                (531) 299-9465


Alternate Curriculum Program (ACP)

                Robin Quinn

                ACP Supervisor

                (531) 299-9483



Behavioral Skills Program (BSP)

                Kylee Starmer-Wilson

                BSP Supervisor

                (531) 299-9497


Early Childhood Special Education (3-5 year olds)

                Carrie Baden

                ECSE Lead Teacher

                (531) 299-9698


Early Development Network (B-3 year olds)

                Jennifer Sturgeon

                EDN Supervisor

                (531) 299-9569


                Lori Chatfield

                EDN Lead Teacher

                (531) 299-9549


Hearing Impaired Program, Homebound Program, Visually Impaired Program

                Meribeth Jackson


                (531) 299-9478



Integrated Learning Program (ILP)

                Sandy Bender

                ILP Program Director



JP Lord School, Occupation Therapy, Physical Therapy

                Laura Mac-Holmes

                JP Lord Principal, OT/PT Supervisor

                (402) 554-6771



Resource Program (Elementary & Secondary)

                Valerie Carritt

Resource Supervisor for Bancroft, Benson West, Edison, Florence, Harrison, Jackson, Highland, Oak Valley, McMillan, North High

                Phone:  531-299-9491



                Abbie Schmidt

Resource Supervisor for Fontenelle, Fullerton, Miller Park, Minne Lusa, Mount View, Pawnee, Rose Hill, Skinner, Marrs, South High

                Phone:  531-299-9496


                Liz McGuire

Resource Supervisor for Adams, Conestoga, Kellom, Liberty, Sunny Slope, Wilson,

Non-Public Schools, Bryan Middle, Bryan High

                Phone:  531-299-9492



                Michelle Gaither

Resource Supervisor for Columbian, Masters, Pinewood, Ponca, Prairie Wind, Saddlebrook, Saratoga, Springville, Standing Bear, King, Chandler View, Buffet Middle, Lewis & Clark,

                Phone:  531-299-9493


                Adia Brightman

Resource Supervisor for Beals, Catlin, Boyd, Dundee, Franklin, Kennedy, Wakonda, Walnut Hill, Monroe, King Science Technology Magnet, Benson High

                Phone:  531-299-9487


                Chris Pereira

Resource Supervisor for Druid Hill, Field Club, Gilder, Joslyn, Picotte, Washington, Gateway, Hale, Morton, Northwest

                Phone:  531-299-9520


                Alissa Jangulo

Resource Supervisor for Ashland Park Robbins, Belle Ryan, Castelar, Crestridge, Gomez, Jefferson, Spring Lake, Western Hills, Norris, Central High

                Phone:  531-299-9488



                Melissa Prante

Resource Supervisor for Belvedere, Central Park, Dodge, Hartman, Lothrop, Sherman, Beveridge, Davis, Burke

                Phone:  531-299-9486


Special Education Student Placement

                Dan Weidner

                Placement Officer

                (531) 299-9679


Speech-Language Program

                Lori Skrobecki

                S/L Supervisor

                (531) 299-9485



Transition & Work-Based Learning

                Shana Frodyma

                Transition & Work-Based Learning Supervisor

                (531) 299-9490