Contact Us

Leah Voorhies
Director
Assistant Superintendent of Student Support
State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)
Phone: (801) 538-7898 | E-mail

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

Coordinator

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

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

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

Jennifer Slade
State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)
Phone: (801) 538-7546 | E-mail

Education Specialists

Dana Archuleta
Residential Treatment Center (RTC) Monitoring and Utah Program Improvement Planning (UPIPS)
Phone: (801) 538-7698 | E-mail

Ellen Bailey
Elementary English Language Arts (ELAs)
Phone: (801) 538-7522 | E-mail

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

Lindsey Cunningham
Utah Program Improvement Planning (UPIPS)
Phone: (801) 538-7806 | E-mail

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

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

Casey Dupart
Behaviorial Supports/Mental Health Needs
Phone: (801) 538-7539 | E-mail

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

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

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

Kelsey Gressmen
Utah Program Improvement Planning (UPIPS)
Phone: (801) 538-7585 | E-mail

Lavinia Gripentrog
Transition, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Assistive Technology, Occupational Therapy (OT)/Physical Therapy (PT)
Phone: (801) 538-7645 | E-mail

 

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

Carol Ruddell
Personnel Preparation/Licensing
Phone: (801) 538-7565 | E-mail

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

Tanya Semerad
Autism, Significant Cognitive Disabilities (SCD), and Paraeducator to Teacher Scholarships (PETTS)
Phone: (801) 538-7726 | E-mail

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

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

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

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

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

Support Staff

Bryan Christensen
Administrative Assistant for Leah Voorhies, Emily Berry, Cole Shakespear, and Neil Stevens.
Phone: (801) 538-7677 | E-mail

Sabrina Gill
Executive Secretary for Kim Fratto and Casey Dupart
Phone: (801) 538-7936 | E-mail

Victoria Heaps
Office Specialist II for Ellen Bailey, Brook Hatch, Tanya Semerad, Tracy Gooley, and Becky Unker
Phone: (801) 538-7952 | E-mail

Rebecca Lewis
Program Specialist for Jennie DeFriez, Sheryl Ellsworth, Lavinia Gripentrog, Carol Ruddell, and Deanna Taylor
Phone: (801) 538-7874 | E-mail

Susan McRay
Financial Analyst
Phone: (801) 538-7795 | E-mail

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

Esther Navarrette
Office Specialist II for Tony Zambrana
Phone: (801) 538-7612 | E-mail

Emily Nordfelt
Program Specialist for Jennifer Slade, Lindsey Cunningham, Teresa Davenport, LauraLee Gillespie, and Kelsey Gressmen
Phone: (801) 538-7757 | E-mail

Vacant
Office Assistant II for Naté Dearden

Stephanie Ward
Office Specialist II for Tami Gear
Phone: (801) 538-7677 | E-mail