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Special Education

Special Education is an integral part of the total public education system and provides education in a manner that promotes maximum interaction between children or youth with disabilities and children or youth who are not disabled, in a manner that is appropriate to the needs of both.

Special Education provides a full continuum of program options to meet the educational and service needs of individuals with exceptional needs in the Least Restrictive Environment. 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

           

255 W. Stanley Avenue, #100
Ventura, California 93001
805.641.5000

   

Linda DuBois

Director of Special Education
Instructional Services, x1123

   

Robin Faigin

Director of Special Education
Pupil Services, x1123

   
Brandee Cate

Administrative Assistant III, x1123

   

Wanda Martin

Medi-Cal Specialist, x1124

   

Diana Montes

Senior Office Assistant, x1125

   

Ember Wyman

Senior Office Assistant, x1127

   

Lisa Zehm

Senior Office Assistant, x1119

   

 

   

PROGRAM SPECIALISTS

 

 

Kelly McNelis-Schroder

Program Specialist
Early Intervention Center   

Karin Greenberg

Program Specialist
Autism / Mild/Moderate Disabilities, x1122

 

Skye Stifel

Program Specialist
Moderate/Severe K-12, Deaf/Hard of Hearing 6-12

Katie McKarrell

Program Specialist
Emotionally Disturbed Disabilities, x1137

 

 Lisa Wofford

Program Specialist
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Pre-K-5

 

   

AUTISM TEAM

   

Trish Malotte
Autism Specialist
School Psychologist

Chelley Nail
Intense Behavior
Intervention Specialist

Kris Banning
Inclusion Facilitator
Specialized Academic Instruction

 

 Amy Shaffer
 Positive Behavior
 Support Specialist

Valerie Whitlock-Tackett
Mainstream Inclusion Specialist x1126
Specialized Academic Instruction

                      
     

WORKABILITY/TRANSITION PARTNERSHIP PROJECT

Amy Cabral
Job Placement Specialist, Transition Partnership, x1131

Antwaine Richards
Employment Training Assistant, Transition Partnership, x1130 

Alana Ridgway
Employment Training Assistant, Transition Partnership, x1129

Sheree Smylee
Employment Training Assistant, Workability, x1133