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Tuesday, October 20, 2020


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. 

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

Marcus Konantz
Executive Director x1123

Diana Montes
Senior Administrative Specialist x1123

Holly Hussong
Administrative Specialist x1124

Lisa Jacobs
Senior Office Assistant x1119 

Senior Office Assistant x1125

Ember Wyman
Senior Office Assistant x1127

Special Education Team

Program Specialists

Karin Greenberg
Program Specialist
Mild/Moderate Disabilities, x1122

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

Program Specialist
Emotionally Disturbed Disabilities, x1137
Kelly McNelis-Schroder
Program Specialist
Early Intervention Center   
Kerry Newlee
Lead Speech/Language Pathologist x1123

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program Specialist

Transition Partnership Program and Workability

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

Behavior Support Team

Peter Aguirre
MS, Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Tamme Koehn
Autism Specialist
School Psychologist

Carina Tinker
Intense Behavior
Intervention Specialist

Leah Kahler
Intense Behavior
Teacher Specialist


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