Directory

Department Of Special Education Directory

The Calvert County Public Schools (CCPS) is responsible for providing a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to students with disabilities from birth through the age of 21 regardless of the severity of their disability. Parents and/or guardians shall be provided a verbal and written explanation of their Parental Rights: Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice and a Parents' Guide to Habilitative Services. Students typically receive instruction in the general education classroom with the necessary accommodations and adaptations provided by the general and special education staff. Decisions regarding the placement of a child with a disability is in consultation with the parents or guardians of the child and consistent with the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).

Administration

Main Phone Number - 410-535-7422
Fax Number - 410-535-7492
Name Title Contact Info
Christina Harris Director of Special Education 410-535-7422
Email
Nancy Gregory Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-7422
Email
Marcy Gruver Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-7422
Email
Janet Stephanson Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-7422
Email
Jason Miller Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-7422
Email

Secretarial

Name Title Contact Info
Jean Hahn Administrative Secretary 410-535-7469
Email
Lisa Casciero Financial Secretary 410-535-7448
Email
Terri Buete Administrative Secretary 410-535-7422
Email
Alysha Claudio Hunting Creek Annex Secretary 410-535-7380
Email

Vision

Name Title Contact Info
Sara Seemayer Teacher of the Visually Impaired 443-550-8368
Email
Katharine Wilson Teacher of the Visually Impaired 443-550-8368
Email

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Name Title Contact Info
Barbara Brunner Audiologist 443-550-8368
Email
Beth Nelson Audiologist 443-550-8368
Email
Kathy Slagle Teacher of the Hearing Impaired 443-550-8368
Email
Sherrie Tarry Teacher of the Hearing Impaired 443-550-8368
Email

Autism

The Autism Facilitators and Behavior Analyst provide support to the Intensive Structured Learning Environment Programs pre-school to age 21 and students with autism.

Name Title Contact Info
Nicole Foveaux Autism Spectrum Facilitator 410-535-7414
Email
Becky Haring Autism Spectrum Facilitator 443-486-4268
Email
Melissa Pohl Behavior Analyst Specialist 443-550-8347
Email

Non-Public

The Non-public Specialist coordinates the programming for students residing in Calvert County who are placed in non-public special educationl facilities.

Name Title Contact Info
Cathy Gregory Non-Public Specialist 410-535-7491
Email

Special Education Teacher Specialists

The Reading, Math, Program Teacher Specialists and Inclusive Program Teacher are resource and consultative positions. The specialists are available to work with teachers of reading and math grades Pre K-12. They provide staff development and collaborate with the Department of Instruction.

Name Title Contact Info
Betsie Camilliere Inclusive Programing Specialist 443-550-8383
Email
Brittni Sammons Inclusive Programing Specialist 443-550-8383
Email
Sarah Noland Spec. Education Math Specialist
(all schools)
443-550-8383
Email
Kara Scarda Spec. Ed. Instruction & Compliance Specialist 443-550-8349
Email
Jane Cooper Spec. Ed. Reading Specialist
School responsibilities: BAES, BES, HES, PPES, WHES, CMS, WHMS, CHS, HHS, NHS. CTA & CCS(Major Reading interventions programs: Fundations, Wilson, Reading Mastery)
443-550-8383
Email
Rae Anne Turlington Spec. Ed. Reading Specialist
School responsibilities: PAC, CES, DES, MES, MHES, SES, SLES, MCMS, NMS, SMS, & PHS. (Major Reading Intervention Programs: Visualizing and Verbalizing, Corrective Reading-Decoding, Corrective Reading Comprehension)
443-550-8383
Email

Assistive Technology

Name Title Contact Info
Wynne Maksimovic AT Coordinator 410-535-7378
Email
Teresa Wright AT Assistant 443-550-8367
Email

Regional Program Psychologists

Regional Program Psychologists provide support to teachers, administrators, IEP Teams, and faculty working with students placed in the BDP. They also support the IEP process and direct/indirect services to students placed in BDP programs. The Behavioral Specialists provide support to students with behavioral difficulties. The specialists may assist with the development of behavior intervention plans and participate in IEP meetings, as necessary. They work with staff to plan and impement behavioral strategies, supports and crisis plans. The specialists may also conduct social skills training and Crisis Prevention/Intervention (CPI)training.

Name Title Contact Info
Jolene Farmer Regional Program Psychologist
 CMS, PPMS
410-535-7422
Email
VACANCY Regional Program Psychologist
           
410-535-7422
Email
Jodi Perez Regional Program Psychologist
BAES, HHS, ITP
410-535-7422
Email
VACANCY Regional Program Psychologist
CCS
410-535-7304
Email
Sarah Shaw Regional Program Psychologist
CHS, MES
410-535-7422
Email
David Ring Spec. Ed. Behavioral Specialist 410-535-7288
Email
Kristie Collinson Spec. Ed. Behavioral Specialist 410-257-2027
Email

Medicated Recovery Program/Data Management

Name Title Contact Info
Kara Muffley Medicaid Manager/Data Manager/MDIEP Technical Assistance 410-535-7468
Email
Barbara Woodward Medicaid Billing Facilitator 410-535-7321
Email

IEP Clerks

IEP Clerks are responsible for providing clerical assistance to the administrative staff and IEP Teams on matters related to special education. They maintain files, monitor compliance and assist with the IEP process.

Name Title Contact Info
Diana Baldwin CES,
BAES,
HES
443-550-9599
443-550-9514
443-550-9571

Email
Tammy Carroll MHES,
PPES,
PPMS
443-550-9635
443-550-9747
443-550-9183
Email
Beth Falco SLES,
MCMS,
PHS
443-550-9772
443-550-9212
443-550-7057
Email
Cathy Feeney BES,
WHES,
WHMS
443-550-9534
443-550-9879 443-550-9336
Email
Lisa Gallegos CHS,
HHS
443-550-8917
443-550-7032

Email
Sonya Michael CCS,
CMS
443-550-9920
443-550-8980
Email
Bea Schreiber SES,
NMS,
NHS
443-550-9403
443-550-7174
443-550-8954
Email
Maureen Sinclair MES,
DES,
SMS
443-550-9661
443-550-7709
443-550-9280
Email
Susan Godwin PAC - I,
PAC- P
443-550-9689
443-550-9719
Email

Diagnostic Prescriptive Teachers

Diagnostic Prescriptive Teachers support school staff in completing initial assessments and reevaluations.

Name Title Contact Info
Ruth Ghrist MCMS, PHS, AES 443-550-8388
Email
Janet Heagy DES, PES, CCS 443-550-8388
Email
Dorothy Pohlod NHS, SMS, WHMS, SLES, WHES 443-550-8388
Email
Elizabeth Reilly PPMS, HHS, NMS, PPES, SES 443-550-8388
Email
Julie Tomasik CHS, CMS, BES 443-550-8388
Email

Transition and ALT-MSA

The Transition Facilitator assists in transition between students and adult service agencies. The Facilitator also assists with job-training sites for Functional Skills and Vocational High School classes. The Alternate Maryland State Assessments (Alt-MSA) Facilitator is responsible implementation of training, dissemination of information, and providing technical assistance to staff.

Name Title Contact Info
Paul Reilly Transition/Alt-MSA Facilitator 443-550-8384
Email

Child Find (Ages 3-5)/Infants

& Toddlers (Ages Birth-3)

Name Title Contact Info
Rachael Bailey Infants & Toddlers Special Education Teacher 443-550-8379
Email
Michelle Fean Infants & Toddler Special Education Teacher 443-550-8379
Email
Tatiana Owens Infants & Toddler Special Education Teacher 443-550-8380
Email
Carrie Holaus Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8379
Email
Lisa Knight Child Find Special Education Teacher 443-550-8381
Email
Carol Lavoie Infants & Toddlers Occupational Therapist 443-550-8379
Email
Carla Mathers Infants & Toddlers Intake Specialist & Educator 443-550-8379
Email
Shelley McClain Infants & Toddlers Physical Therapist Assistant 443-550-8370
Email
Lisa Merriman Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8380
Email
Sheila Myers Infants & Toddlers Program Coordinator 443-550-8380
Email
Ericka Carswell Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8373
Email
Robin Sanders Infants & Toddlers Technician 443-550-8380
Email
Betsy Therrien Child Find Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8381
Email
Tracey Williams Infants & Toddlers Physical Therapist 443-550-8380
Email
Dianna Varner Child Find Coordinator & Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8381
Email

Occupational/Physical Therapists & Adaptive PE

Name Title Contact Info
Dustin Jackson Adaptive PE Teacher 443-550-8372
Email
Laura Rivers Adaptive PE Teacher 443-550-8372
Email
Kathy Caplins Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Jill Hartwell Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Jennifer Jensen Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Carol Lavoie Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Bernadette Lester Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Tania Martinson Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Meagan Tiralla Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Maureen Pieringer Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Debra Shatrowsky Occupational Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Susan Dudley Physical Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Julie Simpson Physical Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Maribeth Wilkins Physical Therapist 443-550-8370
Email
Shelley McClain Physical Therapist Assistant 443-550-8370
Email
Tracey Williams Physical Therapist 443-550-8370
Email

Speech Language Pathologists

Name Title Contact Info
Jennifer Bobbitt Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Jan Chaney Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email

Charron Dean Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Betty Elliott Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Eileen Fitzsimmons Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Emily Faulkner  Speech Language Pathologist  410-535-7422
Email
Radhiya Flanders Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Twhanna Green Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Carrie Holaus Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8379
Email
Amy Jones Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Lisa Merriman Speech Language Pathologist 443-550-8380
Email
Chelsea Oyer Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Kerry Puttlitz Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Julianne Schrom Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Vacancy (Shedd) Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Erin Sloan Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Jamie Smith Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Victoria Spriggs Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Lydia Dawn Stanton Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
Cheryl Thompson Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7422
Email
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