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Department Of Special Education Directory




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
Kara Scarda Special Education Instruction & Compliance Specialist 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 Windsor Administrative Secretary 410-535-7422
Email
Kathy Kletter Hunting Creek Annex Secretary 410-535-7380
Email

 

VISION

Name Title Contact Info
Sara Seemayer Teacher of the Visually Impaired 443-486-4273
Email
Katharine Wilson Teacher of the Visually Impaired 443-486-4273
Email

 

 DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Name Title Contact Info
Barbara Brunner Audiologist 443-486-4273
Email
Beth Nelson Audiologist 443-486-4273
Email

Kathy Slagle

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

443-486-4273

Email

Sherrie Tarry Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

443-486-4273

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
Judy Buckler Autism Spectrum Facilitator 410-535-7414
Email
Becky Haring Autism Spectrum Facilitator 443-486-4268
Email
Melissa Pohl Behavior Analyst Specialist

410-535-7414

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 READING, MATH &  CO-TEACHING SPECIALISTS

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

Name Title Contact Info
Karen Burggraf

Co-teaching Teacher Specialist

(all schools)

410-414-7027

Email

Maureen Cassidy Spec. Education Math Specialist (all schools) 410-535-3347
Email
Jane Cooper

Spec. Ed. Reading Specialist

School responsibilities: BAES, BES, PPES, SLES, WHES, NMS, PPMS, WHMS, CHS, HHS, NHS, CCS (Major Reading interventions programs:  Fundations, Wilson, Reading Mastery)

410-535-7485
Email
Rae Anne Turlington

Spec. Ed. Reading Specialist

School responsibilities:

AES, CES, DES, HES, MES, PES, MHES, SES, CMS, MCMS, SMS, PHS (Major Reading Intervention Programs: Visualizing and Verbalizing, Corrective Reading-Decoding, Corrective Reading Comprehension)

410-535-7367
Email

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Name Title Contact Info
Wynne Maksimovic AT Coordinator 410-535-7287
Email
Teresa Wright AT Assistant 410-414-7508
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, NHS
410-535-7422
Email
Krista Sandoval

Regional Program Psychologist

BAES, SMS, PHS

410-535-7422

Email

Jodi Perez Regional Program Psychologist
BAES, HHS
410-535-7422
Email
Suzanne McGowan 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

 

MEDICAID RECOVERY PROGRAM/DATA MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name Title Contact Info
Kara Muffley Medicaid Manager/Data Manager/MDIEP Technical Assistance 410-535-7468
Email
Susan Shifflett 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 HES, MES, CMS

410-535-7212

410-535-1710

410-535-7366

Email

 

Tammy Carroll

 

MHES, PPES, PPMS

410-257-1613

410-535-4227

410-535-7411

Email

Cinda Haas SLES, MCMS, PHS

410-535-7713
410-535-7490

410-535-7865
Email

Cathy Feeney BES, WHES, WHMS

410-257-1515
410-257-1539

410-257-1560
Email

Lisa Gallegos CES, HHS

410-535-7320
410-414-4010

Email

Sonya Michael CCS, CHS

410-535-7302

410-535-7344

Email

Bea Schreiber SES, NMS, NHS

410-257-2156
410-257-1631

410-257-1514

Email

Maureen Sinclair AES, DES, SMS

410-535-7813

410-535-7429

410-535-7888
Email

Barbara Woodward BAES, PES

410-535-7642

410-535-7805

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 410-535-1308
Email
Janet Heagy DES, PES, CCS 410-535-1308
Email
Kathleen Jackson BAES, CES, HES, MES

410-535-1304

Email

Dorothy Pohlod NHS, SMS, WHMS, SLES, WHES 410-535-1308
Email
Elizabeth Reilly PPMS, HHS, NMS, PPES, SES 410-535-1308
Email
Julie Tomasik CHS, CMS, BES 410-535-1308
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

410-535-6371
Email

 

 

CHILD FIND (Ages 3-5)/INFANTS & TODDLERS ( Ages Birth-3)

Name Title Contact Info
Rachael Bailey Infants & Toddlers Special Education Teacher 443-486-4146
Email
Michelle Fean Infants & Toddler Special Education Teacher 443-486-4146
Email
Carrie Holaus

Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist

443-486-4146

Email

Lisa Knight Child Find Special Education Teacher 410-535-7388
Email
Carol Lavoie Infants & Toddlers Occupational Therapist 443-486-4146
Email
Carla Mathers Infants & Toddlers Intake Specialist & Educator 410-414-7034
Email
Shelley McClain

Infants & Toddlers Physical Therapist Assistant

410-535-7380

Email

Lisa Merriman Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7368
Email
Sheila Myers Infants & Toddlers Program Coordinator 410-414-7034
Email
Ericka Carswell Infants & Toddlers Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7368
Email
Robin Sanders Infants & Toddlers Technician 410-486-4146
Email
Betsy Therrien Child Find Speech Language Pathologist 443-486-4146
Email
Tracey Williams Infants & Toddlers Physical Therapist 410-414-7034
Email
Dianna Varner Child Find Coordinator & Speech Language Pathologist 410-535-7388
Email

 

 

OCCUPATIONAL / PHYSICAL THERAPISTS / ADAPTIVE PE
Name Title Contact Info
Tina Bryant Adaptive PE Teacher

410-535-7364

Email

Kathy Caplins Occupational Therapist 410-535-7364
Email
Jill Hartwell Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Dustin Jackson Adaptive PE Teacher

410-535-7364

Email

Jennifer Jensen Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Carol Lavoie Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Bernadette Lester Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Meagan Tiralla Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Maureen Pieringer Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Debra Shatrowsky Occupational Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Julie Simpson Physical Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Maribeth Wilkins Physical Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

Shelley McClain Physical Therapist Assistant

410-535-7364

Email

Tracey Williams Physical Therapist

410-535-7364

Email

 

 

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS

Name Title Contact Info
Jennifer Bobbitt Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email

Eileen Brudish 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

Radhiya Flanders Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email

Twhanna Green Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email

Carrie Holaus Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email

Amy Jones Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email

Lisa Merriman Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

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

Michele 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

Emily Williams Speech Language Pathologist

410-535-7422

Email