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 410-535-7378
Email
Kathy Simone Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-7420
Email
Nancy Gregory Supervisor of Special Education 410-535-4220
Email
Marcy Gruver Supervisor of Special Education 410-414-2032
Email
Janet Stephanson Supervisor of Special Education 443-486-4224
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

 

 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

 

BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BDP)

BDP 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 BD 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 BDP Psychologist
BAE, PPMS, NHS
410-535-7422
Email
Christine Hurley

BDP Psychologist

CCS, MCMS, PHS

410-535-7422

Email

Jodi Perez BDP Psychologist
BAES, HHS
410-535-7422
Email
Suzanne McGowan BDP Psychologist
CCS, CHS
410-535-7304
Email
David Ring Spec. Ed. Behavioral Specialist 410-535-7288
Email
Kristie Collinson Spec. Ed. Behavioral Specialist 410-535-7304
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 BAES, HES, MES

410-535-7642

410-535-7212

410-535-1710

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 DES, CMS

410-535-7429

410-535-7366
Email

Barbara Woodward AES, PES, SMS

410-535-7813

410-535-7805

410-535-7888
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-2)

Name Title Contact Info
Rachel Bailey Infants & Toddler 410-535-7034
Email
Michelle Fean Infants & Toddler Special Educator 410-535-7034
Email
Carrie Holaus

Infants and Toddlers

Speech/Language Pathologist

410-535-7034

Email

Lisa Knight Child Find Special Educator 410-535-7034
Email
Carol Lavoie Infant & Toddler Occupational Therapist 410-535-7034
Email
Carla Mathers Infants & Toddler Special Educator 410-535-7034
Email
Shelley McClain

Infants & Toddler Physical Therapist

Assistant

410-535-7380

Email

Lisa Merriman Infants & Toddler Special Educator,
Speech/Language Pathologist
410-535-7381
Email
Sheila Myers Infants & Toddler Specialist 410-535-7381
Email
Tatiana Owens Infants & Toddler 410-535-7381
Email
Robin Sanders Infant & Toddler Instructional Assistant, Parent Connections 410-535-7381
Email
JoAnn Williams Infants & Toddler Special Educator 410-535-7381
Email
Tracey Williams Infants & Toddler Physical Therapist 410-535-7381
Email
Diana Varner Child Find Specialist 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