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State Title I Leaders

State Title I Leaders

Alabama
Milanda Dean Education Administrator Alabama State Department of Education 334-694-4524
Beth Joseph Education Administrator Alabama Department of Education 334-694-4516
Molly Killingsworth Director of Federal Progams Alabama Department of Education 334-694-4711
Cyndi Townley Staff AL State Dept of Education 334-467-6761
Alaska
Sarah Emmal Education Specialist II Alaska Department of Education & Early Development 907-465-3826
Courtney Preziosi ESEA/Title I Administrator Alaska Department of Education & Early Development 907-465-2888
Arizona
Kelly Koenig Associate Superintendent Arizona Department of Education 602-364-2811
Angie Madsen Deputy Associate Superintendent Arizona Department of Education 602-364-1957
Arkansas
Deborah Coffman Assistant Commissioner Public School Accountability 501-682-1298
Elizabeth Gomez Program Advisor Arkansas Department of Education 501-682-5295
Rick Green SIG Program Administrator Arkansas Department of Education 479-214-1114
Jayne Green Title I Director Arkansas Department of Education 501-682-1293
Bobby Lester Federal Programs Director Arkansas Department of Education 501-682-4379
Otistene Smith Public School Program Coordinator Arkansas Department of Education 501-683-5300
Chantele Williams Public School Program Coordinator Arkansas Department of Education 501-682-1293
Bureau of Indian Education
Sandra Poolaw Education Program Specialist Bureau of Indian Education 505-563-5429
Marie Silverhatband Education Program Specialist Bureau of Indian Education 928-380-9169
Colorado
Mark Kirkemier Executive Director of Federal Programs Colorado Department of Education 720-636-3405
Nazanin Mohajeri-Nelson Director of ESEA Programs Office Colorado Department of Education 303-866-6205
District of Columbia
Bonnie Bacon Supervisory Education Program Specialist OSSE 202-765-7155
Margo DeLaune Acting Associate Deputy Director, Division of Performance & Accountability Bureau of Indian Education 202-860-4209
Mark Harris Jr. Program Analyst Office of the State Superintendent of Education 202-741-0256
Giana Hutton Program Analyst Office of the State Superintendent of Education 202-478-5915
Samia Said Program Anaylst OSSE 202-486-2474
Georgia
Carly Ambler Federal Program Senior Manager Georgia Department of Education 404-623-9599
Ken Banter Title I Part A Program Director Georgia Department of Education 404-673-2372
Shaun Owen Deputy Superintendent of Federal Programs Georgia Department of Education 404-971-0096
Wes Sherrell Director of Internal Audit Georgia Department of Education 404-463-1670
Zelphine Smith-Dixon State Director Georgia Dept. of Education - Special Education 404-656-6319
John Wight Director, Federal Programs Georgia Department of Education 404-463-1857
Hawaii
Cynthia Henry School Improvement Administrator Hawaii Department of Education 808-855-5308
Carey Tambio Educational Specialist Hawaii Department of Education 808-305-9885
Lisa Wilkinson Educational Officer Hawaii Department of Education 520-678-1551
Idaho
Tyson Carter School Improvement/Educator Effectiveness Idaho State Department of Education 208-332-6917
Michelle Clement Taylor School Choice Coordinator Idaho State Department of Education 208-332-6963
Kathy Gauby Title II-A Coordinator Idaho State Department of Education 208-332-6889
Jill Mathews Family and Community Engagement Coordinator Idaho Department of Education 858-344-0632
Suzanne Peck Idaho Homeless Education & Neglected/Delinquent/At-Risk Coordinator Idaho State Department of Education 208-332-6904
Brandy Scott Title I Coordinator Idaho State Department of Education 803-743-3560
Karen Seay Director, Federal Programs Idaho Department of Education 208-332-6978
Indiana
Valerie Beard Assistant Director of English Learners and Special Populations Indiana Department of Education 317-232-0558
Adisalem Coulibaly Assistant Director of Title Grants and Support Indiana Department of Education 317-232-7179
Austin Dietrich Assistant Director of Charter Schools and Special Programs Indiana Department of Education 260-760-4506
Andrew Mazur Ombudsman Indiana Department of Education 317-232-9150
Nathan Williamson Director of Title Grants and Support Indiana Department of Education 317-232-6671
Kansas
Rachel Beech Education Program Consultant Kansas State Department of Education 785-296-8965
Doug Boline Assistant Director KS State Department of Education 785-296-2600
Bert Moore Director Kansas State Department of Education 785-291-3097
Jean Rush Education Program Consultant KSDE 785-296-7884
Tate Toedman Assistant Director Kansas State Department of Education 785-296-6714
Dean Zajic State and Federal Fiscal Coordinator KSDE 785-296-2425
Kentucky
Brenda Considine Title I Branch Manager Kentucky Department of Education 859-808-6470
Whitney Crowe Executive Advisor Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-4201 ext. 4012
Kelly Foster Associate Commissioner Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-5130
Gary Martin EL/Title III Consultant Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-4970
David Millanti Assistant Director, Division of School and Program Improvement Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-3791
Tara Rodriguez Division Director Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-3791 ext. 4042
Natasha Stein Program Branch Manager KY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 502-564-3791
Erica Tipton Program Consultant II KY Department of Education 502-564-5130 ext. 4036
Louisiana
Edeltress Brown Education Program Consultant Louisiana Department of Education 225-218-7845
Bernell Cook Director of Federal Programs Louisiana Department of Education 225-342-4166
Daphne Flentroy Ombudsman Louisiana Dept. of Education 225-936-1725
Melanie Mayeux Education Program Coordinator Louisiana Department of Education 225-235-1704
Catherine Pozniak Assistant State Superintendent of Education Louisiana Department of Education 225-342-3900
Maine
Monique Sullivan Title I Program Coordinator Maine Department of Education 207-624-6723
Maryland
Gail Clark Dickson Supervisor, Title I - Program Improvement Maryland State Department of Education 410-767-5153
Paula M. Harris Director of Program Improvement & Family Support-Title I Maryland State Department of Education 410-767-0321
Marcia Sprankle Director Maryland State Department of Education 410-767-0321
Massachusetts
Simone Lynch Director of Federal Grant Programs Massachusetts Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education 781-338-3123
Michigan
Paula Daniels Director of the Office of Educational Supports Michigan Department of Education 517-241-6979
Shoua Vang Financial Manager Michigan Department of Education 517-335-0909
Fred Williams Manager Michigan Department of Education 517-241-6971
Michelle Williams Special Populations Manager Michigan Department of Education 517-241-6974
Minnesota
Leigh Schleicher ESEA Program Director Minnesota Department of Education 651-582-8326
Mississippi
Judy Nelson Bureau Director Mississippi Department of Education 601-359-3499
Quentin Ransburg Executive Director MS Department of Education 601-359-3499
Brendsha Roby- Fletcher Title I Director Mississippi Department of Education 601-359-3499
Diona Thomas Title IV/V Coordinator The Mississippi Dept. of Education 601-359-3499
Missouri
Shawn Cockrum Director Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 573-751-8280
Julia Cowell Coordinator Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 573-526-1594
Kelly Kempker Assistant Director Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education 573-751-2641
Kim Oligschlaeger Coordinator MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 573-751-8643
Craig Rector Coordinator Missouri Dept. of Elem. & Sec. Education 573-5261594
Jocelyn Strand Coordinator | School Improvement MO Dept of Ed 573-751-1014
Montana
Crystal Andrews Title I School Support & Title III Coordinator Montana Office of Public Instruction 406-444-3482
Heather Denny Title I Specialist OPI 406-444-2036
Christy Hendricks Title II/V Coordinator OPI 406-444-0794
Tamara Lysons Title IV-A SSAE Program Manager Office of Public Instruction 406-444-0829
Holly Mook Title IV A SSAE Program Manager State of MT Office of Public Instruction 406-444-0773
Jack O'Connor Federal Programs Unit Manager Montana Office of Public Instruction 406-444-3083
Nebraska
Beth Wooster Federal Programs Administrator Nebraska Department of Education 402-471-2452
Nevada
Gabrielle Lamarre Title I Director Nevada Department of Education 702-668-4309
New Jersey
Kathleen Ehling Acting Director New Jersey Department of Education 609-213-3764
Leslie Franks McRae Director Office of Supplemental Educational Programs New Jersey Department of Education 609-376-3499
New Mexico
Gabriel Baca Director - Student, School and Family Support Bureau New Mexico Public Education Department 505-827-1822
Denise Koscielniak Director, Comprehensive School Supports Division New Mexico Public Education Department 505-827-3540
Louie Torrez Title I Deputy Director NMPED 505-699-2054
New York
Jason Harmon Assistant Commissioner, Office of Accountability New York State Education Department 518-473-0295
Erica Meaker Director NYSED 518-542-9586
North Carolina
LaTricia Townsend Director Federal Program Monitoring & Support Division Federal Program Monitoring and Support 919-807-3957
North Dakota
Lodee Arnold Assistant Director ND Department of Public Instruction 701-328-1876
Ann Ellefson Director North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction 701-328-2488
Laurie Matzke Title I Director North Dakota Department of Public Instruction 701-328-2284
Amanda Peterson Director, Educational Equity and Support ND Dept. of Public Instruction 701-328-3545
Stefanie Two Crow Director Educational Equity & Support ND Department of Public Instruction 701-328-2287
Ohio
James Comeaux Assistant Director Ohio Department of Education 614-995-5044
Jeremy Marks Director Ohio Department of Education 614-466-8693
Diane Neal Assistant Director Ohio Department of Education 614-728-3483
Oklahoma
Gloria Bayouth Executive Director Oklahoma State Department of Education 405-522-3249
Nancy Hughes Director of Finance Oklahoma State Department of Education 405-521-3170
Oregon
Jennifer Engberg Education Specialist Oregon Department of Education 503-947-0339
Bryce McKenna Director Oregon Department of Education 503-947-5761
Candace Pelt Assistant Superintendent Oregon Department of Education 503-947-5702
Lisa Plumb Education Specialist Oregon Department of Education 503-947-5749
Rhode Island
J. David Sienko Director RI Department of Education 401-222-8987
South Carolina
Karen Cook Education Associate South Carolina Department of Education 803-734-4040
Sarah Longshore Director South Carolina Department of Education 803-734-8118
Jewell Stanley Title I State Coordinator SC Dept. of Education 803-734-8131
South Dakota
Betsy Chapman Education Specialist I South Dakota DOE 605-773-4712
Jenifer Palmer Director of Migrant Education South Dakota Department of Education 605-773-4437
Tennessee
Deborah Thompson Assistant Commissioner of Federal Programs and Oversight Tennessee Department of Education 615-864-5162
Texas
Didi Garcia Manager Texas Education Agency 512-463-9147
Cory Green Associate Commissioner Texas Education Agency 512-463-8992
LaNetra Guess Director & Ombudsman Private School Equitable Services Texas Education Agency 512-463-6939
Jaime Huerta Education Specialist Texas Education Agency 512-463-9310
Vivian Smyrl Director of Program Implementation Texas Education Agency 512-936-6216
Anita Villarreal State Coordinator, Title I, Part A Texas Education Agency 512-463.9402
Utah
Jennie DeFriez Effective Instruction Coordinator-Special Education Utah State Board of Education 801-538-7522
Rebecca Donaldson ESEA/Federal Programs Coordinator Utah State Office of Education 801-538-7869
Tami Long Education Specialist Utah State Board of Education 801-538-7500
Val Murdock Education Specialist Utah State Board of Education 801-538-7975
Tracy Vandeventer Director of Continuous Improvement Utah State Board of Education 801-538-7744
Virginia
Louise Marks Title III Coordinator Virginia Department of Education 804-225-2901
Lynn Sodat Director, Program Administration & Accountability Virginia Department of Education 804-225-2870
Washington
Jason Miller Assistant Director, Title I, Part A & Learning Assistance Program Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 360-725-6232
Jon Mishra Director Title I, A/LAP/HiCap OSPI 360-725-6339
Cara Patrick Program Supervisor OSPI 360-725-6507
Gayle Pauley Assistant Superintendent Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 360-725-6170
West Virginia
Melanie Purkey Executive Director, Office of Federal Programs West Virginia Department of Education 304-558-7805
Wisconsin
Shelly Babler Assistant Director Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction 608-267-1067
Jonas Zuckerman Director, Title I Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction 608-267-9136
Wyoming
Jessica Fancher Title III and Title I-D, Subpart 2 Program Manager Wyoming Department of Education 307-777-8964
Leslie Koch Title I-A Director Wyoming Department of Education 307-777-6216
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