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The Special Education Office is located on the 5th floor of the South Bend Schools Administration Building, 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601. The phone number is 574-393-6119.

Director of Special Education: Matt Johns

Secretary to the Director, MDC Coordinator: Cindy Plank (393-6119)

Budgets Grants and Paraprofessionals: Pauline Busby (393-6122)

Transportation Requests and Mileage Claims: Vicki Tisch (393-6126)

CODA, IIEP, TOR lists: Pam Stanage (393-6121)

CEIS, Personnel: Cate Sullivan (393-6118)

Evaluations/Referrals: Amber Plank (393-6117)

 

Support Team

District North East South West
Administrator Kristin Harges Tonya Fletcher Christi Carr Sybil Snyder
Team Leader Cheryl Ake Terry Tahara Laura Schaefer Hyde Sue Holmes
Social Worker Amanda Limberty Terry Tahara Felicia Pryor Carey Koehler
Assessment Cheryl Ake Deb Haithcox Laura Schaefer Hyde Linnzi Patten
Autism Specialist Joyce Bllbrey Susan Henderson Miranda DePoy Sue Holmes
HS Transition Regina Preston Carol Smoker Cathy Coddens Barb Fizdale

Related Service Staff

Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Technology Team**
Tammy Alby Marilyn Cahalan Angela Bussard
Janelle Luther Reta Swingler Marilyn Cahalan
Angela Smith Carol Hesch Carol Hesch
  Ronnae Tessely Heather Hetler
  Kristin Shide Mary Shepperd
  Dinah Hawkins Reta Swingler
  Sandee Smith Marilou Vander Griend
  Tina Phipps  

**Communication and Assistive Technology

Itinerant Staff Assignments

  Psychologist Diagnostician SLP Autism Consultatant OT PT HI Consultant OI Consultant VI Consultant Support Team
 
High Schools
Adams Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Barb Gennicks Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Erica Vitale Building TORs Mary Shepperd Carol Smoker
Clay Lisa Ward Cheryl Ake

Fred Goldstein

Joyce Bllbrey Sandee Smith Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Mary Shepperd Regina Preston
Riley Carla Herron Laura Schaefer Hyde Janice Bright / Page Wright Miranda DePoy Carol Hesch Tammy Alby Erica Vitalei Building TORs Angela Bussard Cathy Coddens
Washington Steve Olson Linnzi Patten Fred Goldstein Sue Holmes Reta Swingler Angela Smith Linda Loftus Building TORs Mary Shepperd Barb Fizdale
YAS *Rotated *Rotated Jan Bostic   Reta Swingler Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Bonnie Perry Angela Bussard Christi Carr
Rise Up Academy Kevin Seale Cheryl Ake             Mary Shepperd Barb Fizdale
 
Intermediate Centers
Brown Lisa Ward Cheryl Ake Marie Bliha Joyce Bllbrey Dinah Hawkins Tammy Alby Linda Loftus Building TORs Mary Shepperd Amanda Limberty
Clay Kevin Seale Cheryl Ake Fred Goldstein / Sally O'Connor Joyce Bilbrey Sandee Smith Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Mary Shepperd Joyce Bllbrey
Dickinson Megan Klein Linzy Patten Trish Pefanis Sue Holmes Ronnae Tessely Angela Smith Shirley Fraze Building TORs Mary Shepperd Sue Holmes
Edison Ginny Shepley Deb Haithcox Heather Hetler / Sally O'Connor Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Diane Stewart Building TORs Mary Shepperd Deb Haithcox
Greene John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Sandy Hall Sue Holmes Carol Hesch   Linda Loftus Building TORs Mary Shepperd Carey Koehler
Jackson Carla Herron Laura Schaefer Hyde Cyndi Ebersol /RaizyYormark Miranda DePoy Kristin Shide Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Building TORs Angela Bussard Laura Schaefer Hyde
Jefferson Melissa Hamil Laura Schaefer Hyde Meg Brewer/ Justin Janicki Susan Henderson Kristin Christopher Janelle Luther Paige Young Building TORs Angela Bussard Terry Tahara
LaSalle Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Angela Gillis Joyce Bllbrey Marilyn Cahalan   Shirley Fraze Building TORs Mary Shepperd Amanda Limberty
Marshall Carla Herron Laura Schaefer Hyde Jonelle Ott Miranda DePoy Carol Hesch Janelle Luther Darci Urycki Miranda Huston Angela Bussard Laura Schaefer Hyde
Navarre Steve Olson Linzy Patten Laura Hasty / Laurelle Case Sue Holmes Reta Swingler Angela Smith Shirley Fraze Building TORs Mary Shepperd Carey Koehler
 
Primary Centers
Coquillard Steve Olson Linzy Patten Angela Gillis Sue Holmes Marilyn Cahalan / Kristin Christopher Angela Smith   Virginia Timler Mary Shepperd Linnzi Patten
Darden Lisa Ward Cheryl Ake Nancy Lake/Kathy Holaway Joyce Bllbrey Dinah Hawkins Tammy Alby Erica Vitalei Building TORs Mary Shepperd Cheryl Ake
Hamilton Carla Herron Laura Schaefer Hyde Val Pope Miranda DePoy Kristin Shide Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Linda Loftus Angela Bussard Miranda DePoy
Harrison Nina Elmendorf-Steele Linzy Patten Teri Parker / Dana Copeland /Aisha Masri Sue Holmes Carol Hesch/Tina Phipps Angela Smith Diane Stewart Building TORs Mary Shepperd Sue Holmes
Hay John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Cyndi Ebersol /RaizyYormar Miranda DePoy Tina Phipps/Ronnae Tessely Janelle Luther   Kelly Carson Angela Bussard Miranda DePoy
Kennedy Ginny Shepley Deb Haithcox Trish Geels Sue Holmes Sandee Smith Janelle Luther Shirley Fraze Helen Agtey Mary Shepperd Sue Holmes
Lafayette Head Start   Linzy Patten Shannon Harrington/ Abbey Kaiser   Carol Hesch Angela Smith        
Lincoln Melissa Hamil Laura Schaefer Hyde Jonelle Ott Miranda DePoy Kristin Shide Janelle Luther Darci Urycki Amy Wenzel Angela Bussard Felicia Pryor
Madison Ginny Shepley Deb Haithcox Sherry Joines / Hannah Crider Susan Henderson Tina Phipps Janelle Luther Erica Vitale   Angela Bussard Susan Henderson
Marquette Kevin Seale Cheryl Ake Tracy Hickey/ Kelsey Krege Joyce Bllbrey

Dinah Hawkins/Kristin Christopher

  Shirley Fraze Building TORs Mary Shepperd Amanda Limberty
McKinley Phil Bergt Deb Haithcox Krithica Ramiah Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Shirley Fraze Building TORs Angela Bussard Lu Vander Griend
Monroe John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Janice Bright / Page Wright Miranda DePoy Reta Swingler / Kristin Christopher Tammy Alby Diane Stewart Johnny Lopez Angela Bussard Felicia Pryor
Muessel Nina Elmendorf-Steele Linzy Patten Marie Bliha Sue Holmes Sandee Smith Janelle Luther Erica Vitale Building TORs Mary Shepperd Cheryl Ake
Nuner Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Michele Cook / Sam Cook Susan Henderson Ronnae Tessely Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Angela Bussard Lu Vander Griend
Perley Phil Bergt Deb Haithcox Meg Brewer/ Justin Janicki Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Angela Bussard Susan Henderson
Studebaker Ginny Shepley   Liz Bevis / Meridith Murphy   Kristin Christopher         Christi Carr
Swanson Kevin Seale Cheryl Ake Margaret LePay Joyce Bllbrey Sandee Smith   Diane Stewart   Mary Shepperd Joyce Bllbrey
Tarkington Phil Bergt Deb Haithcox Khris Davis/Julia Huynh Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Diane Stewart Sarah Newkirk Angela Bussard Susan Henderson
Warren Megan Klein Linzy Patten Michele Cook / Sam Cook Sue Holmes Carol Hesch   Shirley Fraze Sharon Holston Mary Shepperd Linnzi Patten
Wilson Steve Olson Linzy Patten Laura Hasty / Laurelle Case Sue Holmes Sandee Smith Angela Smith   Mary Shepperd Linnzi Patten