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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

Speciale Needs and Abilities Preschool (SNAP) @ Studebaker: Sybil Snyder

Young Adult Services (YAS) @ Studebaker: Christi Carr

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 AscaƱo (393-6121)

CEIS, Personnel: Cate Sullivan (393-6118)

Evaluations/Referrals: Amber Plank (393-6117)

Support Team

District North West East Central South West
Administrator Kristin Harges

Tonya Fletcher

Christi Carr
Team Leader Cheryl Ake Terry Tahara Sue Holmes
Social Worker Amanda Limberty Terry Tahara Carey Koehler
   

Felicia Pryor

Assessment Cheryl Ake Deb Haithcox Monique Chatman
Autism Specialist Joyce Bllbrey Susan Henderson

Sue Holmes

HS Transition Facilitators Carol Smoker Regina Preston Cathy Coddens
    Kathleen Kennedy
Special Education Technology   Marilou VanderGriend  
Special Education Curriculum   Linnzi Patten  
ABA Liaison     Miranda DePoy

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
  Dinah Hawkins Reta Swingler
  Sandee Smith Marilou Vander Griend
  Tina Phipps  
  Kristin Christopher  
  Danyele Clingan  

**Communication and Assistive Technology

Itinerant Staff Assignments

  Psychologist Diagnostician SLP Autism Consult OT PT HI Consult OI Consult VI Consult Support Team
 
High Schools
Adams Miera Ihm Deb Haithcox Barb Gennicks Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Erica Vitale Building TORs   Regina Preston
Clay Franka ChinHong Cheryl Ake

Fred Goldstein

Joyce Bllbrey Tina Phipps Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Carol Smoker
Riley Carla Herron Monique Chatman Janice Bright / Page Wright Miranda DePoy Carol Hesch Tammy Alby Erica Vitalei Building TORs Angela Bussard Cathy Coddens
Washington Steve Olson Monique Chatman Fred Goldstein Sue Holmes Reta Swingler Angela Smith Linda Loftus Building TORs   Kathleen Kennedy
YAS *Rotated *Rotated Jan Bostic   Reta Swingler Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Bonnie Perry Angela Bussard Christi Carr
Rise Up Academy Miera Ihm Laura Schaefer Hyde                
 
Middle Schools
Clay Lisa Ward Cheryl Ake Fred Goldstein / Sally O'Connor Joyce Bilbrey Sandee Smith Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs   Joyce Bllbrey
Dickinson Kristin Harges Monique Chatman Ali Lopez Sue Holmes Ronnae Tessely Angela Smith Shirley Fraze Building TORs   Amanda Limberty
Edison Ginny Thomas Deb Haithcox Trish Pefanis / Sally O'Connor Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Diane Stewart Building TORs   Terry Tahara
Jackson John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Cyndi Ebersol /RaizyYormark Miranda DePoy Ronnae Tessely Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Building TORs Angela Bussard Felicia Pryor
Jefferson Miera Ihm Laura Schaefer Hyde Meg Brewer/ Justin Janicki Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Paige Young Building TORs Angela Bussard Deb Haithcox
LaSalle Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Katie Canipe Joyce Bllbrey Marilyn Cahalan   Shirley Fraze Building TORs   Joyce Bllbrey
Navarre Kristin Harges Monique Chatman Laura Hasty / Laurelle Case Sue Holmes Reta Swingler Angela Smith Shirley Fraze Building TORs   Carey Koehler
 
Primary Centers
Coquillard Steve Olson Monique Chatman Ali Lopez Sue Holmes Marilyn Cahalan Angela Smith   Virginia Timler  
Darden Lisa Ward Cheryl Ake Kathy Holaway Joyce Bllbrey Sandee Smith Tammy Alby Erica Vitalei Building TORs   Cheryl Ake
Hamilton Carla Herron Monique Chatman Michele Cook Miranda DePoy Carol Hesch Tammy Alby Darci Urycki Linda Loftus Angela Bussard Miranda DePoy
Harrison Nina Elmendorf-Steele Laura Schaefer Hyde Teri Parker / Dana Copeland /Aisha Masri Sue Holmes Kristin Christopher/Tina Phipps Angela Smith Diane Stewart Building TORs   Monique Chatman
Hay John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Cyndi Ebersol /RaizyYormar Miranda DePoy Tina Phipps/Ronnae Tessely Janelle Luther   Kelly Carson Angela Bussard Sue Holmes
Kennedy Nina Elmendorf-Steele Deb Haithcox Cathy Mammolenti Sue Holmes Sandee Smith Janelle Luther Shirley Fraze Helen Agtey   Sue Holmes
Lafayette Head Start   Linzy Patten Shannon Harrington/ Abbey Kaiser   Kristin Christopher Angela Smith        
Lincoln Carla Herron Monique Chatman Jonelle Ott Miranda DePoy Tina Phipps Janelle Luther Darci Urycki Amy Wenzel Angela Bussard Terry Tahara
Madison Ginny Thomas 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

  Shirley Fraze Building TORs   Amanda Limberty
McKinley Franka ChinHong Cheryl Ake Chelsea Scapino Susan Henderson Marilyn Cahalan Janelle Luther Shirley Fraze Building TORs Angela Bussard Susan Henderson
Monroe John Frame Laura Schaefer Hyde Janice Bright / Page Wright Miranda DePoy Reta Swingler Tammy Alby Diane Stewart   Angela Bussard Felicia Pryor
Muessel Franka ChinHong Cheryl Ake Marie Bliha Sue Holmes Dinah Hawkins Janelle Luther Erica Vitale Building TORs   Cheryl Ake
Nuner Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Meg Brewer / Sam Cook Susan Henderson Ronnae Tessely Tammy Alby Paige Young Building TORs Angela Bussard Marilou Vander Griend
Studebaker Ginny Shepley   Liz Bevis / Meridith Murphy   Reta Swingler / Kristin Christopher         Christi Carr
Swanson Stephanie Frame Deb Haithcox Khris Davis/Julia Huynh Joyce Bllbrey Marilyn Cahalan   Diane Stewart Sarah Newkirk   Marilou Vander Griend
Tarkington Miera Ihm Laura Schaefer Hyde Margaret LePay Susan Henderson Sandee Smith Janelle Luther Diane Stewart   Angela Bussard Deb Haithcox
Warren Nina Elmendorf-Steele Laura Schaefer Hyde Krithica Ramiah / Sam Cook Sue Holmes Carol Hesch   Shirley Fraze      
Wilson Steve Olson Monique Chatman Laura Hasty / Laurelle Case Sue Holmes Kristin Christopher Angela Smith     Monique Chatman