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Program Specialists

 

Simi Valley Unified School District

(805) 306-4500

 

Kendall Forrester

Ext. 4331

 

Andrea Heisser

Ext. 4311

 

Erin MacIntyre

(805) 520-6619 Ext. 3105

 

Danielle Edwards

Ext. 4306

 

Lilia Syed

Ext. 4305

 

Pat Weintraub

Ext. 4303

 

Dr. Madhavi WIlliams

Ext. 4304

Program Specialists

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How Do Program Specialists Help Students?

Our amazing team of Program Specialists are a wonderful resource, in addition to your school site principal or case manager. Specifically, our Program Specialists:

  • Direct services for students including the identification, diagnosis, follow-up and referral of students with problems related to attendance, mental health or learning disabilities.
  • Coordinate Special Education student placements and services.
  • Collaborate with staff regarding the Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtI2) process.
  • Provide or recommend appropriate services for groups of exceptional students and their parents.
  • Recommend placement of individual students with special needs.
  • Develop special programs and curriculum for Special Day class and RSP students.
  • Provide special consultation and case conferences with student services personnel.
  • Assist in implementing state department and Federal regulations and in developing special education programs.
  • Develop, provide and determine needs for professional development activities in Special Education and Response to Instruction and Intervention.

How Can I Find or Contact My Child's Program Specialist?

Program Specialist are assigned to the schools below. Each name is linked to an e-mail address.

School/Assignment

Specialist

Arroyo

Kendall Forrester

Atherwood

Kendall Forrester

Berylwood

Kendall Forrester

Big Springs

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Crestview

Lilia Syed

Garden Grove

Lilia Syed

Hollow Hills

Danielle Edwards-Reyes

Justin Early Learners Academy

Erin MacIntyre

Katherine

Pat Weintraub

Knolls

Pat Weintraub

Madera

Kendall Forrester

Mountain View

Pat Weintraub

Park View

Andrea Heisser

Santa Susana Elementary

Danielle Edwards-Reyes

Sycamore

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Township

Pat Weintraub

Vista

Kendall Forrester

White Oak

Lilia Syed

Wood Ranch

Kendall Forrester

Hillside

Danielle Edwards-Reyes

Sinaloa

Lilia Syed

Valley View

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Royal High School

Danielle Edwards-Reyes

Santa Susana High School

Lilia Syed

Simi Valley High School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Apollo

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Phoenix/Triton/NPS/Residential

Andrea Heisser

Monte Vista

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Post-Secondary Programs Pat Weintraub
Private Schools (ISP) Kendall Forrester
Gateway/Court Schools Dr. Madhavi Williams