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Simi Valley, California 93065
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Program Specialists

   

Danielle Edwards                        Kendall Forrester

 
Andrea Heisser                           Erin MacIntyre

 

                           Ruth Shaw                        Patricia Weintraub           

   

  Dr. Madhavi Williams

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.

Program Specialist are assigned to the schools below. Each name is linked to an email address.

School/Assignment

Specialist

Arroyo Elementary

Ruth Shaw

Atherwood Elementary

Ruth Shaw

Berylwood Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Big Springs Elementary

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Crestview Elementary

Ruth Shaw

Garden Grove Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Hollow Hills Elementary

Danielle Edwards

Justin Early Learners Academy

Erin MacIntyre

Katherine Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Knolls Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Madera Elementary

Ruth Shaw

Mountain View Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Park View Elementary

Andrea Heisser

Santa Susana Elementary

Danielle Edwards

Sycamore Elementary

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Township Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Vista Elementary

Ruth Shaw

White Oak Elementary

Ruth Shaw

Wood Ranch Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Hillside Middle School

Danielle Edwards

Sinaloa Middle School

Ruth Shaw

Valley View Middle School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Royal High School

Danielle Edwards

Santa Susana High School

Kendall Forrester

Simi Valley High School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Apollo High School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Phoenix/Triton/NPS/Residential

Andrea Heisser

Monte Vista School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

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

PROGRAM SPECIALISTS

CONTACTS

 

Kendall Forrester
Ext. 4331

Andrea Heisser
Ext. 4311

Erin MacIntyre

805.520.6619 Ext. 3105

Danielle Edwards
Ext. 4306

Ruth Shaw
Ext. 4305

Pat Weintraub
Ext. 4303

Dr. Madhavi Williams
Ext. 4304