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Iowa Department of Education Customer Service Guide

Contact(s)

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Program
Contact
Phone
Bureau/Work Unit

21st Century Community Learning Centers

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

21st Century Skills: Health Literacy

Lyn Jenkins

515-689-3607

Learner Strategies and Supports

21st Century Skills: Technology, Literacy and Employability Skills

Justin Lewis
April Pforts

515-669-7007
515-314-6243

Career and Technical Education
Learner Strategies and Supports

4+ Services (Special Education)

Kim Drew

515-975-0719

Student and Family Special Education Services

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Ability to Benefit

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

Accelerating Learning

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

Accommodations and Accessibility for ISASP

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

Accounting (LEA & AEA)

Jina Brinks
Song Luong

515-313-5942
515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

Accreditation Standards (AEAs, LEAs, Preschool Programs)

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

ACHIEVE

Angela Bosworth-Cowman

515-661-7079

School Improvement

Achievement Gaps

Jay Pennington

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services

ACT (American College Testing):

319-337-1270

Administrative Law Judge

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Administrative Rules Calendar

Naiki Adams

515-281-5295

Division of Learning and Results

Administrative Rules Coordinator

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Administrator and Teacher Evaluations

Stephanie TeKippe

515-326-5333

Community Colleges

Administrator Mentoring and Inclusion

Stephanie TeKippe

515-326-5333

Community Colleges

Administrator Preparation

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Adolescent Health

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education Elizabeth Johnson
Teresa Garcia
515-971-0469
515-210-6340
Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Adult Basic Education/ESL

Elizabeth Johnson

515-971-0469

Community Colleges

Adult Education and Family Literacy Act

Teresa Garcia

515-210-6340

Community Colleges

Adult Education and Literacy Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting

Lisa Gard

515-418-3156

Community Colleges

Advisor for Iowa State Advisory Councils on Military Education (ACME)

Michael Dommer

515-745-2710

Career and Technical Education

AEA Accreditation

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

AEA Budgets

Jina Brincks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

AEA Media Directors

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

AEA Reorganization

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

After School Snack Program

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Agriculture Education

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

Allowable Costs, K-12 and AEA, Regular

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Allowable Costs, K-12 and AEA, Special Education

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Alternate Assessment

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

American Rescue Plan

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs
Federal Programs

Amish Exception

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Analysis

Jay Pennington

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services

Appeal Decisions/Procedures, Legal

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Apprenticeships

Joe Collins

515-419-5190

Career and Technical Education

Architecture and Construction Careers

Cale Hutchings

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education

Arts, Communication and Information Systems

Cale Hutchings

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education

Athletic Eligibility

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Attendance

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Attendance Center Rankings Public Site

Jay Pennington
Kiran Ummadi

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Audiology

Tori Carsrud

515-577-7894

Learner Strategies and Supports

Audit Adjustments in Certified Enrollment and Supplementary Weighting

Margaret Hanson

515-281-3214

Information and Analysis Services

Autism Services

Wendy Trotter

515-822-3469

Student and Family Special Education Services

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Basic Education Data Survey (BEDS)

Jay Pennington
Shelly Neese

515-326-1017
515-336-3859

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

BEDS Data Requests

Jay Pennington
Jodi Bruce

515-326-1017
515-281-3757

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Before and After School Programs

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

Beginning Teacher Mentoring and Induction

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Biliteracy Seal

Stefanie Wager

515-419-2876

Learner Strategies and Supports

Bloodborne Pathogen Training Requirements and Services

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Blue Ribbon Schools

Jay Pennington

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services

Board Officer Data Collection

Holli Marolf

515-281-5812

School Business Operations

Bond Issues

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Brand Manager, Department of Education

Derek O’Riley

515-336-3912

Communications and Information Services

Branstad State Fair Scholarship Review Team

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

Budget Guarantee/Adjustment

John Parker

515-281-4743

Department of Management

Budgets (AEAs and LEAs)

Jina Brincks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

Bullying and Harassment

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

Buses

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

Business Education, Finance, Marketing and Management

Chris Dzurick

515-419-4792

Career and Technical Education

Business Outreach

Joe Collins

515-419-5190

Career and Technical Education

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Career Academies

Jen Rathje

515-326-5389

Community Colleges

Career and Academic Planning Education

Erica Wood Schmitz

515-330-0185

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education, Data & Reporting

Dan Li

515-336-3873

Community Colleges

Career and Technical Education Technical Assistance – Secondary and Postsecondary

Jeff Fletcher

515-321-7309

Career and Technical Education

Career Pathways

Joe Collins
Mike Williams

515-419-5190
515-418-0186

Career and Technical Education
Community Colleges

Cares Act

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs

Federal Programs

Carl D Perkins Federal Grant

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Categorical Funding, Uses of

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Central Rivers AEA, School Improvement Consultant

Buffy Campbell

515-954-8651

School Improvement

Certified Annual Report (CAR) Reporting, Edits and Assistance

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks

Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

Certified Budgets

John Parker

515-281-8485

Department of Management

Certified Enrollment

Margaret Hanson
Rachel Kruse

Kerri Ladehoff

515-281-3214
515-281-4153

515-281-3805

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Certified Enrollment, Nonpublic Services

Jennifer Thomas

515-883-0418

Information and Analysis Services

Chart of Accounts (COA) LEA and AEA Operations

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks

Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

Charter Schools

Janet Boyd

515-745-3385

School Improvement

Check and Connect

Kay Augustine

515-326-5620

Learner Strategies and Support Services

Chief Financial Officer, Department of Education

Earl Whipple

515-250-3728

Finance and Administrative Support Services

Chief Information Officer, Department of Education

Bryan Bauer

515-326-0263

Information and Technology Services

Chief of Staff, Internal Operations

Shan Seivert

515-326-5595

Operations and Initiatives

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Julie Breshears
Sandra Fiegen

Lisa Robinson

Cheryl Tolley

515-829-2101
515-681-5750

515-954-8047

515-681-2304

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

CACFP Home Sponsors

Annette Miller

515-681-2306

Nutrition and Health Services

CACFP Independent and Center Sponsors

Julie Breshears

515-829-2101

Nutrition and Health Services

Child Development Coordinating Council

Amy Stegeman

515-868-1675

Early Childhood

Child Nutrition Program

Ellen Miller

515-238-4220

Nutrition and Health Services

Choose Iowa Recipe Development

Brenda Windmuller

515-681-5752

Nutrition and Health Services

Civic Literacy- Iowa 21st Century Skills

Stefanie Wager

515-419-2876

Learner Strategies and Support Services

Civil Rights, National School Lunch Program

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Civil Rights, Data Collection

Swetha Kondreddy

515-829-0179

Information and Analysis Services

Claims, Special Education

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Claims, School Food Services

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Closed Colleges- Transcripts

319-335-0229

Coaching Caregivers in Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Collaborating for Iowa Kids (CK4)

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Support Services

Collaborative for the Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

College Savings Iowa

888-672-9116

Commodity Foods Distribution

Sarah White

515-360-1494

Nutrition and Health Services

Common Core of Data (CCD) Fiscal Coordinator

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Common Core of Data (CCD) Non-Fiscal

Swetha Kondreddy

515-829-0179

Information and Analysis Services

Common Course Numbering System, CC

Heather Meissen

515-326-5378

Community Colleges

Communications Director. Department of Education

Heather Doe

515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services

Community College Accreditation

Amy Gieseke
Heather Meissen

515-858-2234
515-326-5378

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Community College Business Officers Liaison

Lora Vargason

515-729-0859

Community Colleges

Community College Career & Technical Education Deans – Liaison

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Community College Chief Student Services Administrators Liaison

Heather Meissen

515-326-5378

Community Colleges

Community College Complaints

Amy Vybiral

515-339-4520

Career and Technical Education

Community College Data Reporting

Vlad Bassis

515-281-3671

Community Colleges

Community College Diversity/Equity/Non-traditional/STEM:

Jeanette Thomas

515-745-2556

Community Colleges

Community College Institutional Researchers Liaison

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

Community College Program Approval and Review

Matt Eddy
Heather Meissen

515-720-8863
515-326-5378

Career and Technical Education
Community Colleges

Community College Strategic Plans and Quality Faculty Plans

Amy Gieseke

515-858-2234

Community Colleges

Community College Work-Based Learning

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Community College Economic Developers Liaison

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

Community College Equity

Kelly Friesleben

515-868-2847

Community Colleges

Community College Management Information System (MIS)

Vlad Bassis
Lisa Gard

515-281-3671
515-418-3156

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Community College Program Approval

Heather Meissen

515-326-5378

Community Colleges

Community College Technical Assistance - Student Issues Document Review and Update

Amy Vybiral

515-339-4520

Community Colleges

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Community Learning Centers (Before and After School Programs)

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) and TOPSpro

Lisa Gard

515-418-3156

Community Colleges

Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP)

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

Comprehensive System of Personnel Development- Birth – Five

Melanie Reese

515-210-4208

Early Childhood

Computer Science Standards

Justin Lewis

515-669-7007

Career and Technical Education

Condition of Education Report

Xia Chen
Jason Crowley

Swetha Kondreddy

Betsy Lundy

Xiaoping Wang

515-669-9273
515-336-3923

515-829-0179

515-473-0573

515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Condition of Education Report, Fiscal Data

Jina Brincks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

Condition of Learning Survey

Courtney Clement

515-971-7687

Student and Family Special Education Services

Consolidated Accountability and Support Application (CASA)

Robert Barleen
Eric Heitz

515-971-7238
515-326-1018

School Improvement
School Improvement

Consolidated State Performance Report

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

Consolidated Application for Federal Title Programs

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs
Federal Programs

Content Creator, Department of Education

Deb Darge
Jim Flansburg

Shaela Meister

515-721-9897
515-281-5795

515-858-2235

Communications and Information Services
Communications and Information Services

Communications and Information Services

Contracts, Department of Education

Jill Borgeson

515-205-4754

Accounting

Coordinated Early Intervening Services

John Lee
Kim Drew

515-669-2215
515-975-0719

Student and Family Special Education Services
Student and Family Special Education Services

Correctional Education, Legal

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Corrections Education

Peggy Long

515-975-8398

Community Colleges

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs

Federal Programs

Crisis Planning, Intervention and Response

Barb Anderson

515-664-6732

Learner Strategies and Supports

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Data Analysis, Special Education

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Data Based Decision Making

Greg Feldmann
Connor Hood

Stacie Stokes

515-661-7067
515-326-5284

515-238-5731

Learner Strategies and Supports
School Improvement

School Improvement

Data Processing Tools, Community Colleges

Vlad Bassis

515-281-3671

Community Colleges

Data Requests

Jodi Bruce
Betsy Lundy

Jay Pennington

515-281-3757
515-473-0573

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Data Support, Community Colleges

Lisa Gard

515-418-3156

Community Colleges

Data Warehouse (EdInsight)

Alex Arockiasamy
Mike Comiskey

Roger Petersen

Kiran Ummadi

515-494-9695
515-494-9083

515-326-1020

515-577-6079

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Davis Bacon Act

Kassandra Cline
Scott Dryer

515-725-1120
515-402-8700

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Tori Carsrud

515-577-7894

Learner Strategies and Support Services

Desk Audits

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel

Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

515-971-7558

515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

Developmental Education

Kelly Friesleben

515-868-2847

Community Colleges

Differentiated Accountability

Greg Feldmann
Eric Heitz

Connor Hood

Stacie Stokes

515-661-7067
515-326-1018

515-326-5284

515-238-5731

Learner Strategies and Support Services
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

Direct Certification Services

Jennifer Thomas
Becca Wemhoff

515-883-0418
515-975-0812

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Disaster Assistance and Emergency Management

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Displaced Students

Emily Teeter

515-669-8622

Federal Programs

Dispute Resolution Support (Hearings, Meditations, Complaints for Special Education)

Naiki Adams

515-281-5295

Learning and Results

Dissolution

Scott Dryer
Pam Spangler

515-402-8700
515-229-6425

School Business Operations
School Improvement

Dissolution Notification

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Distance Learning

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

District Cost Per Pupil (LEA Budgets)

John Parker

515-281-8485

Department of Management

District Developed Service Delivery Plans

David Van Horn

515-979-5468

Learner Strategies and Supports

District or Accredited Non-Public Online Schools Approval

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

Diversity/Equity in Education

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel
Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

515-971-7558

515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

Dropout Verification

Margaret Hanson
Rachel Kruse

Kerri Ladehoff

515-281-3214
515-281-4153

515-281-3805

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Dual Language Programs

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Information and Analysis Services

Due Process (Pre Appeals, Hearings, Mediations, Complaints for Special Education)

Naiki Adams

515-281-5295

Learning and Results

DUI/OWI, Driving Under the Influence

Pamela Dolezal
Peggy Long

515-281-5251
515-975-8398

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

Dyslexia

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

E-Rate

Pam Jacobs

515-975-0071

Early ACCESS (Part C)

Kimberly Villotti

515-339-5519

Early Childhood

Early ACCESS Compliance and Procedures

Kate Small

515-418-2570

Early Childhood

Early ACCESS Family Survey

Kate Small

515-418-2570

Early Childhood

Early ACCESS State Coordinator

Cindy Weigel

515-314-9396

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Betsy Lin

515-321-7982

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Assessment and Evaluation

Mary Breyfogle
Amy Stegeman

Kimberly Villotti

515-326-1030
515-868-1675

515-339-5519

Early Childhood
Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Early Childhood, Birth – Three

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Inclusion Team

Mary Breyfogle

515-326-1030

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Iowa Professional Development

Melissa Schnurr

515-419-9471

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Iowa -State Technical Assistance Team – DE Liaison

Marianne Rodrigues

515-326-2653

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Kimberly Villotti

515-339-5519

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Outcomes, 3 to 5 years

Melanie Reese

515-210-4208

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Personnel Development

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Melanie Reese

515-210-4208

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Professional Development

Melissa Schnurr

515-419-9471

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

Betsy Lin

515-321-7982

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Team Lead

Kimberly Villotti

515-339-5519

Early Childhood

Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers

Cindy Weigel

515-314-9396

Early Childhood

Early Literacy Alternate Assessment (ELAA)

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

Early Literacy Implementation

Greg Feldmann
Stacie Stokes

515-661-7067
515-238-5731

Learner Strategies and Supports
School Improvement

Early Literacy, Use of Funds

Kassandra Cline
Song Luong

515-725-1120
515-205-0259

School Business Operation
School Business Operations

Early Warning System

Greg Feldmann
Connor Hood

Stacie Stokes

515-661-7067
515-326-5284

515-238-5731

Learner Strategies and Supports
School Improvement

School Improvement

Economic Development

Joe Collins

515-419-5190

Career and Technical Education

EdFacts

Betsy Lundy

515-473-0573

Information and Analysis Services

EdFacts (Federal Reporting)

Swetha Kondreddy

515-829-0179

Information and Analysis Services

EdInsight (Data Warehouse)

Alex Arockiasamy
Mike Comiskey

Jay Pennington

Roger Petersen

515-326-0854
515-494-9083

515-326-1017

515-326-1020

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Technology Services

EducateIowa.gov Website

Lisa Albers

515-494-9147

Communications and Information Services

Education and Training Career Cluster

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Education Preparation Legislation and Standards

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Educational Equity Review (LEA/AEA)

Kim Buryanek

515-281-3333

Learning and Results

Educator Preparation (Teacher, Administrator, Other Practitioners)

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Eligibility/Evaluation

David Van Horn

515-979-5468

Student and Family Special Education Services

ELPA21 TAC Advisory

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

Emergency Feeding

Sarah White

515-360-1494

Nutrition and Health Services

Emergency Operation Plans

Scott Dyer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Employment Verification, Department of Education

Kayli Burkhart

515-720-9329

Operations and Initiatives

Empowerment/Early Childhood Iowa

Marianne Rodrigues

515-326-2653

Early Childhood

Energy Conservation

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

English as a Second Language (K12)

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

English Language Acquisition (Adult Education Literacy- AEL)

Teresa Garcia

515-210-6340

Community Colleges

English Language Proficiency Assessment and Advisory Council

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

English Learners Program

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

Enrollment Projections

Xiaoping Wang

515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services

Entrepreneurship, Careers

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Shelly Neese

515-336-3859

Information and Analysis Services

Equity, AEAs

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act)

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

ESSA/ESEA

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs
Federal Programs

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Foster Care

Elisa Koler

515-669-4052

Federal Programs

ESSA Ombudsman for Equitable Services

Rachel Bosovich

515-238-4179

Learning and Results

Essential Elements

Wendy Trotter

515-822-3469

Student and Family Special Education Services

E transcript Gateway Liaison

Kerri Ladehoff

515-281-3805

Information and Analysis Services

Event Planning and Support, Department of Education

Deb Darge
Jim Flansburg

515-721-9897
515-281-5795

Communications and Information Services
Communications and Information Services

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

Exempt School Status

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Facilities, Schools

Scott Dyer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Fall Basic Education Data Survey (BEDS)

Shelly Neese

515-336-3859

Information and Analysis

Family and Community Engagement

Jillian Dotson

515-979-7237

Federal Programs

Family and Consumer Sciences Service Area Secondary and Postsecondary

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Family and Educator Partnership

Susan Selby

515-729-0758

Federal Programs

Family and Educator Partnerships, Special Education

Kim Drew

515-975-0719

Student and Family Special Education Services

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Farm to Child Nutrition Programs

Brenda Windmuller

515-681-5752

Nutrition and Health Services

FAST (Formative Assessment System for Teachers) Assessments

Bob Barleen
Angela Bosworth-Cowman

Christi Donald

Greg Feldmann

Connor Hood

Stacie Stokes

515-971-7238

515-661-7079

515-238-4715

515-661-7067

515-326-5284

515-238-5731

School Improvement

School Improvement
Federal Programs

Learner Strategies and Supports

School Improvement

School Improvement

Feasibility Studies (District Reorganization and Whole Grade Sharing) Coordinator

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement

Federal Programs

Jillian Dotson
Tiffany Wood

515-979-7237
515-326-1029

Federal Programs
Federal Programs

Fee Waivers, Legal

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Finance Roundtable

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Finance Survey Report

Kathy Bowers

515-210-9674

School Business Operations

Finance, K-12, Regular and Special Education

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Finance, Special Education

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Financial, Child Nutrition Programs

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Financial (Community Colleges)

Lora Vargason

515-729-0859

Community Colleges

Financial Literacy

Stefanie Wager

515-419-2876

Learner Strategies and Supports

Fiscal Data Requests

Jina Brincks
Song Luong

515-313-5942
515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

Fiscal Studies

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Food Service Management Companies (FSMC)- National School Lunch Program

Shea Cook
Keerti Patel

515-326-1682
515-681-2300

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Foreign Exchange Students

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Foster Care Education

Elisa Koler

515-669-4052

Federal Programs

Foster Care Instructional Program Claims

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Foster Care Verification Search Application

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Free/Reduced, Hawk-I, Certification and Verification

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Heather Doe

515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)

Stephanie Dross
Keerti Patel

515-326-5358
515-681-2300

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Full Service Community School Programs

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

Future Ready Iowa Liaison

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) LEA and AEA

Kathy Bowers

515-210-9674

School Business Operations

GAP Outcome Report

Jeff Fletcher

515-321-7309

Career and Technical Education

GAP Tuition Assistance Program Administrator

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

GED/HiSET Diploma and Transcript Request

855-313-5799

General Fund or Operational Questions

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operation

GI Bill – Iowa State Approving Agency

Monte Burroughs

515-631-9207

Career and Technical Education

Gifted and Talented and Advanced Learner Program

Roseanne Malek

515-281-3199

Learner Strategies and Supports

GOLD Assessment

Mary Breyfogle

515-326-1030

Early Childhood

GovDelivery

Lisa Albers
Jordan Roseburrough

515-494-9147
515-281-3924

Communications and Information Services
Communications and Information Services

Grade Sharing

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Graduate Verification

Margaret Hanson
Rachel Kruse

Kerri Ladehoff

515-281-3214
515-281-4153

515-281-3805

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Graduation Requirements

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

Graduation Dropout Rate

Jay Pennington
Xiaoping Wang

515-326-1017
515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Grant Wood AEA School Improvement Consultant

Marietta Rives

515-360-5131

School Improvement

Graphic Design, Department of Education

Derek O’Riley

515-336-3912

Communications and Information Services

Great Prairie AEA School Improvement Consultant

Sara Nickel

515-971-7558

School Improvement

Green Hills AEA School Improvement Consultant

Janet Boyd

515-745-3385

School Improvement

Green Ribbon Schools

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Guided Pathways

Kelly Friesleben
Heather Meissen

515-868-2847
515-326-5378

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Harassment and Bullying

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel
Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018
515-971-7558
515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement
School Improvement
School Improvement

Harassment and Bullying Complaints

Kay Augustine

515-326-5620

Learner Strategies and Supports

Hawk-I Board

Jim Donoghue

515-281-8505

School Business Operations

Head Start

Monica Garner

515-336-3281

Early Childhood

Health Appraisal Program of School Children for Strategic Planning

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Health Sciences Service Area – Secondary and Postsecondary

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Health Services, All

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Health Services for Emergency or Disaster Management/Crisis Response Programming

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Healthy Indicators

Lyn Jenkins

515-689-3607

Learner Strategies and Supports

Hearings, Legal

Naiki Adams

515-281-5295

Learning and Results

Hearings, School Budget Review Committee (SBRC)

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Heartland AEA School Improvement Consultant

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

Alternative Pathways

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

High School Equivalency Test Administration

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

Higher Education Act (HEA)

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Historic Preservation

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Home Base Iowa, Veterans and Military

Monte Burroughs

515-631-9207

Career and Technical Education

Home School Assistance, Uses of Funds

Kassandra Cline
Song Luong

515-725-1120
515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

Homeschooling

Buffy Campbell

515-954-8651

School Improvement

Homeless

Emily Teeter

515-669-8622

Federal Programs

Homeless Education

Emily Teeter

515-669-8622

Federal Programs

Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Human Resources, Department of Education

Kayli Burkhart

515-720-9329

Operations and Initiatives

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

I-STAR (Iowa’s System to Achieve Results)

Courtney Clement

515-971-7687

School Improvement

IDEA Administration

Barb Guy

515-689-4076

Student and Family Special Education Services

IDEA Child Counts and Data

John Lee

515-669-2215

Student and Family Special Education Services

IDEA Differentiated Accountability

Mary Beilke

515-681-2303

Student and Family Special Education Services

IDEA Finance

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

IDEA Part B

Courtney Clement

515-971-7687

School Improvement

IDEA Part C, Birth to 3 Years

Kate Small

151-418-2570

Early Childhood

IDEA Part C, Special Education Data

Tim Glenn

515-205-7650

Federal Programs

IDEA Professional Development

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

IEP/IFSP System Development (ACHIEVE)

Amy Alfrey

515-326-0854

Student and Family Special Education Services

ILOPD CACFP Wellness Training Modules and Policies

Cheryl Tolley

515-681-2304

Nutrition and Health Services

Immigrant Education Program

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

Inclusion

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Independent Accreditation

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Individualized Education Programs (IEP), 3 to 5 Years old

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Indirect Cost Rate, School Finance

Kathy Bowers

515-210-9674

School Business Operations

Infant Diets

Ann Parker

515205-4704

Nutrition and Health Services

Infrastructure

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Information Management System (IMS) for Individual Family Service Plan, Birth to Three Years

Kate Small

515-418-2570

Early Childhood

Institutional Park and Roads Fund Grants

Jeff Fletcher

515-321-7309

Career and Technical Education

Integrated English Literacy Education and Training

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

Internal Operations, Chief of Staff

Shan Seivert

515-326-5595

Operations and Initiatives

International Assessments

Tom Deeter

515-326-5368

Information and Analysis Services

Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Dependents

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Intervention System

Greg Feldmann

515-661-7067

Learner Strategies and Supports

Iowa Academic Standards, Adoption, Implementation and Review

Tom Wood

515-326-2147

Learner Strategies and Supports

Iowa and National FFA

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Iowa Business Professional of America (BPA)

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

IowaCNP

Ellen Miller

515-238-4220

Nutrition and Health Services

Iowa Commission for Educational Opportunity for Military Dependents

Monte Burroughs

515-725-2865

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Course for Drinking Drivers (OW(/DUI)

Pam Dolezal
Peggy Long

515-281-5251
515-975-8398

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Iowa DECA

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Distance Mentoring Model of Professional Development

Dee Gethmann

515-868-2372

Early Childhood

Iowa Education Portal (EdPortal)

Jean Alfred
Tony Hixson

515-725-1251
515-281-3718

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Iowa E-Learning Central

Kay Augustine
Bob Barleen

Angela Bosworth-Cowman

Nancy Hunt

Lyn Jenkins

Qian Wang

515-326-5620
515-971-7238

515-661-7079

515-326-1031
515-689-3607

515-322-7620

Learner Strategies and Supports
School Improvement

School Improvement

Learner Strategies and Supports
Learner Strategies and Supports

Learner Strategies and Supports

Iowa English Language Arts and Literacy Standards

Leigh Bellville

515-689-3717

Learner Strategies and Supports

Iowa Evaluator Approval Training and Support

Stephanie TeKippe

515-326-5333

Community Colleges

Iowa Exchange Visiting Teachers from Spain Program

Isbelia Arzola

515-326-5962

Federal Programs

Iowa Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

Iowa FFA

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union

515-288-9741

Iowa Grants

Jeff Fletcher

515-321-7309

Career and Technical Education

Iowa High School Athletic Association

515-432-2011

Iowa Intermedia Network

Kristy Volesky

515-971-0669

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Online Learning

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

Iowa Literacy Council

Elizabeth Johnson

515-971-0469

Community Colleges

Iowa National Guard Education Office Partnership

Michael Dommer

515-745-2710

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Nursing Workforce

Joe Collins

515-419-5190

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Plan for Behavioral Health Advisory Committee

Jim Donoghue

515-281-8505

School Business Operations

Iowa Professional Development Model

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards (QPPS) and Verification Visits

Mary Breyfogle
Betsy Lin

Amy Stegeman

Kimberly Villotti

515-326-1030
515-321-7982

515-868-1675

515-339-5519

Early Childhood
Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Iowa School Certifying Officials Training Support

Michael Dommer

515-745-2710

Career and Technical Education

Iowa School Performance Profiles

Jason Crowley
Tom Deeter

Jay Pennington

Xiaoping Wang

515-336-3923
515-326-5368

515-326-1017

515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Iowa School Report Card Public Site

Tom Deeter
Kiran Ummadi

515-326-5368
515-577-6079

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Iowa SkillsUSA

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

Iowa State Director, Career and Technical Education, Primary Federal Contact

Dennis Harden

515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP)

Christi Donald

515-238-4715

Federal Programs

Iowa Student Identification/Locator System

Jennifer Thomas

515-883-0418

Information and Analysis Services

Iowa Teacher of the Year Program

Marietta Rives

515-360-5131

School Improvement

Iowa Team Ag Ed

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Technology Student Association (TSA)

Kristy Volesky

515-281-3615

Career and Technical Education

Iowa Testing Programs

319-335-5408

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Job Openings, Department of Education

Kayli Burkhart

515-720-9329

Operations and Initiatives

Juvenile Home Budget and Claim (AEA)

Jina Brinks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

Juvenile Justice Education Programs

Elisa Koler

515-669-4052

Federal Programs

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

K-3 Innovative Grants, At-Risk Students

Leigh Bellville

515-689-3717

Learner Strategies and Supports

Keystone AEA School Improvement Consultant

Buffy Campbell

515-964-8651

School Improvement

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Labor Market Information/ State and Community College Regions

Amy Vybiral

515-339-4520

Career and Technical Education

Learning Loss

Kathy Bertsch

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports

Learning Supports

Beth Buehler-Sapp

515-281-7143

Learner Strategies and Supports

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

Dee Gethmann

515-326-5364

Early Childhood

Legal Consultant

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Legislative Contact (State)

Eric St Clair

515-326-0274

Operations and Initiatives

Legislative Tracking and Issues

Jordan Roseburrough

515-281-3924

Communications and Information Services

Level One Training (Alleged Abuse of Students)

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Licensure Information

Kim Cunningham

515-281-5849

Board of Educational Examiners

Limited English Proficient Services

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Literacy Professional Learning

Leigh Bellville

515-689-3717

Learner Strategies and Supports

Local Levies and Supplemental State Aid

John Parker

515-281-8485

Department of Management

Lookback Tool, Finance

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Maintenance of Effort (MoE) LEA and AEA

Kathy Bowers

515-210-9674

School Business Operations

Maintenance of Effort, IDEA (LEA and AEA)

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Management Levy

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Mandatory Abuse Reporting

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Mandatory Health Screenings

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Manufacturing Career Cluster

Cale Hutchings

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education

Marketing Career Cluster

Chris Dzurick

515-725-2247

Career and Technical Education

Math Standards and Professional Learning

April Pforts

515-314-6243

Learner Strategies and Supports

Media Relations, Department of Education

Heather Doe

515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services

Medicaid, ALL

Jim Donoghue

515-281-8505

School Business Operations

Medication Guidance

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

Mental Health

Barb Anderson

515-664-6732

Learner Strategies and Supports

Mentoring and Induction, Teachers

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Migrant Education Program

Isbelia Arzola

515-326-5962

Federal Programs

Military Articulation Agreement

Kelly Friesleben

515-868-2847

Community Colleges

Mississippi Bend AEA School Improvement Consultant

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Modified Supplemental Amount, At-risk and Dropout Prevention

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Modified Supplemental Amount, SBRC

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)

Kathy Bertsch
Greg Feldmann

Connor Hood

Stacie Stokes

515-419-2444
515-661-7067

515-326-5284

515-238-5731

Learner Strategies and Supports
Learner Strategies and Supports

School Improvement

School Improvement

MTSS for Advanced Learners

Eric Gebhart

515-481-2080

Learner Strategies and Supports

MTSS for English Language Arts

Leigh Bellville

515-689-3717

Learner Strategies and Supports

MRSS for Mathematics

April Pforts

515-314-6243

Learner Strategies and Supports

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

National Accreditation (CAEP, AAQEP)

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Tom Deeter

515-326-5368

Information and Analysis Services

National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

National Association of Supervisors of Ag Education (NASAE)

Matt Eddy

515-720-8863

Career and Technical Education

National Board Certification

Tana Mullen

515-281-3333

Learning and Results

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Financial Reports

Kathy Bowers

515-210-9674

School Business Operations

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Number Assignment

Swetha Kondreddy

515-829-0179

Information and Analysis Services

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

Shea Cook
Cheryl Crow

Jean Easley

Sandra Fiegen

Patti Harding

Lyn Jenkins

Deann Murphy

Keerti Patel

Brenda Windmuller

515-326-1682
515-330-8158

515-360-5149

515-681-5750

515-868-1956

515-689-3607

515-360-5238

515-681-2300

515-681-5752

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Learner Strategies and Supports

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Neglected and Delinquent

Elisa Koler

515-669-4052

Federal Programs

Noncredit Community College Offerings

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

Nonpublic Accreditation

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Nonpublic Concurrent Enrollment

Jen Rathje

515-326-5389

Community Colleges

Nonpublic School Textbook Program

Rachel Kruse

515-281-4153

Information and Analysis Services

Nonpublic Schools – Annual Notices/Deadlines

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement

Nonpublic Schools Advisory

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Nonpublic Transportation Reimbursement

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

Northwest AEA School Improvement Consultant

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement.

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Occupational/Vocational Licensure

Kim Cunningham

515-281-5849

Board of Educational Examiners

Off-Site Education Programs (Residential/Day)

Elisa Koler

515-669-4052

Federal Programs

Ombudsman

Rachel Bosovich

515-238-4179

Division of Learning and Results

Online Learning (PK-12_

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

Online Professional Development Tracking

Teresa Garcia

515-210-6340

Community Colleges

Open Educational Resources State Action Team

Heather Meissen

515-326-5378

Community Colleges

Open Enrollment

Sara Nickel

515-971-7558

School Improvement

Open Records Request, Department of Education

Heather Doe

515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services

Operational Function Sharing (Finance)

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Operational Sharing Technical Assistance

Shelly Neese

515-336-3859

Information and Analysis Services

Out of State Online Educator Preparation

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

OWI, Operating a vehicle while under the Influence

Pam Dolezal
Peggy Long

515-281-5251
515-975-8398

Community College
Community Colleges


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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

PACE Program Administrator

Mike Williams

515-418-0186

Community Colleges

Panorama Student Success

Tina Wahlert

515-326-0162

School Improvement

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer
(P-EBT)

Keerti Patel

515-681-2300

Nutrition and Health Services

Para professional Preparation Program

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community College

Parent Call Cadre – Special Education

Susan Selby

515-729-0758

Federal Programs

Parent Involvement (TitleI)

Jillian Dotson

515-979-7237

Federal Programs

Part C (Early Access) Comprehensive System of Personnel Development

Melissa Schnurr

515-419-9471

Early Childhood

Perkins

Vlad Bassis
Rebecca Griglione
Jeff Fletcher
Jeanette Thomas
Amy Vybiral

515-281-3671
515-281-3317
515-321-7309
515-745-2556
515-339-4520

Community Colleges
Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education

Phase I and Phase II, Fiscal Reviews

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Phase II Accreditation

Eric Heitz

515-326-1018

School Improvement

Photography, Department of Education

Deb Darge

515-721-9897

Communications and Information Services

Physical Education Requirements

Lyn Jenkins

515-689-3607

Learner Strategies and Supports

Physical Plant and Equipment, Public Education and Recreation Levies

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Playground Safety

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Policy Development

Eric St Clair

515-326-0274

Operations and Initiatives

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Barb Anderson
Kay Augustine

515-664-6732
515-326-5620

Learner Strategies and Supports
Learner Strategies and Supports

Postsecondary Enrollment Options

Jen Rathje

515-326-5389

Community Colleges

Practitioner Preparation

Mayam Rod Szboo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Prairie Lakes AEA School Improvement Consultant

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement

Prayer in Schools, Legal

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Pre-K, Use of Funds

Kassandra Cline
Song Luong

515-725-1120
515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

Preschool Audit

Mary Breyfogle
Kimberly Villotti

515-326-1030
515-339-5519

Early Childhood
Early Childhood

Preschool Programs (National School Lunch Program)

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Preschool Reporting

Mary Breyfogle

515-326-1030

Early Childhood

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science

April Pforts

515-314-6243

Learner Strategies and Supports

Presidential Scholars Program

Deb Darge

515-721-9897

Communications and Information Services

Private Instruction

Buffy Campbell

515-954-8651

School Improvement

Private Provider of Online Course Approval

Gwen Nagel

515-419-3275

Learner Strategies and Supports

Professional Educator Standards

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Professional Learning Standards

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Professional Organizations for English Learners and Assessment

Terri Schuster

515-681-2492

Federal Programs

Program Evaluation

Xia Chen

515-669-9273

Information and Analysis Services

Project Lead the Way

Cale Hutchings

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education

Public Health, Healthy Choices Grant

Christine Crow

515-330-8158

Nutrition and Health Services

Public Relations, Department of Education

Heather Doe

515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services

Public Schools – Annual Notices and Deadlines

Pam Spangler

515-229-6425

School Improvement

Publications Coordinator, Community Colleges

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Qualified School/ Zone Bonds

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments

Iowa Braille

800-645-4579

Quality Rating System

Betsy Lin

515-321-7982

Early Childhood

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Radon in Schools

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Reading Recovery

Barbara Ohlund

515-681-2310

Learning and Results

(REAP) Rural Education Achievement Program – RLIS & SRSA

Jay Pennington
Swetha Kondreddy

515-326-1017
515-829-0179

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Recruitment and Retention, Teachers

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Regents Council on Education Relations (RCER) DE Representative

Amy Gieseke

515-858-2234

Community Colleges

Regional Planning Partnerships

Jeff Fletcher
Dennis Harden

515-321-7309
515-314-7852

Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education

Reorganizations, Notification and Progress Reports

Scott Dryer
Pam Spangler

515-402-8700
515-229-6425

School Business Operations
School Improvement

Research/Evaluation – Department of Education

Xian Chen
Tom Deeter
Jay Pennington
Xiaoping Wang

515-669-9273
515-326-5368
515-281-1018
515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Resident District Determination, Special Education

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI)

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Residential Placement and Day Program, Finance and Billing

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Reverse Credit Transfer

Kelly Friesleben
Heather Meissen

515-868-2847
515-326-5378

Community Colleges
Community Colleges

Rural Community Outreach

Joe Collins

515-419-5190

Career and Technical Education


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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Safety and Sanitation

Stephanie Dross

515-326-5358

Nutrition and Health Services

SAI Conference Support

Deb Darge

515-721-9897

Communications and Information Services

SAVE

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

SCED Course Code Classification System

Rachel Kruse

515-281-4153

Information and Analysis Services

School Association Data Collection

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

School Breakfast Program

Shea Cook
Cheryl Crow
Jean Easley
Sandra Fiegen
Patti Harding
Deann Murphy
Keerti Patel
Brenda Windmuller

515-326-1682
515-330-8158
515-360-5149
515-681-5750
515-868-1956
515-360-5238
515-681-2300
515-681-5752

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

School Bond Issues

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) Liaison

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

School Budget Review Committee Corrective Action Plans

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

School Budget Review Committee Hearings

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

School Budget Review Committee, Special Education Administrative Costs

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

School Budget Review Committee, Transportation Assistance Allocation

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

School Building Safety

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

School Bus Driver Accidents, Authorizations and Training

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

School Bus Authorization and Trainings, Records

Holli Marolf

515-281-5812

School Business Operations

School Bus Inspection (Central)

Vince Vos

515-336-3913

School Business Operations

School Bus Inspections (East)

Joseph Funk

515-669-4987

School Business Operations

School Bus Inspections (West)

Tom Simpson

515-326-1022

School Business Operations

School Bus Inspections, General

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

School Bus Inspections, Records

Holli Marolf

515-281-5812

School Business Operations

School Business Alert Newsletter

Holli Marolf

515-281-5812

School Business Operations

School Business Official (SBO) Authorization and Web Application

Holli Marolf

515-281-5812

School Business Operations

School Capital Assets Issues

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks
Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

School Counseling

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel

Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

515-971-7558

515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Facilities

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

School Finance Data Requests and Analysis

Jina Brincks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

School Finance Formula

Kassandra Cline
Jay Pennington

515-725-1120
515-326-1017

School Business Operations
Information and Analysis Services

School Finance Law and Policy

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

School Finance Terminology

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks
Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

School Food Service Procurement

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

School Funds and Levies

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks

Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

School Health Services (Birth – 21 Years)

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

School Improvement Consultants

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel

Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

515-971-7558

515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Information Update

Margaret Hanson

515-281-3214

Information and Analysis Service

School Interoperability Framework

Margaret Hanson
Rachel Kruse

Kerri Ladehoff

Roger Petersen

515-281-3214
515-281-4153

515-281-3805

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

School Laws and Rules of Iowa

Naiki Adams

515-281-5295

Learning and Results

School Leader Update

Deb Darge
Heather Doe

515-721-9897
515-281-7967

Communications and Information Services
Communications and Information Services

School Long-term Debt Issues

Kathy Bowers
Jina Brincks

Song Luong

515-210-9674
515-313-5942

515-205-0259

School Business Operations
School Business Operations

School Business Operations

School Nursing

Melissa Walker

515-864-6701

Student and Family Special Education Services

School Nutrition Education Opportunities

Jean Easley

515-360-5149

Nutrition and Health Services

School Nutrition Financial Audit Review

Deann Murphy

515-360-5238

Nutrition and Health Services

School Nutrition Professional Standards

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

School Property Maintenance and Management

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

School Report Card Public Site

Kiran Ummadi

515-577-6079

Information and Analysis Services

School Safety

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

School Transportation, All

Max Christensen

515-336-3965

School Business Operations

School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Grant (STOP)

Nancy Hunt

515-326-1031

Learner Strategies and Supports

School Volunteerism

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

School Wellness Policy

Deann Murphy

515-360-5238

Nutrition and Health Services

Seamless Summer Option (SSO)

Shea Cook
Christine Crow

Stephanie Dross

Jean Easley

Sandra Fiegen

Deann Murphy

Brenda Windmuller

515-326-1682
515-330-8158

515-326-5358

515-360-5149

515-681-5750

515-360-5238

515-681-5752

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Secondary Career and Technical Education

Dennis Harden
Matt Eddy

Cale Hutchings

515-314-7852
515-720-8863

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education

Section 504

Holly Barnes
Janet Boyd

Buffy Campbell

Eric Heitz

Sara Nickel

Marietta Rives

Pam Spangler

515-669-8157
515-745-3385

515-954-8651

515-326-1018

515-971-7558

515-360-5131

515-229-6425

School Improvement
School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

School Improvement

Senior Year Plus

Jen Rathje

515-326-5389

Community Colleges

Service Learning

Vic Jaras

515-402-2729

Federal Programs

Shared Visions Parent Support Program

Amy Stegeman

515-868-1675

Early Childhood

SIF Data Integration

Connor Hood

515-326-5284

School Improvement

Significant Disabilities Advisory Team

Jennifer Denne

515-326-5332

Federal Programs

Significant Disproportionality/Coordinated Early Intervening Services

Barb Guy

515-689-4073

Student and Family Special Education Services

Skilled and Technical Sciences Liaison

Cale Hutchings

515-975-8193

Career and Technical Education

Skilled Workforce Initiatives

Paula Nissen

515-418-8273

Community Colleges

Smart Snacks

Deann Murphy

515-360-5238

Nutrition and Health Services

Social Emotional Learning

Kay Augustine

Lyn Jenkins

515-326-5620

515-689-3607

Learner Strategies and Supports

Learner Strategies and Supports

Social Emotional Behavioral Mental Health

Barb Anderson
Kay Augustine

Kathy Bertsch

515-664-6732
515-326-5620

515-419-2444

Learner Strategies and Supports
Learner Strategies and Supports

Learner Strategies and Supports

Social Media, Department of Education

Jim Flansburg
Shaela Meister

515-281-5795
515-858-2235

Communications and Information Services
Communications and Information Services

Spanish Calls, Special Education Parent Cadre

Isbeliia Arzola

515-326-5962

Federal Programs

State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG_

Eric Gebhart

515-481-2080

Learner Strategies and Supports

Special Diets in Child Nutrition Programs

Ann Parker

515-205-4704

Nutrition and Health Services

Special Education Administrator Outreach

Amy Alfrey

515-326-0854

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education Advisory Panel

Nany Hunt

515-326-1031

Learner Strategies and Supports

Special Education, Allowable Use of Funds

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Special Education Balances (AEA)

Jina Brincks

515-313-5942

School Business Operations

Special Education, Compliance Investigator

Amy Alfrey
Rachel Bosovich

515-326-0854
515-238-4179

Student and Family Special Education 
Learning and Results

Special Education Data

Courtney Clement
Bill Roederer

515-971-7687
515-393-8349

School Improvement
School Business Operations

Special Education Eligibility and Evaluation

Kathy Bertsch
David Van Horn

515-419-2444
515-979-5468

Learner Strategies and Supports
Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education, Family and Educator Partnership

Kim Drew

515-975-7237

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education Finance

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

Special Education IDEA Information

Tiffany Poage

515-250-2685

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education Mediation Evaluation Reporting

Rachel Bosovich

515-238-4179

Learning and Results

Special Education, Out of State Placement Approval Process

Kim Drew

515-975-0719

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education Programs

Barb Guy

515-689-4073

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education K-6 Literacy, Preschool and Significant Disabilities

Eric Gebhart

515-481-2080

Learner Strategies and Supports

Special Education Supplement (SES)

Bill Roederer

515-393-8349

School Business Operations

SES Medicaid Data Collection

Jim Donoghue

515-281-8505

School Business Operations

Special Education Weighted Enrollment

Tiffany Poage

515-250-2685

Student and Family Special Education Services

Special Education Transition

Nancy Hunt

515-326-1031

Learner Strategies and Supports

Special Milk Program (SMP)

Patti Harding

515-868-1956

Nutrition and Health Services

Specially Accredited Schools

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

Amy Alfrey

Eric Gebhart

Wendy Trotter

515-326-0854

515-481-2080
515-822-3469

Student and Family Special Education Services
Learner Strategies and Supports

Student and Family Special Education Services

Staff Data Requests

Jay Pennington

515-326-1017

Information and Analysis Services

State Assessment (Title VI)

Kim Buryanek

515-281-3333

Learning and Results

State Assessments

Christi Donald

515-238-4715

Federal Programs

State Report Card

Xia Chen
Jason Crowley

Tom Deeter

Xiaoping Wang

515-669-927
515-336-3923

515-326-5368

515-402-8742

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Statewide Assessment System Advisory

Mary Breyfogle
Terri Schuster

515-326-1030
515-681-2492

Early Childhood
Federal Programs

Statewide Literacy Leadership Team Facilitator

Leigh Bellville

515-689-3717

Learner Strategies and Supports

Statewide Longitudinal Data System:

Jean Alfred
Alex Arockiasamy

Mike Comiskey

Roger Petersen

515-725-1251
515-494-9695

515-494-9083

515-326-1020

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Information and Analysis Services

Statewide School Improvement Team

Amy Stegeman
Kimberly Villotti

515-868-1675
515-339-5519

Early Childhood
Early Childhood

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program

Mary Breyfogle

515-326-1030

Early Childhood

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program for Four-Year-Old Children:

Mary Breyfogle
Amy Stegeman

515-326-1030
515-868-1675

Early Childhood
Early Childhood

Student Activity Fund, SBRC

Kassandra Cline

515-725-1120

School Business Operations

Student Assessment

Christi Donald

515-238-4715

Federal Programs

Student Discipline

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Student Engagement and Voice

Kay Augustine

515-326-5620

Learner Strategies and Supports

Student Fees

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Student Fee Waivers

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Student Reporting in Iowa (SRI)

Margaret Hanson
Kerri Ladehoff

Rachel Kruse

Jay Pennington

Jennifer Thomas

515-281-3214
515-281-3805

515-281-4153

515-326-1017

515-883-0418

Information and Analysis Service
Information and Analysis Service

Information and Analysis Service

Information and Analysis Service

Information and Analysis Service

Student Teaching Requirements

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Student Visas

Thomas Mayes

515-281-8661

Office of the Director

Substitute Authorization

Kim Cunningham

515-281-5849

Board of Educational Examiners

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

Shea Cook
Christine Crow

Stephanie Dross

Jean Easley

Sandra Fiegen

Deann Murphy

515-326-1682
515-330-8158

515-326-5358

515-360-5149

515-681-5750

515-360-5238

Nutrition and Health Services
Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Nutrition and Health Services

Superintendent Notes

Holly Barnes

515-669-8157

School Improvement

Supplemental State Aid

John Parker

515-281-8485

Department of Management

Supplemental Weighting Operational Sharing

Scott Dryer

515-402-8700

School Business Operations

Supplemental Weighting

Margaret Hanson
Rachel Kruse

515-281-3214
515-281-4153

Information and Analysis Services
Information and Analysis Services

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Program

Contact

Phone

Bureau/Work Unit

Teach Iowa

Lora Rasey

515-419-2088

Community Colleges

Teacher Candidate Testing Praxis, EdTPA, PPAT

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges

Teacher Intern Programs

Maryam Rod Szabo

515-360-7369

Community Colleges