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NOTE: This list is in the process of being updated as more districts identify Foster Care Liasions.

*DSHS Region*County*School District*Liaison/TitlePhoneemail
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborAberdeen School DistrictMarnie Ranheim
Counselor
360-538-7807mranheim@asd5.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisAdna School DistrictRenee Quinn
Counselor
360-748-8552quinnr@adnaschools.org
Region 1 (North)LincolnAlmira School DistrictShauna Schmerer
Superintendent
509-639-2414sschmerer@achsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitAnacortes School DistrictConnie Martin
Executive Director of Special Services
360-293-1216cmartin@asd103.org
Region 1 (North)AsotinAsotin-Anatone School DistrictJohn Heley
Director of Student Services
509-243-3102jheley@aasd.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)KingAuburn School DistrictDenise Daniels
Assistant Director Family Engagement and Equity
253-931-4900ddaniels@auburn.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)KitsapBainbridge Island School DistrictDr.Jeff McCormick
Director of Assessment and Student Services
206-780-1058jmccormick@bisd303.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkBattle Ground School DistrictLydia Sanders
Family Support Services Coordinator
360-885-5434sanders.lydia@battlegroundps.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingBellevue School DistrictTracy Myers
Foster Care Coordinator
425-456-4103myert@bsd405.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomBellingham School DistrictSarah Simpson
Homeless Coordinator
360-676-6400 ext 6523 sarah.simpson@bellinghamschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomBellingham School DistrictRoxana Parise
Homeless Coordinator
360-676-6400 ext. 6524roxana.parise@bellinghamschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceBethel School District Sally Keeley
Family Resource Director
253 683-6923skeeley@bethelsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceBethel School DistrictAllysen Swinney
Family Resource Coordinator
253 683-7969aswinney@bethelsd.org
Region 1 (South)KlickitatBickleton School DistrictRic Palmer
Superintendent
509 896-5473rpalmer@bickleton.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomBlaine School DistrictJessie Burton
Prevention & Intervention Specialist Family Community Coordinator/Homeless Liaison
360-332-0741jburton@blainesd.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisBoistfort School DistrictShannon Criss
Superintendent
360-245-3343scriss@boistfort.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)KitsapBremerton School DistrictLinda Sullivan-Dudzic
Director of Special Programs and Elementary
3604731061LINDA.SULLIVAN@BREMERTONSCHOOLS.ORG
Region 1 (North)OkanoganBrewster School DistrictDianne Johnson
Special Programs Coordinator
509-689-2581drjohnson@brewsterbears.org
Region 1 (North)DouglasBridgeport School DistrictJessicca Herrejon
Foster Care Liaison
509-686-5656jherrejon@bridgeport.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)JeffersonBrinnon School DistrictPatricia Beathard
Superintendent
360-796-4646pbeathard@bsd46.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitBurlington-Edison School DistrictKim Welling
Student Support Services Administrator
360.757.3311kwelling@be.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkCamas School DistrictDana Lighty
Director of Special Services
360.833.3000dana.lighty@camas.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ClallamCape Flattery School DistrictMichelle Parkin
Superintendent
(360) 963-2075mparkin@cfsd.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PierceCarbonado School DistrictScott Hubbard
Superintendent
(360) 829-0121 ext. 112shubbard@carbonado.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)ChelanCascade School DistrictTim Lawless
Special Programs Director, Homeless/Foster Care Liaison
509-548-5885tlawless@cascadesd.org
Region 1 (North)ChelanCASHMERE SCHOOL DISTRICTSchoolCounselor (TBD)
Middle School counselor
509-782-2001kdaley@cashmere.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzCastle Rock School DistrictBryan Keatley
Coordinator
(360) 501-2933bkeatley@crschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)KitsapCentral Kitsap School DistrictJeremy Monroe
Director of Achievement and Innovation
360.662.1755jeremym@ckschools.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneCentral Valley School DistrictLeslie Camden-Goold
McKinney-Vento Homeless & Foster Care Liaison
509-228-4114lcamdengoold@cvsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisCentralia School DistrictShelley Habenicht
Director of Special Program & Assessment
360-330-7600shabenicht@centralia.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)LewisChehalis School DistrictBrian Adams
360 269 3494badams@chehahlisschools.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneCheney School DistrictRyan Fitzgerald
K-12 Options Coordinator
509-559-4507rfitzgerald@cheneysd.org
Region 1 (North)StevensChewelah School DistrictKathy Wellman
School District Nurse
509-685-6800 Extension 4015kwellman@chewelahk12.us
Region 3 (North/South)JeffersonChimacum School DistrictMichele Fogerson
School Counselor
360-302-5890michele_kastor@csd49.org
Region 3 (North/South)JeffersonChimacum School DistrictBeth Clifford
School Counselor
360-302-5890beth_clifford@csd49.org
Region 3 (North/South)JeffersonChimacum School DistrictBarb Fogerson
School Counselor
360-302-5890barb_fogerson@csd49.org
Region 1 (North)AsotinClarkston School DistrictHeather Lang
Coordinator of Student Supports
509-769-5540langh@csdk12.org
Region 1 (South)KittitasCle Elum-Roslyn School Districtcarrieanne selzler
Title I /LAP Coordinator
509-649-4807selzlerc@cersd.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceClover Park School DistrictHolly Shaffer
Director of Student Services
253-583-5153hshaffer@cloverpark.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)WhitmanColfax School DistrictAmber Sellars
School Nurse
509-397-2181amber.sellars@csd300.com
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaCollege Place School DistrictMarissa Waddell
State and Federal Programs Director
5095295207mwaddell@cpps.org
Region 1 (North)WhitmanColton School DistrictM. Blakely-Heitstuman
Support Services Teacher/Coordinator
(509) 229-3386mblakely-h@colton.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)StevensColumbia (Stevens) School DistrictLoretta Dashiell
Building Secretary
509-722-3311ldashiell@columbia206.com
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaColumbia (Walla Walla) School DistrictZac Carpenter
Special Services Director
509-547-2136zachery.carpenter@csd400.org
Region 1 (North)StevensColville School DistrictRandy Cloke
Foster Care Liaison
5096847875rcloke@colsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitConcrete School DistrictLeilani Thomas
Executive Director
360-853-4151lthomas@concrete.k12.wa.us
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitConway School DistrictCrystal Kombol
School Counselor
360-45-5785ckombol@conway.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborCosmopolis School DistrictCherie Patterson
Superintendent/Principal
3605327181cpatterson@cosmopolisschool.com
Region 1 (North)GrantCoulee-Hartline School DistrictTamara Spurbeck
Title 1 Admin
509-632-5231tspurbeck@achsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)IslandCoupeville School DistrictKRISTINA KIRBY
NURSE/HOMELESS LIASON
3606782473kkirby@coupeville.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)ClallamCrescent School DistrictDave Bingham
Superintendant
360-928-3311daveb@crescent.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)LincolnCreston School DistrictDr.William Wadlington
Superintendent/Principal
509-636-2721wwadlington@creston.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)FerryCurlew School DistrictBonnie Grumbach
Guidance Counselor
(509) 779-4931bongrumbach@curlew.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)Pend OreilleCusick School DistrictChris Evers
Student Assistant Specialist
509 445-1125cevers@esd101.net
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishDarrington School DistrictMegan Lucas
Counselor
360-436-1313mlucas@dsd.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)LincolnDavenport School DistrictAlison Hawley
6-8 Counselor
509725-4021alihawley@davenport.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)ColumbiaDayton School DistrictPam Lindsley
Title I Director/Elementary Principal
509-382-2507paml@daytonsd.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneDeer Park School DistrictGreg Swartz
Director of Special Services
5094645526greg.swartz@dpsdmail.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceDieringer School DistrictMary Boben
Counselor
253 826 4937mboben@dieringer.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)SpokaneEast Valley School District (Spokane)John Savage
Director of Student Services
509-241-5051savagej@evsd.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaEast Valley School District (Yakima)Jeri Young
District Administrator
509.573.7332Young.Jeri@evsd90.org
Region 1 (North)DouglasEastmont School DistrictSpencer Taylor
Executive Director of Elementary Education
(509) 884-7169taylors@eastmont206.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceEatonville School DistrictCristin Blaskowitz
Executive Director of Student Services & Assessment
360-879-1800cristin_blaskowitz@eatonville.wednt.edu
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishEdmonds School DistrictLeanne Brisbois
Program Support Specialist
425-431-7146brisboisl@edmonds.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)KittitasEllensburg School DistrictPatty Kimmel
Special Services Director
509-925-8115patty.kimmel@esd401.org
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborElma School DistrictWendy Beldin
HS Vice Principal, McKinney-Vento and Foster Care Liaison
360-482-3121wbeldin@eagles.edu
Region 1 (North)ChelanEntiat School DistrictDarby Hammond
Dean of Students
509-784-1800dhammond@entiatschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingEnumclaw School DistrictKeri Marquand
Director of Student Support Services
360.802.7104keri_marquand@enumclaw.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)GrantEphrata School DistrictFrank Cardwell
District Administrator
509-754-2474fcardwell@ephrataschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisEvaline School DistrictAnnie Robinson
Head Teacher
360-785-3460arobinson@evalinesd.k12.wa.us
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishEverett School DistrictCynthia Jones
Director, Categorical Programs
425-385-4030jones@everettsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkEvergreen School District (Clark)Karen Fox
Manager, Title I/LAP
360-604-4000 x 4467karen.fox@evergreenps.org
Region 1 (North)StevensEvergreen School District (Stevens)Bill Glidewell
Superintendent
509-722-6384bglidewell@evergreen.k12.wa.us
Excel Public Charter School LEADenise Frias
Operations Manager
253-487-7530denise@excelwa.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomFerndale School DistrictJill Iwasaki
Executive Director of Student Services
3603839226jill.iwasaki@ferndalesd.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceFife School DistrictTeresa Sinay
Assistant Director Teaching Learning & Innovation | K-12 Literacy
(253) 517-1000tsinay@fifeschools.com
Region 1 (South)BentonFinley School DistrictAmy McLaughlin
Director of Special Programs
509-586-3217amclaughlin@finleysd.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceFranklin Pierce School DistrictClaudia Miller
Family Engagement Coordinator
253-298-3036clmiller@fpschools.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneFreeman School DistrictDenise Conrad
K-8 Counselor
509-291-4791dconrad@freemansd.org
Region 1 (North)DouglasGrand Coulee Dam School DistrictCathy Huston
Special Services Director
509-633-1442chuston@gcdsd.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaGrandview School DistrictDiann Zavala
Foster Care Liaison
509-882-8507dzavala@gsd200.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaGranger School DistrictGloria Ramirez
Home Visitor and Home Liaison
509-854-1003ramirezg@gsd.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishGranite Falls School DistrictCarol Panagos
Executive Director of Student Services
360.691.7717cpanagos@gfalls.wednet.
Region 3 (North/South)MasonGrapeview School DistrictJosie Bean
Principal
360-426-4921jbean@gsd54.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneGreat Northern School DistrictKathy Johnston
Director, Special Programs
509-747-7714kjohnston@gnsd.k12.wa.us
Green Dot Public Schools Washington State Charter DistrictStefania Appia
Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator
253-3513stefania.appia@greendot.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkGreen Mountain School DistrictTyson Vogeler
Superintendent
360-225-7366tyson.vogeler@greenmountainschool.us
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonGriffin School DistrictAnna Miller
School Counselor
360-866-5914amiller@griffinschool.us
Region 1 (North)LincolnHarrington School DistrictJustin Bradford
Superintendent/Principal
509.253.4331jbradford@harrsd.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (South)YakimaHighland School DistrictLonny Smart
School Counselor K-6
509.678.8708lsmart@highland.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)KingHighline School DistrictNancy Boldt
Director of Health and Social Services
206-631-3250Nancy.Boldt@highlineschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkHockinson School DistrictSandra Yager
Superintendent
360-448-6400sandra.yager@hocksd.org
Region 3 (North/South)MasonHood Canal School DistrictJeannie Beierle
Assistant Principal/School Counselor
360.877.5463jbeierle@hoodcanalschool.org
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborHoquiam School DistrictJimelle Morgan
Director of Special Services
360 538.8291jmorgan@hoquiam.net
Region 1 (North)FerryInchelium School DistrictSuzanne Killings
K-12 Counselor
509-722-6181skillings@inchelium.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)KingIssaquah School DistrictPam Ridenour
Director of Career and Counseling Services
425-837-7671ridenourp@issaquah.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzKalama School DistrictBilliJoe Thomas
Elementary School Counselor
360-673-5282billiejo.thomas@kalama.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzKelso School DistrictDon Iverson
Director of Student Support
3605011936don.iverson@kelsosd.org
Region 1 (South)BentonKennewick School DistrictYesenia Chavez
Homeless/Foster Care Coordinator/Liaison
(509) 222-6834yesenia.chavez@ksd.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingKent School DistrictRona Popp
Director of Categorical Programs
253.373.7708rona.popp@kent.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)StevensKettle Falls School DistrictGreg Price
Special Services Director
509-738-6625gprice@kfschools.org
Region 1 (South)BentonKiona-Benton City School DistrictJoe Lloyd
Federal Program Director
509.588.2077jlloyd@kibesd.org
Region 1 (South)KlickitatKlickitat School DistrictLaura Bales
School Guidance Counselor
(509)369-4145laura.bales@klickitatsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkLa Center School DistrictPete Rosenkranz
Director of Special Education (& Special Programs)
360-263-2136 x219peter.rosenkranz@lacenterschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitLa Conner School DistrictAndy Wheeler
Director of Special Services
(360)466-3171awheeler@lc.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)WhitmanLaCrosse School DistrictDoug Curtis
Superintendent
(509)549-3591dcurtis@lax.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)ChelanLake Chelan School DistrictMr.Kelly Kronbauer
Special Program Director
509-682-7744kronbauerk@chelanschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborLake Quinault School DistrictKaren Holland
School Secretary
(360) 288-2414kholland@lakequinaultschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishLake Stevens School DistrictTina Vinnick
Director of Alternative Learning
(425) 335 - 1594tina_vinick@lkstevens.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishLakewood School DistrictDan Lee
Director of Human Resources
360-652-4500dlee@lwsd.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)SpokaneLiberty School DistrictCyndi Freeman
Counselor
509-245-3211 X72217cfreeman@libertysd.us
Region 1 (North)AdamsLind School DistrictChristy Blackwood
Homeless Liasion - ESD 101 Counselor
509-659-0232cblackwood@lrschool.org
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzLongview School DistrictDeb Whitney
Director of Homeless and Foster Care Students
(360) 575-7767dwhitney@longview.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)StevensLoon Lake School DistrictKristi Eddy
Counselor
509-233-2212keddy@loonlakeschool.org
Region 1 (South)KlickitatLyle School DistrictJulie Larson
Family Liaison
509-365-2211julie.larson@lyleschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomLynden School DistrictMaryann Welch
Family Community Services Coordinator
360-354-1549schmittm@lynden.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)YakimaMabton School DistrictScott Fisher
Director of Special Education, State and Federal Programs
509-894-4852FISHERS@MSD120.ORG
Region 1 (North)ChelanManson School DistrictAubrey Plew
Counselor MS/HS
509.687.9585aplew@manson.org
Region 3 (North/South)MasonMary M Knight School DistrictEllen Perconti
Superintendent
360-426-6767eperconti@mmk.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)StevensMary Walker School DistrictSue McIsaac
Business Manager
509-258-4701smcisaac@marywalker.org
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishMarysville School DistrictStephanie Zikopoulos
Director of Categorical Programs
360-965-0051stephanie_zikopoulos@msd25.org
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborMcCleary School DistrictMatt McCauley
Dean of Students
(360) 495-3205mmccauley.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)SpokaneMead School DistrictCherie Eggleston
Administrative Assistant for Learning Services and Special Programs
(509) 465-6033cherie.eggleston@mead354.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneMedical Lake School DistrictKimberly Headrick
Director of Teaching and Learning
509-565-3125kheadrick@mlsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingMercer Island School DistrictFred Rundle
Assistant Superintendent
206-236-5636fred.rundle@mercerislandschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomMeridian School DistrictSheree Johnson
Community Resource Liason
(360) 398-7111sjohnson@meridian.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishMonroe School DistrictJoe Neigel
Prevention-Intervention Specialist
360-804-2594neigelj@monroe.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborMontesano School DistrictShawn Brown
Director of Teaching and Learning
2602491233sbrown@monteschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisMorton School DistrictKim Inocencio
School Nurse
360-496-5137kinocencio@morton.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)GrantMoses Lake School DistrictDave Balcom
Executive Director of Student Services
509.766.7699dbalcom@mlsd.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)LewisMossyrock School DistrictTed Johnson
School Counselor
360.983.3183tjohnson@mossyrockschools.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaMount Adams School DistrictDeborah School
Counselor, Harrah Elementary
(509) 848-5732dshields@masd209.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaMount Adams School DistrictJodi Sheppard
Counselor, Mt. Adams Middle School/White Swan High School
(509) 874-8635jsheppard@masd209.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitMount Vernon School DistrictStephanie Hawley
Assistant Director of Assessment and Student informtion systems
360. 428-6118shawley@mvsd320.org
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishMukilteo School DistrictTracey Prpich
Director of Categorical Programs
425-356-1226prpichta@mukilteo.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)OkanoganNespelem School DistrictVirginia Lezard
Administration Secretary/Homeless Liaison/Foster Care Liaison
509-634-4541vlezard@nsdeagles.org
Region 1 (North)Pend OreilleNewport School DistrictKeri Leslie
Special Programs Administrative Assistant
(509) 447-3167 x4507leslikeri@newportgriz.com
Region 1 (North)SpokaneNine Mile Falls School DistrictScott Friedman
Director of Teaching and Learning
(509) 340-4305sfriedman@9mile.org
Region 2 (North/South)WhatcomNooksack Valley School DistrictBecky Robertson
Family Services
360.988.4754becky.robertson@nv.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborNorth Beach School DistrictMary Nelson
Counselor, North Beach High School
360-289-3888mnelson@northbeachschools.org
Region 1 (South)FranklinNorth Franklin School DistrictMarci Cox
Federal Programs Director
(509) 234-2021mcox@nfsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)KitsapNorth Kitsap School DistrictLori Kingery
Assistant Director
360-396-3072lkingery@nkschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)MasonNorth Mason School DistrictDori Berg
Family Outreach Laison
360-277-2300dberg@northmasonschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)PacificNorth River School DistrictJamie Peterson
Administrator Assistant
360-532-3079jpeterson@nr.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonNorth Thurston Public SchoolsLeslie Leishout
Director, Student Support
360 412-4400lvanleishout@nthurston.K12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)StevensNorthport School DistrictDon Baribault
Superintendent
509-732-4230dbaribault@northportschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishNorthshore School DistrictJen Benson
Director of Intervention Programs
425-408-7716jbenson@nsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)IslandOak Harbor School DistrictVivian Decker
McKinney Vento Liaison
360-279-5514mckinney@ohsd.net
Region 1 (North)WhitmanOakesdale School DistrictDr.Jake Dingman
Superintendent/Principal
5092855296jdingman@gonighthawks.net
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborOakville School DistrictRuthann Brown
Counselor, Homeless Liasion
360-273-5947 Extension 2680rbrown@oakvilleschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)PacificOcean Beach School DistrictAmy Huntley
Director of Student Learning
3606423739amy.huntley@oceanbeachschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborOcosta School DistrictTricia Duus
Elementary Counselor
360-268-9125 ext. 2004tflint@ocosta.org
Region 1 (North)LincolnOdessa School DistrictJaime Nelson
P-12 Principal
509-982-2111nelsonja@odessa.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonOlympia School DistrictJeff Carpenter
Health/Fitness/Athletic Director
360.596.8544jcarpenter@osd.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)OkanoganOmak School DistrictRacie McKee
Project Director/Grant Writer
509.826.7680rmckee@omaksd.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisOnalaska School DistrictKristin Soderback
K-8 Assistant Principal
360-978-4111 ext. 369ksoderback@onysd.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)StevensOnion Creek School DistrictDiane Germann
Special Services Director
5097324240dgermann@ocsdo30.org
Region 2 (North/South)San JuanOrcas Island School DistrictLorena Stankevich
Elementary Principal
360-376-2286lstankevich@orcas.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)FerryOrient School DistrictSherry Cowbrough
Superintendent/ Principal
509-684-6873sherry.cowbrough@orientsd.org
Region 1 (North)DouglasOrondo School DistrictAlma Celaya
Student and Family Services Coordinator
509-784-1333acelaya@orondo.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)OkanoganOroville School DistrictJennifer Hieb
Elementary School Counselor
509-476-3332jennifer.hieb@oroville.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PierceOrting School DistrictChristopher Willis
Executive Director of Student Services and Intervention
(360) 893-6500willisc@orting.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)AdamsOthello School DistrictPeter Knittle
Homeless/Foster Care Liaison
509-488-2659peteknittle@nctv.com
Region 1 (North)DouglasPalisades School DistrictJulie Streeter
Administrative Assistant
509.884.8071jstreeter@palisades.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)WhitmanPalouse School DistrictMike Jones
Principal
509-878-1921mjones@garpal.net
Region 1 (South)FranklinPasco School DistrictTim Sullivan
Director of Student Life
509-543-6700 x6722TSullivan@psd1.org
Region 1 (North)OkanoganPateros School DistrictMichael Hull
K - 12 Principal
509-923-2343 x2mhull@pateros.org
Region 3 (North/South)PiercePeninsula School DistrictMichelle Harrison
School Readiness Facilitator
253-530-1097harrisonm@psd401.net
Region 1 (North)GarfieldPomeroy School DistrictFred Knebel
Special Services Director
509-843-3393fknebel@psd.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ClallamPort Angeles School DistrictBrianne Barrett
Special Education Director
360-457-8575bbarrett@portangelesschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)JeffersonPort Townsend School DistrictJason Lynch
Title 1/LAP Coordinator
3603794515jlynch@ptschools.org
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaPrescott School DistrictBrett Cox
Superintendent
509 849 2217bcox@prescott.k12.wa.us
PRIDE Prep Charter School DistrictBrenda McDonald
Superintendent
5093097681brenda@prideprepschool.org
Region 1 (South)BentonProsser School DistrictDeanna Flores
Assistant Superintendent/Director of State and Federal Programs
5097862881deanna.flores@prosserschools.org
Region 1 (North)WhitmanPullman School DistrictPaula Perron-Bates
State and Federal Programs Coordinator
509-332-3144pbates@psd267.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PiercePuyallup School DistrictChar Krause
Director of Student Services
253-435-6515krauseca@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)ClallamQuillayute Valley School DistrictKyle Weakley
Assistant Superintendent
360-374-6262kyle.weakley@qvschools.org
Region 1 (North)GrantQuincy School DistrictTessa Poortinga
District Social Worker
509-787-8992tpoortin@qsd.wednet.edu
Rainier Prep Charter School DistrictKaren Lobos
Student & Community Relations Manager
206-494-5979klobos@rainierprep.org
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonRainier School DistrictBryon Bahr
Superintendent
360-446-2207bahrb@rainier.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PacificRaymond School DistrictChris Cady
McKinney Vento/Foster Care Liaison
360-942-3415, #1ccady@raymondk12.org
Region 1 (North)LincolnReardan-Edwall School DistrictDwight Cooper
Elementary Principal
509.796.2511dccooper@reardan.net
Region 2 (North/South)KingRenton School DistrictMichele Starkey
Title I facilitator
425-204-2295michele.starkey@rentonschools.us
Region 1 (North)FerryRepublic School DistrictBonnie Grumbach
Guidance Counselor
(509) 775-3171bgrumbach@republic.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)BentonRichland School DistrictBeth Harrington
Assistant Director, Special Programs
509-967-6061beth.harrington@rsd.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkRidgefield School DistrictTiffany Gould
Federal Programs Coordinator
(360) 619-1501tiffany.gould@ridgefieldsd.org
Region 1 (North)AdamsRitzville School DistrictAnnie Smart
Home Liasion-ESD 101 Counselor
509-659-0232asmart@lrschools.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneRiverside School DistrictTiara Thomas
Foster Care Liaison
509-464-8254tiara.thomas@rsdmail.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingRiverview School DistrictDr.Kenneth Heikkila
Director of Student Services
425.844.4515heikkilak@riverview.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonRochester School DistrictShawna Killiz
Rochester McKinney-Vento District Liasion
3605287460skilliz@rochester.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)WhitmanRosalia School DistrictJenna Schu
Counselor
509.523.3061jschu@rosaliaschools.org
Region 1 (North)GrantRoyal School DistrictTina Solis
MEP Recruiter
509.346.2206tsolis@royalsd.org
Region 2 (North/South)San JuanSan Juan Island School DistrictDanna Diaz
Superintendent
360.370.7905dannadiaz@sjisd.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)KingSeattle Public SchoolsTyra Williams
McKinney-Vento Liaison
206-252-0857twilliams@seattleschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)SkagitSedro-Woolley School DistrictLaurinda Shelton
Program Coordinator
360-855-3879rshelton@swsd.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (South)YakimaSelah School DistrictSusan Petterson
Director of Federal & Early Childhood Programs
5096988023susanpetterson@selahschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClallamSequim School DistrictShelley Langston
Executive Director Learning Support Services
360-582-3400shelleylangston@sequim.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)MasonShelton School DistrictAnn Cuoio
Director of State and Federal Programs
360-462-2491acuoio@sheltonschools.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingShoreline School DistrictJosh Little
Student Services Specialist
206-393-3387josh.little@shorelineschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)SkamaniaSkamania School DistrictSally Godwin
Superintendent
509-427-8239sgodwin@esd112.wednet
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishSnohomish School DistrictLori Pierce
Title 1/LAP TOSA
360-563-7304Lori.Pierce@sno.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)KingSnoqualmie Valley School DistrictNancy Meeks
Executive Director of Student Services
425-831-8015meeksn@svsd410.org
Region 3 (North/South)PacificSouth Bend School DistrictManuel Rangel
District Foster Care Liaison
360-875-5707mrangel@southbendschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)KitsapSouth Kitsap School DistrictAnnette Stewart
Support specialist
360-874-7054stewartg@skitsap.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)IslandSouth Whidbey School DistrictAmanda Fisher
Para Educator
360-221-4600afisher@sw.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)SpokaneSpokane International AcademyBrian Maney
Dean of Students
(509)209-8730maney@spokaneintlacademy.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneSpokane School DistrictOscar Harris
Coordinator, Middle School Student Services
509-354-7306OscarH@spokaneschools.org
Region 1 (North)LincolnSprague School DistrictMelinda Canaday
Administrative Assistant
509-257-2511mcanaday@sprague.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)WhitmanSt. John School DistrictDeanna Kile
Counselor
(509)648-3336dkile@sje.wednet.edu
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishStanwood-Camano School DistrictDr. Lloy Schaaf
Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning
360.629.1200lschaaf@stanwood.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PierceSteilacoom Hist. School DistrictNancy McClure
Executive Director of Assessment and Safety
253-983-2200nmcclure@steilacoom.k12.wa.us
Region 2 (North/South)SnohomishSultan School DistrictLaurel Anderson
Director, Categorical Programs
360-793-9800laurel.anderson@sultan.k12.wa.us
Summit Public School: OlympusGreg Ponikvar
Executive Director
253-444-9781gponikvar@summitps.org
Summit Public School: SierraMalia Burns
Executive Director
206-453-2520mburns@summitps.org
Region 1 (North)StevensSummit Valley School DistrictBill Glidewell
Superintendent
509-935-6362bglidewell@svalley.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)PierceSumner School DistrictTatia Holme
Director of Student Services
253-891-6144Tatia_holme@sumnersd.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaSunnyside School DistrictLorenzo Garza
Family Engagement Coordinator
509-836-8716lorenzo.garza @sunnysideschools.org
Suquamish Tribal Education DepartmentShawn Adams
Counselor
(360)394-8567sadams@suquamish.nsn.us
Region 3 (North/South)PierceTacoma School DistrictLinda Seferian
McKinney Vento Liaison
253-571-6791lseferi@Tacoma.k12.wa.us
Region 2 (North/South)KingTahoma School DistrictAnnette Whittlesey
Director, Special Services
425.413.3420awhittle@tahomasd.us
Region 1 (North)WhitmanTekoa School DistrictConnie Kliewer
Superintendent
(509) 284-3281ckliewer@tekoasd.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisToledo School DistrictChris Rust
Superintendent
360-864-6325crust@toledoschools.us
Region 1 (North)OkanoganTonasket School DistrictMr.Steve McCullough
Superintendent
509.486.2126smccullough@tonasket.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)YakimaToppenish School DistrictJose Jimenez
Family Liasion
509-865-8182jejimenez@toppenish.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaTouchet School DistrictSusan Bell
Superintendent
509-394-2352sbell@touchet.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzToutle Lake School DistrictLeann Couch
Prevention/Intervention Specialist
360-274-6132lcouch@toutlesd.org
Region 1 (South)KlickitatTrout Lake School DistrictCrystal Lanz
Principal
5093952571c.lanz@tlschool.net
Region 2 (North/South)KingTukwila School DistrictJonathan Houston
McKinney Vento Liaison
206-901-8000houstonj@tukwila.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonTumwater School DistrictTami Collins
Homeless/Foster Care Liaison
360-709-7007tami.collins@tumwater.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (South)YakimaUnion Gap School DistrictJuanita Justo
Federal Programs Director
5092483966jjusto@uniongap.org
Region 3 (North/South)PierceUniversity Place School DistrictAllison Drago
Executive Director for Primary Education
253-566-5600 ext. 3332adrago@upsd.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)StevensValley School DistrictNatalee Reid
School Counselor
509 937-2696Natalee.Reid@valleysd.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkVancouver School DistrictMelissa Newhouse
Homeless and Foster Care Liaison
360-313-1483melissa.newhouse@vansd.org
Region 2 (North/South)KingVashon Island School DistrictDonna Donnelly
Assistant to the Superintendent
206-463-8534ddonnelly@vashonsd.org
Region 3 (North/South)WahkiakumWahkiakum School DistrictTheresa Libby
K-8 Principal
360-795-3261tlibby@wahksd.k12.wa.us
Region 1 (North)GrantWahluke School DistrictElizabeth Mendoza
Mattawa Elementary Counselor
509-932-4433emendoza@wahluke.net
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaWaitsburg School DistrictRosie Nechodom
Counselor
509.337.6461rnechodom@waitsburgsd.org
Region 1 (South)Walla WallaWalla Walla Public SchoolsKerri Coffman
Director of Assessment and Special Programs
509 526-6707kcoffman@wwps.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaWapato School DistrictRichard Quesada
Special Education Director
509-877-4181richardq@wapatosd.org
Region 3 (North/South)ClarkWashougal School DistrictTracey MacLachlan
Principal
360-954-3060tracey.maclachlan@washougalsd.org
Region 1 (North)AdamsWashtucna School DistrictVance Wing
Superintendent/Principal
509-646-3211 x123vwing@tucna.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)DouglasWaterville School DistrictCathi Nelson
Superintendent
509-745-8583cnelson@waterville.wednet.edu
Region 1 (North)StevensWellpinit School DistrictWendy Wynecoop
Home Liaison (Homeless/Foster)
5092584535wwynecoo@wellpinit.org
Region 1 (North)ChelanWenatchee School DistrictBill Eagle
Director of State and Federal Programs
509-663-3082eagle.b@wenatcheeschools.org
Region 1 (North)SpokaneWest Valley School District (Spokane)Dan Andrews
Special Services Director
509-927-1138dan.andrews@wvsd.org
Region 1 (South)YakimaWest Valley School District (Yakima)Lucas Jaeger
Director of Special Services
509-972-5562jaegerl@wvsd208.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisWhite Pass School DistrictChuck Wyborney
Superintendent
360 497 7300cwyborney@whitepass.k12.wa.us
Region 3 (North/South)PierceWhite River School DistrictJennifer Nicolls
Social Worker
360.829.5512jnicolls@whiteriver.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)KlickitatWhite Salmon Valley School DistrictJerry Miller
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, State and Federal Programs
4252230815jerry.miller@whitesalmonschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)LincolnWilbur School DistrictAmy Ritchy
Elem. Secretary
509-647-5892amyr@wilbur.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)PacificWillapa Valley School DistrictTristan Mitchell
Grays Harbor/Pacific County Foster Care Liason
360-581-3590tristan-mitchell@olivecrest.org
Region 1 (North)GrantWilson Creek School DistrictLaura Christian
Superintendent
509.345.2541lchristian@wilsoncreek.org
Region 3 (North/South)LewisWinlock School DistrictDennis Tauscher
Assistant Principal
360-785-3046dtauscher@winlock.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)Grays HarborWishkah Valley School DistrictDennis Johnson
Principal/Superintendent
3605323128djohnson@wishkah.org
Region 1 (South)KlickitatWishram School DistrictTye Churchwell
Director of Operations
509-748-2551tchurchwe@esd112.wednet.edu
Region 3 (North/South)CowlitzWoodland School DistrictSpring Dowse
Social Worker
360-841-2900dowses@woodlandschools.org
Region 3 (North/South)ThurstonYelm School DistrictShannon Powell
Assistant Director of Special Services
360.458.6124shannon_powell@ycs.wednet.edu
Region 1 (South)YakimaZillah School DistrictSonia Ruggles
Migrant Program, McKinney Vento and Foster Family Liason
509-829-5911sonia.ruggles@zillahschools.org

 

Regional Contacts

Children’s Administration has regional staff who assist school districts, foster parents, social workers, and advocates as they navigate K-12 education for students in foster care.


Region/Counties

Contacts

Region 1 (North)
Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Whitman, Garfield, Asotin, Spokane School District, Okanogan, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Adams

Valerie Marshall
Valerie.Marshall@dshs.wa.gov
509-363-3320

Region 1 (South)
Kittitas, Yakima, Klickitat, Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, White Salmon, Goldendale, Toppenish

Lorenzo Lopez
Lorenzo.Lopez@dshs.wa.gov
509-454-6931

Region 2 (North/South)
Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, San Juan, Island, King

Donna LaFrance
Donna.LaFrance@dshs.wa.gov
206-639-6207

Region 3 (North/South)
Pierce, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Mason, Pacific, Lewis, Thurston, Cowlitz, Skamania, Clark

Sandy Duron
Duronss@dshs.wa.gov
253-983-6155

State

Contacts

Statewide
Education Program Manager, Children’s Administration

Shanna McBride
mcbrism@dshs.wa.gov
360-902-8474

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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