Integrated Student Supports Workgroup
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Integrated Student Supports Workgroup

Integrated Student Supports Workgroup

Created in 2016 through the passage of 4SHB 1541, an act relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.

The Integrated Student Supports workgroup is charged with developing policy recommendations for the implementation of a statewide integrated student supports system.

The workgroup serves in an advisory capacity for the development and implementation of a system, including:

  • Student needs assessment
  • Data Analysis
  • Integration and Coordination
  • Community Partnerships


Name Organization Role Email
Aaron LeavellBremerton School DistrictSuperintendent
Andrew CainCedar Heights Middle School Principal
David BeardSchool’s Out WAPolicy and Advocacy Director
Dr. Bridget WalkerBridget Walker PhD Consulting Consultant, Trainer and Coach
Dr. Tammy CampbellFederal Way School District Superintendent
Emily WeberTumwater Hill ElementaryCounselor
Erin RomanukWA Assoc. of School Social WorkersPresident
Jan WichertVancouver Housing AuthorityDirector of Employee and Resident Services
Ken SchutzFerris High SchoolPrincipal
Laura ConklinMary M. Knight High SchoolCounselor
Marisa CastelloWoodbrook Middle SchoolCounselor
Melinda GiovengoYouthCareExecutive Director
Mike HickmanESD 113Assistant Superintendent 
Susan RichardsCommunities in Schools - WAExecutive Director
Taj JensenMann ElementaryPrincipal
Terry DerrigLindbergh High SchoolCTE Worksite Learning Coord.
OSPI Staff
Amber PalmerOSPIAdministrative Assistant,
Andrea CobbOSPIExecutive Director,
Dixie GrunenfelderOSPIDirector, Secondary Education
Josh LynchOSPIProgram Supervisor, Discipline, Behavior &
Kelcey SchmitzOSPIProgram Supervisor, ISS


   Updated 2/21/2018

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