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KENDALL FORRESTER
805.306.4500 Ext. 4331

ANDREA HEISSER
805.306.4500 Ext. 4311

ERIN MACINTYRE
805.520.6619 Ext. 3105

LAINE PODELL
805.306.4500 Ext. 4306

BRIAN WENZEL
805.306.4500 Ext. 4307

PAT WEINTRAUB
805.306.4500 Ext. 4303

KENDRA SPEIGHTS
805.306.4500 Ext. 4304

PROGRAM SPECIALISTS

How Do Program Specialists Help Students?

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

  • Direct services for students including the identification, diagnosis, follow-up and referral of students with problems related to attendance, mental health or learning disabilities.
  • Coordinate Special Education student placements and services.
  • Collaborate with staff regarding the Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtI2) process.
  • Provide or recommend appropriate services for groups of exceptional students and their parents.
  • Recommend placement of individual students with special needs.
  • Develop special programs and curriculum for Special Day class and RSP students.
  • Provide special consultation and case conferences with student services personnel.
  • Assist in implementing California and Federal regulations and developing special education programs.
  • Develop, provide and determine needs for professional development activities in Special Education and Response to Instruction and Intervention.
2020-2021 Program Specialists Assignments

 

School/Assignment

Specialist

Arroyo Elementary

Brian Wenzel

Atherwood Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Berylwood Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Big Springs Elementary

Kendra Speights

Crestview Elementary

Brian Wenzel

Garden Grove Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Hollow Hills Elementary

Laine Podell

Justin Early Learners Academy

Erin MacIntyre

Katherine Elementary

Brian Wenzel

Knolls Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Madera Elementary

Brian Wenzel

Mountain View Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Park View Elementary

Andrea Heisser

Santa Susana Elementary

Laine Podell

Sycamore Elementary

Kendra Speights

Township Elementary

Pat Weintraub

Vista Elementary

Brian Wenzel

White Oak Elementary

Brian Wenzel

Wood Ranch Elementary

Kendall Forrester

Hillside Middle School

Laine Podell

Sinaloa Middle School

Brian Wenzel

Valley View Middle School

Kendra Speights

Royal High School

Laine Podell

Santa Susana High School

Kendall Forrester

Simi Valley High School

Kendra Speights

Apollo High School

Kendra Speights

Phoenix/Triton/NPS/Residential

Andrea Heisser

Monte Vista School

Dr. Madhavi Williams

Post-Secondary Programs Pat Weintraub
Private Schools (ISP) Kendall Forrester
Gateway/Court Schools Kendra Speights

Kendall Forrester

Kendall Forrester

Andrea Heisser

Andrea Heisser

Erin MacIntyre  Erin MacIntyre

Laine Podell

Laine Podell

Kendra Speights

Kendra Headshot

Brian Wenzel

Brian Wenzel

Patricia Weintraub
Patricia Weintraub