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Student Support Services Directory

ED CENTER 

2985 Bear Street ∙ Costa Mesa, CA 92626 | Phone: 714.424.5058   Fax: 714.424.5071

Name

Title

Email

Phone

Sara Jocham

Assistant Superintendent, Student Support Services/SELPA

sjocham@nmusd.us

714-424-5058

Jacqueline Gonzalez

Executive Assist-C

jgonzalez@nmusd.us

714-424-5058

Sara Young

Consultant, Special Education

syoung@nmusd.us

714-424-8926

Sara Pittington

Admin Assist II

spittington@nmusd.us

714-424-8923

Jane Felder

Student Records Technician

jfelder@nmusd.us

714-424-8906

Jonathan Palmer

Budgets & Contracts

jdpalmer@nmusd.us

714-424-5024

LINBERGH, BUILDING B, C & D

23rd Street ∙ Costa Mesa, CA 92627 |Phone: 949.515.6771   Fax: 949.515.6760

Name

Title

Email

Phone

Candy Barela

Director of Operations

cbarela@nmusd.us

949-515-6783

Rosemary Tayyar

Admin Assist II

rtayyar@nmusd.us

949-515-6771

Shirin Nazari

Admin Assistant I

snazari@nmusd.us

949-515-6794

Eby Kent

Behavior Specialist

ekent@nmusd.us

949-515-6785

Michelle Lepak

Behavior Specialist

ekent@nmusd.us

949-515-6781

Allyson Orr

TOSA Synergy

aorr@nmusd.us

949-515-6629

JoAnn Pazdur

SLP/A.T. Specialist

jpazdur@nmusd.us

949-515-6795

Claudine Steck

Inclusion Specialist

csteck@nmusd.us

949-515-6655

Andrea VanderWal

TOSA

avanderwal@nmusd.us

949-515-6776

Celeste Clary

TOSA

cclary@nmusd.us

949-515-6791

Tracy Christman

Program Specialist

tchristmansturm@nmusd.us

949-515-6779

Autism Team

Name

Email

Phone

Karrie Anderson

kanderson@nmusd.us

949-515-5356

Justin Micka

jmicka@nmusd.us

949-515-5353

Emily Rubenstein

erubenstein@nmusd.us

949-515-5355

Senny Schnell

sschnell@nmusd.us

949-515-5351

Peggy Truong

ptruong@nmusd.us

949-515-5350

Coordinator Assignments            

Name

Title

Email                                           

Phone                     

Kari Adams

Cloud Campus Elementary, Davis, Kaiser, Mariners, Newport Elementary, Newport Heights, Paularino, Whittier, Woodland 

kaadams@nmusd.us

949-515-6798

Jolene Delgado

Admin Assistant I to Kari Adams

jkostenbader@nmusd.us

949-515-6782

Karen Bentley

Harper Assessment Center, Adams Elementary, Sonora Elementary, Preschool programs – Adams, College Park, Davis, Harbor View, Pomona, Sonora

kbentley@nmusd.us

949-515-6631

Laura Telles

Admin Assistant I to Karen Bentley

ltelles@nmusd.us

949-515-6631

Kim Doyle

Lincoln, Corona del Mar Jr/Sr High, Estancia H.S., TeWinkle, STEP

kdoyle@nmusd.us

949-515-6773

Debbie Valenti

Admin Assistant I to Kim Doyle 

dvalenti@nmusd.us

949-515-6594

Sara Young

Eastbluff, Costa Mesa MS/HS, Ensign, Newport Harbor HS, Cloud Campus High School

syoung@nmusd.us

714-424-8926

Sara Pittington Admin Assistant II to Sara Young spittington@nmusd.us 714-424-8923

Emily Luevanos

Admin Assistant I 

eluevanos@nmusd.us

949-515-6838

Candy Barela

Andersen, California, College Park, Harbor View, Killybrooke, Newport Coast, Pomona, Rea, Wilson, Victoria, Back Bay HS

cbarela@nmusd.us

949-515-6783

Harper Assesment Center

425 E. 18th Street ∙ Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Phone: 949.515.6631   Fax: 949.515.6633

Name

Title

Email

Phone

Karen Bentley

Coordinator

kbentley@nmusd.us

949-515-6631

Laura Telles

Admin Assistant I

ltelles@nmusd.us

949-515-6631

Shelley Hoff

Home/Hospital Teacher

shoff@nmusd.us

949-515-6637

STEP/Transition Programs

425 E. 18th Street ∙ Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Fax: 949.515.6865

Name

Title

Email

Phone

Terri Wert

Program Specialist

twert@nmusd.us

949-515-5343

Vicki Martini

Lead Job Developer

vmartini@nmusd.us

949-515-6884