Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Contact Information

Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.
SELPA Executive Director
831.755.0342
khopkins@montereycoe.org

Irenea Herrera
SELPA Administrative Assistant
831.755.0342
irherrera@montereycoe.org

Gina Rosas
SELPA Student Information Specialist
(CALPADS and SIRAS)
831.755.0347
grosas@montereycoe.org

Patti Bangs, M.S., CCC-SLP/L
SELPA Program Specialist
Areas of Expertise: Infant and Preschool; Communication Disabilities; Autism
831.755.0339
pjbangs@montereycoe.org

Val Wiltse, M.A.Ed.
SELPA Program Specialist
Areas of Expertise: Moderate/Severe Disabilities; Low Incidence; Autism; Adult Transition
831.755.0336
vwiltse@montereycoe.org

Allison Gribben, M.A., BCBA
SELPA Program Specialist
Areas of Expertise: Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities; Learning and Social Skills Strategies; Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
831.755.0334
agribben@montereycoe.org

Michele Knight
SELPA Program Specialist
Areas of Expertise: Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Inclusion and Co-teaching; Behavioral Strategies & Supports
831.755.0337
miknight@montereycoe.org

SELPA District Contacts

District

Address

SPED Administrator

Contact

Alisal Union School District

1205 E. Market St.
Salinas, CA 93905

Dr. Jairo Arellano
jairo.arellano@alisal.org

831.753.5711 x4210
Fax: 831.753.5269

Big Sur Unified School District

69325 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Jonathan Sison
jonathan.sison@bigsurunified.org

805.927.4507
Fax: 805.753.5610

Bradley Union School District

65600 Dixie St.
Bradley, CA 93426

Ian Trejo
itrejo@bradleyusd.org

805.472.2310
Fax: 805.472.2339

Carmel Unified School District

4380 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel, CA 93923

Steven Gonzalez
sgonzalez@carmelunified.org

831.624.1546 x2010
Fax: 831.626.1052

Chualar Union School District

24285 Lincoln St.
P.O. Box 188
(SEND MAIL TO PO BOX)
Chualar, CA 93925

Yesenia Gomez
ygomez@chualarusd.org

831.679.2504 x140
Fax: 831.679.2071

Gonzales Unified School District

600 Elko St.
Gonzales, CA 93926

Madonna Catiis
mcatiis@gonzales.k12.ca.us

831.675.0100 x8120
Fax: 831.675.1172

Graves School District

15 McFadden Rd.
Salinas, CA 93908

Rosemarie Grounds
rgrounds@montereycoe.org

831.422.6392
Fax: 831.422.3211

Greenfield Union School District

493 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927

Kristine Vasquez
kvasquez@greenfield.k12.ca.us

831.674.2840 x2029
Fax: 831.674.3712

King City Union School District

104 S. Vanderhurst Ave.
King City, CA 93930

Mike DeRosa
mderosa@kcusd.org

831.385.2940 x3016
Fax: 831.385.6905

Lagunita School District

975 San Juan Grade Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907

Daniel Stonebloom
dstonebloom@montereycoe.org

831.449.2800
Fax: 831.449.9671

Mission Union School District

36825 Foothill Rd.
Soledad, CA 93960

Dr. Jinane Annous
jannous@missionusd.org

831.678.3524
Fax: 831.678.0491

Monterey County Office of Education
Special Education

901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901

Terri Dye
tdye@montereycoe.org

831.755.0340
Fax: 831.769.0732

Monterey County Office of Education
Alternative Education

901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901

Debra Brau
dbrau@montereycoe.org

831.784.6458
Fax: 831.758.9410

Monterey County Office of Education
Head Start & Early Head Start

901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901

Sonia Jaramillo
sjaramillo@montereycoe.org

831.755.0350
Fax: 831.755.6480

Monterey County Office of Education
Home Charter School

901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901

Justin McCollum
jmccollum@montereycoe.org

831.755.0331
Fax: 831.755.0837

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

700 Pacific St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Katie Rivera
krivera@mpusd.net

Heather Cheatham
hcheatham@mpusd.net

831.645.1208
Fax: 831.392.3449

North Monterey County Unified School District

13994 Castroville Blvd.
Castroville, CA 95012

Maureen Vanderpool
maureen_vanderpool@nmcusd.org

831.633.6168
Fax: 831.633.3341

Pacific Grove Unified School District

435 Hillcrest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Clare Davies
cdavies@pgusd.org

831.646.6523
Fax: 831.646.6522

Salinas City Elementary School District

840 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901

Katherine Venza Balesteri
kvenzab@salinascity.k12.ca.us

831.784.2212
Fax: 831.753.4974

Salinas Union High School District

431 W. Alisal St.
Salinas, CA 93901

Jennifer Smith
jennifer.smith@salinasuhsd.org

831.796.7029
Fax: 831.796.7033

San Antonio Union School District

67550 Lockwood-Jolon Rd.
Lockwood, CA 93932

Josh Van Norman
jvannorman@sanantoniousd.org

831.385.3051
Fax: 831.385.4240

San Ardo Union School District

62428 Center St.
San Ardo, CA 93450

Dr. Catherine Reimer
creimer@montereycoe.org

831.627.2520
Fax: 831.627.2078

San Lucas Union School District

53675 San Benito St.
San Lucas, CA 93954

Jessica Riley
jriley@sanlucasschool.com

831.382.4426
Fax: 831.382.4088

Santa Rita Union School District

57 Russell Rd.
Salinas, CA 93906

Nadene Dermody
ndermody@santaritaschools.org

831.443.7200 x1210
Fax: 831.442.1791

Soledad Unified School District

1261 Metz Rd.
Soledad, CA 93960

Nathan Moreno
nmoreno@soledad.k12.ca.us

831.678.1581
Fax: 831.678.3646

South Monterey County Joint Union High School District

800 Broadway St.
King City, CA 93930

Jordan Mulder
jmulder@smcjuhsd.org

831.385.0606
Fax: 831.385.0695

Spreckels Union School District

130 Railroad Ave.
Spreckels, CA 93962

Tammi Amon
tamon@spreckelsdistrict.org

831.455.2550 x161

831.455.8936 x242

Washington Union School District

43 San Benancio Rd.
Salinas, CA 93908

Carissa Edeza
cedeza@washingtonusd.org

831.484.9691 x202
Fax: 831.484.5666

Contacts

Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.

SELPA Executive Director
khopkins@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0342

Irenea Herrera

SELPA Administrative Assistant
irherrera@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0342

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