Valley View Committees

  • Curriculum and Assessment - Strategy 1 Team 

    The purpose of this committee is to develop the district wide system for curriculum, assessment, and instruction.

    Meeting Dates: August 26, November 18, January 22, March 16

    Name Title   Name Title
    Adam Hurder Executive Director of Educational Services, 6-12   Jill Tsoukalas Executive Director of Educational Services, PreK-5
    Nicole Counihan Director of Elementary Curriculum   Rebecca Wyman Elementary Teacher
    Rachel Schlechter Director of English Language Arts/Social Studies, 6-12   Christy Vehe Director of Math/Science, 6-12
    Kira Mocon High School Enrichment Administrator   Josh Gage Middle School Assistant Principal
    Tony Valenza Elementary Principal   Adriane Potilechio Coordinator of Strategic Projects
    Suzi Sierpina Elementary Teaching and Learning Coach   Sarah Gabriel Middle School Teacher
    Ricardo Sanchez - Lopez Director of Bilingual Education   Maribel Saldivar Coordinator of Bilingual Education
    Megan DuBois High School Assistant Director   Lisa Daniels Middle School Instructional Specialist
    Kristin Augle High School Administrator   Tammi Conn Director of Career and Technical Education
    Catherine Neumann Instructional Technology Manager   Felicia Hunigan Coordinator of Strategic Projects
    Dorletta Payton Director of College and Career Readiness      

    Multi Tiered and Multi Domained System of Supports (MTMDSS) - Strategy 2 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to develop a cohesive multi-tier, multi-domain, system of support which is responsive to every student across all grade levels to ensure student success. 

    Meeting Dates: September 16, December 2, January 29, April 13

    Name Title   Name Title
    Adam Hurder Executive Director of Educational Services, 6-12   Jill Tsoukalas Executive Director of Educational Services, PreK-5
    Adriane Potilechio Coordinator of Strategic Projects   Jill Doles Data and Assessment Coordinator
    Nicole Counihan Director of Elementary Curriculum   Nicole Egizio High School Assistant Principal
    Elva Corona Assistant Director of Bilingual Education   Cristina Goc Elementary Intervention and Enrichment Coordinator
    Allie Jonynas Elementary Assistant Principal   Megan Cracraft Assistant Director of Student Services
    Karen Hess Assistant Director of Elementary Curriculum   Mary Wurster Executive Director of Student Services
    Dorletta Payton Director of College and Career Readiness   Barbi Chisholm Middle School Assistant Principal
    Amanda Dykstra Coordinator of Strategic Projects   Chris Ruddy High School Assistant Principal
    Asiya Umer Coordinator of Special Education   Kristina Hollinger Coordinator of Responsive Learning Environments
    Jenna O'Callaghan Elementary Assistant Principal   Christy Vehe Director of Math/Science, 6-12
    Rachel Schlechter Director of English Language Arts/Social Studies, 6-12   Dawn McCray Elementary Principal

    Embedded Social Emotional Learning - Strategy 3 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to develop, execute, and refine a 5-year plan to build student social and emotional competencies for college, career, and life readiness.

    Meeting Dates: September 24, December 2, February 26, April 13

    Name Title   Name Title
    Mary Wurster Executive Director of Student Services   Lisa Allen Director of Student Supports
    Jennifer Azure Elementary Teaching and Learning Coach   Heather Hargrave Director of Special Education
    Kristina Hollinger Coordinator of Responsive Learning Environments   Gabriella Becerra Early Childhood Social Worker
    Nicole Tulo Elementary Social Worker   Mike Pacton Instructional Technology Specialist
    Rachel Schlechter Director of English Language Arts/Social Studies, 6-12   Kim Perry Middle School Teacher
    Dorletta Payton Director of College and Career Readiness   Russ Young High School Teacher
    Cathy Ward Elementary Teaching and Learning Coach   Tammi Conn Director of Career and Technical Education
    Karen Hess Assistant Director of Elementary Curriculum   Adriane Potilechio Coordinator of Strategic Projects
    Amanda Tucker Elementary Assistant Principal   Chaz Kuhn High School Teacher
    Jessica McCaslin Elementary Principal      

    Responsive and Student Centered Learning Environment - Strategy 4 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to ensure a safe, secure, and responsive learning environment.

    Meeting Dates: August 26, November 18, January 22, March 16

    Name Title   Name Title
    Lisa Allen Director of Student Supports   Rachel Schlechter Director of English Language Arts/Social Studies, 6-12
    Kristina Hollinger Coordinator of Responsive Learning Environments   Mary Wurster Executive Director of Student Services
    Keith Wood Middle School Principal   Marissa Trueblood Assistant Director of Student Services
    Jody Ellis Elementary Principal   Sandrine Clairadin High School Teacher
    Gina Gargaro Middle School Dean   Nicole Egizio High School Assistant Principal
    Mike Aguilar Elementary Assistant Principal   Carter Larry Director of Safety and Security

    Recruitment, Hiring, Development, and Retention - Strategy 5 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to recruit, develop, and retain a high impact workforce.

    Meeting Dates: September 30, December 16, March 11, April 27

    Name Title   Name Title
    Judie Nash Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources   Mary Wurster Executive Director of Student Services
    Felicia Hunigan Coordinator of Strategic Projects   Jennifer Rio High School Teacher
    Sarah DeDonato Middle School Principal   Bob Pinciak Elementary Principal
    Amy Irvin Coordinator of Strategic Projects   Amy Baldridge  Middle School Teacher 
    Dan Borne High School Teacher      

    Culture of Continuous Improvment - Strategy 6 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to develop a culture of continuous improvement with a results orientationthrough a systematic goal setting process at all levels.

    Meeting Dates: August 26, January 22, March 16

    Name Title   Name Title
    Rachel Kinder Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services   Michael LoCascio Director of Data and Assessment
    Adam Hurder Executive Director of Educational Services, 6-12   Mike Pacton Instructional Technology Specialist
    Jill Tsoukalas Executive Director of Educational Services, PreK-5   Chuck Marik High School Assistant Principal
    Teresa Polson Middle School Principal   Alyson Ewald Elementary Principal
    Roxanne Jackson Assistant Director of Student Services   Greg Harris Director of Grants and Accountability
    Amanda Dykstra Coordinator of Strategic Projects   Allie Jonynas Elementary Assistant Principal
    Jessica Ehmann High School Core Content Administrator   Patrick Meginniss Middle School Assistant Principal

    Community Partnerships - Strategy 7 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to build reciprocal partnerships with community members, businesses, and organizations to improve access to high quality learning opportunities for our students.

    Meeting Dates: September 30, December 10, January 29, April 13

    Name Title   Name Title
    Lisa Allen Director of Student Supports   Dorletta Payton Director of College and Career Readiness
    Greg Harris Director of Grants and Accountability   Jim Blaney Director of Community Relations
    Kathy Batistich Community Outreach Coordinator   Leanne Lyons Coordinator
    Derek Kinder High School Principal   Tionia Williams Early Childhood Assistant Principal
    Loretta Furtute Elementary Principal   Susan Gregory Health Services Coordinator
    Tammi Conn Director of Career and Technical Education   Kathy Nigro  Elementary Principal
    Tiffany Russell Elementary Assistant Principal   Rachel Kinder Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
    Judie Nash Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources   Mary Wurster Executive Director of Student Services
    Liz Campbell Valley View Board of Education Member   Judy Elmore Middle School Social Worker
    Francie Capp Middle School Assistant Principal   Denise Sarpy High School Nurse
    Robert Gilmore Administrative Computing Operations Manager      

    School/Family Partnerships - Strategy 8 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to build reciprocal partnerships with families that respond to their needs and concerns and honor their contributions in order to sustain meaningful family engagement aimed at improving student outcomes.

    Meeting Dates: September 16, November 25, March 11, April 13

    Name Title   Name Title
    Greg Harris Director of Grants and Accountability   Ricardo Sanchez - Lopez Director of Bilingual Education
    Elva Corona Assistant Director of Bilingual Education   Bill Normand Middle School Assistant Principal
    Lisa Allen Director of Student Supports   Jean Bruno Elementary Assistant Principal
    Melissa Chrisos Early Childhood Parent and Outreach Coordinator   Brenda Quintana Elementary Office Personnel/Parent
    Sadaf Afroze Parent   Guille Sanchez Parent

    Technology - Strategy 9 Team

    The purpose of this committee is to create a five-year technology plan to enhance student learning.

    Meeting Dates: September 30, December 16, March 11, April 27

    Name Title   Name Title
    Astrid Welch Executive Director of Technology   Alberto Diaz Assistant Executive Director of Technoloy/Information Security Officer
    Catherine Neumann Instructional Technology Manager   Robert Gilmore Administrative Computing Operations Manager
    Shanell Lawson Elementary Teaching and Learning Coach   Joanne Bourg Director of Accounting
    Amy Fowler Coordinator   Bonnie Hughes Middle School Instructional Specialist
    Gina Smith High School Assistant Principal   Michelle Stoehrmann Elementary Assistant Principal
    Amanda Dykstra Coordinator of Strategic Projects