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Office of School Support Services

The Office of School Support Services includes the Division of Special Education.

The Division of Special Education provides numerous services to ensure the success of all students with disabilities.

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School Support Services Office - Administration

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Dr. Erin M. Simon (562) 997-8644
(562) 997-8290 Fax
Assistant Superintendent
School Support Services
Temporary SELPA Administrator

School Support Services Office - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Vacant (562) 997-8636 Director
SELPA, Compliance & Data Monitoring
Dr. Claudia Sosa-Valderrama (562) 986-6870 x.242 Director
Student Support Services
Luana Milburn Wesley (562) 997-8051 Director
Special Education, Teaching and Learning
Susana Cortes (562) 986-6870 x.240 Assistant Director
Student Support Services
Jenny Acosta (562) 986-6870 x.223 Program Administrator
Early Intervening & Mental Health Services
Dr. Lushandra Prioleau (562) 985-3237 Program Administrator
Safe & Supportive Schools
Erica Sarabia   Program Administrator
Special Education Teaching & Learning
Darci Coppolo (562) 986-6870 x.229 Assistant Administrator
Student Support Services
Jennifer Yates (562) 986-6870 x.278 Lead Psychologist
Elementary Schools
Karen Freidhoff (562) 986-6870 x.273 Lead Psychologist
Secondary Schools
Tonika Goodall (562) 997-8165 Administrative Assistant 
Teach & Learning
Laura Brown (562) 997-8184 Administrative Assistant 
Teaching & Learning
Rose Van Meeveren (562) 986-6870 x.250 Program Specialist
Student Health Services
Barbara Palafox (562) 997-8633 Executive Secretary