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Special Education

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Simi Valley High School's Special Education Department is to provide a safe environment for all students where Specialized Academic Instruction is provided according to their individual needs and data-driven levels of proficiency, in order to realize their full potential.

Our Instructors and Para-educators
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*All Mild/Moderate teachers at Simi Valley High School have completed the Autism Authorization

Lindsay Carpenter
Moderate/Severe
     Leslie Brooks
     Candace Dean

     Andrea Evans

     Jaide Hardesty
     Kim Siflinger

     Lisa Svoboda

Sandy Causey
Mild/Moderate *
English 11/12, Study Skills
    Jody Olson

     Kelley Smith

     Frank Zomoroudi

Ginger DiRuscio
Mild/Moderate *
Algebra CD
     Lindsay Lang

Emily Doepking
Moderate/Severe
     Christine Brough
     Concepcion Coreas
     Gail McCabe

     Boralda Ndreu

     Amy Toste

Fabienne Heathcote
Mild/Moderate *
Algebra AB, Algebra Concepts,
Geometry, Science 9

     Linda Lirones

Kathy Lirones
Mild/Moderate *
Algebra AB, Science 11, Study Skills
     Lisa Smith

Brianne Mahlstedt
Moderate/Severe 

     Evelyn Amaya-Rios

     Maria Blackburn    

     Judy Brosco
     Patty Flores
     Colt Marshall

Shawn Megli
Emotional Disturbed
Math, Science
     Leslie Henderson

Chris Montague
Over 18
     Anthony Callaway
     Sharon Church
     Jackie Ebert

     Matt Lewin

Tiffany Ruiz
Speech & Language

Cynthia Page - Adult Education Campus
Over 18
     Anne Cole
     Brandon Fortuna
     Janet Holmquist
     Cindy Iacobellis
     Whitney Marshall
     Marcus McConnell

    Jake Rollins
    John von Osinski

Cathleen Plahn
Over 18
      Richard Groat

       Janeen Keller   

       Gale Ray
Nicole Sampogna
Mild/Moderate *
Consumer Math, Reading Intervention, Study Skills

     Tina Edwards

Elizabeth Sanchez
Mild/Moderate *
World History, U.S. History, Study Skills
     Grace DePriest

Michael Smith
Emotional Disturbed
English, Health, History
     Susan Brewer

Laudis "Gail" Johnson
Mild/Moderate *
Biology, Health, Gov./Econ, Study Skills
     Julie Curtis-Mitchell

      Erika Filippelli

Kyle Stransky
Mild/Moderate *
English 9, English 10, Study Skills
     Joy O'Donohoe-Collins

Brett McNulty
Adapted Physical Education

 

 

 

 

Points of Interest:
   Specialized Academic Instruction
            & Programs
     18+ Transition Program
     Workability and Career Support
     Adapted Physical Education
     Speech Pathology Services
     Occupational Therapy Services

Highlights:
     Inclusion-friendly and respect-focused
             campus
     "Circle of Friends", structured peer
             relationships
     Opportunities offered for peer tutoring