Contact Information

Published: 1/26/2017 3:45 PM

This page lists programs and services offered by the Division of Learning Services.  This page will provide email links directly to the contact person for the program or service you are seeking.


Program Area
Contact Person
​Accelerated Learning Jennifer Pusateri
​Alternate Assessment Yayo Radder
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Sammie Lambert
504 ADA for Department Staff/Students
​Assessment Accommodations Program Area​ Yayo Radder
Assistive Technology Jennifer Pusateri
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) Traci Branstutter
Autism Jeffrey Coles
Behavior Intervention​s Robert Meachum
April Pieper
​Bullying​ Victoria Fields
​CEC Debbie Mays
Certification/Special Education
Class Size and Waivers/ Exceptional Children​ Robin Linton
Collaborative Teaching Model Training and Strategies/Exceptional Children Molly Bowen
College and Career Advising James-Etta Goodloe
Community-Based Work Transition Yayo Radder
Emergency/Probationary Special Ed Teachers Robin Linton
Emotional Behavior Disorder Erma White
Extended School Year (ESY) Yayo Radder
Extended School Services (ESS) April Pieper
Pamela Wininger
Exceptional Child Data Amy Patterson
Exceptional Children Conference Debbie Mays
Formal Complaints/Special Education Sylvia Starkey
Gifted and Talented (G/T) Education Kathie Anderson
Home/Hospital Instruction  Traci Branstutter
IDEA – Allocations/Budgets Karla Miller
IEP Guidance Document Traci Branstutter
Individual Education Program (IEP) Traci Branstutter
Individual Learning Plan Jennifer Pusateri
Jarrod Slone
Infinite Campus/Special Education Joe McCowan
Kentucky Accessible Materials Database Kim Casey
Kentucky Education Collaborative (KECSAC) Traci Branstutter
Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline (KYCID)
Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) Linda Funke
Gretta Hylton
Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) Linda Funke
Gretta Hylton
Kentucky System of Interventions (KSI)/Response to Intervention (RTI) Robert Meachum
April Pieper
Learning Disabilities Traci Branstutter
Legal Issues/Special Education Todd Allen
Sammie Lambert
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Gary Martin
Math Achievement Fund (MAF) Pamela Pickens
Medically Fragile Yayo Radder
Monitoring Programs/Special Education Traci Branstutter
Operation Preparation James-Etta Goodloe
Parent Resource Centers/Parent Support Robin Linton
Read to Achieve (RTA) Lori Shephard
​Response to Intervention (RTI)​
​School-Based Health​ Cheri Meadows
Special Education Cooperatives Gretta Hylton
Special Education Forms Gretta Hylton
Special Education Literacy Consultants Pamela Wininger
Special Education Math Consultants Traci Branstutter
Pamela Pickens
​Special Transportation
​Susan Farra
Speech Language Erma White
State Assessment Accommodations Robin Linton
Yayo Radder
State Personnel Development Grant Sammie Lambert
State Advisory Panel/Exceptional Children (SAPEC) Joe McCowan
​State Systemic Improvement Plan​ (SSIP) ​Veronica Sullivan
Amanda Waldroup
Teacher of the Year Program/Special Education Robin Linton
Transition Planning Yayo Radder
Transitional Interventions/Transitional Courses April Pieper
Jarrod Slone
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Yayo Radder
Universal Design for Learning Jennifer Pusateri 
​Use of Physical Restraint Seclusion in Schools Robert Meacham
​Waivers for Exceptional Children Programs​ Robin Linton
Darlene Jesse
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Learning Services
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
Fax (502) 564-6470