The Office of Federal and State Programs proactively engages educators, parents, families and community partners to provide equitable opportunities for an academically enriching and supportive educational experience that allows ALL students to thrive and graduate college and career ready.

Excellent and Equitable Outcomes for All Students

The Office of Federal and State Programs is responsible for preschool through twelfth grade student support programs funded through the US Department of Education and the Utah State Office of Education.  This department provides supplemental support to students who are:

  • Economically disadvantaged
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse
  • Homeless
  • Migrants or refugees
  • Native American

The department operates Family Literacy Centers to support parents’ involvement with their children’s education.  Parents can:

  • Learn English
  • Develop computer skills
  • Earn a high school GED

Student Advocacy and Access provides professional development to teachers who wish to:

  • Earn an ESL Endorsement
  • Use technology to enhance instruction
  • Build skills in working with at-risk students

This department actively seeks grants to strengthen the support given to schools.

Wendy DauDirector801-826-5110
Beverly HerrmannAlternative Language Services Administrator801-826-5454
Maria PeckAdministrative Assistant801-826-5432
Rachel BlackburnAdministrative Assistant/Translation & Interpretation Services801-826-5111
Connie CrosbyMcKinney-Vento Liaison801-826-5396
Steph WannerData Specialist801-826-5426
Michele VogelerTitle I Community Schools Specialist801-826-5023
Amber RockTitle I Extended Learning Specialist801-826-5429
Dawn MoonALS Instructional Assistant801-826-5367
Matthew EmersonFederal Programs Specialist801-826-5153
Kaya LePreyTitle VI Community Outreach/McKinney-Vento Clerical Suport801-826-5192
Jennifer Lueck-WheelerFederal Programs Specialist801-826-5496
Evariste KaburaRefugee/Migrant Support: Swahili/Kinyarwanda/Kirundi/French801-875-1314
Sonia ReyIn-School Support for Newcomers801-826-5223
Victor RiveroRefugee/Immmigrant/Migrant Outreach801-826-5493
Niloufar SanatiniaBilingual Psychologist801-826-5455
Katelyn ChristensenBilingual SLP801-826-5082
Family Learning Centers
Mirna LundquistFamily Learning Centers801-826-5118
Keyla MyersCopperview Elementary FLC801-826-8178
Cassady DaynesSandy Elementary FLC801-826-9355
Kenia BushEast Midvale Elementary FLC801-826-8380
Karen RodriguezMidvale Elementary FLC801-826-8725
Parents As Teachers 
Roxanne RawlingsPAT Teacher Specialist801-826-5203
Alida FloresParents as Teachers / Parent Educator801-826-8245
Patricia HenaoParents as Teachers / Parent Educator801-826-5104
Nancy PowellParents as Teachers / Parent Educator801-826-5147
Cheryl WilcoxParents as Teachers / Parent Educator801-826-5159