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Student and Community Services

About Student and Community Services

The Student and Community Services division provides educational programs for distinct populations within the school communities such as preschool-aged children, homeless and foster youth, and students involved in the court system. 

This division's programs include:

This division also oversees two non-profit organizations:

The division monitors state and federal programs including:

  • Section 504
  • Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)
  • Uniform Complaints
  • Williams County Oversight 


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Bridget Baublits
Associate Superintendent
(805) 964-4710, ext.5265

Brigitte Almquist
Administrative Analyst
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5217

Elise Simmons, Ed.D.
Director, Student and Community Services
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5213

Dennis Thomas
School Safety Liaison
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5302
cell: 805-896-6462

Shannon Yorke
Director, Student and Community Services
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5380

Michelle Sakai-Hart
Administrative Assistant
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5477

Sarah Cameron
Director, Career Technical Education
(805) 964-4710, ext. 2531

MaryEllen Rehse, MSW
Director, Children and Family Resource Services
(805) 964-4710, ext. 4480

Kai Tepper
Director, Children's Creative Project
(805) 964-4710, ext. 4411

Rene Wheeler
Director, Juvenile Court and Community Schools
(805) 964-4710, ext. 2210

Amy Willis
Director, Transitional Youth Services
(805) 964-4710, ext. 4415

Janelle Willis
Administrator, Early Care and Education Programs
(805) 964-4710, ext. 4464