Pupil Support Services

Pupil Support Program Specialists 

Each Pupil Support Services Specialist is assigned a group of schools for which he/she provides direct support as well as problem-solving for concerns of the school. In addition, each specialist has one or more special areas of expertise or responsibility for which he/she provides district-wide leadership.

Elizabeth Lewis - Transition, Intellectual Disability
Englewood, Laurel Nokomis, Taylor Ranch, Venice Elementary, Venice Middle, Venice High, Island Village South, Student Leadership Academy, and SKY Academy

Ellie Ingerick - Speech/Language Impaired
Ashton, Gulf Gate, Lakeview, Oak Park (Elementary), Phillipi Shores, Suncoast Academy, Triad and Island Village Sarasota

Charlene Meyer - Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, Orthopedically Impaired, Other Health Impaired, Traumatic Brain Injury
Bay Haven, Booker Middle, Booker High, Gocio, McIntosh, Pine View, Tatum Ridge, Tuttle, SMA, SMA Prep and SSAS 

Peni Riedinger - Guidance
Elementary, Middle & High School

Michael Santagata - Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional/Behavioral Disability
Atwater, Cranberry, Garden, Glenallen, Heron Creek, Lamarque, North Port HS, Toledo Blade, Woodland and Imagine Charter of North Port

Brittany Shurley  - Specific Learning Disabilities
Oak Park (6-12), Riverview, SCTI/PolyTech, Sarasota Middle, Wilkinson, Island Village Sarasota, Suncoast Academy, and Triad 

Victoria Stillo-Gross - Compliance, Hospital/Homebound, Gifted
Brentwood, Brookside, EE Booker, Fruitville, Sarasota HS, Southside, SSIS and Sarasota Academy of the Arts   

Pupil Support Services
Sonia Figaredo-Alberts, Executive Director

Julie Zarling, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 31109
Fax: 941-927-4052
1960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Green 3rd Floor

Exceptional Student Education
Tammy Cassels, Supervisor

Ana Montero, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34226
Fax: 941-927-4014

Student Services
Debra Giacolone, Supervisor

Sally Dean, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34754
Fax: 941-361-6157 

School Health Services 
Suzanne Dubose, Supervisor

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34765
Fax: 941-927-4108

Florida Department of Health Sarasota County 
Linda Glover, Supervisor
Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 32101 

Alternative Education, Discipline & Dropout Prevention
Bethany King, Supervisor

Patty Woods, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 31113 

ESOL and Migrant Education
Jamie Rodriguez, Supervisor

State & Federal Projects
Jane Mahler, Supervisor

Betsy Hooper, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34061 

Staff Listing

1/23/2017 - Restorative Strategies Training for Middle School Counselors

1/23/2017 - IB Night - RHS

1/24/2017 - STEM Fair Judging Schedule (grades 3-5) at Robarts Arena

1/24/2017 - 2nd Annual Sarasota County STEM Fair Expo at Robarts Arena

1/26/2017 - Sarasota Middle Showcase

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