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S3 Department Contacts


Barbara Higgins, Director, Safety and Student Engagement

 858-292-3577

Anthony Ceja, Senior Manager

858-569-5442

Jim Crittenden, Program Specialist

858-569-3136

Sal Garcia, Project Specialist

858-569-3137

  • Provides training and/or technical support on the following topics:  Cyberbullying/Bullying, Youth Digital Trends, Digital Citizenship, Friday Night Live, Strength Finders, Youth Development, Youth Conferences.

Mara Madrigal Weiss, Director, Student Wellness and Positive School Climate                                                                                  

858-292-3569

Violeta Mora, Project Specialist

858-292-3661

Heather Nemour, Project Specialist

858-569-5489

  • Provides training and/or technical support on the following topics:  Building Asset Based Relationships with Youth, Family Engagement, Mental Health First Aid (Youth), Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support, School Wide Information System for PBIS

Jenée Peevy, Program Specialist

858-292-3541

  • Provides training and/or technical support on the following topics:  Mentoring for Students At-Risk of School Failure, Restorative Practices, SARB - School Attendance Review Board, SART - School Attendance Review Teams, Social Work Interns

Corinne McCarthy, Project Specialist

858-292-3694

Daymon Beach, Senior Manager

858-569-3133

Lisa Davis, Project Specialist

858-569-3138

  • Provides training and/or technical support on the following topics: Grant and Fiscal Management for the ASSETs.

Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program and Homeless Education Services

Mindy Kukich, Project Specialist - Foster Youth Services

 619-683-9340, ext. 33033

Michelle Bailow, Tutor Connection Program Supervisor

 619-683-9340, ext. 33025

Susie Terry, Project Specialist - Homeless Education Services

 619-683-9340, ext. 33030

Susan Jeremiah, Administrative Assistant I 
619-683-9340, ext. 33016

Jose Garibay-Najera, Program Clerk                                                                                                                                                        619-683-9340, ext. 33014