Educational/Related Services

Central Regional Education Cooperation addresses a multitude of education related topics. We customize our services to address the unique needs of our districts, charters, and state-supported schools.

Educational Services

The following are just some of the many services we provide: 

  • Related service provision (member and non-member school districts) 
  • Medicaid school-based services 
  • Special education technical assistance 
  • Professional development 
  • Title I: program administration/technical assistance 
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
  • SWIS/CICO training for positive behavior supports 
  • Crisis prevention intervention training 
  • Common Core/State Standards support
  • Child Find Coordination
  • Transition—early and postsecondary support
  • Students Assistant Team (SAT)/Response to Intervention (RtI) training and support 
  • Fiscal agency and business management services to educational institutions 
  • Edgenuity 
  • District strategic planning and Instructional Audit support

Child Find

Child Find is a nationally recognized model of an ongoing community effort focused on locating, identifying, and evaluating children with special needs from birth through 21 years of age. 

We encourage parents of children with difficulties or suspected difficulties in vision, hearing, speech, language, movement, thinking, learning, and/or self-help skills to contact the school district where the child resides for a free developmental screening. Children are not required to be of school age to qualify for these services. 

Anyone may refer a child, including teachers, child care providers, physicians, friends, or family members. Written permission is required prior to screening by licensed personnel. If the screening process indicates a possible delay, the child will be referred for a comprehensive evaluation that includes intellectual, motor, and speech and language assessments as well as medical status. Before designing a program to meet the child's needs, the child must meet eligibility criteria under IDEA as “a child with a disability.” Only after eligibility determination can the team of professionals (including the parents) develop an individualized educational plan (IEP) and design the appropriate program to meet the child’s needs. With early testing and positive intervention strategies, many developmental delays can be completely corrected.

Related Services Staff Contact Info

Tricia Aragon
SLP

Lindsey Benjamin
SLP

Tanna Corral
Social Worker

Melanie DeAzevedo
OT

Mary Beth Delozier-Debevec,
SLP

Joe DiRaddo
School Psch

Gwendolyn Doty
SLP

Elaine George
Ed. Diag SLP

Jessica Griego
SLP

Lisa Kasman-Schlosser
SW

Marla Lehman
Ed. Diag

Lotem Levitan
SLP

Amy McCall
SLP

Noelle Packard
OT

Amy Rojas
SLP

Laura Salem
OT

Marga Sanchez
SLP

Leona Segura
OT

Danielle Trujillo
Social Worker

Sonja Vanderwagen-Shelley
SLP

Jennifer Whitaker
SLP

Program Coordinator Contacts

Cindy Albin
Quemado Child Find Coordinator
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Jime Jo Albin
Magdalena Child Find Coordinator
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Sandra Coleman
Child Find Coordinator
P: (505) 889.3412
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India Encinias
Estancia Child Find Coordinator
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Vicky Fuessel
Program/Related Services Coordinator
P: (505) 889.3412
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Diana Lucero
Jemez Valley Child Find Coordinator
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Leslie Perez
Vaughn Child Find Coordinator
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Julie Tays
Mountainair Child Find Coordinator
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Mandy Thrasher
Program/Related Service Coordinator
P: (505) 889.3412
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