State Websites and Contacts

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Alabama:
Ms. Beth Thompson
Education Specialist-Federal Programs Section

Alabama Department of Education
5348 Gordon Persons Bldg.
50 North Ripley St.
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101

Phone: (334) 242-8199
Fax: (334) 242-0496
Email:Email Beth Thompson
Website:Alabama Department of Education

 

 

Alaska:
Ms. Kay Holmes
Education Program Specialist

State Coordinator for EHCY Program
Alaska Dept. of Education & Early Development
801 West 10th St., Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99811-0500

Phone: (907) 465-3826
Fax: (907) 465-2989
Email:Email Kay Holmes
Website: Alaska Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Arizona:
Mr. Frank Migali
Education Program Specialist

State Coordinator for Homeless Education
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson St., BIN #14
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: (602) 542-4963
Fax: (602) 542-5175
Email:Email Frank Migali
Website:Arizona Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Arkansas:
Ms. Cindy Hogue
Program Advisor

Grant Initiatives/Early Childhood
Arkansas Department of Education
4 State Capitol Mall, Room 110B
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: (501) 682-5615
Fax: (501) 683-5391
Email:Email Cindy Hogue
Website: Arkansas Department of Education

 

 

California:
Mrs. Leanne Wheeler-Laird
State Coordinator

California Department of Education
District & School Improvement Div., Title I
1430 N Street, 6th Floor, Suite 6208
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 319-0383
Fax: (916) 319-0123
Email:Email Leanne Wheeler-Laird
Website: California Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Colorado:
Ms. Dana Scott
State Coordinator for Homeless Education

Colorado Department of Education
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 305
Denver, CO 80203-1799

Phone: (303) 866-6930
Fax: (303) 866-6785
Email:Email Dana Scott
Website: Colorado Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Connecticut:
Mr. Louis B. Tallarita, MSW
Education Consultant

Division of Family & Student Support Services
State Department of Education
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 807-2058
Fax: (860) 807-2127
Email:Email Louis B. Tallarita, MSW
Website:  Connecticut Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Delaware:
Mr. Dennis Rozumalski
Education Associate

Student Services and Special Populations
Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal Street, Suite #2
Dover, DE 19901-3639

Phone: (302) 735-6397
Fax: (302) 739-4483
Email:Email Dennis Rozumalski
Website: Delaware Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Florida:
Ms. Lorraine Allen
Director, State Homeless Education Program

Bureau of Federal Educational Programs
Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines, Suite 301-C
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

Phone: (850) 245-0668
Fax: (850) 245-0670, 245-0683
Email:Email Lorraine Allen
Website: Florida Department of Education EHCY Program
Florida Local Liaison Contact List  (Select "Title X Homeless Contacts" under "Program Area")

 

 

Georgia:
Ms. Joanna Johnson
Homeless Education Program Consultant

Georgia Department of Education
1866 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone: (404) 656-2004
Fax: (404) 651-9111
Email:Email Joanna Johnson
Website:  Georgia Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Hawaii:
Ms. Cassandra Bennett
MVA Program Manager

Hawaii Department of Education
475 22nd Avenue
Room 127
Honolulu, HI 96816

Phone: (808) 203-5521, ext. 2215
Fax: (808) 735-8229
Email: Email Cassandra Bennett
Website:  Hawaii Department of Education EHCY Information

 

 

Idaho:
Ms. Karen Seay
State Coordinator for Homeless Education

Idaho Department of Education
P.O. Box 83720
650 W. State Street
Boise, ID 83720-0027

Phone: 208-332-6978
Fax: 208-334-2228
Email:Email Karen Seay
Website: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/homeless_edu/

 

 

Illinois:
Ms. Vicki Hodges, Ms. Sharon Neely
Homeless Education Co-Coordinators

Illinois State Board of Education
Curriculum & Instruction Division
100 North First Street C-215
Springfield, IL 62777-0001

Phone: (217) 557-7323
Fax: (217) 782-7937
Email:Email Vicki Hodges; Email Sharon Neely
Website: Illinois Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Indiana:
Ms. Audra Hacker
McKinney-Vento State Coordinator

Indiana Department of Education
151 W. Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317) 232-9150
Fax: (317) 232-0589
Email: Email Audra Hacker
Website:  Indiana Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Iowa:
Ms. Sandra Johnson
Title I Consultant

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146

Phone: (515) 281-3965
Fax: (515) 242-6025
Email: Email Sandra Johnson
Website: Iowa Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Kansas:
Mr. Tate Toedman
Education Program Consultant

Title I Programs and Services
Kansas State Department of Education
120 SE 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1182

Phone: (785) 296-6714
Fax: (785) 296-5867
Email:Email Tate Toedman
Website: Kansas Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Kentucky:
Ms. Mary Marshall
Homeless Consultant

Kentucky Department of Education
500 Mero Street
Room 823
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 564-3791
Fax: (502) 564-8149
Email:Email Mary Marshall
Website: Kentucky Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Louisiana:
Ms. Laverne Dunn
State Coordinator-Homeless Education

Louisiana Department of Education
Office of School and Community Support
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Phone: (225) 342-0153
Fax: (225) 219-4436
Email:Email Laverne Dunn
Website: Louisiana Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Maine:
Ms. Susan J. Parks, C.A.S.
State Coordinator

Maine Department of Education
Due Process Office
#23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023

Phone: (207) 624-6646
Fax: (207) 624-6624
Email: Email Susan Parks
Website: Maine Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Maryland:
Dr. William Cohee
Homeless Education Coordinator

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Student, Family and School Support
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595

Phone: (410) 767-0945
Fax: (410) 333-8010
Email:Email William Cohee
Website: Maryland State Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Massachusetts:
Mr. Peter D. Cirioni
State Coordinator

Education of Homeless Children & Youth
MA Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148

Phone: (781) 338-6294
Fax: (781) 338-3090
Email:Email Peter D. Cirioni
Website: Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education EHCY Program

 

 

Michigan:
Ms. Pam Kies-LoweState Coordinator of Homeless Education
 

Office of Field Services, Special Pop. Unit
Michigan Department of Education
600 W. Allegan, PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (517) 241-1162
Fax: (517) 335-2886
Email:Email Pam Kies-Lowe
Website: Michigan Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Minnesota:
Ms. Ruth Ellen Luehr
Specialist - Homeless Education

Consolidated Federal Programs
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266

Phone: (651) 582-8403
Fax: (651) 582--8499
Email:Email Ruth Ellen Luehr
Website: Minnesota Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Mississippi:
Ms. Barbara Greene
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Coordinator

Mississippi Department of Education
PO Box 771
359 N. West Street, Suite 111
Jackson, MS 39205

Phone: (601) 359-3499
Fax: (601) 359-2587
Email: Barbara Greene
Website: Mississippi Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Missouri:
Ms. Donna Cash
State Coordinator

Homeless Education Program
Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573) 522-8763
Fax: (573) 526-6698
Email:Email Donna Cash
Website: Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education EHCY Program

 

 

Montana:
Mr. Terry Teichrow
Homeless State Coordinator

Office of Public Instruction
PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501

Phone: (406) 444-2036
Fax: (406) 444-3924
Email:Email Terry Teichrow
Website: Montana Office of Public Instruction EHCY Program

 

 

Nebraska:
Mr. Roger Reikofski
State Homeless Education Coordinator

Federal Programs
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South, PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987

Phone: (402) 471-2968
Fax: (402) 471-0117
Email:Email Roger Reikofski
Website: Nebraska Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Nevada:
Ms. Karen Stephens
Education Consultant

Federal Education Programs
Nevada Department of Education
700 E. Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701-5096

Phone: (775)687-9235
Fax: (775) 687-9250
Email:Email Karen Stephens
Website: Nevada Department of Education

 

 

New Hampshire:
Dr. Lynda Thistle-Elliott
State Director Homeless Education

Title I Coordinator
New Hampshire Dept. Of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: (603) 271-3840
Fax: (603) 271-2760
Email:Email Lynda Thistle Elliott
Website: New Hampshire Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

New Jersey:
Ms. Danielle Anderson-Thomas
State Coordinator

Education for Homeless Children & Youth Program
New Jersey Department of Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500

Phone: (609) 984-4974
Fax: (609) 292-1211
Email:Email Danielle Anderson-Thomas
Website: New Jersey Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

New Mexico:
Mr. Joseph Sanchez
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program Coordinator

Public Education Department
School & Family Support Bureau, Workforce Training
5600 Eagle Rock Avenue, N.E., Room 201
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Phone: (505) 222-4743
Fax: (505) 222-4759
Email:Email Joseph Sanchez
Website:  New Mexico Public Education Department Instructional Support Services

 

 

New York:
Ms. Melanie Faby
Associate

New York State Education Department
Title I & Community Services Office
EBA-Room 368
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 473-0295
Fax: (518) 486-1762
Email:Email Melanie Faby
Website: NYS-TEACHS (The New York State Technical and Education Center for Homeless Students)

Hotline: (800) 388-2014 (NYS-TEACHS Homeless Education Hotline)

NYS-TEACHS: Local Homeless Education Liaison Contact List

 

 

North Carolina:
Ms. Lisa Phillips
State Coordinator Homeless Education

SERVE Center at UNCG
P.O. Box 5367
Greensboro, NC 27435

Phone: (336) 315-7491
Fax: (336) 315-7457
Email:Email Lisa Phillips
Website:  North Carolina Homeless Education Program (NCHEP)

 

 

North Dakota:
Ms. Jacki Harasym
Assistant Director

Title I/Homeless Program
1015 South Broadway, Suite 18
Minot, ND  58701

Phone: (701) 857-7770
Fax: (701) 328-4770
Email:Email Jacki Harasym
Website:  North Dakota Department of Public Instruction EHCY Program

 

 

Ohio:
Mr. Thomas Dannis
Homeless Coordinator

Ohio Department of Education
25 S. Front St. Mailstop 404
Columbus, OH 43215-4183

Phone: (614) 466-4161
Fax: (614) 752-1622
Email:Email Thomas Dannis
Website: Ohio Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Oklahoma:
Ms. Cara Cusick
Program Specialist, Title I, II, VI

State Coordinator of Homeless Education
Oklahoma State Department of Education
2500 N. Lincoln Blvd, Office 311
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599

Phone: (405) 522-3251
Fax: (405) 521-2998
Email:Email Cara Cusick
Website: Oklahoma State Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Oregon:
Ms. Dona Horine Bolt
State Coordinator

Homeless Education Programs
Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203

Phone: (503) 947-5781
Fax: (503) 378-5156
Email:Email Dona Horine Bolt
Website: Oregon Department of Education EHCY Program

 

Pennsylvania:
Mr. Sheldon Winnick
State Coordinator

Pennsylvania Homeless Children's Initiative
Bureau of Teaching and Learning
Division of Student Services
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17126
Phone: 717-783-6468
Fax: 717-783-4392

Email:Email Sheldon Winnick
Website: Pennsylvania Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program
Website: Pennsylvania Local Liaison Contact List

 

 

Rhode Island:
Ms. Eileen Botelho
State Coordinator for Homeless Education

Rhode Island Department of Education
255 Westminster Street
4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903-3400

Phone: (401) 222-8466
Fax: (401) 222-6030
Email:Email Eileen Botelho
Website: Rhode Island Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

South Carolina:
Ms. Catherine Neff
Interim State Coordinator, McKinney-Vento Program

South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Suite 504-C
Columbia, SC 29201-3799

Phone: (803) 734-2880
Fax: (803) 734-3043
Email Catherine Neff
Website: South Carolina Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

South Dakota:
Ms. Laura Johnson Frame
State Coordinator

South Dakota Department of Education
Homeless Education Program
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501

Phone: (605) 773-2491
Fax: (605) 773-3782
Email:Email Laura Johnson-Frame
Website:  South Dakota Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Tennessee:
Dr. James Francis
Homeless Education

Tennessee Department of Education
Office of Federal Programs
710 James Robertson Parkway, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0379

Phone: (615) 253-5210
Fax: (615) 253-5706
Email:Email James Francis
Website:  Tennessee Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Texas:
Ms. Barbara E. Wand James
Project Director

Texas Homeless Education Office
University of Texas-Austin; 
The Charles H. Dana Center, 1616 Guadalupe St., Suite 3.206
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 475-8765
Fax: (512) 471-6193
Email:Email Barbara E. Wand James
Website:  Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO)

 

 

Utah:
Mr. Max Lang
Education Specialist

Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-4200

Phone: (801) 538-7725
Fax: (801) 538-7804
Email:Email Max Lang
Website:  Utah State Office of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Vermont:
Mr. Mike Mulcahy
State Director

Education for Homeless Children & Youth
Vermont Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620

Phone: (802) 828-5108
Fax: (802) 828-0573
Email:Email Mike Mulcahy
Website: Vermont Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Virginia:
Dr. Patricia Popp
Homeless Education Coordinator

The College of William & Mary
School of Education
PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Phone: (757) 221-7776
Fax: (757) 221-5300
Email:Email Patricia Popp
Website: Virginia Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Project HOPE)
Website: Virginia Department of Education: ESEA Title X, Part C, Homeless Education
(Project HOPE)

 

 

Washington:
Ms. Melinda Dyer
Supervisor

Education of Homeless Children & Youth
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200

Phone: (360) 725-6050
Fax: (360) 664-3575
Email:Email Melinda Dyer
Website: Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction EHCY Program

 

 

Washington, D.C.:
Ms. Sheryl Hamilton
State Director, Community Learning Unit

Elementary and Secondary Programs
Office of the State Supt. Of Education (OSSE)
810 First Street, NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-741-6404
Fax: 202-741-0227
Email:Email Sheryl Hamilton
Website: District of Columbia Public Schools EHCY Program

 

 

West Virginia:
Ms. Rebecca Derenge
Homeless Education Coordinator

West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Institutional Education
Bldg. 6, Rm. 728, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305

Phone: (304) 558-7805, ext. 53348
Fax: (304) 558-6268
Email:Email Rebecca Derenge
Website:  West Virginia Department of Education EHCY Program

 

 

Wisconsin:
Ms. Lara Kain
Coordinator

Homeless Education Program
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
PO Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841

Phone: (608) 267-7338
Fax: (608) 267-9142
Email:  Lara Kain
Website:  Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction EHCY Program

 

 

Wyoming:
Ms. Darlena Schlachter
Education Program Consultant

Wyoming Department of Education
Federal Programs Unit
2300 Capitol Avenue, Hathaway Bldg., 1st Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone: 307-777-5315
Fax: (307) 777-6234
Email:Email Darlena Schlachter
Website:  Wyoming Department of Education EHCY Program

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