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Arizona Department of Education: Exceptional Student Services - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Arizona Department of Education: Exceptional Student Services
3300 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 542-4013 (Local)
(602) 542-5404 (Fax)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri., 8:00 AM-5:00 PM MT
Number of staff: 90
Staff description: Education Program Specialists
Geographic area served: Arizona
Publications: Please contact the ESS Reception Desk for assistance at (602)542 4013


Flagstaff Office
3100 N. West St.
Suite #300
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Tucson Office
400 West Congress
Suite 241
Tucson, AZ 85701


Lisa Aaroe, PLS Director of Recruitment and Retention,
Angela Denning, Deputy Associate Superintendent,
Kacey Gregson, Director of Dispute Resolution,
Connie Hill, Director of Finance,
Maura Mall, Director of Program Support,
Oran Tkatchov, PLS Director of Professional Development,
Alissa Trollinger, Director of Special Projects,

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • Promotes the achievement of individual student goals and, to the extent appropriate, state education standards.
  • Support for Parents
    • Provides parents in the community the training and technical assistance they need to help service their children.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides customer service, technical assistance and consultation with regard to children with disabilities.
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