Paramount Unified School District

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Special Education

Director: Rochelle Yatomi

David Daley - Program Administrator - Secondary
Gina Kasper - Program Administrator - Pre-School and Elementary


Program Specialists

Julie Hernandez - Behavior Support/Autism/Instructional Aide Support - Hollydale, Lincoln, Los Cerritos, Alondra
Misty Copeland - K-8 Curriculum/Co-Teaching - Gaines, Jefferson, Keppel, Mokler, Jackson, Zamboni
Megan Baird- Secondary Curriculum/Co-Teaching - PHS M/S, PHS-W M/S, Adult Transition, CDS 
Rhonda Knox -  K-8 Compliance/Accountability - Wirtz/Pre-School, Collins, Roosevelt, Tanner, Paramount Park
Laurie Watkins, Ed.D. -  Secondary/New Teachers/Induction/WorkAbility - PHS, PHS-W, Buena Vista, Odyssey

District Nurses

Joni Knapp
Liza Kent
Danielle Sawyer
Jill Rueda

Office Support                                                                                           

Roxana Bonilla - Administrative Assistant/Special Education

Azusena Andrade - Special Education Technician 

Jorge R. Gomez - Sr. Office Assistant                                                                                                                            

Judy Guinn - Accounting/ Budget Technician                                                                                                                

Liza Jackson - Special Education Data Specialist                                                                                                         

Sandra Franco - Translation Services Assistant

Contact Phone

Fax 562-602-8113

Nurses:     562-602-6034