Share or Request Information via Email

If you do not need to speak directly with an ODRD staff member but wish to share a resource or request a written response to an inquiry, please direct your email to:

Speak Directly with an ODRD Staff Member

Schedule an appointment to speak with an ODRD staff member by contacting:


Aimee Gauvin, Administrative Assistant



You will receive a confirmation email with a link to join a Teams Meeting.  Please note:

  • A Microsoft Teams account is not required to join the meeting. See this resource for more information: Join a meeting without an account in Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Support 
  • You may join the meeting with an internet-connected device such as a computer, smartphone, or tablet.
  • Participants may opt to call into the meeting with the phone number provided in their meeting confirmation email. 

Jule McCombes-Tolis, Ph.D.
Bureau Chief, Office of Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities

Kristin Allen
Associate Education Consultant

  • General Inquiries, Feedback, and Requests: Families, Students, General Public
  • SERC, RESC Alliance, and CPAC Professional Learning Offerings
  • Family Engagement and Relationships

Lisa Gianni
Associate Education Consultant

  • General Inquiries, Feedback, and Requests: PK-12 Education Professionals
  • Educator Competency Targets
  • Certification Eligibility Verification Process
  • Educator Professional Development: Model Programs for District Use

Athena McAlenney, Ph.D.
Associate Education Consultant

  • General Inquiries, Feedback, and Requests:  Educator Preparation Programs
  • Educator Preparation Program Audit Process
  • Educator Preparation Program Faculty Development and Support
  • Instructional Resources for Educator Preparation Program Use