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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) Contact List  

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Carrie Rowe
Deputy Secretarycarrowe@pa.gov
717-265-3503
Oversight of OESE
Amy Lena
Advisor to Deputy Secretary
alena@pa.gov
717-783-4307
Chief of Staff for OESE
Charlie Robinson
Executive Secretary
charlirobi@pa.gov
717-265-3503
Office Manager

Bureau of Career and Technical Education 

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Judd Pittman
Director
jupittman@pa.gov
717-783-6977
Oversight of Bureau
Monique BurtonDivision Chief moburton@pa.gov717-346-3188Data Analysis, Assessment, & Contracts
Jean KelleherDivision Chief jekelleher@pa.gov717-783-6962Program Standards & Quality Assurances
Tamalee BrassingtonDivision Chief tbrassingt@pa.gov717-783-6972Adult & Postsecondary CTE

Bureau of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction 

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Brian CampbellDirector bwcampbell@pa.gov717-787-8913Oversight of Bureau
Susan McCroneDivision Chief smccrone@pa.gov717-783-6910Federal Programs
Brian TruesdaleDivision Chief btruesdale@pa.gov717-214-5433Assessment and Accountability
Brian GasperDivision Chief brigasper@pa.gov717-783-6633Instructional Quality

Bureau of School Support 

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Amy LenaDirector alena@pa.gov717-783-4307Oversight of Bureau
Carmen MedinaDivision Chief cmedina@pa.gov717-783-6466Student Services
Randy SeelyDivision Chief rseely@pa.gov717-705-0353Charter Schools
Carrie AndersonDivision Chief carranders@pa.gov717-214-8215Planning & Professional Dev.

Bureau of Special Education 

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Carole Clancy, Ed.D.
Director caclancy@pa.gov717-783-6880Oversight of Bureau
Vacant
Division Chief
717-772-1114Analysis & Financial Reporting
Sandy Zeleznik
Division Chief szeleznik@pa.gov717-395-5528
Monitoring & Improvement West
Shatarupa PodderDivision Chief spodder@pa.gov717-772-2646Monitoring & Improvement Central
​Katrina Sexton​Division Chief ​kasexton@pa.gov​215-744-1490​Monitoring & Improvement Phila.
Alyse WatsonDivision Chief alywatson@pa.gov717-439-9941Monitoring & Improvement East

Offices 

Name Title Email Phone Roles
Scott KurenDirector skuren@pa.gov717-783-6469Safe Schools
Monica WashingtonDirector mwashingto@pa.gov717-783-6746School Services
Gina ColarossiDirector gicolaross@pa.gov717-783-9252Program Monitoring & Accountability
Abagail RoseDirector
abrose@pa.gov717-736-7053School Improvement