Student Services and Support

Welcome to Student Services and Support (SSS) Department! Student Services and Support covers Special Education, 504 Plan, Foster Youth, Homeless Youth, Student Services, Health and Wellness, and Social Emotional Support Services. This website exists as a resource for NUSD families, staff and community members. Our mission in Student Services and Support is to provide each student with an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment. We believe in high quality, evidence based instruction and services for all students and we believe that all students can learn and succeed.

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Department Contacts

General Department Inquiries: (916) 567-5853

Tom Anderson, Associate Superintendent

  • Programs & Services
  • Health

Earl Pavao, Executive Director

  • Social Emotional Support
  • Psychologists & Behaviorists
  • Supporting Witter Ranch, Heron, Paso Verde, Natomas High and Natomas Charter

Tracy Barbieri, Director

  • Adaptive Physical Education
  • Supporting Bannon Creek, Natomas Park, Natomas Middle, Gateways, Inderkum High, Leroy Greene and Natomas Charter

Kori Olson, Director

  • Preschool
  • Speech/Language
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Low Incidence
  • Supporting American Lakes, Jefferson, H. Allen Hight, Two Rivers, NP3 Elementary, Middle and High School

Maria Plowman, Coordinator III

  • Homeless/Foster Liaison
  • Supporting Discovery High School

Support Staff & Student Records Requests
Tracy Cobb, Administrative Assistant

  • Student last names: A-L
  • Supporting Earl Pavao, Executive Director and Tracy Barbieri, Director
  • Supporting NHS, IHS, DHS, SCOE, Non-Public/Private Schools

Magan Kleinman, Administrative Assistant

  • Supporting Tom Anderson, Assistant Superintendent and Kori Olson, Director
  • Supporting ALS, HAH, JFS, TRE

Rosa Rijo, Administrative Assistant

  • Supporting Josh Harris, Assistant Superintendent and Maria Plowman, Coordinator III
  • Supporting BCS, LGA, NMS, NPE

Rosemarie de AlbaAdministrative Secretary


  • Section 504 Plan Records
  • Supporting HS, NP3, WRE, PVS

Evelyn Martinez, District Translator/Interpreter

  • IEP Meeting Translations
  • District Communications
  • Department Documents