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Educational Services

The West Covina Educational Services Division is dedicated to supporting the district learning community by providing the best possible educational opportunities for students. Our department implements a variety of services, including professional development, to support rigorous and engaging instructional programs while creating a safe and healthy learning environment.

It is our goal that the information provided on this website will assist you in answering any questions you might have concerning your child's education. Please feel free to e-mail or call us if you would like more information.

Our Offices

Educational Services Staff

Please feel free to contact us if you need further assistance. We are here to help.

Denise Knutsen
Assistant Superintendent,
Educational Services Division
626-939-4600 ext. 4645
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Adelina Alvarado
Executive Assistant - Asst.
Superintendent of Educational
626-939-4600 ext. 4646
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Cheryl Lesikar
Director of Elementary Curriculum,
and Categorical Programs
626-939-4600 ext. 4642
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Diana Casato
Director of Special Education
626-939-4600 ext. 4678
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Geoff Hurst
Chief Technology Officer
626-939-4600 ext. 4665
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Gloria Duncan, Ed.D.
Director of Secondary Curriculum,
626-939-4600 ext. 4046
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Hilda Flores, Ed.D.
Director of Special Projects
626-939-4600 ext. 4668
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Marc Trovatore 
Director of Student Services
626-939-4600 ext 4745 
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Frank Maier
Coordinator II of Special
626-939-4600 ext. 2313
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Sandra Diaz
Secretary III
626-939-4600 ext. 4693
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Yvette Martinez
Secretary III
626-939-4600 ext. 4698 
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Maribel Lopez
Secretary III
626-939-4600 ext. 4701 
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Margaret Green
Coordinator of College and
Career Pathways
626-939-4600 ext. 3033
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Laura Anderson

Coordinator, Data and Assessment

626-939-4600 ext. 4687

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Terry Navarro
Resource Assistant Multilingual
626-939-4600 ext. 4643
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Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA)

Yadira Leyva 
EL Services
626-939-4600 ext. 4611
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Joyce Savoy
Ed. Tech &
Professional Development
626-939-4600 ext. 4618
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