Skip to header Skip to main navigation Skip to sub navigation Skip to main content Skip to footer

Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports

Virginia Department of Education

  1. Home
  2. About Us
  3. VTSS Leadership Team

VTSS Leadership Team


Maribel Saimre, Ed.S.
Director, Office of Student Services;
SPDG Project Director
SCTG Project Director
Michael Gregory, MSW
VTSS Specialist, Office of Student Services;
SPDG Project Manager
SCTG Project Manager
Dawn Hendricks, Ph.D.
Early Childhood Specialist,
Office of Special Education Instructional Services
Jeff Phenicie
Office of Special Education Program Improvement

Old Dominion University

Steve Tonelson, Ed.D.
VTSS Evaluator and Grant Director
Corinne Wilson, Ph.D.
VTSS Research Analyst
Amanda Working, Ph.D.
VTSS Research Analyst


Jodie Soracco, M. Ed, BCBA, LBA
Anna Hebb, Ed.D., L.C.S.W.
Local Education Agency (LEA) Lead VTSS Systems Coach
Regina Pierce, M.Ed.
VTSS Consultant
Sherol Southerland
State Education Agency (SEA) Lead VTSS Systems Coach

T/TAC Representative

Virginia Bussey
T/TAC at Radford University

Family Engagement

Kelly Henderson, Ph.D.
Executive Director,
Formed Families Forward

Virginia Tech

Whitney Miller
Coordinator/ SIM™ Professional Development Leader
[View Image]
Grid with images for extra visuals [View Image]
View graphic version