Student Support Services

Contact Us

Main Phone: 720-972-4774
FAX: 720-972-4799

The Department of Student Support Services supports the district vision, "Adams 12 Five Star Schools exists so the students it serves can attain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the future of their choosing and are equipped to navigate and thrive in our rapidly changing world".


The Department of Student Support Services supports the mission of Adams 12 Five Star Schools to accelerate student academic performance and nurture student social development.

Belief Statement

All students will become productive members of the workforce and community through effective teaching, evidence-based interventions and collaboration.

Guiding Principles Supporting Vision, Mission, Goal and Belief Statement

  • All students are general education students first
  • All resources in a school are integrated to increase student learning
  • Collaborative problem solving removes barriers to student learning
  • Student progress is monitored to determine response to intervention
  • Interventions are supplemental to Universal First Best Instruction
  • Student learning is the outcome

Student Support Services Department

Administrative Team

Annette Lambeth, Student Support Services Executive Director
Nancy Vendegna, Early Childhood Director
Heather Greicius, Director/Elementary and Secondary Schools
Thomas Myers, Director/Secondary Schools
Meredith Pogonyi, Elementary Special Programs Coordinator
Susan Udenberg, Secondary Special Programs Coordinator
Julie McRae, Health Services and 504 Coordinator

School Medicaid Program

Contact: Nancy Bunjes, Program Coordinator
Phone: 720-972-4790
Student and Family Outreach Program

Helpful Links

Educational Rights of Students and Parents Oct. 2009-English

Derechos Educativos De Estudiantes Y Padres Noviembre 2009

Educational Rights of Students and Parents (Vietnamese)

Parent to Parent of Colorado

PEAK Parent Center: Helping Families Helping Children

Special Education Acronyms

Special Education Acronyms and Definitions

Special Olympics-Colorado Website


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