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Special Education


The Special Education Office administers special education services in our District.


Members of the Special Education office

Frank Selvaggio, Director of Special Education
925 606-3286


Jennie Kordes, Assistant Director of Special Education
925 606-3218


Kristene Stonich, Executive Assistant - District 

925 606-3225


Lindsy Hackel, Administrative Secretary - District 

925 606-3232


Denise LaBarbera, Program Specialist 
925 606-3220

Altamont Creek & Croce Elementary Schools
Christensen & East Middle Schools

Vicki Phillips, Program Specialist 
925 606-3290

Vineyard Alternative, Del Valle, Granada & Livermore High Schools

Heather Psaros, Program Specialist 
925 454-5542

Arroyo Seco, Jackson Avenue, Rancho & Lawrence Elementary Schools
Junction K-8 & Non-Public Schools

Mary Grace, Program Specialist 
925 606-3211

Marylin Avenue, Smith & Sunset Elementary Schools 

Mendenhall Middle School & Joe Michell K-8 

Holly Altman, Data Technician 

925 606-3227


Victoria Storti, Senior Office Specialist - Transportation

925 454-5562


LVJUSD Mission

Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world.


Special Education Vision

To support school teams in meeting the individual needs of students with evidence-based, developmentally appropriate instruction and interventions, in the least restrictive environment.



Tri Valley SELPA Local Plan

Our District participates in the TRI-VALLEY SELPA, a consortium of valley districts, that offers valley-wide services to special education students as well as their parents and teachers.



Resources for Parents and Staff


What is the IEP Process?


Special Education Parent Handbook


Tri-Valley SELPA


Livermore Special Needs Parent Group
This active private Facebook group is made up of parents/guardians in the Livermore area whose children have various special needs. They host a monthly meeting and provide resources, support and advice.