Neighboring State and Local Education and Child Welfare Points of Contact

Point of contact information found on neighboring state directories linked to this webpage is not maintained by the Center for Schools and Communities or the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This contact information is provided here for information purposes only when collaborating with partners outside of Pennsylvania is necessary to ensure school stability for youth in foster care. We will update information provided by neighboring states as it becomes available.

Foster Care Point of Contacts


Delaware

School District and Charter School
Regional Child Welfare Agency (Regional Supervisors)
State Education Agency: Jennifer Davis, 302-735-4103

Maryland

State Education Agency: John McGinnis, 410-767-0295

New Jersey

Local School District and Charter School
Local Child Welfare Agency
State Education Agency: Barbara Pugh

New York

Public School District
Charter School
Local Child Welfare Agency
State Education Agency: Karen Hollowood, 518-486-6090
State Child Welfare Agency: Lisa Ghartey Ogundimu, 518-473-9447

Ohio

Community School
Public District
Education Service Center
County Child Welfare Agency
State Education Agency: Alexandra Nardo,614-995-5443

Virginia

Local School District
Local Child Welfare Agency
State Education Agency: Primary Laura Hackett, 757-221-4002 | Secondary Patricia A. Popp, Ph.D., 757-221-7776
State Child Welfare Agency: Primary Aaran Kelley, 804-726-7944 | Secondary Patrice Jackson, 804-726-7511

West Virginia

Local School District/County
Department of Health and Human Services - State, Regional, County
State Education Agency: Carrie Reeves