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Learning Centers Contacts

Supervisor - Functional Skills & Learning Center - Patty Arbon

PARBON@dsdmail.net | 801-402-5151

  • Patty oversees the k-12 programs for students with significant cognitive disabilities in self-contained functional skills classes and students with mild/moderate disabilities in self-contained learning centers. She also oversees Medicaid and private nursing services. Patty collaborates with and provides guidance for school administrators and teachers as they work with families of students with disabilities.

Coordinator - Pre-K12 Learning Centers/DDRC - Lorie Coates

Lorie Coates

lcoates@dsdmail.net | 801-402-5151

As coordinator for the self-contained classrooms, Lorie provides technical assistance for the self-contained learning center teachers (preschool, elementary and secondary), in the areas of behavior, LRBI, individualized behavior plans, and other responsibilities as needed. She heads up the Human Rights Committee. Lorie is also responsible for directing the Davis Diagnostic Resource Center (DDRC)-(ext.25955). The center’s primary responsibilities include: performing second opinion assessments (referred by District Coordinators or Special Education Director), reviewing file information for students moving into Davis School District who have a self-contained level of special education services, processing treatment for students who have been recently placed in hospital settings for mental health considerations, providing general assessment resources and training to school teams.

Elementary Teacher Specialist - Learning Centers - Kimberly Rich

Kimberly Rich

krich@dsdmail.net | 801-402-5169

Her duties include: 
• Assist Elementary LC Classroom Teachers with curriculum and student behavior needs. 
• Train Elementary LC Classroom Teachers on specific curriculum used in LC classrooms.
• Train and support LC Classroom Teachers on necessary IEP paperwork.
• Support LC Classroom Teachers by regular on-site visits.
• Collaborate with LC Classroom Teachers on special projects.
• Collaborate and plan at weekly meetings with LC team members.
• Work with parents and administrators to support individual students.
• Plan and conduct monthly trainings for LC Classroom Teachers on a variety of topics specific to students and classroom needs.
• Safety Care Trainer: Teach positive behavior strategies and safe physical management procedures to school teams in DSD. 

Secondary Teacher Specialist - Learning Centers - Emilee Midget

Emilee Midget

emidget@dsdmail.net | 801-402-5169

Her duties include: 
• Assist Secondary LC Classroom Teachers with curriculum and student behavior needs. 
• Train Secondary LC Classroom Teachers on specific curriculum used in LC classrooms.
• Train and support LC Classroom Teachers on necessary IEP paperwork.
• Support LC Classroom Teachers by regular on-site visits.
• Collaborate with LC Classroom Teachers on special projects.
• Collaborate and plan at weekly meetings with LC team members.
• Work with parents and administrators to support individual students.
• Plan and conduct monthly trainings for LC Classroom Teachers on a variety of topics specific to students and classroom needs.
• Safety Care Trainer: Teach positive behavior strategies and safe physical management procedures to school teams in DSD. 
• Safety Care for Families Trainer: Teach positive behavior strategies and safe physical management procedures to parents and family members of students with disabilities in DSD.