The "Why" of the OSE

The why of the OSE is to build capacity and improve outcomes. The vision statement of the OSE is centered around this goal.

The OSE Vision: Building Capacity – Improving Outcomes

Contact

For general Catamaran assistance, contact our Catamaran Help Desk at help@catamaran.partners or 877-474-9023 (Toll Free). Early On® Training and Technical Assistance may contact eotweb@edzone.net or 866-334-5437 (Toll Free). Below is a list of MDE Part B and Part C contacts.

Office of Special Education (Serving Part B of IDEA)

Teri Rink
Director
517-335-0455
RinkT1@michigan.gov

Janis Weckstein 
Assistant Director
517-241-4521
WecksteinJ@michigan.gov

Monitoring

Jessica Brady 
Supervisor
517-241-4414
BradyJ@michigan.gov

Jeanne Anderson Tippett
517-335-3086
AndersonTippettJ@michigan.gov

Aaron Darling
517-241-7077
DarlingA4@michigan.gov

Shawan L. Dortch
517-335-0465
DortchS@michigan.gov

Tori Ranusch
517-241-4418
RanuschT1@michigan.gov

Charles Thomas
517-335-0446
ThomasC29@michigan.gov

Finance

John Andrejack
Supervisor
517-241-4386
AndrejackJ@michigan.gov

Policy

Rebecca McIntyre
Supervisor
517-335-0457
McIntyreR1@michigan.gov

Julie Borchlewicz
Complaints Coordinator
517-241-7141
BorchlewiczJ@michigan.gov

Nancy Rotarius
Policy Coordinator
517-335-0448
RotariusN@michigan.gov

Early Childhood Development and Family Education (Serving Part C of IDEA)

Noel Kelty
Director
517-335-1958
KeltyN@michigan.gov

Janet Timbs
Manager, Birth to Five Early Childhood Special Education
517-335-4865
timbsj@michigan.gov

Colleen O’Connor
Early On Consultant
517-241-4291
OconnorC1@michigan.gov

Laura Goldthwait
Early On Consultant
517-373-6565
GoldthwaitL@michigan.gov

Kelly Hurshe
Early On Consultant
517-241-8309
HursheK@michigan.gov

Cheryl Najm
Analyst
517-335-1580
NajmC@michigan.gov