Our Location

The Special Services Department is located adjacent to North Monterey County High School, in a building north of the main campus. 

13994 Castroville Blvd.

Castroville, CA 95012

831 633-6168

Fax:  831 633-3341


Special Services Department

Together We Make a Difference

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Carol Ruvalcaba, Secretary/Translator & Ana Medina, Pupil Data Specialist

North Monterey County Unified School District Mission Statement

The Special Services Department supports the District's mission, "An innovative community school system, we equip preschool to adult students with the skills, knowledge and attitudes they will need to pursue their life goals responsibly and creatively in a radically changing society."

The Special Services Department, “Together We Make a Difference”

The Special Services Department supports the District Mission by continually developing and providing leadership to the following specialized District Services and Programs:

504 Accommodation Plans

Health Services

Home Instruction

Psychological Services

Special Education

The Special Services Department is committed to the Department motto, “Together We Make a Difference.”

Please contact us if you have any questions, or if you need assistance related to the services provided by our Department.

Special Services Department

13994 Castroville Blvd.

Castroville, CA  95012




Special Services Department Directory

Special Services Office Hours:  8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Staff

Marie Nolen, Director                                                         633-6168 x101

Maureen Vanderpool, Instructional Program Specialist     633-6168 x105

Carol Ruvalcaba, Secretary/Translator                                  633-6168 x103

Ana Medina, Pupil Data Specialist                                         633-6168 x102

Raymond Otero, Legal Translator/Interpreter                      633-6168 x104


Adapted PE Services

Dena Gonsalves

Health Services

Ana Bradstreet, School Nurse                                               633-6168 x107

Erica Fernandez, Licensed Vocational Nurse                      633-6168 x107

Susannah Lopez, Health Assistant & MAA Coordinator   633-6168 x107

Occupational Therapists

Kathy Su                                                                                  633-6168 x205

Amanda Geurts

School Psychologists

Arianna Hall, Castroville & NMCHS                                   633-6168 x201

Danielle Martucci, Elkhorn & Preschool Program             633-6168 x203

Jennylyn Santiago, NMCMS & Echo Valley                       633-6168 x202

Veronica Alcaraz, Prunedale & Central Bay HS                 633-6168 x204

Speech-Language Therapists

Amita Koul, Echo Valley, NMCMS & Preschool

Sue Hirsch, NMCMS & NMCHS

Hayley Forbes, Elkhorn & Preschool Programs                  633-2405 x320

Maria Reynolds, Prunedale & NMCMS                              663-3963 x208


To avoid spam emails, email addresses are not included in this online directory

Please call the Special Services Department if you need an email address for a staff member.