Career Technical, Adult, and Alternative Education

Kathleen Porter, Executive Director 
Linda Cialeo, Administrative Assistant
(858) 668-4024
Twin Peaks Center
13626 Twin Peaks Road
Poway, CA 92064


Career Technical, Adult, and Alternative Education

Career Technical, Adult, and Alternative Education

Title Name Phone Email
Executive Director Kathleen Porter 858-668-4016
Administrative Assistant II Linda Cialeo 858-668-4001
Accounting Assistant Tammy Cadwell 858-668-4004
Career Technical Education
Title Name Phone Email
Assistant Principal Lynn McConville 858-668-4003
School Admin Specialist Julianne Phillips 858-668-4014
Career Education Specialist Mike Gizzo 858-668-4021
Career Education Specialist Joe Austin 858-668-4031
Career Education Specialist Denise McAndrews 858-668-4022
Career Education Specialist Dolores Canizales 858-668-4028
CTE Counselor Jesse Luna 858-668-4020
Poway Adult School, (858) 668-4024 | Online Registration
Title Name Phone Email
Assistant Principal - Community Ed David Guzman 858-668-4009
  Admin Assistant Nicole Curtis 858-748-0010 x4011
  Office Specialist (Registration) Robin Dohrn-Simpson 858-748-0010 x4013
  Office Specialist (Registration) Amy Le 858-748-0010 x4017
  Office Specialist (Registration) Terry Kershaw 858-748-0010 x4007
Assistant Principal -Academic Pgrms Pam Garramone 858-748-0010 x4018
  Counselor Mary Perez 858-748-0010 x4015
  Counselor Assistant Kimberly Tawfik 858-748-0010 x4012
  Office Specialist Kathie DiTrapani 858-748-0010 x4006
Alternative Programs INFORMATION LINE: (858) 679-2530
NEW DIRECTIONS 858-748-0010 x2420, FAX 858-679-2630
Title Name Phone Email
Assistant Principal (Alt Pgrms) Patty Hurtt 858-679-2531
Administrative Assistant Michelle Cass 858-679-2063
Office Assistant Tamara Pickard 858-679-2723
TOSA - Youth In Transition (YIT) April Egaran 858-679-2039
PUSD Foundation/ Partners in Education: (858) 668-4028
Title Name Phone Email
Coordinator Dolores Canizales 858-668-4002
Admin Assistant Kelly Hamm 858-668-4041



Our offices are located at the Poway Unified School District's Twin Peaks Center at:

13626 Twin Peaks Road, Poway, CA 92064 | (858) 668-4024

Our front office door is located directly behind the flag pole.  From Highway 15, take the Camino Del Norte exit east.  Camino Del Norte becomes Twin Peaks Road.  We are located at the northeast corner of Twin Peaks Road and Midland Road. 

Career Technical Alternative Adult Ed

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