District Office Staff
Address: 4640 Barger Drive
Eugene OR 97402
Office Hours: 7:30 am to 5 pm
Beltline to Barger. West on Barger. See Us on Google Maps
Chris Parra, Superintendent
Chris began her career in education in 1989. She has been a middle school teacher, a school principal, the Director of Special Education and other programs, and a Deputy Superintendent. She has a strong knowledge of regular and special education populations in K-12. You can reach Chris via email or at 541-689-3280.
Jill Busby, Superintendent’s Secretary
Jill is the Secretary to the School Board of Directors and Superintendent Chris Parra. Jill has worked for the Bethel School District since 2008. She can be reached via email or by calling 541-607-1403.
Tasha Katsuda, Curriculum Director
Tasha facilitates teaching and learning throughout the district. She supports implementation of standards-based instruction and facilitates Title programs, professional development, accountability systems and curriculum adoption. Tasha can be reached via email or at 541-689-3280, ext 2013.
Kee Zublin, Curriculum Director
Kee facilitates teaching and learning throughout the District. He helps coordinate Bethel’s implementation of the Common Core State Standards and new account- ability systems. Kee manages the district TAG plan. He also manages the District’s On-Track student progress data, state reports, curriculum adoptions and professional development. Kee can be reached via email or at 541-689-3280 ext. 2005.
Remie Calalang, Human Resources Director
Remie provides support and resources for Bethel staff and families. She represents the district at many community events and meetings. She facilitates the Bethel Safety and Equity Committee which advises on issues related to harassment, bullying and multiculturalism. Reach Remie through email or at 541-689-3280, ext. 2101.
Amy Tidwell, Special Services Director
As the Director of Special Services, Amy leads many instructional and health-based initiatives and grant programs and provides support and direction for special services staff including special education staff, counselors, and nurses. Contact Amy by email or at 541-689-3280, ext. 2030.
Georgeann Harty, Special Services TOSA
Georgeann collaborates with the Special Services Director to provide support and direction for special services staff. The focus is on ensuring each student in Bethel has access to a free and appropriate public education. Contact Georgeann by email or at 541-689-3280.
Tina Gutierez-Schmich, Equity Director
Tina provides support and resources for Bethel staff and families. She represents the district at many community events and meetings. She facilitates the Bethel Safety and Equity Committee which advises on issues related to harassment, bullying and multiculturalism. Reach Tina through email or at 541-689-3280.
Pat McGillivray, Community Relations
Pat is responsible for all communication within the District, with the media, and the community. He authors the monthly edition of B-mail, Bethel’s online newsletter, and publishes updates on the District home page. He is also involved in the many aspects of implementation of the School Bond. Pat can be reached via email or at 541-689-3280, ext. 2008.
Lisa Suchman, District Consultant
Lisa works closely with teachers, counselors, and other school personnel on a consultative basis providing behavioral support and resources. Contact Lisa at 541-689-3280, ext. 2006, or by email.
Carolyn Jenkins, District Consultant
Carolyn works closely with teachers, counselors, and other school personnel on a consultative basis providing behavioral support and resources. Contact Carolyn at 541-689-3280, ext. 2038 or by email.
Sue White, Preschool Transition Coordinator
Sue is the Preschool Transition Coordinator for the district, as well as one of the autism consultants. She manages the process of kindergarten transition for Bethel area preschoolers receiving early childhood support services. Contact Sue at 541-689-0511, ext. 2122.
Ivy Sawyer, Adaptive Physical Education Specialist
Ivy ensures that all students in Bethel have the opportunity to develop motor skills and improve fitness via participation in the physical education curriculum. She can be reached by phone at 541-688-2620, ext. 2403, or by email.
Zulen Medrano, Receptionist/Secretary
Zulen is the voice on the other end of the phone when you call the Bethel District Office. She also handles student exchanges, job applications, the board room calendar, volunteer applications and notary services. Zulen can be reached via email or by calling the district office at 541-689-3280.
Cheri Kuykendall, Student Accounting
Cheri tracks and inputs student data for alternative education students in all 11 schools. She also maintains the Secure Student ID (SSID) System for all Bethel students.
Contact Cheri by email or phone at 541-689-3280, ex. 2026.
Deni Basaraba, Pentamation Coordinator
Deni is the Bethel School District data specialist. In addition to managing the student information system (Pentamation), she works with others in the district to analyze student data to explore issues of curriculum effectiveness and equity, develop surveys and tools, write grants, and disseminate on the work being done throughout the district. Deni also works with Bethel’s research partners to fulfill data requests and collaborate on projects.Email Deni or call her at 541-689-3280, ext. 2023.
Renee Brolin, Administrative Assistant Renee is the Administrative Assistant for the Instruction and Special Services departments. She is responsible for Bethel’s state and federal data submissions and manages the associated records. Renee also manages the easyCBM database for the District and coordinates District Instruction tutoring or placement. Renee can be reached via email or by calling 541-689-3280, ext. 2003.
Krista Bushnell, Administrative Assistant
Krista works with the Curriculum Directors to provide administrative support as well as support data collection, state assessments, essential skill requirements, and work sample processing. In addition, Krista is the district contact for the tuition voucher and student teacher stipend program. Email Krista or call at 541-607-1434.
Amanda Godard, Secretary
Amanda is the Special Education Records Secretary for the district. She checks all paperwork turned in by special education teachers and enters data for state reporting. She can be reached by email or by calling 541-689-3280, ext. 2018.