Instructional Learning
Instructional Leadership Staff

Dr. Vince Pecchia
pecchivj@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Chief Instructional Leadership Officer
​253-840-8989


Directors of Instructional Leadership


Teresa Finley
finleytl@puyallup.k12.wa.us

Executive Assistant, Instructional Leadership
253-840-8989

Cari Ake Biography
akeca@puyallup.k12.wa.us
K-12 Math & Science
253-840-8931

Casey Cox
coxce@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Assistant Superintendent
Instructional & Organizational Alignment
253-841-8771

Dr. Arturo Gonzalez - Biography
gonzalaa@puyallup.k12.wa.us
AVID, ELL & World Languages
253-841-8646

ShellyTeele
teelesa@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Executive Assistant
Instructional & Organizational Alignment
253-841-8771

Adriana Julian - Biography
JuliaAC@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Digital Learning & Parent Partnership Program
253-841-8630

Dr. Christine Moloney
molonecn@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Chief Academic Officer
Regional Learning Community #1
253-435-6726

Dr. Dana Harris Biography
harrisdm@puyallup.k12.wa.us

Learning Alignment & Library
253-840-8936

Dr. Brian Lowney
lowneybm@puyallup.k12.wa.us

Chief Academic Officer
Regional Learning Community #3
253-435-6726

Mandy KraftBiography
kraftaj@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Professional Development & School Support
253-840-8829

Erica Scharton
schartet@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Administrative Assistant
Regional Learning Communities #1 & #3
253-435-6726

Tracy Pitzer Biography
pitzertl@puyallup.k12.wa.us
K-12 Literacy, Social Studies & IMPC
253-435-6769

Dr. John Parker
parkerjg@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Chief Academic Officer
Regional Learning Community #2
253-840-8971

Maija ThielBiography
thielmd@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Career & Technical Education (CTE)
253-841-8761

Shelley Massey
masseysl@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Administrative Assistant
Regional Learning Community #2
253-840-8971

 Jim Meyerhoff - Biography
meyerhja@puyallup.k12.wa.us
Athletics, Health & Fitness
253-841-8785


 

 

 

The office of Instructional Leadership serves our schools within the Puyallup School District by influencing instructional practices. Our department is responsible for identifying, recommending, and implementing instructional materials, programs, and services for students that are aligned to research and best practice.   

We provide direct support to school principals, teachers, and paraeducators on the implementation of the Puyallup School District’s adopted instructional framework, by:

•     Creating diverse and rigorous learning opportunities that meet the unique needs of each student;
Ensuring that each student has the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of essential standards aligned with their grade level and/or content areas;
Promoting the importance of communicating each students’ academic progress to designated family members; and
Providing ongoing professional development opportunities for staff that align with the Puyallup School District’s main mission of improving instruction, student growth, and achievement

The Puyallup School District has focused its efforts and aligned resources around the implementation of a response to intervention program at each school.  Our goal is to have a response to intervention program at each school that is designed around a collective responsibility mindset (all staff fully engaged in supporting all students) with clearly defined essential standards, assessment opportunities, and academic support.  

The Puyallup School District is committed to the academic success of each student with the end goal of graduating on-time, college and/or career ready.

Education Service Center
302 Second Street SE
Puyallup, WA 98372

P: 253-840-8989
F: 253-840-8938