Getting in touch with Portland Public Schools

Board of Education


Superintendent Carole Smith


Education services

Harriet Adair, Assistant Superintendent -- Office of School Operations & Support, 503-916-2000 x74973

Melissa Goff, Assistant Superintendent -- Office of Teaching and Learning, 503-916-6080                       

Antonio Lopez, Assistant Superintendent -- Office of School Performance, 503-916-3440                   

Education options (ACCESS, Alliance High School, charter schools, community-based programs, DART School, Transition Center), 503-916-5437
English as a Second Language, 503-916-6525
Language Immersion, 503-916-5404
Special Education (Integrated Student Support), 503-916-3152
Talented and Gifted, 503-916-3358

School and program issues your principal can’t resolve

Larry Dashiell, Senior Director, Wilson & Cleveland Clusters, 503-916-3213

Shay James, Senior Director, Franklin Cluster, 503-916-2000 x73540

Karl Logan, Senior Director, Grant & Jefferson Clusters, 503-916-3714

Lisa McCall, Senior Director, Lincoln & Madison Clusters, 503-916-2000 x79740

Sascha Perrins, Senior Director, PK-12 Programs, 503-916-6542

Charlene Williams, Senior Director, Roosevelt Cluster & Benson High School, 503-916-2000 x71475

Korinna Wolfe, Senior Director, Multiple Pathways to Graduation (Alternative Schools) 503-916-5438

Greg Wolleck, Program Director, Schools  503-916-3963

Before- and after-school child care referral


Counseling, drug and alcohol education, student discipline, student health


Enrolling in school, attendance boundaries, transfers


Public information


School meals, eligibility for free and reduced-price meals




Sports and team schedules

503-916-3223, PIL email, PIL website

Translation and interpretation

Your teacher or principal or
503-916-3427, David Lee



Using school buildings before or after school


Weather-related delays and closures

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Email news and tips