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About Special Education Division

Welcome to the Special Education Division of  the Office of Administrative Hearings. The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) contracts with the California Department of Education (CDE) to handle the special education due process hearing and mediation program for California. To view the Interagency Agreement between OAH and CDE click here.


Beginning July 1, 2005, the Office of Administrative Hearings began processing Special Education cases. Requests for hearings, requests for mediations, and public inquiries for these matters may be directed to the Sacramento office of the Office of Administrative Hearings as follows:

Special Education Headquarters
Office of Administrative Hearings
2349 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4231
Directions (Google Maps)

Main Telephone Number: 916.263.0880
Effective September 8, 2017, e-File:  https://www.dgsapps.dgs.ca.gov/OAH/OAHSFTWeb 
After hours cancellation/settlement line: 916.274.6035

Zackery Morazzini, Director and Chief Administrative Law Judge
Bob Varma, Deputy Director and Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge
Margaret Gibson, Special Education Division Presiding Administrative Law Judge 

 



 




Special Education Division Offices

Sacramento (Special Education)

Sacramento Special Education Division Office

2349 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
Directions (Google Maps)

Main Telephone Number: 916.263.0880

Email for filing of documents:  https://www.dgsapps.dgs.ca.gov/oah/oahsftweb  

After hours cancellation/settlement line: 916.274.6035          

Sacramento Special Education Organization Chart (PDF)    

Margaret Gibson,
Division Presiding Administrative Law Judge

(VACANT),
Presiding Administrative Law Judge

Administrative Law Judges       

  • Rebecca Freie
  • Theresa Ravandi 
  • Tiffany Gilmartin

 ALJ Biographical Information


Van Nuys

Van Nuys Special Education Division Office

15350 Sherman Way, Suite 300
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Directions (Google Maps)

Main Phone Number: 818.904.2383
Email for filing of documents:  https://www.dgsapps.dgs.ca.gov/oah/oahsftweb 
After hours cancellation/settlement line 916.274.6035

Van Nuys Special Education Organization Chart (PDF)

Margaret Gibson,
Division Presiding Administrative Law Judge


(VACANT)
Presiding Administrative Law Judge, and 

Peter-Paul Castillo,
Presiding Administrative Law Judge



Administrative Law Judges

  • Christine Arden
  • Vernon Bogy
  • Chris Butchko
  • Cole Dalton
  • Tara Doss
  • Laurie Gorsline
  • Kara Hatfield
  • Alexa Hohensee
  • Elsa H. Jones
  • Sabrina Kong
  • Adrienne L. Krikorian
  • Ted Mann
  • Robert G. Martin
  • Deborah Myers-Cregar
  • Marian H. Tully
  • Clifford H. Woosley

 ALJ Biographical Information

San Diego (Special Education)

San Diego Special Education Division Office

1350 Front Street, Suite 3005
San Diego, CA 92101
Located in:  The San Diego State Building
Directions (Google Maps)

Main Telephone Number: 916.263.0880
Email for filing of documents:  https://www.dgsapps.dgs.ca.gov/oah/oahsftweb 
After hours cancellation/settlement line 916.274.6035 

San Diego Special Education Organization Chart (PDF)

Margaret Gibson,
Division Presiding Administrative Law Judge


Peter-Paul Castillo,
Presiding Administrative Law Judge


Administrative Law Judges 

  • Rommel Cruz
  • Paul H. Kamoroff
  • Darrell Lepkowsky
  • Judith Pasewark
  • Linda Johnson

 ALJ Biographical Information

Oakland Office (Special Education)

 

Oakland Special Education Division Office



Main Telephone Number: 916.263.0880
Email for filing of documents:  https://www.dgsapps.dgs.ca.gov/oah/oahsftweb 
After hours cancellation/settlement line 916.274.6035 

Oakland Special Education Organization Chart (PDF)

Margaret Gibson,
Division Presiding Administrative Law Judge


(VACANT),
Presiding Administrative Law Judge


Administrative Law Judges 

  • Charles Marson  
  • Penlope Pahl
  • Rita Defillipis

 

 ALJ Biographical Information

 

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