School Social Workers/SafeUT


Keith Beard, LCSW
District Office/Vernal Middle School
[email protected]
435-781-3100, ext. 1036

Heather Barnes, SSW
Ashley Elementary/Uintah Middle School
[email protected]
435-781-3170, ext. 1302

Melinda Allridge, SSW
Lapoint Elementary/Eagle View Elementary
[email protected]
Lapoint 435-247-2637, ext. 1703 / EVE 435-722-2247, ext. 1603

Dr. David Aldrich, SSW
Maeser Elementary
[email protected]
435-781-3160, ext. 1269

Kandice Searle, SSW
Discovery Elementary/Uintah High School
[email protected]
435-781-3146, ext. 1544

Tyler Hill, SSW
Naples Elementary/Ashley Valley Education Center
[email protected]
435-781-3150, ext. 1403

Julie Maxwell, SSW
Davis Elementary
[email protected]
435-781-3155, ext. 1140

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No district employee or student shall be subjected to discrimination in employment or any district program or activity on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The district is committed to providing equal access and equal opportunity in its programs, services and employment including its policies, complaint processes, program accessibility, district facility use, accommodations and other Equal Employment Opportunity matters. The district also provides equal access to district facilities for all youth groups. The following persons have been designated as Title IX coordinators to handle inquires and complaints regarding unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: Dr. Mistalyn Leis, Human Resources Director (435) 781-3100 and/or Julie Wilde, Student Services Director (435) 781-3100. You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, Denver, CO, at (303) 844-5695.