Parents’ Right to Know – Teacher Qualifications
Information about the education and relevant experience of each teacher is available, upon request. Please contact the school office at firstname.lastname@example.org to see the instructors’ resumes.
♥ Kindergarten Lead Teacher – Ms. Zoraida Gonzalez
♥ Kindergarten Teacher’s Aide – Ms. Celina Jaramillo
♥ Grade 1/2 Teacher – Ms. Stefanie Cooke
♥ Grade 3/4/5 Teacher & Spanish Teacher – Ms. Maria Teresa Cardenas
Specialty & Subject Teachers
♦ Gardener — Ms. Heidi Hawkins (weekends)
♦ Violin Teacher – Ms. Ann Weaver
♦ Handwork Teacher — Ms. Zoraida Gonzalez
♦ Writing Teacher / In-house substitute — Mr. Bobby Carlson
♦ Breakfast Server / In-house substitute / Teacher’s Aide — Ms. Janele Bay
♦ Circus Teacher — Ms. Katherine Tesch & Britney Shufelt from Circus Academy of Tucson
♦ Support for the Deaf — Ms. Kelly Koss of ASDB
♦ Speech Therapist — Ms. Susan Krantz
Susan has lived and worked in Tucson for several years. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Disorders and a Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology; both from the University of Utah. Her rapport with the students is amazing, and the students she works with make great strides in their learning and education!
♦ Student Services Teacher – Ms. Kathi Lucey Ed.S.
Ms. Kathi is a Reading Specialist and Special Education teacher at DSCS. She has been teaching and DSCS for 10+ years!
Ms. Kathi’s degree and endorsements are in Special Education, Reading, Learning Disabilities, and English as a second language (ESL). She received her graduate training from the University of Arizona. Her hobbies are swimming and dancing. Ms. Kathi is also a musician and vocalist. She performs locally in concerts such as the Tucson Meet Yourself.