Faculty Members

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 communications@desertskycommunityschool.org to see the instructors’ resumes.

Early Childhood

♥ Kindergarten Lead Teacher –  Nicholas Budwine

♥ Kindergarten Teacher’s Aide – Jacqueline Murillo

Grades Faculty

♥ Grade 1/2 Teacher  – Celina Jaramillo

Grade 3/4/5 Teacher–Dustin Earls

Specialty & Subject Teachers

♦ Handwork Teacher — Ms. Zoraida Gonzalez 

♦ In-house substitute — Perla Valdez

♦ Student Services Teacher – Ms. Kathi Lucey Ed.S.

Ms. Kathy Lucey

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.