Meet our Treasure Hunters
Every member of the Desert Oasis staff treats our students with care and respect. We focus on inspiring students as we help them achieve academic and personal excellence. Desert Oasis Elementary features some of the best teachers, staff, and volunteers in the state of Arizona. We think you'll agree that good communication between school and home improves the overall education and development of our students. We invite you to get to know the Desert Oasis teachers and support staff. To reach one of our staff members, call (623) 533-3901 and enter the extension. Calls to classroom teachers will go to voice mail during the instructional day to minimize interruptions.
Kindergarten Preschool Julia Barkey Audra Damron Katherine Teters Breanna Rodriguez First Grade Second Grade Socorro Acosta Tim Ferrera Bridgette Booth Halezka Mullenbach Andrea Ramirez Charlotte Zapanta Third Grade Fourth Grade Joni Clowes Leida May Abaja Keala DeArmond Aaron Lodes Delores Floyd Aleksandra West-Taylor Catie Jacobs Karen Weidlein Fifth Grade Sixth Grade Minerva Castillo Eddie Escobar Flores Mayra Olivarria Anna Lesperance Elain Joy Torres Juliet Lugo Geraldine Rodriguez Christina Monroid Seventh Grade Eighth Grade John Clark Allison Diaz James Lagerman Maria Alcaraz Stephanie Shoop (website) Diana Kauffman Christopher Kelly (website)
Special Area Staff Support Staff Efrain Casillas, Band Wendy Ceja-Sanchez, Teacher Mentor Kris Goodwin, Technology /Intervention Anna Christina Celaya, Literacy Coach Brady Hazen, Physical Education Jamie Robarge, STEM Coach Mandy Fierro, STEM Alana Kopp-JAG/Counselor Eric Twardy, Art Roseanne Gonzales-Interventionist Claudia Escobar, Library Long Term Substitutes Special Education Gabriell Bittner-Grades K-5 Cynthia Cruz-Grades 6-8 Veronica Ayala-Speech