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 Socorro Acosta Audra Damron Bridget Booth Consuela Carranza First Grade Second Grade Julia Barkey Tim Ferrera Kathy Teters Halezka Mullenbach Breanna Rodriguez Charlotte Zapanta Karina Tambiga Third Grade Fourth Grade Keala DeArmond Minerva Castillo Joni Clowes Jessica Frink Delores Floyd James Lagerman Geraldine Rodriguez Fifth Grade Sixth Grade Leida May Abaja Eddie Escobar Flores Aaron Lodes Elaine Joy Torres Karen Weidlein Anna Lesperance Aleksandra West-Taylor Seventh and Eighth Grade Maria Alcaraz- Math John Clark- Language Arts Allison Diaz- Social Studies Diana Kauffman- Language Arts Christopher Kelly- Science SS Juliet Lugo- Science SS Daisy Morales- Math
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 Special Education Gabriell Bittner-Grades K-5 Cynthia Cruz-Grades 6-8 Veronica Ayala-Speech