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Faculty & Staff

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Our dedicated and caring staff consists of many experienced teachers and support staff as well as others new to the educational professions who provide enthusiasm and fresh new ideas. The Ellsworth staff stresses growth, individual responsibility, and problem solving in a collaborative effort among students, parents, educators, and the community.

Administration and Front Office

Name     Email Ext.
Santa Dunker Principal Send E-mail 3527
Josie Carpenter Admin Assistant Send E-mail  3525
Delia Buckentin Attendance/Registrar Send E-mail  1502
Jonie  Hiesel Health Office   3523
Elfida Telles Counselor Send E-mail  3528


Name     Email
Heather Fox Kinder Prep Send E-mail
Jennifer Daniel Young Coyotes Send E-Mail
Sara Marquez Combs Kidz  


Name     Email
Carrie Eckhoff Kinder Send E-mail
Karen Berkey Kinder  
Jessica Heartz Kinder Send E-mail
Jennifer McGuire Kinder  Send E-Mail

First Grade

Name     Email
Janelle Hall 1st  
Mellisa Johnson 1st Send E-mail
Rachael Schweickert 1st Send E-mail

Second Grade

Name     Email
Ellie Hart 2nd Send E-mail
Bridget Lopez 2nd Send E-mail
Alexis Bonenberger 2nd Send E-mail

Third Grade

Name     Email
Becky Cady 3rd  
 Angela Marie Lopez 3rd  
Carrie McClure 3rd Send E-mail

Fourth Grade

Name     Email
Jamie Devriese 4th Send E-mail
Kelly Bond 4th Send E-mail
Linda Shively 4th Send E-mail

Fifth Grade

Name     Email
Diana Allred 5th Send E-mail
Chris Breyfogle 5th Send E-mail
 Michelle  Alvillar 5th  

Sixth Grade

Name     Email
Christina  Fezatte 6th  
Melissa Canton 6th Send E-mail
 Alexandra Velazquez 6th  

Structured Classes

Name   Position Email
Katherine Dyament ALS Send E-mail
 Rebecca  Welch ALS  
New   Teacher ALS  


Name   Position Email
 Daniel Velazquez PE  
Guido Lavorata Orchestra Send E-mail
 Anthony Johnny Band, 1&2 Music  
Suzana Battaglia Technology Send E-mail
Patricia Simpson Music Grds 3&4 Send E-mail

Instructional Support

Name   Position Email
Amanda Stevens SLP ALS  Send E-mail
Ashley Harris Resource 4-6 Send E-mail
Brenda Bencomo ELD Send E-mail
Christine Murphy Math Coach  Send E-mail
 Meredith Brennan Speech  
 Tanya Besaw Resource K-3  
 Brendan Stynes Prog Specialist  
 Autumn Lord Psychologist  
Lhea Carbajal Title 1 Rdg Specialist Send E-mail
    OT Send E-mail

Paraprofessionals and Support Staff

Name   Position E-Mail
 Aleah Spalding Title-1 Para-Pro   
Ashlyn Hahn Para-Pro 1-1  
Jacquelynn Solomon Resource Para Pro Send E-mail
Kaitlyn Christiansen ParaPro ALS  
 Annie Petersen ParaPro ALS  
 Nataly Pillado ParaPro ALS  
Laura Bock Para Pro ALS Send E-mail
Linda Gray Resource Para Pro Send E-mail
Lora Rael Media Center Send E-mail
Peggy Carter Para Pro ALS Send E-mail
Patricia Roy Title III Para/Crossing Send E-mail
Rose Rotsheld Resource Para Pro K-3   Send E-mail
 Julian Ruiz ParaPro ALS  
Caitlyn Sevey ParaPro ALS  
 Debra  Peterson LPN 1-1 l
Lisha Garrard NoonAide  

Food Service and Custodians

Name     E-mail Ext.
Aurelia Aguayo Custodian   1563
Richard Cassillo Lead Custodian Send E-mail 1563
Jose Sanchez Night Custodian  Send E-mail 1563
 Leo Carpenter P/T Custodian   1563
Jan Bowser Kitchen Manager  Send E-mail 3524
Nina Balestreri Cook   3524
    Food Service   3524