Meet Our Faculty

The faculty and staff of Desert Cove Elementary School are committed to providing a safe, loving and supportive environment for all students.

We are proud to introduce you to our caring and knowledgeable teachers, each of whom have a keen understanding of how their students learn, and embrace the innovations and challenges of a forward-thinking curriculum.

We feel open communication is key in every student’s education, and strive to keep families informed.

JZ

Zimmerli, Joanmarie

Grades 3/4

Communication Development

CA

Aguilar, Cristina

Communication Development Para Professional

Special Education

SB

Benvenuto, Shannon

Teacher

5th Grade Teacher

AB

Bolenbach, Aimee

Specialist

Gifted

LB

Broom, Lynn

Sped Para

Support Staff

MC

Cardenas, Maria

Food Service Manager

Staff

GC

Cartwright, Gregg

Art

JC

Christensen, Jill

Aide

AC

Crider, Anita

Band Teacher

Band

SD

Dean, Susan

Instructional Coach

Support Staff

SD

Denny, Sharon

Social Worker

Support Staff

DD

Dundas, Dave

Teacher

4th Grade Teacher

MF

Ferguson, Melissa

Occupational Therapist

Staff

F

Ferraro,

NVAA - Vocal Music

Shea Middle School

Music

JF

Freed, Jennifer

Communication Development Para Professional

Communication Development

KG

Gavelda, Kathy

Teacher

3rd Grade Teacher

TH

Hair, Tyler

6th Grade Teacher

SI

Isley, Samantha

Music

KJ

Johnson, Karla

Math Specialist/Computers/STEM

Math

MJ

Johnson, Marlo

Teacher

5th Grade Teacher

KJ

Joiner, Krista

Psychologist

Support Staff

AJ

Jones, April

Duty Aide

Aide

Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Art 7
Art 7
Band 11
Dance 17
ESL 19
Health 23
Library 24
Math 25
Physical Education 26
Physical Education 26
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Communication Development 79, 80, 95
3rd Grade Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Communication Development 79, 80, 95
4th Grade Teacher 80
4th Grade Teacher 80
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
6th Grade Teacher 84
6th Grade Teacher 84
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
3rd Grade Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Communication Development 79, 80, 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Communication Development 95
Music 98
Music 98
Strings 100
Aide 101
Aide 101
Aide 101
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102