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.

CA

Aguilar, Cristina

Communication Development

Aide

CA

Atkins, Courtney

NVAA - Visual Arts

Art

SB

Benvenuto, Shannon

Teacher

5th Grade Teacher

AB

Bolenbach, Aimee

Specialist

Gifted

LB

Borland, Laura

Instructional Coach

Staff

KB

Boyett, Kitt

NVAA - Drama

Art

LB

Broom, Lynn

Sped Para

Support Staff

MC

Cardenas, Maria

Food Service Manager

Staff

JC

Christensen, Jill

Aide

KD

Deller, Keara

EL Teacher

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

Aide
Communication Development

KG

Gavelda, Kathy

Teacher

3rd Grade Teacher

SH

Hoeffken, Sara

Mascot Assistant

Staff

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

KJ

Jones, Kelli

Aide
Communication Development

Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Art 7
Art 7
Art 7
Dance 17
ESL 19
Health 23
Library 24
Math 25
Physical Education 26
Physical Education 26
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Communication Development 79, 80, 95
3rd Grade Teacher 79
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
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
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Communication Development 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Communication Development 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
3rd Grade Teacher, 4th Grade Teacher, Communication Development 79, 80, 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Communication Development 95
Music 98
Music 98
Strings 100
Aide 101
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide 101
Aide 101
Aide 101
Aide 101
Aide, Communication Development 101, 95
Aide 101
Aide 101
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102