Meet Our Faculty

The faculty and staff of Desert Trails 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.

QA

Qusay Abed

Custodian

Administration

AA

Alison Anderson

Nurse

Administration

BB

Brenda Badger

Resource

Support Staff

ZB

Zita Benjamin

Library Media Tech

Library

SB

Sheryl Beskind

Teacher

Special Education

EB

Ellen Bond

Para

Support Staff

MB

Madison Branson

Kindergarten Teacher

CB

Coach Brown

Teacher

Physical Education

AB

Angella Budolfson

SunKids

Preschool Teacher

NC

Nikki Callies

Nurse Assistant

Support Staff

MC

Melody Commisso

LFI Para

Support Staff

SC

Skyler Cordova

Psychologist

Administration

BC

Bejza Cufurovic

LFI Para

Support Staff

AD

Anna Davis

5th Grade Teacher

ND

Nicole DiMarco

Teacher

Special Education

ME

Mark Eisenstock

Duty Aide

Support Staff

SF

Sue Feller

LFI OT

Support Staff

CF

Connie Fox

SCG Pre-K AM Aide

Support Staff

Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Art 7
Band 11
Choir, Music 14, 98
6th Grade Teacher, English 84, 18
Library 24
6th Grade Teacher, Math 84, 25
Physical Education 26
6th Grade Teacher, Science, Social Studies 84, 29, 32
6th Grade Teacher, Science, Social Studies 84, 29, 32
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher 79
4th Grade Teacher 80
4th Grade Teacher 80
4th Grade Teacher 80
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
6th Grade Teacher, English 84, 18
6th Grade Teacher, Science, Social Studies 84, 29, 32
6th Grade Teacher, Math 84, 25
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Preschool Teacher 89
Preschool Teacher 89
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Electives 96
Honors 97
Choir, Music 14, 98
Strings 100