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.

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Abed, Qusay

Custodian

Support Staff

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Badger, Brenda

Resource Para

Support Staff

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Benjamin, Zita

Library Media Tech

Library

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Beskind, Sheryl

LFI Kindergarten - 3rd

Special Education

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Branson, Madison

1st Grade Teacher

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Brown, Coach

Teacher

Physical Education

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Callies, Nikki

Nurse Assistant

Support Staff

CC

Conrad, Chloe

SLP Contract

Support Staff

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Cook, Brenna

3rd Grade Teacher

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Cordova, Skyler

Psychologist

Administration

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DiMarco, Nicole

LFI 3rd-6th Grade

Special Education

AE

Ellis, Alicia

Resource Teacher

Special Education

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Frank, Eryn

Teacher

Honors

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Galvan, Didi

Pre-K Para

Support Staff

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Gentry, Summer

4th Grade Teacher

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Green, Marla

SCG Pre-K Para

Support Staff

MH

Hupp, Millicent

LFI Para

Support Staff

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Johnson, Natalie

Speech Path

Support Staff

DJ

Jones, Devyn

LFI Speech

Support Staff

Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Administration 5
Art 7
Band 11
Choir, Music 14, 98
Health 23
Health 23
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
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
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
6th Grade Teacher, Science, Social Studies 84, 29, 32
6th Grade Teacher, Math 84, 25
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted 86
Gifted, Preschool Teacher 86, 89
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Gifted, Preschool Teacher 86, 89
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
Support Staff 90
Honors 97
Choir, Music 14, 98
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Counseling 158