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Principal
  San Juan Mendoza Principal
Assistant Principal
  Derek Kostelecky Assistant Principal
  Laura Valdez Assistant Principal
MATHEMATICS
  Valerie Aguilar ex: 26828 8th Grade SPED Math Teacher & Study Skills
  Emily Dame ex: 26833 8th Grade Math Teacher
  Brian Gallo ex: 26840 Department Chair, 6th Grade Math
  Reyna Galopo ex: 26856 Math/Science Cross- Cat Teacher
  Jenessa Mckillip (505) 750-3409 6th Grade Math Special Education/ 6th Grade Chair
  Michelle Winklepleck ex: 26842 7th Grade Math Teacher
English LANGUAGE ARTS 
  Joseph Arellano ex: 26837 6th Grade ELA Teacher
  Carmen Clement ex: 26832 Spanish Teacher
  Elena Creamer Martinez ex: 26859 Language Arts/AVID Teacher
  Rachel Henderson ex: 26825 Athletic Director ; 8th Grade ESL/ELA/TLF
  Nivia Hurtado ex: 26834 Spanish Teacher
  Melanie Johnson ex: 26872 ELD Teacher
  Hadar Maayan ex: 26821 Gifted Teacher
  Gina Newton-yarber ex: 26843 Problem Solving, Grades 6, 7, 8
  Leila Pochop ex: 26852 6th & 7th Grade English Language Arts
Social Studies
  Jessica King ex: 26872 8th Social Studies Teacher
  Philip Morgan ex: 26830 Social Studies Teacher
  Michael Perry ex: 26851 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Science
  David Burnett ex: 26895 6th Grade Science Teacher
  Diana Farmer ex: 26898 8th Grade Science Teacher
  Dennis Linton ex: 26858 Science Teacher
  Nathanael Rugh ex: 26855 Health Teacher
  Kyle Waisanen ex: 26896 6th Grade Science
Electives
  Kimberly Allen ex: 26835 PE Teacher
  Charles Anderson ex: 26892 Guitar
  Samantha Kozlowski ex: 26881 Art Teacher
  Fines Michalski ex: 26892 Leadership Teacher
  Carolyn Steplowski ex: 26888 VBMS Electives Chair, Choir
  Thomas Trujillo ex: 26873 PE Teacher
  Cassidy Velez ex: 26826 Technology/Yearbook
  Mason Yordy ex: 26887 Band/Orchestra
Educational Assistants
  Nicholas Aragon Staff
  Bernadette Garcia Educational Assistant
  Loren Nichols Staff
  Joshua Savage Staff
  Evelyn Ventura Staff
Van Buren Falcons
Office Staff
  Annette Caine Staff
  Christy Romero Principal Secretary/Bookkeeper
COUNSELING
  Elizabeth Fenton (505) 268-3833 ex: 26810 School Counselor
  Freida Trujillo School Counselor
SPECIAL EDUCATION
  Ray Rodriguez ex: 26808 Head Special Ed Teacher
Family Center
  Concha Garcia Staff
  Amanda Carbajal ex: 26863 Community School Coordinator
Nurse
  Hannah Brownell Nurse
  Nelida Padilla Staff
Speech Language Pathologist

Mary Beth Debevec

mary.debevec@aps.edu

Librarian
  Janice Peters ex: 26875 Librarian
Student Success Center
  Mary Walsh ex: 26865 Study Skills
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