Dealey Dragon Update
July 23, 2021
Message from the Principal
Dear excellent Dealey Families,
What a different July I am having this year planning for everyone to be back together here on campus. I am so excited! I have some useful information and updates that I wanted to share with you. Please continue to enjoy your summer, and I look forward to seeing you on August 12 at Meet the Teacher.
Dragons breathe fire!
New Staff Biographies
Primary (Austin’s former class)
B. S. Early Childhood Education University of Texas at Arlington
Masters in Business Administration - SMU
Texas Master Composter
Association Montessori Internationale Diploma-Principles and Practice of the Montessori Method Primary (children from 3 to 6 years)
Lumin Lindsley Park Community School
Castle Montessori Schools
Guidepost Montessori at Eldorado
Lower Elementary (Latchem’s former class)
Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ - graduated with BS in Biochemistry and minor in Early Childhood Education
Age of Montessori October 2020 ● MACTE Elementary I and II Montessori Teaching Certificate ○ Certified to teach lower and upper elementary, ages 6-12
Lower Elementary Teacher, Libertas Montessori, Memphis, TN
5th grade Teacher, Promise Academy, Memphis, TN (Teach for America)
Lower Elementary (Chandler’s former class)
Master of Education Administration, University of North Texas
Master of Elementary Education, University of North Texas
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education; George Washington University
Principal’s Certification; State of Texas, State of Michigan Elementary Education Certification; State of Texas ESL Certification; State of Texas Early Childhood Education Certification; State of Texas
Literacy Lead Coach Dallas ISD
Kindergarten Educator Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD
Gifted and Talented and Remedial Coordinator for Abu Dhabi Educational Council (ADEC), Abu Dhabi UAE: Developed and implemented the first Talented and Gifted Program at Al Mahabba
KG 1 American Academy Al Mizhar, Dubai
Elementary Educator in DISD 10+ years (Kinder- 3rd)
Upper Elementary (Gilbert’s former class)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Louisiana State University Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Educator Certificate Core Subjects EC-6 and 4-8
International Baccalaureate Trained
Coach/Facilitator • Teach For America • Las Vegas
3 rd Grade Teacher • Clark County School District • Las Vegas, NV
BFA in Theater from Texas Christian University
Marsh Middle School, Theater Director
FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT CORP, Voice Actress/Actor
MS Computer Science and Technology
Willamette University: B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science
Computer Science 8-12
Instructional Assistant Inza Wood Middle School
Camp Management Camp Pioneer, Boy Scouts of America
Field Instructor NW Regional Education Service District
Teaching Assistant University of Rochester CS Department
Updates and Information
This must be completed every year. Please visit this site for assistance or call the office between 8-4 Monday through Friday.
The schedules that you see in Powerschool have not been updated. Please understand that we are still making changes to be sure students have the courses that they need/requested and to balance the classes. The final schedules will be provided on August 12 at Meet the Teacher.
Lists are posted here. We will post lists for new elementary teachers on July 30th.
After School Programs
Champions is our vendor for after school care. Please visit this site for more information. Information about other after school activities will be available at Meet the Teacher night on August 12th.
All Community Dates (George Bannerman Dealey) are here
Playdate @ Dealey, August 7 9-11 am
Meet the Teacher @ Dealey, August 12 5-7 pm
Middle School BroomBall, August 14th 1:00-2:45 pm
First Day of School, August 16
If you would like to send some love to a staff member, please complete this form.
Mr. Mitchell, Ms. Soto and Mr. Richardson for the super shiny floors. All of the floors will be done and furniture back in rooms by Monday afternoon.
Ms. Chavez for processing all of the deliveries that we received while we were gone
Ms. Wood for sitting in on Science interviews
Ms. Testut, Ms. Ventura and Ms. Durkin for powering through Montessori training all summer long
Ms. Meinhardt for participating in the talkSTEM-If/Then Fellowship