Meet the faculty & staff at awakening seed school

Who Will Teach My Child?

Awakening Seed teachers are experienced, highly trained education professionals who care about the well-being of future generations. They’re compassionate educators striving in a spirit of cooperation to perfect their craft and bring excellence to all learning experiences.

University professors select Awakening Seed as an observation site because of the school’s unique teaching and learning approach. Awakening Seed is the choice of many Arizona State University, Rio Salado College, and South Mountain Community College students for internships or their student teaching experience.


Administration

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Mary Glover
Director/Co-founder
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Danielle Dueppen
Assistant Director
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Bill Glover
Business and Facility Manager
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Debbie Moody
Office Manager
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Sarah Balluff
Accounts Receivable
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Priscilla Bendorovicz
After School Director

Lead Teachers

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Lyndsy Almeida
Early 3s Lead Teacher
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Mindy Bender-Webster
PreK Lead Teacher
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Lesley Chamberlain
3rd/4th Grade Lead Teacher
Krina
Krina Gobster
Toddler 1s Lead Teacher
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Deb Hopkins
Preschool 4s Lead Teacher
Jenny
Jenny Limburg
Toddler 2s Co-Lead Teacher
Brenda
Brenda Montgomery
1st/2nd Grade Lead Teacher
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Stephanie Peyton
Resource Coordinator
Kerri
Kerri Tornow
K-1 Lead Teacher
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Tatiana Vanegas
Toddler 2s Co-Lead Teacher
Kaylee
Kaylee Becher
Preschool 3s Lead Teacher

Assistant Teachers

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Hanna Beels-Barfoot
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, After School
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Lisa Gatchalian
3rd/4th Assistant Teacher, After School
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Missy Green
PreK Assistant Teacher, After School Toddlers
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Deana Hernandez
Preschool 3s Assistant Teacher
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Mary Martori
1st/2nd Assistant Teacher, After School
Helen Mendizabal
Helen Mendizabal
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, Toddler After School Lead Teacher
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Saki Nabeshima
Preschool 4s Assistant Teacher
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Kristen Ruiz
Classroom Substitute
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Yolanda Ruiz
Early 3s Assistant Teacher
Mary Vaughan
Mary Vaughan
K-1 Assistant Teacher

Specials Teachers

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Jay Cleveland
Music Teacher
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Mahaliyah Grace
PE Teacher
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Diane Hughes
Spanish Teacher

After School

Hanna B-B
Hanna Beels-Barfoot
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, After School
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Lisa Gatchalian
3rd/4th Assistant Teacher, After School
Missy
Missy Green
PreK Assistant Teacher, After School Toddlers
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Deana Hernandez
Preschool 3s Assistant Teacher
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Mary Martori
1st/2nd Assistant Teacher, After School
Helen Mendizabal
Helen Mendizabal
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, Toddler After School Lead Teacher
Mary Vaughan
Mary Vaughan
K-1 Assistant Teacher
Gavin
Gavin Anderson
After School
Emma Taylor
Emma Taylor
After School