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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Danielle Dueppen
Executive Director
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Mary Glover
Founding Director/Co-founder
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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
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Krina Gobster
Toddler 1s Lead Teacher
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Deb Hopkins
Preschool 4s Lead Teacher
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Jenny Limburg
Toddler 2s Co-Lead Teacher
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Brenda Montgomery
1st/2nd Grade Lead Teacher
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Stephanie Peyton
Resource Coordinator
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Kerri Tornow
K-1 Lead Teacher
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Tatiana Vanegas
Toddler 2s Co-Lead Teacher
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Kaylee Becher
Preschool 3s Co-Lead Teacher
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Deana Hernandez
Preschool 3s Co-Teacher, After School Toddler Lead

Assistant Teachers

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Cylie Martin
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, After School
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Hanna Beels-Barfoot
Early 3s 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
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Mary Martori
1st/2nd Assistant Teacher, After School
Helen Mendizabal
Helen Mendizabal
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher
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Saki Nabeshima
Preschool 4s Assistant Teacher
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Kristen Ruiz
P. E., Classroom Substitute
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Yolanda Ruiz
Substitute Teacher
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Mary Vaughan
K-1 Assistant Teacher

Specials Teachers

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Kristen Ruiz
P. E., Classroom Substitute
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Jay Cleveland
Music Teacher
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Diane Hughes
Spanish Teacher

After School

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Ashley Ruiz
After School
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Emily Cleveland
After School
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Cylie Martin
Toddler 1s Assistant Teacher, After School
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Hanna Beels-Barfoot
Early 3s 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
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Deana Hernandez
Preschool 3s Co-Teacher, After School Toddler Lead
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Mary Martori
1st/2nd Assistant Teacher, After School
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Mary Vaughan
K-1 Assistant Teacher
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Gavin Anderson
After School