Our Staff

Douglas Elementary Staff 2021-2022

Meet Our Wonderful Staff 

Every member of the Douglas staff treats our students with care and respect. We motivate our kids as we guide them to academic and personal excellence. Douglas Elementary features some of the best teachers, staff, and volunteers in the state of Arizona! We truly have great people.

We know that communication among the school, home, and community benefits our children. By working together we improve the overall education and development of our kids. We invite you to get to know the Douglas teachers and support staff. We think they’re great - and you will too.

 Lucy Turner, Rm 7    
 Lucy Turner, Rm 7    
 Assist/IMC

Administration

Dr. Tamára McAllister, Principal
520-696-8301

Luis Blanco, Assistant Principal
520-696-8303

Teachers

*     Grade Level Chair
+    Head Teacher 

Kindergarten

Samantha Reynolds  * +
520-696-8314
Room 9

Ashley Honey
520-696-8332
Room 10

Jennifer Russell
520-696-8351
Room 11

Martha Tovar
520-696-8309
Room 12

First Grade

Cynthia Cardenas Valdez
520-696-8331
Room 5

Teresa Anguis
520-
696-8320
Room 6

Kristyn Jacobson *
520-696-8312
Room 7

 Maricela Urquidez
520-696-8313
Room 8

Second Grade

Jasmyne Laguna
520-696-8355
Room 2

 Taylor Hinrichs

520-696-8315
Room 3

Kara Myrick
520-696-8321
Room 4

Third Grade

Jillian Powers 
520-696-8318
Room 22

Sophia Neria
520-696-8310
Room 23

Ashley Switalski
520-696-8346
Room 24


Samantha Cline *
520-696-8346
Room 25

Fourth Grade

Hanne Andersen 
520-696-8341
Room 18

Annette Luna-Arroyo *
520-696-8352
Room 20

Veronica Rios
520-696-8338
Room 21

Fifth Grade

Troy Morgan *
520-696-8327
Room 16

Cora Varas-Nelson
520-696-8330
Room 17

Oziris Macias

520-696-8328
Room 19

Sixth Grade

Jaime Camero 
520-696-8337
Room 13

Ellen Villalobos

520-696-8322
Room 14
Erika Tornberg *
520-696-8325
Room 15

Other Certified 

Michelle MorseSpecial Education *
520-696-8333
Room 28

Emily BatsfordSpecial Education
520-696-8335
Room 28

Morgen Condon
Special Education
520-696-8323
Room 29

Abigail PatinellaSpeech Therapist
520-696-8848

Kenneth Urdahl , Physical Education
520-
696-8343
MPR

Katrina BleyMusic
520-696-8308
Room 30

Adam JonesOrchestra
520-696-8147
Room 32

Spencer O'KeefeBand
520-696-8297
Room 32


Claire Peterson, Title One Reading Specialist
520-696-8341
Room 26

Brie Barber , Title One Reading Specialist +
520-696-8311
Room 27

MariaBeatrice Camacho, Title One Reading Specialist 

Martinique "Tiqua" OatesSocial Worker
520-696-8349

Leslie Lopez, School Psychologist
520-696-8841

English Language Development ELD

Lydda Castro , ELD Teacher
520-696-8336 Room 1
Andrea Cruz, ELD Technician
520-696-8369

Karla Tadeo, ELD Instructional Assistant

Support Staff 

SPED Instructional Assistants

Reyna Caniglia, Special Education IA

Mary Gilchrist, Special Education IA

Title One Reading Lab Assistants

Jakelin Valadez, Title One Reading Lab Assistant Ariana Ledesma, Title One Reading Lab Assistant 

Erika Blissett, Title One Reading Lab Assistant 

TBH, Title One Reading Lab Assistant

Sitraly Valdez Ruiz, Title One Reading Lab Assistant

Kasey Downing, Title One Reading Lab Assistant

Cecilia Huss, Title One Early Literacy 

520-696-8348 

Instructional Assistants

Mimi Cardenas, Instructional Assistant

Cecilia Huss,  Instructional Assistant


Ariana Ledesma, Instructional Assistant

Kathy Aviles, Instructional Assistant

Sitraly Valdez Ruiz, Instructional Assistant

Lizeth Perez, Instructional Assistant

Other Support

Brittany Ramirez, Attendance Office Clerk  520-696-8300 
Tina McGury, Attendance Office Clerk
520-696-8300 
Kathy Aviles, IMC 520-696-8307
Maria Usher
, Health Assistant Health Office 520-696-8302
Nefertity Serna Rivera, Media Center Technician
520-696-8342
Media Center
Alicia Welborn, Computer Lab Technician  520-696-8339 Room 31
Barbara Elston-Perez, Administrative Assistant
Cecilia Huss, AM Crossing Guard
TBH, PM Crossing Guard
Maria Hurtado, Custodial Manager 520-696-8304
Maria Martinez, Night Custodian
TBH, Night Custodian

Cafeteria

Josue Mora, Cafeteria Manager
520-696-8344