Karen Hughes, Principal |
Arizona Principal Certificate; Masters in Educational Leadership, with distinction, Northern Arizona University; Bachelors of Arts in K-8 Elementary Education/ESL, graduated suma cum laude, Arizona State University | Yavapai County Education Foundation K-3 Teacher of the Year, 2012


Amy Engisch |
MA, Northern Arizona University; BA, Arizona State University West; Highly Qualified, SEI Endorsement, Reading Endorsement, Early Childhood Endorsement

Larnell Sawyer |
Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Northern Arizona University; Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, University of Arizona; Highly qualified; Reading endorsement, early childhood endorsement and SEI endorsement | 2015 Yavapai County Teacher of the Year; 2009 Teacher of the Year Nominee


Nicole Larson |

First Grade

Carrie Sifuentes |
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, City University, Seattle; Highly Qualified, Structured English Immersion and Early Childhood Endorsements

Emily Thomas |
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, graduated Summa Cum Laude, Northern Arizona University; SEI Endorsement

Second Grade

Becki Brown |
B.S. in Elementary Education, with a content emphasis in Art, Northern Arizona University

Kim Dillon |
MA, University of Phoenix; BA, Arizona State University; Highly Qualified, Early Childhood Endorsement and SEI Endorsement

Third Grade

Tabitha King | 

Ashlee Page |
BS in Elementary Education, with a content emphasis in Science, Northern Arizona University

Fourth Grade

Sarah Broderick |
M.Ed. in Reading Education, California State University, Fullerton, CA; BA in English, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Elementary Teacher Certification, Pima C.C., Tucson, AZ

Jennifer Griffith |
BA in Art History, Arizona State University; Post-graduate work, Elementary Teaching Certification, Northern Arizona University; currently pursuing Masters in Elementary Education

Special Area

Ellen Anderson, Title 1 Reading |
Title 1 Reading Specialist | BS in Education, Northern Arizona University; Highly Qualified, Reading Endorsement, Early Childhood Endorsement, and SEI Endorsement; Certified Screener for Irlen Syndrome

Norma Bauer |
Title 1 Math Interventionist | BA and Teacher Training, California Lutheran College; Early Childhood Endorsement; SEI endorsement

Heather Buchanan |

Christine Dean |
Art | MA in Fine Arts-Highest honors for senior thesis; BS in Art Education; AAS in Advertising Art and Design; Highly Qualified and SEI endorsed | Yavapai County Teacher of the Year, 2006, cross-grades category

Marianne Hamilton |
Title 1 Reading Specialist | MA, California State University Chico; BA, California State University Sacramento; Highly Qualified, SEI Endorsement, Reading Endorsement | Barton Reading and Spelling Coordinator, Certified Screener for Irlen Syndrome

Barney Logan |
Physical Education | B.A.E. in Phys. Ed.; Masters in Secondary Ed., with a Minor in Exercise Physiology

Sandy Lutz |
Music | BS in Elementary Ed with an emphasis in Art Education; Highly Qualified in Social Studies and SEI endorsed

Jenni McClearn-Beaver |
21st Century Grant, Site Coordinator (CLUBS) | Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, content emphasis in English, summa cum laude, NAU; Golden Axe Award Recipient 2010; Highly jenni.mcclearnbeaver@prescottschools.comQualified, Structured English Immersion Endorsement; Associates of Arts, Yavapai College

Karen Sampson |
Gifted Ed Coordinator/Teacher | BA Liberal Studies Minor in Spanish, Teaching Credential San Jose State University, CA; Early Childhood Ed Endorsement, SEI Endorsement, Gifted Endorsement | 2000 Educator of the Year El Camino Academy, Bogota, Colombia; 2014 Yavapai County Teacher of the Year PreK-3rd grade; 2015 AEF Nominee Arizona Teacher of the Year

Susan Thomas |
Resource | BA Psychology, Arizona State University; Rio Salado Teacher Program Graduate; Certified Cross-Categorical K-12 | Certified Social Worker for 21 years prior to Teacher Certification

Paula Turk | ­
Health Aide­


Georgia Benyk |

Ann Chavez, MSW, LCSW |
District Elementary Social Worker | Masters degree in Social Work, Arizona State University; Bachelors degree in Social Work, Arizona State University; Licensed with the state of Arizona

Tracey Frederiksen |
District Clinical Counselor | Masters in Counseling, with honors, University of Phoenix; Licensed with the State of Arizona; Nationally Certified Counselor | Award for “Changing the Lives of Indian People” from the Gila River Tribal Council

Joy Glick |
Speech-Language Pathologist | Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology, Northern Arizona University; Nationally Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) (CCC-SLP); Licensed in the State of Arizona with the Dept of Education and Dept of Health; Award for Continuing Education (ACE) by the Continuing Education Board of ASHA (July 2015); 32 years of experience in the school setting – Areas of emphasis – Child Language, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Phonological Disorders, Articulation

Lisa Hosking |
Instructional Coach | BA in English, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Single Subject Certificate in English with Middle School and Elementary School Endorsements; Certified Classroom Instruction That Works trainer

Laurie Knutsen |
Occupational Therapist | Masters degree in Special Education from the  University of Alaska; BS in Occupational Therapy, Boston University;  Experience of nearly 30 years in Alaska and Idaho