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Adams Traditional Academy | April 23, 2018

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Our Team

Meet the people who make ATA great!


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Leadership | Kindergarten Enrichment | Kindergarten | First Grade | Second Grade | Third Grade | Fourth Grade | Fifth Grade | Sixth Grade | Seventh and Eighth Grades | Special Areas | Support Staff |

Leadership

Dr. Oates

Dr. Oates

Principal

Mrs. Schorer

Mrs. Schorer

Assistant Principal

Kindergarten Enrichment

Mrs. Chesher

Mrs. Chesher

Teacher

Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 4 years
Number of Years Teaching: 2.5 years

Mrs. Junker

Mrs. Junker

Teacher

Mrs. Wright

Mrs. Wright

Teacher

Kindergarten

Mrs. Bringhurst

Mrs. Bringhurst

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 3 years
Number of Years Teaching: 12 years

Educational Background
B.S. in Family Social Science/Public Health
M.ED. in Education
AZ Secondary Certified Teacher
Spalding Certified Teacher
CA Multiple Subject Teacher Credential

Mrs. Leis

Mrs. Leis

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2nd year
Number of Years Teaching: 6 years

Educational Background
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education

Mrs. Rogers

Mrs. Rogers

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 4 years
Number of Years Teaching: 7 years

Educational Background
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, English emphasis
B.A. in International Studies with a minor in French
Spalding Certified Teacher

First Grade

Miss Aaronson

Miss Aaronson

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 14 years

Educational Background
Associates Degree, Somerset County College, 1983
B.S., U.S.F. in Tampa, 1986
Standard Elementary Education K-8 Teacher Certificate
SEI K-12 Endorsement

Mrs. Bjerkestrand

Mrs. Bjerkestrand

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 14 years

Educational Background
Elementary Education

Miss Welch

Miss Welch

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 year
Number of Years Teaching: 4 years

Educational Background
Bachelors Degree, Elementary Education
Illinois Teaching Certificate

Ms.  Englehart

Ms. Englehart

Teacher

Second Grade

Ms. Hveem

Ms. Hveem

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 5 years
Number of Years Teaching: 5 years

Educational Background
B.S. in Elementary Education
Spalding Certified Teacher

Mrs. Raper

Mrs. Raper

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 5 years

Educational Background
Bachelor’s Degree, Elementary Education
Master’s Degree, Teaching

Mrs. Norton

Mrs. Norton

Teacher

Mrs. Derdivanis

Mrs. Derdivanis

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2nd year
Number of Years Teaching: 21 years

Educational Background
Liberal Arts Degree
B.S. Elementary Education
Gifted Endorsement

Third Grade

Ms. Coates

Ms. Coates

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2nd year
Number of Years Teaching: 9 years

Educational Background
B.A. Elementary Education (English as a Second Language)

Mrs. Mariani

Mrs. Mariani

Teacher

Mrs. Davis

Mrs. Davis

Teacher

Ms. Brooks

Ms. Brooks

Teacher

Fourth Grade

Mr. Beckham

Mr. Beckham

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 3 years
Number of Years Teaching: 3 years

Educational Background
B.A. in International Affairs, Magna Cum Laude
Post Baccalaureate Teaching Certification

Miss Behm

Miss Behm

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2nd year
Number of Years Teaching: 5 years

Educational Background
Bachelor’s of Teaching

Mrs. Noffz

Mrs. Noffz

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 8 years
Number of Years Teaching: 11 years

Educational Background
Bachelors Degree, Elementary Education
SEI Certification
Spalding Certified Teacher

Miss Couse

Miss Couse

Teacher

Fifth Grade

Mr. Coley

Mr. Coley

Teacher/ Curriculum Specialist

Mr. Daniels

Mr. Daniels

Teacher

Mr. Seeliger

Mr. Seeliger

Teacher

Sixth Grade

Mr. Freeman

Mr. Freeman

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 6 years
Number of Years Teaching: 6 years

Educational Background
B.A. in Business Administration
B.A. in Pastoral Ministry

Mrs. Beauford

Mrs. Beauford

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 2 years

Educational Background
B.S., Elementary Education and Special Education
Paralegal Certificate

Mrs. Mullowney

Mrs. Mullowney

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 3 years

Educational Background
B.A. in English
M.A. in English Literature
TEFL, 2015
VLT Certificate, 2015

Seventh and Eighth Grades

Mr. Fakler

Mr. Fakler

Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 2 years
Number of Years Teaching: 2 years

Educational Background
Bachelor of Science, Biology

Mrs. Larance

Mrs. Larance

Teacher

Mrs. Kothandapani

Mrs. Kothandapani

Teacher

Mr. Levandoski

Mr. Levandoski

Teacher

Special Areas

Ms. Hoag

Ms. Hoag

Music Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 3 years
Number of Years Teaching: 3 years

Educational Background
Bachelor’s in Music Education
K-12 Music Education Certification

Mr. Johnson

Mr. Johnson

P.E. Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 8 years
Number of Years Teaching: 8 years

Educational Background
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education

Mrs. Lusson

Mrs. Lusson

Technology Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 3 years
Number of Years Teaching: 6 ½ years

Educational Background
B.S. in Elementary Education
M.A. Education, Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. Education, Administration, and Supervision

Dr. Brett

Dr. Brett

Art Teacher

Support Staff

Ms. Peterson

Ms. Peterson

Special Education Teacher

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 3 years
Number of Years Teaching: 3 years

Educational Background
Bachelors Degree, Special Education, Western Governors University

Mrs. Fulmer

Mrs. Fulmer

Reading Specialist

Highly Qualified: Yes AZ Certified: Yes
Number of years at Adams Traditional Academy: 7 years
Number of Years Teaching: 14 years

Educational Background
B.S. in Elementary Education
Reading Specialist – Early Childhood – English Language
Certified Spalding Teacher and Instructor