Luann Simmons - Kindergarten RP
Hello, my name is Mrs. Simmons. I graduated from Baylor University with a Child Development and Family Life Studies degree. I obtained my teaching certification from Texas Christian University. Early Childhood is my passion! I celebrated 26 years of marriage to my husband, Jerry. My daughter, Whitleigh is a Sophomore at the University of Oklahoma. I love the color red, reading, and football.
Alejandra Torres - Kindergarten 2 way(English and Spanish)
Hello, my name is Mrs. Torres. I was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and moved to Fort Worth when I was 11 years old. I received my Bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman University. I have two kids: Stephanie 7 and Alexander 5. I love swimming and making puzzles.
Ali Sajedi-Kindergarten RP
Hello, my name is Mr. Sajedi. I love reading, going for walks, gardening and just being outdoors. I attended school in three different continents. I love teaching Early Childhood. I believe every great journey begins with the first step.
Maria Lay-1st grade ESL
Hello, my name is Maria Lay. I have 15 years’ experience in education. I have taught at DeZavala for 10 years. I am a TCU graduate. GO FROGS! I earned a BS in Early Childhood education. I also have a Master degree as a Reading Specialist. I am married to Justin and we have a 4 year old named Adriana that we completely adore. I published a poem when I was in second grade!
Luis Berzoza-1st grade-2 way(Spanish and English)
Hello, my name is Luis Berzoza and I am from Fort Worth. I went to college at UNT. This will be my fifth year teaching. I have taught Kindergarten, first, and third grade. I am a huge Texas Rangers Fan!
Elia Rodriguez-2nd grade 2 way(Spanish and English)
Hello, my name is Mrs. Rodriguez. I have been teaching for many years. I enjoy working with children. My favorite foods are tacos and enchiladas with spicy salsa! I am not creative at all but I do enjoy listening to music and dancing.
Hannah Wedel-2nd grade RP
Hello, my name is Miss Wedel. I just graduated from UNT. This is my 2nd year of teaching. I love to travel, eat good food, and do spontaneous things. My most favorite place to be is at the beach, with the sand between my toes. I am not artistic or creative but I like to imaging I am. I love to sing!
Ingriz Benitez-1st and 2nd grade (bridge class)