Gayla Baldacci - Teacher

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Gayla Baldacci - Teacher

gayle.baldacci@fwisd.org

My name is Gayla Baldacci and I have been a special education teacher with Fort Worth ISD since August 2001 and this is my 6th year teaching at Jo Kelly School. I have been married for ten years and we live in Fort Worth. We have two children who keep us busy and active.

 "The grass may look greener on the other side but you never know what is truly going on with someone else and within their lives. Be Kind and take time to understand"

 

 Tracy Beams -Teacher Assistant

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Tracy Beams -Teacher Assistant

tracy.beams@fwisd.org

I have been married 28 years. I have 2 children and I have one Grandson. I took my first cruise in October 2016. I have worked in the school district for 19 years, and worked at Jo Kelly for 15 years.

 "Jo Kelly has the best students. I am very fortunate to be here. And I Love my Job!!"

 

 

 Michelle Black  - Teacher

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Michelle Black - Teacher

shelly.black@fwisd.org

Michelle grew up in Kansas City and came to Texas to attend TCU. She graduated in 1989 with a degree in elementary education with a specialty in special education. She was hired by FWISD and began teaching at Jo Kelly in the fall of 1989. She is married and has 1 son graduating from Trinity University in May of 2017.

" I feel blessed to be here at Jo Kelly teaching these students. Not everyone gets the chance to have their dream job"

 

 Robyn Irizarry - Teacher Assistant

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Robyn Irizarry - Teacher Assistant

robyn.irizarry@fwisd.org

Robyn joined the Jo Kelly staff in August 2014. She is a Mom to 3 sons and 1 daughter, a College Graduate, a Teacher Assistant, an Advocate for Down Syndrome, a Friend and a Child of God. Her favorite color is purple. Her favorite food is chocolate. Her hobbies include bingo, bowling and watching football...GO COWBOYS!

"Potential is not dependent upon IQ." - Special Olympics

 

 Debbie Croschere - Teacher

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Debbie Croschere - Teacher

debbie.croschere@fwisd.org

Debbie first came to Jo Kelly as a Teacher of Visually Impaired Students. After three years visiting the campus several times per week, Debbie knew she wanted to be at Jo Kelly full - time. She joined the teaching staff as an elementary teacher in the fall of 2015. Before entering the field of Special Education, Debbie owned an aerobics fitness business on the west side of Fort Worth.

" Jo Kelly is a joyful place for both teachers and students alike! To be a part of this enthusiastic staff is a privilege."

 

 Svejetlana Dragovic - Teacher Assistant

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Svejetlana Dragovic - Teacher Assistant

svejetlana.dragovic@fwisd.org

Svejetlana has worked for FWISD for 16 years. This is her third year at Jo Kelly and she loves it! She sees it as one big happy family :)

"This is not a job, this is my "Love" !!  ♥

 

 Mary McKinnie - Teacher

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Mary McKinnie - Teacher

 
This is Mary McKinnie's fifth year of teaching and her first year teaching at Jo Kelly School and in FWISD. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus in Special Education from TCU. She has volunteered at Jo Kelly since she was a child. 
She loves purple, the TCU Horned Frogs, arts and crafts, and reading. 
 
"I have always enjoyed the positive atmosphere on campus and it is a privilege to serve the kiddos and staff here.” 
 
 
 
 Treasett Horner-Davis - Teacher Assistant

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Treasett Horner-Davis - Teacher Assistant

treasett.horner-davis@fwisd.org

Treasett worked with Pat Oliver before he retired, and continues this year in room #122 with Mary McKinnie.  Glad you're here!

 Eileen Baze - Teacher Assistant

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Eileen Baze - Teacher Assistant

eileen.baze@fwisd.org

Eileen is a teacher Assistant at Jo Kelly School. She has worked for Jo Kelly for the last 21 years. She primarily worked with the elementary students for the for the first 18 wonderful years. She loves her new position as a floater where she can work with all students and staff. Eileen is a cyclist who loves gardening.

 "By Perseverance the Snail Reached the Ark!"