Gayla Baldacci

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Gayla Baldacci

Elementary Education - Teacher

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

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Tracy Beams

Assistant to Gayle - Elementary Education

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

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Michelle Black

Elementary Education - Teacher

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

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Robyn Irizarry

Assistant to Shelly - Elementary Education

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

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Debbie Croschere

Elementary Education - Teacher

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

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Svejetlana Dragovic

Assistant to Debbie - Elementary Education

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

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Mary McKinnie

My name is Mary McKinnie and this school year is my fifth year of teaching. This is my first year teaching at Jo Kelly School and in FWISD. I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus in Special Education from TCU. I love purple, TCU Horned Frogs, arts and crafts, and reading. My favorite drink is sweet tea and my favorite food is chocolate.
 
“I have volunteered at Jo Kelly since I was a child. I have always enjoyed the positive atmosphere on campus and it is a privilege to serve the kiddos and staff here.”
 Treasett Horner-Davis

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Treasett Horner-Davis

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