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Bob Chochola

Middle School Education - Teacher

Bob Chochola has been a teacher on the Jo Kelly staff since August of 2015. He began his teaching career with Fort Worth ISD as a substitute teacher in 2007. Bob's first year as a full time teacher for students with special needs was at Forest Oak Middle School in 2010. Bob moved-on to Daggett Middle School (2011-2015), where he continued to teach students with special needs and served there as the Special Education Department Chairman and PLC Team Leader for two years.

Prior to 2007, Bob worked in network television as a writer, producer, and editor for twenty years ( CBS, FOX, ABC, independent production, music videos, and travel-related films). He is also a published writer and photographer and has been a professional musician for more than thirty years. Bob has a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from Columbia College and a Master's Degree in Journalism from Roosevelt University, both in Chicago.

"Teaching special needs students has been a call to service for me and I approach it every day with the gratitude and humility it deserves. The opportunity to serve students and their families at Jo Kelly School is an honor and a privilege. I look forward to these new challenges always."

 

 Theresa Mack

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Theresa Mack

Assistant to Bob - Middle School Education

Theresa loves working with her kids at Jo Kelly. She has been with the Jo Kelly Staff since 2000 and has thoroughly enjoyed herself working with the kids!

"Jo Kelly Kids are the best; There are days you will laugh and days you might cry, but most of all, you give them love! And they will give it back to you!"

 

 Traci Christoffersen

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Traci Christoffersen

Middle School Education - Teacher

Traci came to the Jo Kelly Campus the 2011-2012 school year. The previous nine years, Traci taught and was the Lead Special Education Teacher at Leonard Sixth Grade Center. She taught Resource Math, Inclusion Math and Content Mastery. The year before going to Leonard 6th, she taught pull-out Resource Math and English to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders at George C. Clark. Before starting her career as a teacher she was a General Manager for a staffing company.

" I enjoy the various challenges that teaching at Jo Kelly gives me."

 

 Wandra Ferguson

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Wandra Ferguson

Assistant to Traci - Middle School Education

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Sherri Merchant

Middle School Education - Teacher

 

Sherri joined the Jo Kelly School in 2013. For her it has been a true blessing working here. She loves her students with all her heart. She began working in SPED in 2001 and each year since then has been a blessing.

"I love to look back at all the doors that God opened that led me to Jo Kelly! :) "

"Be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody! Don't change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you!"

 

 Faye Batty

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Faye Batty

Assistant to Sherri - Middle School Education

Faye is a fun loving person. She has been at Jo Kelly for 5 years. 

When asked what she likes to tell others, she replies " Take one day at a time"!

 

 

 Kathryn Robair

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Kathryn Robair

Middle School Education - Teacher

Kathryn has been a middle school teacher at Jo Kelly for seven years. Prior to teaching, she worked as a crisis interventionist.

 

"Jo Kelly is a great school and I couldn't be happier to be a part of this family"

 

 

 Kathedral Johnson

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Kathedral Johnson

Assistant to Kathryn - Middle School

My name is Kathedral Johnson and I have been a teacher assistant at Jo Kelly for 5 years. Before working at Jo Kelly I was a Pre-K and P.E.. Assistant at Alvarado I.S.D. After that I became a Pharmacy Tech. at CVS pharmacy. Then, I ended up at Jo Kelly! I have 3 wonderful and talented boys ages 13, 11, and 6. We all love basketball, going to Six Flags and bowling. My goal is to finish my degree and become a teacher.

 

"I feel very blessed about having the opportunity to wok at Jo Kelly. Jo Kelly School is awesome and I love working here!"