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Jason Rochester

Jason Rochester, School Administrator

Email: jrochester@ptaaschool.org

 

 

Education and Experience:  Jason Rochester is excited about starting a new school year at PTAA Mesquite Elementary. Mr. Rochester is from South Texas where he has been an educator for 14 years. His hobbies include hiking, ham radio, and creative writing.

 

Nicole Dabney

Nicole Dabney, Acting AP, 3-5th Rotation Math Teacher

Email: ndabney@ptaaschool.org

        3rd Grade Current Lesson Plan

        4th Grade Current Lesson Plan

        5th Grade Current Lesson Plan

         Google Classroom Class Codes:

         3rd Grade Math:         my5ei7v

         4th Grade Math:         apjon36

         5th Grade Math:         3ytvktp

 

Education and Experience:  Mrs. Dabney is a EC-6 Certified teacher who started teaching at the Beltline campus in 2016.  She has her Masters degree in Human Services and enjoys working with and helping children and their families.  She enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband and Labrador. 

 

Megan Anthony

Megan Anthony, Kindergarten Teacher

Email: manthony@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:         gd6jhyh

Education and Experience: Ms.Anthony graduated from Texas Women's University in 2018 with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. This is her first year teaching kindergarten with a goal to be supportive and motivate her students to be the very best they can be. She is so excited to be apart PTAA Mesquite Elementary!

 

Julieta Esquivel

Julieta Esquivel, K-5 Spanish Teacher

Email: jesquivel@ptaaschool.org

       Current Lesson Plans

      Google Classroom Classe Code:      kw425ao

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LaVerna Greenlee

LaVerna Greenlee, Second Grade Teacher

Email: lgreenlee@ptaaschool.org

           Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:     y6qobf4

Education and Experience:  Ms. Greenlee holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s of Education with a focus on teacher leadership.  She is certified as a Generalists in grades EC-8, GT and ESL certified.  This is her first year at PTAA, but comes to us with 16 years of teaching experience.  Teaching has always been her dream and passion and she wants to instill in her students a lifelong love of learning.

 

Li-Lin Huang

Li-Lin Huang, K-5 Mandarin Teacher

Email: lhuang@ptaaschool.org

        Current Lesson Plans

       Google Classroom Class Code:   ziyb3jh

Education and Experience:   Ms.Lily was born and raised in Taiwan. She earned Bachelor degree in Speech Language Pathology&Audiology and Master degree in Human Development & Early Childhood Disorders at UT Dallas. She is also a Certified Child Life Specialist.  Ms. Lily has been working with children for more than 8 years. Her passion is to create a fun and creative learning environment to promote student's developmental and educational needs.

 

 

Coach Lee, Physical Education PK-5

 Email: mlee@ptaaschool.org

           Current Lesson Plans

       

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Angela Longino

Angela Longino, 3-5th Rotations Science/Social Studies Teacher

Email: alongino@ptaaschool.org

          3rd Grade Current Lesson Plan

          4th Grade Current Lesson Plan

          5th Grade Current Lesson Plan

         Google Classroom Class Codes:

         3rd Grade Bears:           tnzp7yi

         3rd Grade Alligators:     3tv6u7f

         4th Grade Cheetahs:      jjp3uyt

         4th Grade Dolphins:       5sycnjv

         5th Grade Eagles:           5tsqgtx

         5th Grade Falcons:          imndgcp

 

Education and Experience:  I have been a resident of Mesquite for 25 years. Arriving from Louisiana in 1994 with a Lifetime Teaching Certificate. I hold a BA in Elementary Education 1-8 grade. Education has been a part of my life since 1987 when I started out as a Special Education Teacher Aide. I later gained experience as a classroom teacher in grades 1-6 departmentalized and self-contained. I served as a Technology Teacher/Campus technologist for 10 yrs. I have taught in public schools, Private, and Charter serving many diverse students. I find pleasure in molding our future leaders to be successful in life.

 

Rachel Martelle, Kindergarten Teacher

Email: rmartelle@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan ELAR

          Current Lesson Plan Math

           Current Lesson Plan Science

          Current Lesson Plan Social Studies

         Google Classroom Class Code:       gd6jhyh

Education and Experience:  Mrs. Martelle has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Saint Martin's University in Washington state. She is a Veteran  and teaching is her passion.  She has worked with young children for almost 20 years. This is her first year at PTAA and first year teaching kindergarten. She is very energetic and excited about teaching.

 

Heather McDonough

Heather McDonough, Second Grade Teacher

Email: hmcdonough@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:   fcby6eq

Education and Experience:  Ms. McDonough received her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education from Ashford University and holds Project Lead the Way STEM Certifications for Launch Curriculum. She has been teaching at the elementary school level for 9 years with this being her 6th year teaching 2nd grade. She is the mother of two and enjoys reading and cooking. Her goal for the school year is to focus on each child’s individual strengths and expand the students’ knowledge from that point while making learning enjoyable.   

 

 Janet McSparrin

Janet McSparrin, 3-5th Rotations ELAR Teacher

Email: jmcsparrin@ptaaschool.org

          3rd Grade Current Lesson Plan

          4th Grade Current Lesson Plan

          5th Grade Current Lesson Plan

Education and Experience: I am a passionate teacher with a drive for setting high expectations for myself as well as my students. I am very knowledgeable in curriculum at the elementary and middle school level and enjoy helping students achieve success in the classroom environment. am starting my 19th year and have an ESL, EC-6 Generalist and 4-8 Generalist certifications. Over the years I have taught all subjects. I also have a Master’s Degree in Education Administration which has an emphasis on curriculum development and research.  

  

Melissa Naser

Melissa Naser, Reading Recovery

Email: mnaser@ptaaschool.org

           Google Classroom Class Codes:

           1st Grade Reading Intervention:                         xxbqlfs

           2nd Grade Reading Intervention:                        wdxxkn4

           3rd Grade (Bears) Reading Intervention:           qrgh2m4

           3rd Grade (Alligators) Reading Intervention:     k5wy5nd

           4th-5th Grade Reading Intervention:                  wwbikup  

 

Education and Experience:  My name is Melissa Naser and I’m proud to say that this will be my 4th year teaching with Meadow Oaks and PTAA. My first experience teaching was way back in 1992, when I began my career as an ESL teacher in the United Arab Emirates, where over the course of 25 years, I taught levels K- grade 7, Cambridge University International Curriculum. I am passionate about learning new languages, art, nature and traveling, so during my tenure abroad, I learned extensively about other cultures’ history, art, and customs.

 

Michelle Roberts

Michelle Roberts, First Grade Teacher

Email: mroberts@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan

         Google Classroom Class Code:   q24i6s4

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Courtney Stuckey

Courtney Stuckey, Kindergarten Teacher

Email: cstuckey@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:   gd6jhyh

Education and Experience:  Mrs. Stuckey has been an educator for 29 years. Shetaught  in the Public School sytem for 24 years, Meadow Oaks Acadmey for 5 years, and this is her first year teaching at PTAA. Mrs. Stuckey graduated from the University of North Texas State with a Bachelors in Early Childhood.  She has one daughter that is a nurse in Colorado, two dogs and a loving husband that she has been married to for 31 years. She believes that kids are our future. 

 

Keri Thornton

Kerri Thornton, First Grade Teacher

Email: kthornton@ptaaschool.org

          Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:   j5mk2jz  

          

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Donna Townsend

Donna Townsend, 3-5th Grade Rotations Art

Email: dtownsend@ptaaschool.org  

          Current Lesson Plan

          Google Classroom Class Code:   ua6ixds

Education and Experience: This is Mrs. Townsend's 3rd year teaching and her first at PTAA Mesquite Elementary.  She has been married for 22 years and has 2 children.  Mrs. Townsend feels that inquiry and education opens many windows to the world.  She loves spending time with family and gardening.

 

Jeff McDonough

Jeff McDonough, 3-5 Grade Rotations STEM 

Email: jmcdonough@ptaaschool.org

            3rd Grade Current Lesson Plan

            4th Grade Current Lesson Plan

             5th Grade Current Lesson Plan

             Google Classroom Class Code:

             STEM 3-5:      uuvm74z

 

 

Christy Kile

Christy Kile, Front Office

Email: ckile@ptaaschool.org

 

 

 

Kim, Educational Aide

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