Our Staff

The Ranch Elementary staff treats each student with care and respect. We inspire and guide our students to achieve academic and personal excellence. Ranch features some of the best teachers, staff, and volunteers in the state of Arizona!

Consistent communication between our school and your home improves the overall education and development of our kids. Please get to know your child’s teacher. When we cooperate, we provide a better education, and we create a brighter future.


Administration & Front Office

Susan Kruse
Principal
Ext: 3537
Room #108
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Debbie Mertens
Administrative Assistant
Ext: 3535
Room #115
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Marlen Avalos
Attendance/Registrar
Ext: 1602
Room #101
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Holly Hipps
Health Assistant
Ext: 3533
Room #109
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Laurie-Anna McRae
Social Worker
Ext: 1633
Room #330
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Brendan Stynes
E.C. Program Specialist
Ext: 3538
Room #116
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Kindergarten

Jennifer Chasey
Ext: 1645
Room #419
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Susan Flore
Ext: 1644
Room #418
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First

Joy Beffre
Ext: 1648
Room #422
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Meredith Hopaczylo
Ext: 1647
Room #421
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Second

Amber Gaylord
Ext: 1652
Room #426
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Paul Laporte
Ext: 1649
Room #423
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Third

Lindsay Fischer
Ext: 1623
Room #313
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Amanda Terpay
Ext: 1624
Room #314
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Fourth

Brandy Greene
Ext: 1627
Room #317
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Cheryl Landers
Ext: 1626
Room #316
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Fifth

Renee Braun
Ext: 1632
Room #323
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Diana Tabor
Ext: 1631
Room #322
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Sixth

Jackie Cross
Ext: 1628
Room #318
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Steve Frank
Ext: 1627
Room #317
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Specials & Support

Amy Alexander
Academic Coach - Math
Ext: 1634
Room #331
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Aaron Allen
Technology
Ext: 1621
Room #308
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Cassie Bates
Academic Coach - Reading
Ext: 1634
Room #331
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Beckie Black
Kindergarten Paraprofessional
Ext: 1643
Room #417
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Kate Bolton
Speech PS
Ext: 1640
Room #405
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Allyson Burton
Speech
Ext: 1640
Room #405
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Jenny Curtis
POPS
Ext: 1614
Room #130
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Philip Debons
Psychologist K - 6th
Ext: 1654
Room #331
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Heide Fajardo
Kindergarten Paraprofessional
Ext: 1646
Room #420
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Kara Flores
Resource 4th - 6th Grade
Ext: 1619
Room #319
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Elliot Gory
Psychologist - PS
Ext: 1640
Room #405
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Jamie Haugland
ELL
Ext: 1652
Room #426
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Eve Heinzelman
Resource Aide
Ext: 1642
Room #409
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Stacie Laufer
Media Center
Ext: 1618
Room #301
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Tammy Luostari
KP
Ext: 1651
Room #425
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Brenda Menendez
Inclusion Specialist
Ext: 1654
Room #331
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Cheryl Mireles
Reading Specialist
Ext: 1630
Room #321
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Keith Pennington
Orchestra
Ext: 1616
Room #207
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Christine Pirtle
Resource K - 3rd
Ext: 1642
Room #409
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Loreen Reaves
P.E.
Ext: 1617
Room #211
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Vanessa Scherer
POPS
Ext: 1613
Room #126
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Gretchen Scheurich
Speech PS
Ext: 1640
Room #405
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Brenda Septer
PT
Ext: 1655
Room #204
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Kelly Ward
Speech - Elementary
Ext: 1655
Room #333
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Food Service & Custodians

Barbara Calvert
Cafeteria Manager
Ext: 3534
Room #218
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Arthur Espinoza
Lead Night Custodian
Ext: 1653
Room #217
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Alex Urso
Building Manager
Ext: 1653
Room #217
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