Staff Directory


Mark Jiles, President

Mark Jiles, MA Ed.

President of Desert Heights Charter Schools


Neeru Verma, MA Ed.

Vice Principal


Middle School (5th-6th Grade) Team

David Blackburn

Middle School
PE Teacher

Katy Conley

Dance Teacher

Cecilia Delos Santos

Middle School
Science Teacher

Miranda Gue

Middle School Special Education Math Teacher

Olivia Gurney

5th Grade Humanities

Deborah Hendrickson

5th Grade Math Teacher

Andrew Horton

Middle School AVID Teacher

Amy Jonas

6th Grade Humanities Teacher

Casey Morrell

6th Grade Math Teacher

Taylor Nelson

Middle School PE Teacher

Marissa Robles

Middle School Technology Teacher

Cavin Schneider

Fine Arts Teacher

Linda Waymire

Fine Arts Teacher

Junior High (7th-8th Grade) Team

Akintunde Adeyemi

Special Education

Amber Brunner

7th Grade Humanities Teacher

Katy Conley

Dance Teacher

Angie Cooper

7th Grade Math Teacher

Morgan Harris

Junior High Science & Technology Teacher

Nicole Kramer

8th Grade Humanities Teacher

Andrew Horton

8th Grade PE Teacher

Taylor Nelson

 Junior High PE Teacher

Amanda Powell

Special Education Para Professional

Marissa Robles

Junior High Technology Teacher

Cavin Schneider

Fine Arts Teacher

Vesna Terzic

8th Grade Math Teacher

Linda Waymire

Fine Arts Teacher

High School (9th-12th Grade) Team

Akintunde Adeyemi

Psychology Teacher & Special Education

Katy Conley

Dance Teacher

Stefanie Haldiman

High School English Teacher

Julie Hatton

High School Chemistry & Elective Teacher

Dan Johnson

High School Science Teacher

Eric Schwandt

High School Math

Hannah Kramer

High School German Teacher

Alex Lind

High School Math & Econ/Gov Teacher

Andrew Horton

High School PE Teacher

Eirik Pontious

High School History Teacher

Cavin Schneider

Fine Arts Teacher

Stacy Tucker

High School Special Education Teacher

Linda Waymire

Fine Arts Teacher

Susana Zaragoza

High School Foreign Language Teacher

Administrative Support

Patricia Aguirre

Maintenance

Amanda Brownlow

Events Coordinator

Annie Diaz

Student Advocate
C.U.T.S Coordinator
504 Coordinator

Otilia Dominguez

Maintenance

Ruth Doyle

Health Center

Krissi Elliott

Director of Technology

Peter Hart

Technology

Cindy Jordan

Registrar
Office Manager

Percy Kincaid

Head of Security

Rafael La O’Garcia

Maintenance & Landscaping

Nicole Lewis

Special Education Coordinator

Courtney Martin

Dean of Students (7th-High School)

College & Career Advisor
Athletic Director

Michelle Robles

Accounting & Human Resources

Carolynn Shives

Office Assistant

Lawrence Vilhauer

Events/Maintenance

Yolanda Ruiz-White

Office Assistant