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Tolleson Union
High School District

Our Teaching and Learning Department

The Teaching and Learning Department assists all schools and teachers with course alignments, course assessments, and staff development. We address all areas dealing with student learning and assessment. If you have any questions for our office, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Our Services

Our services include the following:

Contact Our Department

Amy Hill
Program Coordinator
(623) 478.4059
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Madge Carver
Program Coordinator
(623) 478.4065
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Denise Arce
Administrative Assistant
(623) 478.4055
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Yvette Aragon
Administrative Assistant
(623) 478.4057
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Wendy Barrie
Director of Special Services
(623) 478.4058
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John Speer
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
(623) 478.4022
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Traci Waling
Admin. Assistant to Assistant Superintendent
(623) 478.4023
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Beth Udisky
District Prevention Coordinator
(623) 478.4020
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Claudia Ornelas
Admin. Assistant, English Acquisition Program
(623) 478.4029
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Robin York
English Acquisition Program Coordinator
(623) 478.4025
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Debbie McKintosh
Director of Career and Technical Education
(623) 478.4062
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Sandra Toothaker
Student Support Analyst, Career & Technical Ed.
(623) 478.4074
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Candelaria Martinez
Student Support Analyst, Career & Technical Ed.
(623) 478.4064
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Vickie Landis
Director of Curriculum & Instruction
(623) 478.4012
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Dalia Ontiveros
Admin. Asst. to Curriculum & Instruction
(623) 478.4013
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Felipe Baez, PhD
Instructional Leadership Coord Literacy/Reading
(623) 478.4032
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Michelle Keanini
Administrative Assistant, Literacy/Reading
(623) 478.4021
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Tara Suggs
Instructional Leadership Coord English/Soc Studies
(623) 478.4039
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Kim Baerwald
Instructional Leadership Coord Math/Science
(623) 478.4026
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Literacy Coach
(623) 478.4238

Jeff Carter
Math Coach
(623) 474.7717
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Casaundra Squelch
Copper Canyon Mentor
(623) 478.4826
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Liza Lawson
La Joya Community Mentor
(623) 478.4528
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Elizabeth Sgrillo
Sierra Linda High School Mentor
(623) 474.4553
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Jeff Eccles
Tolleson Union/University High School Mentor
(623) 478.4365
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Teri Thomsen
Westview High School Mentor
(623) 478.4629
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Jeff Newman
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
(623) 478. 4152
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Enrollment and Schedule Pick Up

Please note the following student walk-through enrollment/schedule pick up dates:

  • Friday, July 28 – Grade 12

  • Monday, July 31 – Grades 10 and 11

  • Tuesday, August 1 – Grade 9