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Claudia Carroll

CLAUDIA CARROLL TEACHING AND CREATIVE BIO  8.9.22 “An Adventure: the Quest to Teach.”               Until I was thirteen, my life was about reading, drawing and pretending, climbing into a tree and waiting for “the prince” to rescue me. My mother had passed away when I was six, and my sister and I lived, for nearly three years in various situations, and with relatives, a street over, in the small, rural, California orange orchards town, not far from the ocean. There were no books then, just playing Batman and Robin with my cousins, falling off the back of Red, the horse, […]

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Deborah Anglada

HOLA!      My name is Deborah Anglada. My maternal family; I am the granddaughter of Francisco and Mabel Duran. And daughter of the late Theodore and Adelina Gonzales. My father was a baker,  chef and a Korean veteran. My grandmother Mabel was a seamstress. And my grandfather worked in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico during our childhood.  My paternal grandparents on my father’s side also taught me Spanish as our first language. I have one brother, and two sisters. I am a widow, my husband passed  two years ago to a blood Cancer and battled […]

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Alison Haney

Alison Haney has called Taos home for over a decade and is thrilled to serve the community as an educator at TISA.  After earning a Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of South Carolina, Alison completed a Master of Education at Eastern New Mexico University.  She is endorsed in science, social studies, and visual arts.  Bringing a great love of learning and the natural sciences to the classroom, Alison acknowledges the uniqueness of each individual and is dedicated to participating in transformative educational experiences that celebrate divergent thinking, creativity, and perseverance.  One of Alison’s main goals in the coming […]

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Susan Consolloy, PT

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Miguel Santistevan

Miguel Santistevan is a Middle School Math Teacher at Taos Integrated School of the Arts. He has taught for 9 years in the Public Schools and has also taught classes for UNM-Taos and Northern New Mexico College. He has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biology and Agriculture Ecology and certifications in Permaculture and ZERI design. His research interests are in the adaptation of crops and traditional acequia-irrigated and dryland agricultural systems of the Upper Rio Grande and Sangre de Cristo mountains over which he has written many articles and given many presentations including the Bioneers, the Green Festival, and the […]

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Tomasita Tedesco, OT

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Suzanne Wilson, Reading

   Suzanne Wilson is certified as a Dyslexia Therapist, trained at the Multisensory Language Training Institute of NM. She is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council and the International Dyslexia Association. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Boston University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of New Mexico. She has New Mexico State Licensure: Level Two Professional Pre-K-12; Specialty Area License with Endorsement in Reading, Visual Arts and Modern and Classical Languages. Since 2013, Suzanne has worked as a Reading Intervention Specialist at Taos Integrated School for the Arts (TISA), teaching students who […]

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Audrey Martinez

I got my Bachelor’s Degree from Fort Lewis College where I decided to go into education. After teaching grades 3-5 for seven years, I decided to pursue a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Helping students and families in Special Education has become my passion. I’ve been fortunate to be part of the Special Education team at Pojoaque Valley Schools, the Georgetown School District in South Carolina, and I’m excited to return to TISA where I started my Special Education journey. I love traveling, camping, rafting, reading, drawing, dancing in my Pueblo, and spending time with my fiance and our two dogs.  Contact […]

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Gina Gargone

Gina Gargone is pleased to be part of the TISA family as the middle school science teacher. In previous years Gina worked with TISA teaching theater to grades K-8. Gina has always had a love for the outdoors and the natural world. She has a bachelor’s in theater with a background in Marine Biology and Botany. Gina brings her extreme enthusiasm, love of the scientific method (experiment and document!), and her understanding of the importance of integrating the arts with all learning disciplines into the classroom with her every day. Parents and students alike are encouraged to reach out to her at gina@tisataos.org.   Contact me at: gina@tisataos.org Blog […]

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Sally Greywolf

Raised in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, Sally earned a BA in Education from Prescott College, graduated with honors from the University of Northern Colorado with a MA in Special Education, & acquired Level III NM teaching licenses in K-8 elementary educcation & preK-12 special education, with endorsements in TESOL/gifted education. Sally spent time as a SPED teacher with Questa HS, worked in an Appalachian school facility for adjudicated teens, served as an English teacher in China, volunteered in England, led elephants/cooked on jungle treks in Thailand, operated a home-based pottery business, and spent countless hours astride a horse, working […]

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