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Artesia Park Junior High School

Meet Our Wonderful Staff

At our core, we are dedicated to developing the next generation into being the best it can be. We are happy to say that we are able to achieve this every year because of our wonderful staff who not only love to teach but also enjoy creating and maintaining lasting relationships with their students.

Group photo of the staff members

Administration

Chanda Crandall

Chanda Crandall
Principal
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Matt Conn

Matt Conn
Assistant Principal
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Lena Bustamante

Lena Bustamante
Academic Counselor
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Dena Nelson

Dena Nelson
Social Worker
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Brenda Ortega

Brenda Ortega
Secretary
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Jennifer Houghtaling

Jennifer Houghtaling
Registrar
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Teachers

Erin Allen

Erin Allen
9th Grade Science/Biology
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Becky Argo

Becky Argo
8th Grade Math
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Madisyn Asbury

Madisyn Asbury
8th Grade English
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Dusty Bean

Dusty Bean
Health
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Kambrey Blakey

Kambrey Blakey
8th Grade Science
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Sherrie Bratcher

Sherrie Bratcher
8th/9th Grade English
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Kelli Bush

Kelli Bush
9th Grade English
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Elizabeth Clough

Elizabeth Clough
8th Grade English
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Brandi Cox

Brandi Cox
Art
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Sonya Delgado

Sonya Delgado
Special Education
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Jennifer Duff

Jennifer Duff
Library/Photography/Annual
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Elisabet Edwards

Elisabet Edwards
Special Education
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Haley Ellett

Haley Ellett
8th Grade Ag/Science
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Gwenna Garrard

Gwenna Garrard
Special Education
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Jhordan Granger

Jhordan Granger
Choir
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Terra Greer

Terra Greer
8th/9th Grade History
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Debra Hope

Debra Hope
Typing/Data Processing
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Kris Johnson

Kris Johnson
9th Grade Science/Biology
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Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson
9th Grade NM History
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John Kelly

John Kelly
9th Grade Math
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John Kennedy

John Kennedy
Band
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Victoria Kidd

Victoria Kidd
8th/9th Grade Math
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Mandi Lewallen

Mandi Lewallen
8th/9th Grade P.E. & Weights
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Vanessa Lopez

Vanessa Lopez
8/9 Math
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Ashley Mason

Ashley Mason
8th/9th Grade Science
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Misty McSpadden

Misty McSpadden
Special Education
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Derek Montoya

Derek Montoya
8/9 Math
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Amy Morrison

Amy Morrison
9th Grade Math
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Susie Parker

Susie Parker
Choir
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Candace Pollard

Candace Pollard
8th Grade History
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Katrina Pytel

Katrina Pytel
8th Grade History
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Haley Riggs

Haley Riggs
8th/9th Grade English
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Chris Saxon

Chris Saxon
P.E. & Weights
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Cory Saxon

Cory Saxon
8th Grade Science
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Monica Simer

Monica Simer
Driver's Education
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Glenn Trammell

Glenn Trammell
8/9 Woodworking
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Sarah Tupou

Sarah Tupou
Special Education
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Mark Williams

Mark Williams
Special Education
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Tejay Zuniga

Tejay Zuniga
Special Education
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Support Staff

Elvis Acosta

Elvis Acosta
ISS
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Wendy Butcher

Wendy Butcher
Library Assistant
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Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell
Instructional Assistant
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Laura Flores Castro

Laura Flores Castro
Custodian
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Melissa Fuentes

Melissa Fuentes
Nurse Assistant
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Thomas Hunt

Thomas Hunt
IT Support
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Sarah Kidd

Sarah Kidd
Custodian
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Jeff Letcher

Jeff Letcher
School Resource Officer
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Perla Salinas

Perla Salinas
Custodian
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