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Teachers & Staff

Our team of educators is completely committed to guiding our students toward success. Our teachers believe in a bright future for every student here at RMJH, and they work tirelessly to help them unlock that future. Please take a moment to become more acquainted with our talented faculty and staff, and be sure to contact them with your questions or concerns.


Andre’ Ponder
P: (928) 656.4179

Iris Gillwood
K-8 Parent Liasion
P: (928) 656.4137

Elizabeth Tallman
Secretary/Attendance Clerk
P: (928) 656.4137


Dustin Begay
K-8 Navajo Language & Culture

Laurenda Begay
7th/8th Grade Math (Long-Term Sub)

Wanda Deswood
6th Grade

Tanya Eldridge
K-8 Physical Education (Long-Term Sub)

Maribelle Harvey
Co-Lead Teacher/6th Grade

Connie Lameman
K-12 Red Mesa Campus Library

Helena Lee
7th/8th Grade ELA/Science

Alesha Tozer
Co-Lead Teacher/7th & 8th Grade Social Studies

Marie White
6th-8th Grade Reading Intervention

Support Staff

Carolene Begay
Fast ForWord Paraprofessional

Ruby Begay
6th-8th Para Grade Paraprofessional

Brenda Brady
ESS Paraprofessional