Success at Down Syndrome Academy is due in large part to the teaching team. To be able to educate six levels of development requires training and experience. We are so pleased to offer our students a top notch group of teachers, who really make a true difference.


Calista Boyd, Reading and Science
Bert Castillo, Vocational Job Coach
Mary Kay Fendel, Math and Library
Darryl Hughes, Physical Education
Mary Helen Lopez, Talk Tools (speech therapy)
Melanie Parrish, Music
Clyde Smith, Social Skills
Rosa Treviño, Nutrition

Teacher Aides

Ruby Briones
Terra Beasley
Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez
Rosalinda Sanchez