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Favorite quote:
At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.--Barack Obama
Assignment: Teacher-Librarian
Started at MdN: 2001
Professional memberships: AzLA
Coaching or club responsibilities: Academic Decathlon Assistant Coach
Degrees: B.A. English; M.A. Curriculum and Instruction; currently working on another Masters degree from the School of Information Resources and Library Science, graduating 2011
Universities/Colleges: Brigham Young University; Arizona State University; University of Arizona
Teaching experiences: Eighteen years' experience as English teacher in Utah, Texas, and Arizona
Family Information: My favorite family role is "Grandma Beddy Yo" to four wonderful grandchildren--2 boys and 2 twin girls.
Other: I'm a jack of all trades when it comes to hobbies; I enjoy riding a scary roller coaster or attending a Shakespearian play, reading a good book or camping with my family. I just enjoy life and the new experiences each day brings.
Marcos de Niza Statistics

*School Accreditation: AdvancED / NCA
*NCLB Highly Qualified Teachers: 100%
*Enrollment: 1763
*Gifted Students: 85
*College Bound Graduates: 94%
*1 National Merit
*12 AP Courses & Exams
*18 Honors Classes
*25 Dual Enrollment courses through Rio Salado Community College
*AA & AGEC-A Degrees
*Competitive Athletics
*Stellar Fine Arts & Elective Programs
*Academic Decathlon Program
*Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business Partnership
*We the People Program



Important Contacts

Main Office: 480-838-3200
Attendance: 480-730-7659
Activities Office: 480-730-7656
Athletics Office: 480-730-7655
Guidance Office: 480-730-7630
School Nurse: 480-730-7645
Bookstore: 480-730-7640
SPED Department: 480-730-7636

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Marcos de Niza High School ● 6000 S. Lakeshore Dr. ● Tempe, AZ 85283 ● (480) 838-3200