Teachers & Staff

Staff Roster

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Administration

Dana McKenzie

Dana McKenzie

Principal, Tanglewood Elementary
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Ms. McKenzie has worked as an educator and instructional leader in the public school system for 21 years. Born and raised in Santa Monica, CA, she attended California State University, Northridge. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Deaf Studies and taught in Los Angeles for several years before moving to Fort Worth in 2005. She joined FWISD and earned her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from UT Arlington in 2008. This is her eighth year in the administration at Tanglewood. She is proud to be a Tanglewood Tiger! Ms. McKenzie lives in Fort Worth with her husband, Andrew. She enjoys traveling, cooking, crossword puzzles, yoga, and spending time with her two dogs- Phillip and Alan.

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Doug Mocek

Assistant Principal
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Mr. Mocek is in his 14th year as an educator in FWISD. He taught 5th grade for seven years and has been an assistant principal for six years. Born and raised in Fort Worth, Mr. Mocek graduated from Texas Tech University in 2005 with a B.A. in Public Relations and received his master's degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M Commerce in 2013. This is his fifth year as an assistant principal at Tanglewood. Mr. Mocek loves spending time with his two children, Mary (6) and Ryan (5). Mr. Mocek enjoys sports, is a huge Texas Tech and Texas Rangers fan, and likes to dove hunt and fish.

Teachers

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Stephanie Plotner

PRE-Kindergarten
Room 107
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Carol Buchanan

PRE-Kindergarten Assistant
Room 107
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Hannah Severson

PRE-Kindergarten
Room 106
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Briana Ray

PRE-Kindergarten Assistant
Room 106
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Meredeth Belew

Kindergarten
Room 103
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Anthony Deschaine

Kindergarten
Room 105
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Amanda Sullivan

Kindergarten
Room 102
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Sandi Martin

Kindergarten
Room 107
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Mandy Johnston

1st Grade
Room 111
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Glenna Cleworth

Glenna Cleworth

1st Grade
Room 112
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Christine Feldman

1st Grade
Room 110
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Tamara Garsek

Tamara Garsek

1st Grade
Room 109
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Keith Hill

2nd Grade
Room 114
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Stephanie Wellman

Stephanie Wellman

2nd Grade
Room 116
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Missy Wagman

2nd Grade
Room 120
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Andria Dotson

2nd Grade
Room 118
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Della Ray

3rd Grade
Room 217
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Susan Howard

3rd Grade
Room 204
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Brooke Fitch

3rd Grade
Room 218
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Erin Doll

3rd Grade
Room 203
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Kristen Morrison

Kristen Morrison

4th Grade
Room 207
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Curtis Boerner

Curtis Boerner

4th Grade
Room 208
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Keri Worden

Keri Worden

4th Grade
Room 206
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Molly Schaefer

4th Grade
Room 205
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Kimm Payne

5th Grade
Room 209
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Sheri Dewar

5th Grade
Room 211
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Michael Stephens

Michael Stephens

5th Grade
Room 210
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Specials Teachers

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Gayle Record

Art
Room 212
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Meredith Bowman

P.E.
Gym & Room 405
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Jennifer Eldridge

Music
Room 101
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Faculty and Staff

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Alex Williams

Safety & Security
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Lindsey Castro

Counselor

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Kristi Taylor

Secretary
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Jennifer Harper

Office Assistant
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Kriste Wolfe

Librarian
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Jennifer Hill

Jennifer Hill

Assistant Librarian
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Claudia Casas

Claudia Casas

Inclusion
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Taylor Cavazos

Nurse
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Amy Tomme

DYSLEXIA TEACHER
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Emma Anderson

Speech
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Theresa Anderson

Diagnostician
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