LFPA Warner Staff

Administrative Staff

Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: amoncibaez@lfapa.org

Biography:

I began my career as an educator in 1992.  I earned a B.A in Sociology from the University of Arizona in 1992, a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University in 1997, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership with distinction from Northern Arizona University in 2000. I also have endorsements in Early Childhood (Birth-Age 8) and K-12 English as a Second Language.

I started my educational career as a teacher at Yavapai College in Prescott and then taught for 10 years in Cottonwood and Apache Junction in Arizona. I moved on to the Coolidge Unified School District where I was an Assistant Principal for 6 years and then promoted to a Principal position for 3 years.  I moved to the Florence Unified School District where I continued my administrative career for two years before accepting my current position as Principal for LFPA.

I have worked hard during my career and gained a lot of knowledge and experience throughout this time. I have been through many leadership trainings that have helped me grow as an educational leader. I use my knowledge and training towards making a difference in education.  I look forward to working with the families, staff, and students at Learning Foundation and Performing Arts Warner Campus to move the school forward and in the process becoming a part of the Wildcat family.

Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: kmalpass@lfapa.org

Teaching Staff

Phone: 480-248-8025
Email:  bchambers@lfapa.org

Biography:
Hello my name is Ms. Chambers; I am originally from Oregon and moved to Arizona in 2005 to pursue my dream of teaching. I put myself through college by working in the nursing field as a Certified Nursing Assistant and a Certified Medication Aide. I received my associate’s degree from Lane Community College and my Bachelors Degree from Pacific University. I am a highly qualified teacher with a teaching certificate in both Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, and have an endorsement in Structured English Immersion. I have a passion for learning and take classes online through Ideal and at local colleges such as Mesa Community College to keep up-to-date on the latest advancements in education and to further my own education.

I have been teaching since 2006 and have been a part of the Learning Foundation and Performing Arts Family since 2010. I am very passionate about teaching and strive to meet every students needs by differentiated instruction in reading, writing, and math. I incorporate technology into the daily routine as it is important for the 21st century learner to have instruction and access to gain the necessary skills in this technology driven world.

I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and pets. I enjoy playing and watching sports, my favorites being basketball and football. I was on the Varsity Basketball team for 4 years at Creswell High School in Oregon and we made it all the way to the state playoffs with only 7 girls on our team. Being from Oregon I am a huge Ducks fan, but support all Pac-12 teams. I also love to explore new technologies, educational websites, travel, and create slide shows on my computer.

It has always been my dream and passion to teach. I had the most wonderful kindergarten teacher when I was a child and hope to be the best teacher I can be for your student. I hope to be that teacher your son or daughter remembers for years to come and talks about when he or she is older and has students of his or her own.

Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: jhalcomb@lfapa.org

Biography:
It is a pleasure to introduce myself and let you get to know me a bit better. I graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, Summa Cum Laude. As an Arizona native, I am proud to be a certified elementary educator through the Arizona Department of Education.

I am the youngest in a family of four, and find great joy in being an aunt. I grew up in a family where we learned the importance of education, and grew to respect and believe in the power of knowledge. Music and the performing arts are essential in my life, and I believe in incorporating them into education. I also enjoy reading and spending time with friends and family watching good movies or playing games.

I am an educator because I believe that every student has infinite potential. As an educator, I promise to inspire my students and help them to realize this potential hidden within them. Children are the future, and so to ensure a brighter future, they will be encouraged, challenged, and provided a learning environment that promotes learning and stability.


Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: khalcomb@lfapa.org

Biography:
Mr. Halcomb earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and Child Development at Brigham Young University in 1979. He previously taught for 29 years in the Mesa Public Schools in grades K – 5. He has been teaching at LFPA in Fourth Grade since 2007 and is an Arizona highly qualified teacher. Kelly is married to his wonderful wife, Jane, and they have four children. He especially enjoys reading books in a variety of genres, gardening, and playing with his eight grandchildren.  I am looking forward to some new and exciting experiences in helping your child with learning and educational opportunities.

Home Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: rhauer@lfapa.org

Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: kmalpass@lfapa.org

Home Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: jmesa@lfapa.org

Home Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: kmiele@lfapa.org

Home Phone: 480-248-8025
Email: wpowell@lfapa.org

Phone:  480-248-8025
Email: eramos@lfapa.org

Biography:
My name is Edelmira Ramos. I was born and raised in Mexico. I moved to Arizona at age 15 and graduated from Red Mountain High School, Mesa Community College for two years then I transferred to Arizona State University and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I began pursuing my career in education as a child. I worked very hard to accomplish it and now I am very excited to be an educator and love what I do. I have been teaching since 2000.

I have taught from Kindergarten to Eighth Grade and I am an Arizona Highly Qualified Teacher. I have been teaching First Grade at Learning Foundation and Performing Arts since 2007-2008. I enjoy teaching this grade and I provide a good and safe environment for any child to learn, have fun and grow. I am the mother of a beautiful boy named Josue Alejandro. I enjoy bike riding, traveling and being outdoors.

Elective Teaching Staff

mail to: dwillis@lfapa.org

Biography:
Mrs. Willis began teaching ceramics from her own studio in March of 2005 and shortly after began teaching LFPA students ceramics as an elective class. The classes teach the basic techniques of working with clay. The whole concept of painting your own ceramic pottery is great, “we always have fun” says Mrs. Willis! Students learn how to make all kinds of different shapes and textures, and best of all you don’t have to be an artist.