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LaRussa, Domini

1st Grade Teacher
Anne Leache

Leache, Anne

4th Grade Teacher

Work Hard; Play Hard; Love Fully; Laugh Often; Smile Always.


Teaching is a joy!  I am excited and thrilled to be working at Lawton Elementary School.  Everyday is an opportunity to grow, learn, and love.

LeMay, Kasey

Instructional Assistant

Luke, Jessica

Administrative Secretary, Homeless Program/McKinney Vento Program Building contact
Dana Lundgren

Lundgren, Dana

Kindergarten Teacher

McClain, Rachel

Playground Staff - SEL Coach
Tracy McDonagh

McDonagh, Tracy

Kindergarten Teacher

Tracy has a Bachelors in Fine Arts from New York University and a Masters in Teaching from Heritage College. She worked as a Montessori Instructional Assistant at Graham Hill Elementary from 1994-2000 and joined Lawton in 2002.

Tracy has taught drama and theater production since 1991. She regularly swims and likes to spend time outdoors. Tracy enjoys time with her two grown children who still genuinely enjoy her company.

Michalsen, Mikaela

4th Grade Teacher

Myles, Brett

Speech Language Pathologist

Nguyen, Nam

Kristen Noel

Noel, Kristen

1st/2nd Grade Teacher

Peters, Eric

PE Teacher

Eric has been teaching PE at Lawton since 2021. His goal is to help each student build confidence, develop skills, learn fitness concepts, and have fun through physical activity. Eric’s favorite physical activities include biking, soccer, and pickleball.

Barry Porter

Porter, Barry

Special Education Instructional Assistant
Kelli Soccorsy

Soccorsy, Kelli

3rd Grade Teacher

Kelli has been working at Lawton since 2015. She has a Bachelors in elementary and special education from Northern Arizona University and a Masters in curriculum and instruction from Seattle U.

When not at Lawton, Kelli is outside enjoying the wonders of the PNW! Kelli spends her time camping, paddle boarding, hiking, gardening, and skiing. If it is outdoors, she is interested!

Graham Stevenson

Stevenson, Graham

Special Education Assistant
Aaron Swartzman

Swartzman, Aaron

5th Grade Teacher

As an educator, Aaron believes in practices that promote thoughtfulness, perseverance, questioning, problem solving, and enthusiasm for learning. He brings a strong understanding of the neurological importance of the body in learning, a belief in the power of curiosity, and a commitment to social justice and environmental literacy to his teaching practice.

Ongoing interests include Capoeira Angola, improvisational performance, neuroscience, permaculture, and his son Kaveh.

Tchistiakova, Ania

Playground Staff

Toni Perez-O’Brien

Kitchen Manager

Via, Jonathan

1st Grade Teacher

White, Victoria

Speech Language Pathologist