The Team


Dr. Kaye Dean  

Dr. Dean has had 27 years as a K-12 educator, teacher, principal and administrator.  She received a Bachelor of
Science degree from New Mexico State University, a master's degree from the University of Arizona, an
Educational Specialist degree from Nova University and a doctorate from Northern Arizona University.  Dr. Dean
was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate for NAU.  She received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
from the Veteran's of Foreign Wars and was nominated for Elementary Principal of the Year and Educator of the
Year.    She was featured in Enterprising Women's magazine.  Dr. Dean serves as a member of the Committee of
Practitioners for the Arizona Department of Education, which advises the State Department on K-12 educational
issues.  She is a statewide school support team leader and serves as an associate faculty member for Cochise
College and the University of Arizona South.  Dr. Dean currently is an educational consultant specializing in
schoolwide planning, curriculum revision, grant writing and technology.

Margaret Klein

Margaret has been employed with the Sierra Vista Public Schools since 1969 as an educator.  She has been
involved with technology since it’s inception into the school system.  She has been technology coordinator for
Carmichael, Village Meadows, Town and Country, and Huachuca Mountain.  She has been involved with
technology at a functional level in Kindergarten through twelfth grade, to include hardware, software, wiring, and
instruction.  Margaret has addressed a multitude of technology concerns for the Sierra Vista Public Schools. Some
of which were: Grant writing; purchasing equipment and software; fiber and Cat 5 wiring; configuring hubs; peer
instruction; organizing volunteer groups to help wire the schools; donation of time and equipment by community
groups; technology trouble shooting for students; teachers and parents.  Educational technology projects
completed by Margaret include e-mail key pals in Japan and New York.  These endeavors were yearlong projects
that culminated with activities in which the people involved came to Huachuca Mountain to interact with the class.  
An additional project was conducted with a doctoral class form Montclair University, New Jersey.  Students had a
website, composed a song, corresponded and sent video all online.  This project culminated in a performance by
my multiage first/second grade class performing the song they had written in concert with Buena High School's
Symphonic Band.

Jacque Barwick

Jacque has been an educator for twenty-two years.  She has taught at the elementary level and at a junior
college. She has been instrumental in the coordination and implementation of school wide programs as Project
Pride, Peer Mediation, CHAMPS, Odyssey of the Mind, Accelerated Reading, STAR Math and STAR Reading, and
the development and publishing of school wide student literary and artistic anthologies.  She has been responsible
for the instruction of teachers, for inservice in reading instruction, math instruction and the use of technology with
adopted curriculum.  She is a school site technology coordinator and a district educational technology
coordinator.  Jacque has been involved in the selection and purchase of technology hardware, the wiring of
facilities for use of technology and the writing of grants to obtain funding for technology.

Frances B. Miller

Frances B. Miller is a retired Sierra Vista Public School District educator with 27 years of previous career
assignments as high school principal, district coordinator of human resources, assistant high school principal,
elementary and high school media specialist and city librarian’s assistant.  Several interim assignments have
included the following: county coordinator of educational services, district administrator on special assignment,
elementary principal and superintendent designee and other duties as assigned. B. S. Library Science (S.C. State
University), Masters of Teaching/Educational Administration and Secondary Education (Univ. Of Az.) and an Ed.D.
in Educational Administration (abd-Univ.of Az.).  Member of several civic and educational organizations to include
but not limited to: NAACP, Rotary International, PDK, ASCD, ASA, NASSP and AABSE.  Served on the Board of
Director’s for Cochise College Governing Board, University of Az. Foundation Board and Arizona Commission for
Postsecondary Education.  Currently serving as Board member on the Sahuaro Girl Scout Council, Inc.  Formerly
of Sierra Vista, now residing in Tucson, AZ.

Gale Peck

Gale Peck is a retired middle school math teacher with twenty-eight years of experience.  She received her
Bachelor of Science and Master of Education Degrees from Kent State University.  She is the former Northeast
Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Teacher of the Year.  She also received the Chardon Local Schools
Teacher of the Year award.  She has presented at the NCTM Conference, the Ohio Council of Teachers of
Mathematics, the Northeast Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics as well as numerous presentations in her
District. She was on the Math Leadership Team for the Ohio Department of Education and the Geauga County
Leadership Team as part of the Northeast Regional Teachers Training Center.  She has helped write 5-9
mathematics curriculums for the State of Ohio.

Jane Klipp

- 5/06-present. Principal coaching, teacher support, curriculum evaluation,
technology support and evaluation. Principal: Lineweaver Elementary School 1/03-5-06 SUPERVISED 35 member
faculty including self-contained GATE and special education classes. IMPLEMENTED Dibels assessments and SEI
instruction. INTEGRATED OMA (Opening Minds Through the Arts) fine arts/curricular model. IMPLEMENTED
integrated physical education program, EVALUATED teacher, artists and supprot staff. FACILITATED the Skillful
Teacher and Observing and Analyzing Teaching. TUSD Fine Arts Department 8/02-5/03 COORDINATED a
$3,000,000 federal grant designed to increase student achievement in under performing schools, CREATED AND
COORDINATED a $1,000,000 grant to integrate the arts into the curriculum. Principal-Corgett Elementary School
1/89-5/02 SUPERVISED 55 member faculty including self-contained GATE program, DEVELOPED innovative reading
program for an underperforming school, FACILITATED Title I program designed to increase student achievement,
CREATED neighborhood association in conjunction with the police department to eradicate crime in the neighborhood.
Assistant Principal - Vail Middle School 8/88-1/89-EVALUATED 40 member faculty, COORDINATED ITO teams,
DEVELOPED interdisciplinary curriculum for Special Ed students in the mainstream, IMPLEMENTED interscholastic
activities. Awards: Paul Harris Fellow 2007 Outstanding Elementary School Library (national award) 2001,
Outstanding Educator for raising student achievement 2000, Outstanding Principal of the year in the State of Arizona
1999, rotary Rose Outstanding Educator of the Year 1997, Superintendent's Honor Roll for didication to students
and parents 1995, Mainstream Teacher of the Year 1987.

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The Team