Cochise Administration

Sheila Miller

Position |  Principal
Phone | 480-484-1110
Email |
Administrative Support Coordinator | Robin Meinhart

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Ms. Miller has been an educator for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. Ms. Miller’s teaching background includes elementary, middle and high school Physical Education as well as coaching middle and high school sports. Her administration experience includes serving as Assistant Principal at Cheyenne Traditional School, Principal at Copper Ridge K-8 School and her current position as Principal at Cochise Elementary School. In addition, she has served in various coordinator and leadership roles throughout her career.

Gena Aikman

Position |  Assistant Principal
Phone | 480-484-1114
Email |


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Mrs. Aikman has been an Assistant Principal at both the Elementary and Middle School levels in Scottsdale Unified School District since 2005 and has been the Assistant Principal for the last 9 years at Cochise Elementary. She has been a classroom teacher, as well as a school counselor at both Elementary and Middle School. She holds a Master's degree in Education/Educational Counseling, a Bachelor of Science in Business Education, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and holds a K-12 Principal Certificate and K-12 Counseling Certificate. Mrs. Aikman is presently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership in Curriculum Instruction. She is most proud of Cochise being a recent recipient of the A+ Academic Excellence in Achievement.

Cochise Teachers & Staff

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Name Phone Title
Sheila Miller 1110 Principal
Gena Aikman 1114 Asst. Principal
Robin Meinhart 1104 Admin Coordinator
Pam Weeks 1103 Registrar
Kristie Miller 1102 Admin Support
Amy Skaalen 1111 Nurse
Sue Tooker 1117 Librarian
Julie Leyva 1133 PreK Teacher
Jen Blalock 1138 Kinder Teacher
Janet Holmes 1137 Kinder Teacher
Nancy Schlander 1139 Kinder Teacher
Erin Spilsbury 1151 Kinder Teacher
Tammy Andreas 1134 1st Grade Teacher
Taylor Blanchard 1141 1st Grade Teacher
Patty Malley 1140 1st Grade Teacher
Melissa Wilson 1135 1st Grade Teacher
Melissa Bogardus 1153 2nd Grade Teacher
Erin Carson 1152 2nd Grade Teacher
Erin Hansen 1149 2nd Grade Teacher
Tammy Wilkening 1151 2nd Grade Teacher
Dana Moore 1146 3rd Grade Teacher
Kim Redhage 1150 3rd Grade Teacher
Zach Woodward 1147 3rd Grade Teacher
Becca Hirschfeld 1166 4th Grade Teacher
Michelle King 1167 4th Grade Teacher
Travis Lofstedt 1162 4th Grade Teacher
Lisa Moos 1168 4th Grade Teacher
Maria Fossler 1159 5th Grade Teacher
Sharon Guttell 1160 5th Grade Teacher
Dani Leden 1163 5th Grade Teacher
Garienn Van Parys 1164 5th Grade Teacher
Sandy Abbott 1161 Gifted
Shannon Blair 1124 Psychologist
Angela Caruso 1157 Special Educ. APE/PT
Sarah Finley 1169 Special Educ. LSC 3-5
Steve Nagy 1119 Special Educ. OT
Maureen Radomski 1157 Special Educ. PT
Melissa Sorensen 1144 Special Educ. Autism
Colleen Taylor 1132 Special Educ. ALC K-2
Alex Vanderlinde 1131 Special Educ. LSC K-3
Peggy Vogel 1145 Special Educ. LRC
Paulina Watson 1142 Special Educ. ALC 3-5
Brie Rondeau 1143 Speech
Lynda Webster 1170 Speech
Maggie Henderson 1174 Music
Rebekah Doll 1173 Strings
Amy Laughlin 1172 Band
Lauren Threet 1156 Art
Allison Bradley 1175 PE
Juli Maryhew 1176 PE
Elizabeth Soriano 480-797-6923 Kid's Club

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School Information

Principal: Sheila Miller
Assistant Principal: Gena Aikman
Address: 9451 N. 84th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 480-484-1100
Fax: 480-484-1101
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
Grades: PK - 5th Grade
Colors: Blue and White
Mascot: Bobcat
Year Opened: 1980

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