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Navajo Administration

Matthew Patzlaff

Position |  Principal
Phone | 480-484-2610
Email | mpatzlaff@susd.org
Administrative Support Coordinator | Leslie Chamberlin

Biography - Click to Expand

Matthew Patzlaff brings 15 years of educational experience to the Scottsdale Unified School District. This is his first year serving as Principal of Navajo Elementary School and his eleventh year with SUSD. Prior to serving Navajo, Mr. Patzlaff served as Assistant Principal of Copper Ridge K-8 School in SUSD. He has an elementary education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master's degree from Arizona State University in Educational Supervision and Leadership. When Mr. Patzlaff is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors and watching the Green Bay Packers.

Matt Gromek

Position |  Assistant Principal
Phone | 480-484-2609
Email | mgromek@susd.org
Administrative Support Coordinator | 

Navajo Teachers & Staff

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Name Title 
Matt Patzlaff Principal  
Matt Gromek Assistant Principal
 Office Staff
Name Title
Leslie Chamberlin Administrative Support Coordinator
Fabiola Ordonez Community Specialist
Katie Stoll School Psychologist
Nancy Gatewood Registrar
Diane Lapointe Nurse
Diane Frankenfield Nurse
Name Title
Sue Crockett Teacher
Robin Wiley Teacher
Cristi Youngkin Teacher
 1st Grade
Name Title
Trish Simmons Teacher
Jacqueline Tancos Teacher
Allyse Hazeltine Teacher
 2nd Grade
Name Title
Dana Osborn Teacher
Pat Collofello Teacher
Amy Altieri Teacher
 3rd Grade
Name Title
Karleigh Sullivan Teacher
Joanna Johnson  Teacher
Debbie Roffino  Teacher
 4th Grade
Name Title
Brian Trevellyan Teacher
Stacey Neuharth Teacher
Jessica Lukens Teacher
 5th Grade
Name Title
Scott Semple Teacher
Cindy Chadwick Teacher
Brandy Wilson Teacher
Name Title
Rachel Cray  Title I Specialist
Holly Whitten Gifted
David Bernstein Physical Education
Anna Lawrence Library Assistant
Julie Contadino Art Teacher
Jeanette Young Vocal Music Teacher
Jeffrey Hattasch Band Teacher
Brittany Davidson Strings Teacher
 Special Education
Name Title
Kyle Neely LRC Teacher
Kathi Cummard Speech/Language Pathologist
Mary Lynn Bolger Speech/Language Pathologist
Traci Dancer Adaptive PE
Karissa Letscher SCA K - 2 Teacher
Penny Amadio SCA Instructional Assistant 
Janeen Guilfoy  SCA Instructional Assistant
Amanda Sulflow SCA Instructional Assistant 
Bethany Semke-Reinhardt SCA 3-5 Teacher
Sugi Mihardja SCA Instructional Assistant
Cindy Thompson SCA Instructional Assistant
Sara Stuckenschneider OT
Anna Brennan PT
Preschool & Special Services
Name Title
Lynn Brachtl PANDA Preschool Teacher
Katy Foster  PANDA Paraeducator
Susan Kirch PANDA Paraeducator
Missy Thomas Speech/Language Pathologist-Bi-Lingual
Laura White Title 1 Preschool Teacher
Cindy Gallant Title 1 Preschool Instructional Assistant
Ivonne Navarro ELD/ILLP
Paula Naven EIS Instructional Assistant
Michele Nelson Halbert Math Coordinator
Karen Carney Reading Volunteer Coordinator
Diana Dunkle Reading Coordinator
Kristine Swartout K-3 Support Specialist
Aaron Foley Custodian
Bob Milford Plant Supervisor
Gloria Hernandez Cafeteria
Martha Baracy Cafeteria
Kathy Peterson Cafeteria Manager
Twila Bender Cafeteria
Kathy Lindholm Noon-Aide/ Early Drop-off Supervisor
Jana Thorne Noon-aide

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School Information

Principal: Matthew Patzlaff
Assistant Principal: Matt Gromek
Address: 4525 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: 480-484-2600
Fax: 480-484-2601
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (4s) - 5th Grade
Colors: Red and White
Mascot: Buffalo
Year Opened: 1960

Visitors to Our School
Parents who are scheduled to volunteer on campus are required to sign in at the front office, provide ID, and wear a visitor sticker any time they are on campus. Other adult visitors must make arrangements with the front office to visit our campus. Student visitors are not permitted.

PTO/PTA Information

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Site Council

ASITE Meeting Dates for 2017-2018
(All dates are on a Tuesday from 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.)

  • Dates TBD

2017-18 ASITE Members

2017-18 ASITE Minutes
Minutes TBD