Staff Directory

Southwest Elementary School - Academia Bilingüe

801 Oakland Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

School Administration

Name
Position
Mayda Bahamonde-Gunnell, Ed.D.
Executive Director of Leadership/Dual Language Immersion/Bilingual Transitional/EL/Migrant/NAEP/Foreign Exchange
Principal
Assistant Principal
Juan Parraguez Gomez
Dean of Students
Head Secretary
Second Secretary
Nurse

Support Staff

Name
Position
Speech Pathologist
GSRP Associate
Literacy Paraprofessional
Instructional Paraprofessional

Teaching Staff

Name
Position
Preschool
Melissa Kwiatkowski
Preschool
Preschool
Kindergarten
Emily Dzieciolowski
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Maria Carreno-Rodriguez
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Jennifer Hutchinson
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Elementary
Physical Education
Physical Education
Special Education
Cassidy Middlestetter
Special Education
Dual Immersion

School Apps

Communications Protocol

To ensure our scholars, families, parents, guardians, and community members receive timely responses to any questions or concerns, we have developed the Communications Protocol to provide support with a step-by-step guide for who to contact about various matters.

View Communications Protocol Guide