4th Grade

Becky Bolte

4th Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8440 | E: rebecca.bolte@dmschools.org

Tim Israel

4th Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8440 | E: timothy.israel@dmschools.org

Biography

Tim joined the Windsor staff in 2004 as a fourth grade teacher. He graduated from Simpson College with a degree in elementary education. He was born and raised in Des Moines and graduated from East High School. He has two children and 3 grandchildren. Go Packers !!

Diane Kebede

4th Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8440 | E: diane.kebede@dmschools.org

Biography

A Des Moines native and veteran educator in the Des Moines Public Schools, Diane Kebede began her fifth grade teaching assignment at Windsor Elementary School during the Fall of 2003.  A recipient of the Belin Fellowship for Gifted and Talented Education, she holds a diverse skillset  that includes experience and/or professional training in comprehensive reading instruction, guidance and counseling, curriculum and fine arts integration,  grant writing, program coordination, community partnerships, public relations and administration. Kebede has also acted as mentor and supervising teacher to numerous practicum students and student teachers.  Previous positions held within the DMPS have included intervention specialist for the federally funded Title I and Chapter One reading programs, fourth and fifth grade classroom instructor in both departmentalized and self-contained basic skills classrooms, Education Coordinator and Fine Arts Magnet Activities Director. Mrs. Kebede has two grown sons who are also products of an excellent DMPS education.