Academic Team

Charlotte Montgomery

Charlotte Montgomery

Teacher – DNA Community School

Charlotte has been a teacher with the Fresno County Office of Education for more than 8 years.  She started with FCOE in August 1999 as a substitute teacher working in Special Education and Court/Community Schools. Charlotte began her full time tenure in February, 2007 with the Court/Community program.  Her teaching assignments within the Fresno County Court/Community Schools, have included, Teilman Education Center, Violet Heintz Education Academy, Alice M. Worsley Court School, Kermit Koontz Education Complex, Emancipation Court School and DNA Court School, which she was transferred to for the 2015/2016 school year.  Charlotte holds both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University, Fresno. She also holds a Mild/Moderate Special Education Credential and Masters of Arts in Mathematics Education through Fresno Pacific University, Fresno.

cmontgomery@fcoe.edu

Jennifer Tanney

Jennifer Tanney

Teacher – DNA Community School

Jennifer received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology from California State University, Fresno. While working for Sanger Unified at Taft Continuation School she earned a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential .  In August 2004, Jennifer moved to a teaching position with Fresno County Office of Education at Violet Heintz/ Elkhorn Correctional Boot Camp where she remained until it’s closure in 2009. She then transferred to the Juvenile Justice Center where she taught English, History, Gov/Economics . In August 2016, Jennifer accepted a position with DNA Court School where she teaches currently.

jtanney@fcoe.edu

Hart Broesel

Hart Broesel

Special Education Teacher – DNA Community School

Hart Broesel joined Central Unified and the DNA Community School in 2016.  He has spent his entire career working with people with disabilities.  He volunteered his time at United Cerebral Palsy throughout college.  He has worked at the Disabled Students Programs and Services at College of the Sequoias and Fresno City College.  Hart spent several years working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at The Arc.  He helped high school students with special needs at Center for Independent Living – Fresno (formerly CAPH.)  Hart spent 19 years working at the Fresno County Office of Education teaching students with Emotional Disturbances and in the Court and Community Schools.

Hart has a Bachelor’s in Psychology as well as Master’s degree in Counseling from Fresno State.  He also received a Master’s degree from National University in Special Education.  Hart has a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, a Mild / Moderate Special Education Credential with Added Authorizations in Emotional Disturbances and Resource Specialist.

He is a Master level instructor in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention with specialties in Autism and Applied Physical Training.  He has been teaching other educators Non-Violent Crisis Intervention since 2000.  Hart has been trained in Dispute Resolution and Facilitated IEP mediation.

hartbroesel@centralusd.k12.ca.us