Office Staff

Janeth Salazar-Acuna


Janeth Salazar-Acuna will serve as the Administrative Assistant to the Principal at Walden Middle School.  She is originally from Los Angeles California, and speaks Spanish.  Janeth has recently joined the Park Hill School District and comes to us with more than ten years of experience, having served as an Executive Coordinator in the corporate world as well as a youth program member.  Her bi-cultural background and focus on youth community collaboration has led her to Walden Middle School.  




Mari Brandao

Mari Brandao graduated from Texas Tech in 2000. After being a stay-at-home mom to 3 great kids, Mari worked for a school district in Texas before moving to Kansas City in 2013.  She has loved KC from the start and has become a Chiefs, Royals, and Sporting KC fan!  Mari has been at Congress Middle School as an administrative assistant for the past six years, and has thoroughly enjoyed working with middle schoolers. She looks forward to meeting you at Walden and hopes to create a warm Jaguar community with you soon!