Contacts and Staff

Jody De St. Hubert, Masters in Education, Specialist in Educational Leadership

Position
Principal
Phone Number
952.988.4201

Jody De St. Hubert has been working in the Hopkins School District since 2000. For five years she was a 4th grade teacher at Alice Smith. After spending one year as a Master Teacher at Gatewood, Meadowbrook, and Katherine Curren, she returned to Alice Smith as the building principal in 2006-2007.

Emily Acker, MA in Curriculum and Instruction

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4227

Emily Acker has been teaching in the Hopkins School District since 2003.

Alyssa Albrecht, BA and Masters in Teaching & Learning

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4230

Alyssa Albrecht has previously taught fifth grade at Tanglen and third grade at Alice Smith Elementary.

Annalisa Andre, BA

Position
Spanish FLES

Annalisa Andre began teaching in the Hopkins FLES program in the 2014-15 school year. Annalisa graduated from Carleton College with a BA in Spanish and after graduation spent three years teaching English in an immersion school in Madrid.

Tracey Beaverson

Position
Grade 5 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4219

Tracey Beaverson has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2008. She has taught 5th grade and 3rd grade.

Mary Beckering, B.A.

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4244

Mary Beckering has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1990. She has been a Learning Resource Teacher at Tanglen Elementary, and a Title I Teacher at Tanglen, Eisenhower and Alice Smith Elementary Schools.

Lana Boord-Barton, M.Ed

Position
ELL Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4243

Lana has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She is teaching ELL at Alice Smith.

Doreen Carlson, MA

Position
Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Phone Number
952.988.4231

Doreen Carlson has worked in the education field since 1994, and she began teaching in the Hopkins school district in 2001.

Molly Christensen, M.Ed.

Position
ELL Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4251
Molly has taught in the Hopkins School District since 1999. She received her BA from the College of St Benedict, where she majored in Spanish.
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Judy Ciora

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4233
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Madeline Conrad, MSSW

Position
School Social Worker & Special Education Department Lead
Phone Number
952.988.4973

Madeline Tolkan Conrad has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999.  She began in the District at Hopkins West Junior High as a school social worker.  After 6 years, she transitioned to the elementary setting, and is currently full time at Alice Smith Elementary School.

Brian Cosgriff

Position
Physical Education Teacher, Girls Head Basketball Coach
Phone Number
952.988.4249

Brian has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1984, and teaching physical education at Alice Smith since 1987.

Sandra Cowing, BA, MS

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4236

Sandra Cowing has been teaching in the District since 1996. She has spent the majority of her time at Alice Smith Elementary, teaching fifth and sixth graders.

Kevin Davis, MA

Position
Grade 5 Teacher

Kevin Davis currently teaches second grade. He is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and received his Master of Arts in teaching degree from the University of St. Thomas. Mr. Davis has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2004.

Jessica El-Amin

Position
Grade 5 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4234

Robert Estrine

Position
Vocal Music Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4232

Christina Farrell, MS

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4228

Christina Farrell grew up in the northwest suburbs and attended Robbinsdale Armstrong high school. After high school she attended St. Cloud State University, where she earned a BS in Elementary Education.

Melissa Gausmann, M.Ed.

Position
Literacy Coach
Phone Number
952.988.4218

Melissa has been working in the Hopkins Public School District since 2011. Before coming to Hopkins, she taught 8 years in the elementary classroom teaching third, fourth, and fifth graders.

Tamara Gebhardt, MS

Position
Speech-Language Pathologist
Phone Number
952.988.4233
Tamara has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1991.
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Marlys Gregory, BS

Position
Special Education Para
Phone Number
952.988.4248
Marlys taught mentally handicapped adults for nine years.

Tara Hahn, BA, MEd

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4225

Tara earned her BA from Arizona State University and her MEd from Saint Mary's University.

Mary Hall, LSN

Position
Alice Smith Elementary - Licensed School Nurse
Phone Number
952.988.4213
Mary Hall graduated from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been working as a Licensed School Nurse (LSN) in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2005 and has been the LSN at Alice Smith Elementary School since 2010.

Kay Hawley, M.A. in Music Education, University of Minnesota

Position
5th & 6th Grade Band Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5158

Kay Hawley currently teaches instrumental music at Alice Smith and Glen Lake Elementary Schools. For the majority of her career she has taught instrumental music at West Jr. High. Kay has a wide variety of interests and a diverse background as an educator, performer, clinician, and guest speaker.

Diana Hetzler, BA

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4240
Diana Hetzler has been working in the district since 1991. She worked as a Learning Resource Teacher in Kindergarten for 10 years and has been teaching Kindergarten since 2001.

Kyle Holder, BA

Position
KinderConnection Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.4212

Kyle graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English with writing emphasis and minoring in secondary education.

Keenan Jones, B.A.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4484

Mr. Jones is in his first year of teaching at Alice Smith Elementary. He has many experiences in education working at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.

Mary Kroon, BA

Position
Title 1 Tutor
Phone Number
952.988.4229
Mary taught briefly in St. Paul, then worked in business selling commercial art materials. After staying home with her children, Mary renewed her teaching license and has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1998.
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Suzy Lane, BA K-6 Elementary Education, MAESL K-12

Position
ESL Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4252

Mrs. Lane has been a teacher in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1993. She worked as a Title I tutor for many years teaching math, reading, and the H.O.T.S. (Higher Order Thinking Skills) program. She recently earned her MAESL degree and has a .7 position at Alice Smith Elementary as an ESL teacher. Mrs. Lane is at Alice Smith from Monday through Thursday.

Laura Larson, BA, M.Ed.

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4228

Laura graduated from the University of South Dakota, with a double major in Elementary Education and Special Education.

Karla Lescarbeau

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4200
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School Hours

Grades K–6 
9:33–4:05

Office Hours
8:10–4:40

Kids & Company

952.988.4212

Principal
Jody De St. Hubert