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 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4220

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.

Terri Anderson

Position
Kids & Company Activity Assistant/Playground Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.4212

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 teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2008. She grew up in upstate New York and attended the State University of New York at Oswego where she received her teaching degree.

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.

Kristi Brown, B.A.

Position
Special Education Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952-988-4248

Kristi has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2013.  In the past she has worked with students of all ages, from early childhood through high school.

Doreen Carlson, MA

Position
Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Phone Number
952.988.4231

Doreen Carlson has been working as an educator since 1994, and began teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools 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.

Judy Ciora

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4233

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.

Katie Duffy, ME

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4221

Katie Duffy has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. She has taught 3rd and 4th grade, been a Literacy Coach, and is currently teaching Kindergarten at Alice Smith.

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
952.988.4242

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.

Anne From, B.S.

Position
Ready 4K Preschool Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4226

This is Anne's first year as the Ready 4 K teacher at Alice Smith. Previously, she worked for 9 years as a preschool teacher in another metro school district.

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.

Mike Gidley, BA Elementary Education

Position
Kids & Company Activity Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.4212

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 1 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.

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.

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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