Contacts and Staff

Cindy Anderson, BA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5154
Cindy Anderson has been working in the Hopkins School District since 2001.

Jackie Beaudoin

Position
Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5200

Jessica Beyer

Phone Number
952.988.5200

Marc Bjorklund, MS

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5169

Marc Bjorklund began his career in Hopkins in 1991 at Eisenhower Elementary School. In 1993, Marc moved to Katherine Curren Elementary School to teach 4th grade.

Leslie Bredemus

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5190

Patty Brennan, BS

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5155
Patty has been a Kindergarten teacher at Glen Lake Elementary  since 1991, and taught first grade at Katherine Curren Elementary from 1990-91.

Jenni Brown

Position
Child Study Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.5133

Julie Burke

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5162

Carol Clark, BSN, MAEd

Position
Glen Lake Elementary - Licensed School Nurse
Phone Number
952.988.5204

Carol Clark, R.N. has been the Licensed School Nurse (LSN) at Glen Lake Elementary since 1997. Previously, she worked as an LSN at Harley Hopkins in Early Childhood Screening/Special Education and as a staff nurse at Mercy Medical Center in Coon Rapids.

Dee Den Hartog, BA, MA

Position
School Counselor
Phone Number
952.988.5205
Dee joined Glen Lake Elementary in 2012; she previously worked as a School Counselor in the Minneapolis and Anoka-Hennepin school districts. Prior to her work in schools, she spent eight years as a family therapist in the northern metro.

Karen Finnegan

Position
Special Education Compass Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5175

Carol Gause

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5190

Nina Groshkova

Position
Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5132

Jaime Grossman

Position
Kids & Co Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5142

Anna Hagensen

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5165
Anna joined the Hopkins Public Schools in 2013. 

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.

Kari Helfinstine, B.A.

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5154
Kari Helfinstine has been a Kindergarten Teacher at Glen Lake Elementary since 2011. Prior to that she taught Title I and Kindergarten in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Ann Hetland

Position
Kindergarten Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5200

Lindy Heusinkveld

Position
E/BD Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5138

Emily Holmgren

Position
Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5816

Sarah Honeywell, MA, BS

Position
Art Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5182

Sarah Honeywell is an art teacher who has been with Hopkins School District since 2008. She enjoys creating Art as much as she enjoys teaching her students.

Kate Humphrey, MA Ed

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4315

Kate has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999. She has taught fourth, sixth and third grade.

Colette Kastner, BS, MEd

Position
Grade 6 teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5180

Colette Kastner started her teaching career in the Hopkins Public Schools in 2006. In Hopkins, she has taught 2nd and 4th grades and currently is job-sharing 6th grade, besides being an Elementary Technology Integration Specialist.

Anne Kuffel, MA

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5167

Teri Larson, MA Music

Position
Vocal Music Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5131

Linda Leighton

Phone Number
952.988.5150

Laura Levesque, Masters K-12 World Languages: Spanish and French

Position
Elementary Spanish FLES
Phone Number
952.988.5140

Laura graduated from St. Catherine University with a Bachelor's degree in Spanish and French. She earned her Master's degree from St. Thomas in K-12 Education in World Languages in Spanish and French.

Darlene Lines

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5170

Jeremy Loveless

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5191

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School Hours

Grades 1–6 & Full-Day Kindergarten
8:58–3:30

Morning Kindergarten
8:58–11:33

Afternoon Kindergarten
1:00–3:30

Office Hours

8:00–4:00

Kids & Company

952.988.5132

Principal
Beth Potter