Contacts and Staff

Cindy Anderson, BA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5164

Cindy Anderson has been working in the Hopkins School District since 2001.

Anne Baird, M.Ed.

Position
Literacy Coach, Master Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5185

Anne Baird has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. She has her MEd in Education, as well as her BA in psychology and her BS in social work.

Jackie Beaudoin

Position
Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5200

Jessica Beyer

Phone Number
952.988.5132

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

Jennifer Davie, Ph.D.

Position
Special Services Coordinator, Elementary Schools
Phone Number
952.988.4048

Jennifer Davie has been the Special Services Coordinator for the elementary schools in Hopkins School District since 2014.

Dee Den Hartog, 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.

Melissa Elsen, B.S.

Position
1st Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5179

Ms. Elsen has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2015. She has previous experience in the Anoka-Hennepin, Robbinsdale, St. Cloud, and Sartell school districts and at Athlos Leadership Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

Karen Finnegan

Position
Special Education Compass Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5175

Carol Gause

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5190

Caryn Goldberg, B.A.

Position
Special Education Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5250

Caryn has been working for the Hopkins Public Schools since 2000, starting out as a learning resource teacher. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, with a minor in English from California State University-Northridge. Her post-graduate work was at The University of St. Thomas.

Laura Grant, BFA

Position
Art Educator
Phone Number
952.988.5200

Laura Grant has taught art in Michigan, North Carolina and Minnesota. She joined Hopkins Public Schools in the Fall of 2015.

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. 

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

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.

Jenny Johnson, BA

Position
Paraprofessional & Activity Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5238

Jenny has worked in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999. She works with the Links to Learning program during school hours. She works with Kids & Company before school and on non-school days.

Colette Kastner, M.Ed.

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.

Laura Kelzer, LSN

Position
Licensed School Nurse

Laura started working at Glen Lake Elementary School fall of 2015. Previously, she worked at Pediatric Home Service (PHS) as a home care staff nurse working with intensive care patients in home and school settings.

Anne Kuffel, MA

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5167

Teri Larson, MA

Position
Vocal Music Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5131

Linda Leighton

Phone Number
952.988.5150

Darlene Lines

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5170

Jeremy Loveless

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5191

Shelley Martineau

Position
Special Education Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5185

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School Hours

Grades K–6
8:58–3:30

Office Hours

8:00–4:00

Kids & Company

952.988.5132

Principal
Jason Bodey