Contacts and Staff

Cindy Anderson, BA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5164

Cindy Anderson began working in Hopkins Public Schools in 1999 as a second grade Learning Resource Teacher and has been at Glen Lake since 2006. After teaching third grade and kindergarten she moved to second grade in 2011.

Anne Baird, M.Ed.

Position
Literacy Coach, Master Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5185

Anne Baird has been working in Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. She has her Masters 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

Position
Special Education Paraprofessional, Kids & Company Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5143

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

Kathy Davis

Position
Cook Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5207

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

Paige Frondell, MS

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4354

Paige Frondell started teaching in Hopkins Public Schools in 1992.

Carol Gause

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5190

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

Monica Grubb, M.Ed.

Position
ELL and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4326

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

Peter Larson

Position
Building Technology Specialist
Phone Number
952-988-5172

Linda Leighton

Phone Number
952.988.5150

Darlene Lines

Position
Grade 3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5170

Emilie Lottman, BA

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4277

Emilie Lottman has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools as a special education teacher since 2013. Upon receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Luther College, she completed her student teaching experience in 2012 at various Hopkins schools in a variety of roles.

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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
Jeff Radel