Contacts and Staff

Jody De St. Hubert, M.Ed, 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.

Joseph Adams, Ed.S. K-12 Principal licenseure

Position
Dean of Students
Phone Number
952.988.4200

Joseph Adams resides in Saint Paul (Como) with his wife, two sons, and golden lab. He loves to read, travel, cook, play music, dance, and sing. He was Dean of Students at Beacon Academy in Crystal, MN (2017-2019) and English teacher at Park High School in Cottage Grove (2009-2017).

Emily Acker, M.A.

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4220

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

Alyssa Albrecht, M.S.

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4230

Alyssa Albrecht has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She has worked at Tanglen Elementary as a Special Education teacher and 5th Grade Teacher. She is currently a 4th grade teacher at Alice Smith Elementary.

Terri Anderson

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

Cindy (Cynthia) Artez, MA

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.4193

This is my third year in Hopkins Public Schools, at Alice Smith, in the position of a learning support paraprofessional in the kindergarten and primary grades.

Tracey Beaverson, M.Ed.

Position
Elementary Instructional Coach
Phone Number
952.988.4250

Tracey Beaverson has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2008. For 8 years she taught 5th and 3rd grades at Alice Smith Elementary and for 2 years she taught 3rd grade at Meadowbrook Elementary.

Lana Boord-Barton, M.Ed

Position
EL Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4243

Lana has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota, Morris, with degrees in Spanish, Psychology and Sociology.

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.

Allison Buttress, B.S.

Position
Media Center Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.4208

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.

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.

Kerry Crawford, A.A.S.

Position
Cook Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.4207

Kerry Crawford has decades of experience cooking for thousands. Kerry is the MSNA chapter president for the 2017-2018 school year. She has found working with students to be the most rewarding work so far.

Kevin Davis, MA

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4238

Kevin Davis currently teaches fourth 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.

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.

Gjenifer Ghodge, MSW

Position
Social Worker
Phone Number
952.988.4588

Gjenifer is excited to be working at Alice Smith as a Social Worker. Previous to Alice Smith, she worked as a school Social Worker in Brooklyn Center.

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.

Anya Holst, MAT

Position
Third Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5197

Anya has a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Hamline University in St. Paul. She has been teaching in Hopkins Public Schools since 2014.

Allison Hunter

Position
Spanish Teacher

Allison Hunter has been teaching FLES Spanish in Hopkins Public Schools, at Alice Smith Elementary since 2017. For three years, she taught 3rd grade at an International School in Colombia, South America.

Kimberly Husfeldt, Ed.S.

Position
School Psychologist
Phone Number
952.988.4419

Kimberly Husfeldt has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She originally started her career at Hopkins West Junior High as a special education case manager and work experience teacher.

Allison Johnston

Position
FLES Spanish Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5168

Hanne Kim, BSN, RN

Position
Licensed School Nurse
Phone Number
952.988.4213

Hanne has been the Licensed School Nurse at Alice Smith Elementary School since 2016.

Laura Larson, 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.

Carmel Larson, B.A.

Position
Title 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4334

Mrs. Larson has taught first grade, computers, ELL (as a long term sub), and Title 1.

Karla Lescarbeau, BA

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4969

Karla Lescarbeau has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She has taught both Kindergarten and Title One for Hopkins at Gatewood and Eisenhower Elementary Schools.

Kelly Lindemann, M.A

Position
Second Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4257

Kelly Lindemann earned her BS in Elementary Education, and MA in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Reading Instruction and Multicultural Education. Kelly has worked in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1991.

Catherine Luckemeyer, M. Ed.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4395

Catherine received her undergrad at the College of Saint Benedict's and her Master's from Saint Mary's University.

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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