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.

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.

Jodi Aydt

Position
Kaleidoscope Pre-K Assistant

Ms. Jodi has been with the Hopkins Public Schools since 2015.

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.

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.

Madeline Conrad, LICSW

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.

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

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.

Robert Estrine

Position
Vocal Music Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4232

Harald Faber, Ed.D.

Position
Special Education Evaluation Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4872

Harald Faber has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. For 4 years he taught in the special education department at Hopkins High School and for 10 years in the special education department at Tanglen Elementary school.

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.

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.

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.

Christopher Johnstone, MS

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-5239

Chris has been in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001 and teaching since 1999.

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
952.988.5272

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

Karla Lescarbeau

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4200

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.

Leanne Lonson, BA

Position
Orchestra Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4196

Leanne has been teaching orchestra in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. Leanne has earned her BA in Music Education from the University of Minnesota.

Arden Lovagnini, BA

Position
Title I Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4904

Arden Lovagnini began teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools in 2002.

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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