Contacts and Staff

Jeff Radel, MS

Position
Principal
Phone Number
952.988.5201

Jeff Radel has been with the Hopkins Public Schools since 2008. For 8 years, he taught 5th grade and 3rd grade at Meadowbrook Elementary.

Mary Andersen, B.A., M.A.

Position
Library Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4123

Mary has been a classroom teacher and library media specialist in four Hopkins elementary schools and has served as the Coordinator of Library Media Services since 2006 prior to joining the staff at Glen Lake.

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.

Billy Barringer, MA

Position
PhyEd Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4728

Billy Barringer has been working in Hopkins Public Schools since 2015. Has taught physical education at Eisenhower XinXing, Gatewood, and Glen Lake Elementary.

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.

Jessica Beyer

Position
Kids & Company Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5186

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.

Aaron Boser

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5172

Kathy Bouten, MA in Education

Position
Literacy Coach
Phone Number
952.988.4283

Kathy Bouten has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. For the first 20 years of her career she worked as an elementary teacher at Eisenhower Elementary teaching grades 2-5. Then she transitioned to her current role as a literacy coach.

Tracy Boutin

Position
K-1 Kids & Company Activities Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5132

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.

Jenna Brower

Position
Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5132

Jenni Brown

Position
Child Study Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.5133

Linda Burt, BS

Position
Kaleidoscope Assistant Teacher
Phone Number
952.486-9594

Linda Burt has worked for Hopkins Public Schools since 2018. She received her Bachelor of Sciences degree at University of Wisconsin-Stout in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

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.

Ellen Dischinger, MA

Position
First Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5224

Ms. Dischinger has been teaching young learners since 1999. She has been teaching for Hopkins Public Schools since 2014.

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.

Karen Finnegan

Position
Para: Special Education, Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5175

Sarah Forman, B.A.

Position
Kaleidoscope Preschool Teacher

Mrs. Sarah has been teaching in the district since 2019. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Paige Frondell, MS

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4354

Paige Frondell started teaching in Hopkins Public Schools in 1992.

Laura Grant, BFA

Position
Art Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5182

Laura Grant is a fine artist who has taught K-12 art around the country and is proud to be teaching Art in Hopkins Public Schools since 2015.

Jaime Grossman

Position
Kids & Company Lead Supervisor
Phone Number
952.988.5142

Monica Grubb, M.Ed., MAESL

Position
EL/ESL Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4326

Monica Grubb has been part of Hopkins Public Schools since 1999.

Jocelyn Herby, MA

Position
6th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4935

Jocelyn Herby received her BA from Luther College and her MA from Saint Mary's University. She taught 9 years in Waconia, MN before joining the Hopkins Public Schools in 2015.

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.

Dianne Johanson, M.Ed.

Position
Fles teacher, Spanish

Dianne Johanson comes to Hopkins Public Schools with many years of teaching in a Spanish Immersion school. She loves building relationships with her students.

Jenny Johnson

Position
Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5132

Cheryl Jones, MS

Position
Paraprofessional

Cheryl Jones has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2016. She has two students attending school in the Hopkins School District and works as a paraprofessional for playground, lunch room, and Kindergarten classrooms.

Colette Kastner, M.Ed.

Position
Grade 3 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, 4th, and 6th grade and currently is job-sharing 3rd grade and serves as an Elementary Digital Learning Coach.

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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