Contacts and Staff

Marie Menick, MA

Position
Speech/Language Pathologist
Phone Number
952.988.5135

Marie Menick has been working as a Speech/Language Pathologist in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2004. She has extensive experience working in both school and medical settings.

Nicole Mittelstaedt, M.A.

Position
Spanish FLES Teacher, grades 1-5
Phone Number
952.988.5141

Nicole Mittelstaedt began teaching in the FLES program at Hopkins Public Schools in the 2014-2015 school year. She loves to travel and learn about new cultures.

Elizabeth Nemec

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5166

Kathy Nilson

Position
Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5132

Jeff Nissen

Position
Para: Playground, Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5186

Patty O'Reilly, MA

Position
Grade 6 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5176

Patty has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. She currently teaches 6th Grade at Glen Lake Elementary.

Lori Palesch, M.Ed.

Position
DAPE Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5219

Lori has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1991. She has taught physical education and DAPE at Hopkins High School, Katherine Curren and Gatewood Elementary Schools.

Bitz Ramstad

Position
Elementary Clerk
Phone Number
952.988.5203

Anna Reynolds

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5165

Anna joined the Hopkins Public Schools in 2013. 

Jaime Rossmiller, BM

Position
Band Director
Phone Number
952.988.5158

Jaime Rossmiller is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a Music Education Degree and Trumpet Performance Degree.

Julie Schlecht, BS

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5171

Julie Schlecht has been teaching since 1983, after she graduated from college with a degree in special education and elementary education. After teaching  special education for 16 years she changed positions, and is now a classroom teacher to second grade children.

Connie Sexton

Position
Administrative Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5202

Lynne Shonts

Position
Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5132

David Simpson

Position
Grade 5 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5181

Mary Slobig, M.Ed.

Position
Links to Learning Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5175

Mary has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. She has taught elementary special education in the Links to Learning Classroom since she began in 2002.

Mary Somsen

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

Danielle Sorenson, M.A.

Position
Special Education Teacher - Evaluation Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4895

Danielle has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2011. She earned her BS from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and her MA from Saint Mary's University.

Paul Spreitzer, BA

Position
Grade 6 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5173

Paul Spreitzer has been a teacher in Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. He taught 3rd and 4th grade at Katherine Curren Elementary, and then came to Glen Lake Elementary in 2007.

Hannah Swaden, B.A.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5163
Hannah Swaden has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2011. She has worked as a 4th, 5th, and 6th grade teacher at Glen Lake.

Robb Trenda, MA

Position
Grade 6 Teacher, Digital Learning Coach
Phone Number
952.988.5180

Robb Trenda has been teaching in Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. He currently teaches 6th grade and works as one of the Digital Learning Coaches at the elementary level.

Sher Unruh-Friesen

Position
Compass Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5143

Stacey Whooley, BA

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5109

Maria Williams, BA

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5177

Maria Williams has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2012. After receiving her Bachelor's in Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota she continued on to their Master's program.

Sara Williams

Position
Library Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5187

Sara Williams is the Library Media Specialist at Glen Lake.

Barb Wilson, AA

Position
Elementary Clerk
Phone Number
952.988.5200

Jennifer Wood, BA

Position
Compass Special Ed Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.5175

Meredith Yue

Position
Para: Special Education, Kids & Company Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5186

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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