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Crystal Ballard

Position
Principal
Phone Number
952.988.4501

Crystal is joining Hopkins from Osseo Area Schools, where she worked for seven years. Most recently, she served as an assistant principal at Osseo Senior High School.

Andrew Adair, MS

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4694

Andrew is originally from Dana Point, CA.  He went to Whittier College and Portland State University where he earned a Master's in Education. 

Chris Adams, B.A., M.A.

Position
Reading Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.8867

Chris earned his BA in English from the University of Minnesota, his teaching certificate and M.A. from the College of St. Scholastica and his K-12 reading license through Hamline.

Fatuma Ali, BA

Position
Avid & Language Arts Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4540

Fatuma Ali has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2017.

Tim Amlie

Position
CTE Coordinator/Technology Education Instructor
Phone Number
952.988.4631

Growing up in west central Minnesota, Tim Amlie attended St. Cloud State University.  He came to the Hopkins School District in 1998.

Kathryn Anderson, M.A.

Position
Social Studies Teacher
Phone Number
952.567.8843

Kathryn Anderson has been in the Hopkins Schools District since 2001. She teaches US history courses at Hopkins High School.

Kelly Anderson

Position
Instructional Support Para
Phone Number
952.988.4554

Kelly has worked at Hopkins West Jr High  since 1996 and joined Hopkins High School as an instructional support para in Reading in 2016.

Julie Anderson

Position
Spirit Shop Manager
Phone Number
952.988.4551

Julie Anderson started working at Eisenhower Elementary in Student Nutrition in 2017.  She comes to the High School with 20 years of retail management experience.

Mary Arndt

Position
Student Information Specialist (Last Names A-K)
Phone Number
952.988.4522

Mike Babine-Dinnen, B.A., M.A.

Position
Social Studies Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4536

Mike Babine-Dinnen joined the social studies department in Hopkins Public School in 2014.

Darcy Balder, BA, MA

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5324

Darcy Balder is a special education teacher with her Learning Disability and Emotional/Behavioral Disorder license. She also earned her Master's degree at Saint Mary's University. She has been working at Hopkins since 2015.

Shane Barton, BS

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4582

Shane Barton has a degree in special education from the University of Minnesota.

Greg Bartz, B.A., M.Ed.

Position
Mathematics Teacher
Phone Number
952.567.8840

Greg began teaching at Hopkins High School in the 1995-1996 school year. He received his B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College in 1994 and his M.Ed in teaching and learning from St. Mary's University of Minnesota in 1999. 

Nina Bauernfeind, MA

Position
Mathematics Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4644

Nina has been teaching since 2009 and joined the Hopkins High School staff in the fall of 2016. Her first years were varied including a few years in China, alternative high schools, as well as care and treatment programs. 

David Beckman, MS

Position
Science Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4757

David Beckman has been working for Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. He has taught both 7th and 9th grade science.

Layne Bell, B.A., M.Ed.

Position
Language Arts Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4571

After receiving her B.A. in English Literature from the University of Iowa, Layne Bell received a master's in education from the University of St. Thomas.

William Bell, B.M.E, M.M.E.

Position
Director of Bands
Phone Number
952.988.5288

Mr. Bell holds both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education and has been awarded graduate teaching assistantships as a master's student at Florida State University and as a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota.

Brenda Bjorlin, M.A.

Position
Mathematics Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4708

Brenda Bjorlin has been teaching at Hopkins High School since the early 1990s, after having graduated from Hopkins High School in the 1980s.

Christian Blanck, MA

Position
Art Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4565

Christian earned his Master's of Art degree from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Art from Macalester College. In addition to teaching, Christian has been working as a ceramic artist for the past 10 years.

Erin Bodner, MA

Position
Speech-Language Pathologist
Phone Number
952.988.5269

Erin Bodner has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2012. Erin currently provides speech and language therapy services to students enrolled at Hopkins High School, North Junior High and Transition Plus.

Danielle Bogucki, MS

Position
Health
Phone Number
952.988.4751

Danielle Bogucki has been teaching in Health in Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. She earned her BA in Health Education (5-12) and Physical Education (K-12), as well as a minor in Coaching from the University of Wisconsin River Falls.  Danielle has also completed her Master in Education at St. Mary’s University.

David Braaten, M.S.

Position
Business Education
Phone Number
952.988.4569

David has been teaching at Hopkins High School since 2001.  He teaches in the areas of finance, management, marketing, computers and law.  In addition to David's teaching duties, he also serves as a secondary master teacher for the district.

Erin Brown, B.A., M.A.

Position
Assistant Athletic Director
Phone Number
952.988.4693

Erin Brown earned a B.A. in Sociology/Criminology from the University of Minnesota and a M.A. in Coaching & Athletic Administration from Concordia-Irvine (California). She started in 2017 after working at Cooper where she coached softball, volleyball, and worked in the athletic office.

Angie Brueske, M.Ed.

Position
Language Arts Instructor
Phone Number
952.988.4498

Ms. Brueske earned her teaching degree and Masters of Education from the University of Minnesota, specializing in Communication Arts and Literature. She taught English to 7th through 12th graders in Minneapolis Public Schools for four years and came to Hopkins Public Schools in 2004.

Matt Bruflodt

Position
Mathematics Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4646

Matt Bruflodt graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in mathematics in 2007. He returned to the University of Minnesota to get his teaching license.

Sarah Chamberlain, B.A.

Position
Media Center Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.4667

Sarah Chamberlain has worked for the school district since 1998.

Dale Clark, B.A., M.A.

Position
Language Arts Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4538

Dale Clark received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1989 and his M.A. from the University of California-Irvine in 1995.

Caity Clift, M.Ed.

Position
Autism Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5322

Caity has a B.S. from UW-Eau Claire in Speech Disorders and a M.Ed from U of M-Twin Cities in Special Education (ASD). She began working at Hopkins Public Schools in the fall of 2017.

Douglas Dart, B.A., M.A.

Position
Language Arts Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4697

Douglas Dart grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah.  After spending a year in Greece on the A.F.S. exchange program, he attended the University of Colorado in Boulder.  He spent his senior year studying in Spain before graduating with a Humanities degree.

John DenHartog

Position
Special Education Teacher, Head Coach Varsity Football
Phone Number
952.567.8845

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