Contacts and Staff

Susan Segal, BA

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952.988.4517

Susie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with a degree in psychology.

Constance (Connie) Smith, B.A.

Position
Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Connie Smith has been at Tanglen Elementary since 2015. Up until then, she taught in grades 2-6 in her 12 years overseas in Romania.

Pam Soltis, BA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4880

Pam Soltis began teaching in the Hopkins School District in 1990 after earning a BS in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa.

Beth Specht, MS

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4927

Beth graduated from Northern Illinois University. Beth has taught Art, Special Education, Fifth Grade, and Second Grade in rural, urban, and suburban settings.

Joan Stole, BSN

Position
Licensed School Nurse
Phone Number
952.988.4914

Joan is a graduate of St. Olaf College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. She has past nursing experience as a hospital staff nurse, and also as a Public Health Nurse in Minneapolis.

Kevin Strong, M.A.

Position
Physical Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4137

Kevin has been teaching physical education in the Hopkins School District since 1996.

Holly Thompson, MS

Position
Library Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.567.4909

Holly Thompson has been a Library Media Specialist since 2009, and has been a part of the Hopkins School District since 2019.

Sara Vanhove, BA

Position
First Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4878

Sara Vanhove graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in Elementary and Special Education.

Anna Wosika, MA

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4287

Anna earned her BS in Elementary Education (K-Grade 6) and Minor in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3) from Mankato State University. Anna has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. Anna earned her BS in Elementary Education and Minor in Early Childhood Education from Mankato State University, and her MA in Differentiated Instruction from Concordia.

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School Hours

Grades K–6
8:58–3:30

Office Hours
7:30–4:30

Kids & Company

952.988.4913

Principal
Jim Hebeisen, Ed. D.