Contacts and Staff

Sarah Fish

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5304

Sarah Fish has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2012. She received her Elementary Education degree in 2009

Jeremy Fisher, M.Ed.

Position
RTI Staff

Mr. Fisher earned his undergraduate degree from Macalester College and completed his graduate work at the University of MN. He has taught in both the Minneapolis and Hopkins Public Schools.

Sarah Gleason, M.Ed

Position
Third Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5153

Mrs. Gleason has been teaching since 2005 in a variety of grades. In 2002 she completed her B.S. in Foundations of Elementary Education through the University of Minnesota, and her Masters of Education shortly there after.

Emily Gruenewald, M.A.T.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5332

Prior to working with Hopkins Public Schools, Emily graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a major in Biology. Emily has worked with school groups at nature centers, after-school programs, and preschools in the Twin Cities area.

Carah Hart, MST

Position
K-2 Vocal Music Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5116

Carah Hart received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and Vocal Performance from Luther College and her Masters of Science in Teaching from Drake University.

Robyn Hartley, BA

Position
Kindergarten Teacher

Robyn Hartley began her teaching career at Gatewood Elementary School in 1999 as a Learning Resource Teacher in first grade. She taught there for a few years before staying home to be with her children.

Jessica Heisel, M.Ed.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5065

Jessica Heisel has been a teacher in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2003. She received a Masters of Education from the University of Minnesota.

Emma Henke, M.A.

Position
3rd Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-4776

Ms. Henke has been teaching since 2014 and is currently teaching 3rd grade at Meadowbrook Elementary.

Michelle Hetland, MS

Position
Gifted & Talented K-3 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4678

Michelle has been with Hopkins Public Schools since 1999. She has taught kindergarten, first, and second grade in the district. Currently she is teaching gifted and talented for students in kindergarten through third grade

Andy Jensen, Ed.S.

Position
Band Director
Phone Number
952.988.5070

Andy has taught all ages of band students in both rural and metropolitan Minnesota. He has been teaching in Hopkins Public Schools since 2015 and currently teaches 5th and 6th grade band at Meadowbrook Elementary school.

Courtney Johnson, BS

Position
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5076

Courtney is starting her 5th year at Meadowbrook Elementary. She has taught 2nd and 3rd grade during her time here.

Elyse Juba, MA

Position
1st Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5084

Mrs. Juba received her Masters in curriculum and instruction along with her teaching license through the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities.

Mollie Kanter, BA

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5071

Mollie Kanter has been teaching in Hopkins Public Schools since 2016. Prior to coming to Hopkins, she taught kindergarten and first grade in Chicago for five years and first grade in New Orleans for one year.

Anne Kelly, MA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5083

Anne Kelly has been teaching in the District since 2004. She has taught first, second, and third grade.

Timothy Kennedy, MA

Position
Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5108

Tim Kennedy has been with Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. Tim earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and his Master of Arts in Teaching degree at the University of St. Thomas.

Angelette Kittrell, M.Ed.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5064

Angelette Kittrell has been a teacher in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1998. She has taught both 5th and 6th grade during her time here.

Mary Kornmann, BA

Position
2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Kornmann attended University of Minnesota Morris and received her bachelor's degree.

Bobby Krzmarzick, MAT

Position
Grade 5 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5120

Mr. Krzmarzick attended the University of St. Thomas and earned BAs in English and Communication Studies. He received his education license and Master's degree at Hamline University.

Patty Long

Position
Kids & Co. - Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.5062

Kim Mach, M.A.

Position
4th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5292

Kim Mach has been teaching in Hopkins since 1991. Kim attended the University of Minnesota for her BA in Elementary Education. She also has a Masters in Educational Technology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Louise Mader-Krenz

Position
Art Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-5119

Mrs. Mader teaches art to all students in Grades 1–6.

Anita Mallick

Position
Kids & Co. - Activities Assistant
Phone Number
952-988-5062

Nancy Mark, B.S.S.

Position
Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Mrs. Mark is a Kindergarten Paraprofessional supporting Mrs. Duffy and the amazing Kindergarten students.

Christa McKibben, AA

Position
School Nutrition Cashier
Phone Number
952.988.5107

Christa McKibben has worked for Hopkins Nutrition Department since 2013. She has an Associate of Arts Degree and a diploma in Graphic and Interior Design.

Steve Miller, M.S.

Position
Grade 6 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5063

Mr. Miller has been teaching at Meadowbrook Elementary since 1992. He holds a master's in educational leadership and a current Minnesota principal's license.

Kristan Nalezny, M.A.

Position
First Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5148

Mrs. Nalezny received a BA in Sociology from Boston College and a MA in Education from the University of St. Thomas.

Ann Nasses

Position
Playground/Lunchroom Paraprofessional

Ann has worked in Reception most of her adult life. She has worked with children since 2005, beginning with her local MOMS Club executive board.

Mary Nelson

Position
Office Clerk
Phone Number
952.988.5100

Mary works as part of the office team and enjoys the interaction with students, parents and staff.

Wendy Norcross

Position
Special Education Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.4917

Wendy has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999.

Suzanne Pakenham

Position
Grade 1 Teacher

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School Hours

Grades K–6
9:33–4:05

Office Hours 
8:30–4:30

Kids & Company

952.988.5062

Principal
Dr. Greta Evans-Becker Natalie Sawatzky, Assistant Principal