Contacts & Staff

We have a dedicated and knowledgeable staff to service the educational and technology needs of our students, staff, and families.

Please feel free to contact us by phone, email, or using the Contact Form below.

Technology, Media, and Information Systems
Hopkins Public Schools
Educational Services Center
1001 Highway 7
Hopkins, MN  55305
Phone: 952.988.4100
Fax: 952.988.4311
email

Ivar Nelson, M.S.

Position
Director of Technology, Media and Information Systems

Ivar provides leadership in the areas of educational technology, media services, and information systems to our schools and district.  

John Wetter

Position
Technical Services Manager
Phone Number
952.988.4111

John manages the operation of infrastructure, systems & support services in the district.

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

Position
Media Services Coordinator
Phone Number
952.988.4123

Mary is our District Library Media Services Curriculum Coordinator.

Abigail Beekman, AS

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4890

Abigail (Abbie) Beekman has been working for Hopkins Public Schools as a technology support specialist since 2017.

Christie Boeder, B.A.

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4438

Ms. Boeder has been employed by the Hopkins Public Schools since 1992 in various positions, and in 2002 began working in the technology department supporting, promoting, and guiding learning through the effective use of technology resources.

Freddy Cabán Nieves

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5297
Freddy is a technology support specialist for Hopkins Public Schools.

Becky Folwick, BA

Position
Service Desk Technician
Phone Number
952.988.5374

Mark Frame

Position
Technology Systems Administrator
Phone Number
952.988.5371

Suzanne Halvorsen

Position
District Media Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.4124

Suzanne assists media specialists with ordering materials and equipment.

Hmong Her, BS

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4797

Hmong has been working with Hopkins Public Schools since 2016. He graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Computer Information Technology

Jason Hernandez, B.M.

Position
Lead Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4491

Jason has a degree in vocal performance from the University of Minnesota as well as A+, Network+ and Security+ IT certifications.

Vania Hof-Robrahn, BS

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4331

Vania Robrahn joined the Hopkins Public Schools in January 2012. She has experience with both junior high & elementary technology environments.

Nils Johnson

Position
Technology Network Administrator
Phone Number
952.988.5372

Nils graduated with a B.S. in Computer Networking: Modeling & Simulation from St. Cloud State University.

Michael Kavanaugh

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5172

Michael Kavanaugh joined Hopkins Public Schools as a Technology Support Specialist in June of 2018 and has worked in the K12 Information Technology field since 2015.

Joseph Kosowski, B.M.

Position
Technology Services Operations Manager
Phone Number
952.988.4106

Joseph Kosowski joined Hopkins Public Schools as the technical services operations manager in May 2018, and has worked in K12 information technology for three years.

Jill Milbert

Position
Technology and Information Systems Department Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.4100

Jill Milbert has worked in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1988. Currently, she is the Secretary of Technology and Information Services.

Josh Novotny, B.S.

Position
Lead Technology Support Specialist

Josh earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Information System at St. Cloud State University. He has worked at Hopkins Public Schools since October 2015.

Terri Osland, M.S.

Position
HHS Media Specialist & District Learning Coach
Phone Number
952.988.4674

Terri Osland is a HHS Library Media Specialist and District Digital Learning Coach.

Gwen Stephens, BA

Position
Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5112

Gwen has been with the Hopkins Public Schools in the technology support roll since 1996.

Stacey Tupper

Position
Enrollment Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4074

Stacey has been working in the Hopkins School District since 2000.

Vanessa Van Hoof

Position
Lead Technology Support Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4295

Scott Van Vleet, A.A.S. System Adminisration

Position
Building Technology Support
Phone Number
952.988.4101

Linda Wareham, MEd

Position
Coordinator of Electronic Communications and Information Systems
Phone Number
952.988.4109

Linda has the answers for your Infinite Campus questions!

Steve Warner

Position
Digital Audio-Visual Coordinator
Phone Number
952.988.4122

Steve is your contact for Digital Audio-Visual, video production, and KHOP-TV.

Carrie Warosh, BA

Position
Student Information Systems Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4105

Carrie has worked in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2004.