Staff directory

The faculty & staff of Hope Academy are part of a covenant community who embrace our Faith & Life Covenant  and Statement of Faith. Our teachers are masters of their craft and are dedicated to bringing the best classical Christ-centered education to our students.

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Melissa Wierzba

Title I - LS
Email
melissawierzba@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2065
Department
Student Support
Room
19

Michael Devereaux

Teacher - HS 9th Humane Letters
Email
michaeldevereaux@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School
Room
203

Michaela Maupin

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Email
michaelamaupin@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2073
Department
Advancement
Room
136

Michelle Kurras

Teacher - 6th Math/Science
Email
michellekurras@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2019
Department
Upper School
Room
213

Michelle Vanderveen

Aide - 2nd Grade
Email
michellevanderveen@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2042
Department
Lower School
Room
121

Nathan Ziegler

Principal - US
Email
nathanziegler@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2018
Department
Leadership Team
Room
212

Nathanael Smith

Teacher - K-1 Music
Email
nathanaelsmith@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2040
Department
Lower School
Room
143

Nicole Moore

Aide - Kindergarten
Email
nicolemoore@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2030
Department
Lower School
Room
110

Nicole Stark

Teacher - US Resource
Email
nickistark@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2056
Department
Student Support
Room
201

Noele Orellana

Teacher - Kindergarten Foundations
Email
noeleorellana@hopeschool.org
Department
Lower School
Room
110

Patricia Angeles

Lunch
Email
patriciaangeles@hopeschool.org
Department
All School
Room
Lunchroom

Patrick Claytor

Teacher - MS Latin, HS Bible
Email
patrickclaytor@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School
Room
220

Pete Ziegler

US Title I Instructional Coach
Email
peteziegler@hopeschool.org
Department
Student Support
Room
M224

Phyllis Gregg

Teacher - 7th, 10th, 12th Grade Math
Email
phyllisgregg@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School
Room
214

Rebecca Moncur

Title Support & ELL Specialist
Email
rebeccamoncur@hopeschool.org
Department
Student Support
Room
100J

Rena Hall

IT Technology Integration Specialist - 3-5 Director
Email
renahall@hopeschool.org
Department
Lower School
Room
32

Richard Hurlbut

Teacher - 11-12 Humane Letters and Oral Rhetoric
Email
rickhurlbut@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2043
Department
Upper School
Room
202

Rochelle Sadie

Teacher - 1st Grade
Email
rochellelook@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2033
Department
Lower School
Room
116

Russ Gregg

Head of School
Email
russgregg@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2011
Department
Leadership Team
Room
140C

Samantha Siemsen

Teacher - 4th Grade
Email
samanthasiemsen@hopeschool.org
Department
Lower School
Room
31

Sandra Hayden

Email
sandrahayden@hopeschool.org
Department
Lower School

Sara Neterer

Advancement - Gifts Processor
Email
saraneterer@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2093
Department
Advancement
Room
136

Sarah Holden

School Nurse
Email
sarahholden@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2044
Department
Admin Support
Room
140

Scott Severson

Partner Relations & Development Assistant
Email
scottseverson@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2083
Department
Advancement
Room
136

Sean Sweat

Teacher - 3rd Grade
Email
seansweat@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2070
Department
Lower School
Room
13

Shalom Ross

Teacher - Kindergarten
Email
shalomross@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2031
Department
Lower School
Room
106

Stephanie Englar

Teacher - 1st Grade
Email
stephanieenglar@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2022
Department
Lower School
Room
112

Steve Carlisle

Teacher - 6th Grade Bible
Email
stevecarlisle@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School
Room
221/222

Steve Quiggle

Teacher - MS Science
Email
stevequiggle@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2058
Department
Upper School
Room
228

Sue Pearce

Assistant Principal - US; Teacher - MS Math & Science
Email
susanpearce@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2076
Department
Upper School
Room
221: US Office

Susan DeYoung

Title I - LS
Email
susandeyoung@hopeschool.org
Department
Lower School
Room
100F

Susan Saunders

Teacher - Saturday Morning ASC
Email
susansaunders@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School

Sylvia Lohmeyer

Teacher - MS Language Arts
Email
sylvialohmeyer@hopeschool.org
Department
Upper School
Room
221

Tania Betance

Aide - Kindergarten
Email
taniabetance@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2031
Department
Lower School
Room
116

Tanja Pankratz

Teacher - K-5 Resource
Email
tanjapankratz@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2079
Department
Student Support
Room
038A

Tasha Irving

Teacher - US Art
Email
tashairving@hopeschool.org
Phone
612-540-2039
Department
Upper School
Room
141