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Mr. Jordan Adams
Latin

M.A. Humanities, University of Dallas, 2016; B.A., Politics, Minor in Latin, Hillsdale College, 2013. Faculty: Founders Classical Academy, 2014-16; Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: jadams@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8731


Ms. Ashley Ballman
Kindergarten

B.A. Elementary Education, College of Saint Benedict, 2011; Autism Spectrum Disorders certification, University of St. Thomas, 2015; Substitute Teacher, Saint Agnes School, Highland Catholic School, 2011; Softball Coach, Highland Catholic School, 2011; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.

Email: aballman@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8751


Ms. Rose Coleman
Grade Three

M.A. in Religious Education, University of St. Thomas/Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 2016; M.S. in Education, Winona State University, 2006; B.A. in Elementary Education, University of Minnesota-Morris, 2005. Minnesota Elementary License Grades K-6 and Middle Level Mathematics Endorsement. Faculty: 2005-2006 Second Grade Teacher, Churchill Elementary School, Rochester, MN. 2006-2009 Kindergarten Teacher, Nova Classical Academy, Saint Paul, MN. 2011-2012 Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, New Ulm, MN. 2013-2014 Eighth and Ninth Grade Religion Teacher, Religion Department Chair, New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, New Ulm, MN. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: rcoleman@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8753


Mrs. Mary Eckberg
Grade One

B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2009. Substitute Teacher/Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach, South St. Paul Public Schools, 2009-11; Long-term Substitute Teacher, St. Croix Preparatory Academy, Stillwater, 2010-11; Kindergarten Teacher, Parnassus Preparatory School, Maple Grove, 2011-12; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.

Email: meckberg@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8723


Mrs. Kathleen Eilen

Mrs. Kathleen Eilen
Title I

B.A. Elementary Education, University of Minnesota, 1982. Minneapolis Public Schools-Mary McCleod Bethune, 1983-1988; Morris Park Elementary 1988-1989; Michael Dowling Urban Environmental Center 1989-2001. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2011-present.

Email: keilen@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8763


Ms. Sarah Ennis
Grade Five

M.Ed., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 2016; B.A. Literature and Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2014; B.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2014; Faculty, Incarnate Word Academy, Brownsville, Texas, 2014 – 2016; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016- present.

Email: sennis@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8724


Ms. Katherine Erickson
Grade Five

B.A. Elementary Education, University of St. Thomas, 2014; B.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2014. Magna Cum Laude. Faculty: Holy Family Academy, 2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2014-present.

Email: kerickson@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8733


Mr. Jacob Flaherty
Choir

B.A. Vocal Music Education (K-12 Licensure), Minor in Catholic Studies and Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2005. 7-12 Music Teacher and Choir Director, Trinity School at River Ridge, 2015-2017; Director of Music, Organist, Choir Director, Church of All Saints, 2015-present; High School Choir Director and Religion Teacher, St. Mary’s High School and Parish, Sleepy Eye, 2013-2015; Organist, Schola Member, Choirster, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Salem, SD, 2012-13; Music Teacher and Music Director, St. Lambert Catholic School and Church, Sioux Falls, SD, 2011-2013; Music Teacher, Athletic Director, Maternity of Mary / St. Andrew School, 2008-2011; Organist, Asst. Music Director, Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Catholic Church, 2006-2011; Theology and Vocal Music Teacher, De La Salle High School, 2005-2008; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: jflaherty@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8718


Ms. Kathryn Herbeck

Mrs. Kathryn Flanagan
Grade One

M.A. Curriculum & Instruction, University of St. Thomas, anticipated 2017; Graduate Licensure Program, University of St. Thomas, 2015; B.A. Catholic Studies and minor in Elementary Education, University of St. Thomas, 2014. Catholic Missionary, NET Ministries, 2009-2010;  Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: kflanagan@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8722


Mr. David Gockowski
Grade Four

B.A. Catholic Studies, Minor in Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2009; M.A.T., Saint Paul Seminary, in process; M.A. Education (K-6 Licensure), College of St. Scholastica, 2017. Student Teacher, Saint Agnes School, Fall 2016; Special Education Student Teacher, Johnsville Elementary, 2014-2016; Student Teacher, Elm Creek Elementary, 2016; After School Tutor, Missionaries of Charity in Minneapolis, 2010-2013; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: dgockowski@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8730


Mrs. Hannah Grant

Mrs. Hannah Grant
String Ensemble

B.A. English and minor in Latin, Hillsdale College, 2013. Faculty, Trinity School at River Ridge, 2013-2015; 3rd & 4th grade Teacher, Hillsdale Academy, Fall 2012; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: hgrant@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8742


Mrs. Sue Heather
Librarian

Email: sheather@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-227-1886


Mr. Christopher Hopkins
Physical Education

M.S. Ed General Professional Education, SUNY Potsdam, 2006. B.S. Physical Education, College at Brockport (NY), 2004. Instructor, ACE Program, West Virginia University, 2007-2008, Coach and Instructor, Hamline University, 2008-2013. Instructor, Physical Activities Program, University of Minnesota, 2013-2016. Faculty, Saint Agnes School 2016-Present.

Email: chopkins@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8714


Ms. Claire Kirsch
Grade Six

M.S. Ed in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Walden University, 2017; Classical Education Teacher Training, Hillsdale College, June 2016; B.A. Literature, Minor in Classics and Early Christian Literature, Ave Maria University, 2014. Second Grade Teacher, Mason Classical Academy, Naples, FL, 2014-2017; Academic Tutor, Ave Maria University, 2013-2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: ckirsch@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8762


Mr. David Johnson
Grade Two

B.S. Education, University of Minnesota, 1973. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 1973-present.

Email: djohnson@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8721


Mrs. Nancy Johnson
Kindergarten

B.S. Education, Concordia University, 2005. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2000-2001 and 2008-present.

Email: njohnson@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8720


Mrs. Mary Loomis
Grade Four

B.A. Elementary Education, University of St. Catherine. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 1990-present.

Email: mloomis@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8732


Mrs. Lucy Menzia
Grade Three

B.A. Elementary Education, Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD, 1981. Elementary Teacher (Second and Third Grades), St. Rose of Lima Elementary, 1986-1991; Founding Faculty Member and First Grade Teacher, Providence Academy, 2001-2017; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: lmenzia@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8776


Mrs. Kathleen O'Hern

Mrs. Kathleen O’Hern
Religion

M.Ed., University of Minnesota, 2001; Certificate of Completion, Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute, 2015; B.S. Elementary Education, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia; continuing education at the University of St. Thomas, 2005-2008 (Theology and Spanish). Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2001-present.

Email: kohern@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8734


Mr. Richard Peters
Band

Master of Music (M.M.), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; B.A., Music, Hamline University; MN Standard Teaching Music Certificate K-12. Member: MN Music Educators Association, MN Band Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference. Band Director: Cotter High School, Winona, 2013-2015; Mount St. Joseph High School, Baltimore, MD; St. John’s High School, Washington, D.C.; St. Agnes High School, 1982-1983; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: rpeters@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8719


Mrs. Bridget Richtsmeier
Art

B.S. Art Education, K-12 certification, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 2009. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2010-present; Studio Art Department Chair, 2011-present.

Email: brichtsmeier@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8760


Mrs. Tricia Roddy
Librarian

Email: troddy@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-227-1886


Mrs. Michelle Sullivan
Grade Six

B.S. Elementary Education, Winona State University, 1989. Faculty, St. Francis Xavier in Buffalo, 1990; Faculty, South Washington County Schools, 1991-1994; instructor, ARCHES Co-op Literature & Composition, 2010-2013; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2014-present.

Email: msullivan@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8741


Mr. Sam Thompson
Physical Education & Athletic Coordinator

M.A. Educational Leadership, Saint Mary’s University, 2017; USAWL1 Certification, 2017; B.A. Physical Education, Bethel University, 2013; B.A. 5-12 Health Education, Bethel University, 2013; Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director, Saint John the Baptist (New Brighton), 2014-2016; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016- present.  

 

Email: sthompson @saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8716


Mrs. Mary Truran
Classroom Music

B.A. in Music Education Gustavus Adolphus College, 1985. K-12 Classroom Music and K-12 Band (primary instruments saxophone and bassoon). Continuing studies in Orff Schulwerk, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul. Band Director at Milan Middle and High School (1986-1987). Accompanist and private lesson instructor (2010-present). Part-time Music Specialist at St. Anne’s School in LeSueur, MN (2013-Present). Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: mtruran @saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8757


Mrs. Leila Vance
Grade Two

B.A. Elementary Education, College of St. Catherine, 1991. Faculty, Nativity of Our Lord School,1991-1994; Home School Teacher, 1994-2005; Supervisor for St. Pauls Outreach 1995-2009; Faculty: Maternity of Mary St. Andrew School, 2009-2011; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2011-present.

Email: lvance@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8830


Ms. Kate Ward
Grade One Long Term Sub

Email: kward@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8722

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