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Mr. Jordan Adams

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

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

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


Ms. Mary Kohlmann

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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