Pre-6 Faculty

 


Ms. Rose Coleman

Grade Three

M.A., Religious Education, University of St. Thomas/Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 2016; M.S., Education, Winona State University, 2006; B.A., Elementary Education, University of Minnesota (Morris), 2005; Minnesota Elementary License Grades K-6 and Middle Level Mathematics Endorsement.

2nd Grade Teacher, Churchill Elementary School (Rochester), 2005-2006; Kindergarten Teacher, Nova Classical Academy, 2006-2009; Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, 2011-2012; 8th and 9th Grade Religion Teacher, Religion Department Chair, New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, 2013-2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: rcoleman@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8753


Sr. Mary Philomena, O.P.

Grade Six

B.S., Elementary Education and Integrated Science, Eastern Michigan University.

Faculty, Spiritus Sanctus Academy (Ann Arbor, MI); Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.

Email: srmaryphilomena@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8741


Mrs. Ashley Duppler

Kindergarten

B.A., Elementary Education, College of Saint Benedict, 2011; Autism Spectrum Disorders Certification, University of St. Thomas, 2015.

Substitute Teacher, Saint Agnes School and Highland Catholic School, 2011; Softball Coach, Highland Catholic School, 2011; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.

Email: aduppler@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8751


Mrs. Mary Eckberg

Grade 1

B.A., Elementary Education, Minnesota State University, 1982.

Email: meckberg@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8781


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. 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. David Gockowski

Grade Four

M.A., Education (K-6 Licensure), College of St. Scholastica, 2017; M.A.T., Saint Paul Seminary, in process; B.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2009.

After School Tutor, Missionaries of Charity (Minneapolis), 2010-2013; Special Education Student Teacher, Johnsville Elementary, 2014-2016; Student Teacher, Saint Agnes School, Fall 2016;  Student Teacher, Elm Creek Elementary, 2016; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: dgockowski@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8730


Mrs. Sue Heather

Librarian

Email: sheather@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8754


Ms. Miriam Holmes

Grade Six

B.E., University of Glasgow, Scotland, 2013.

First Grade Teacher, Saint Thomas Primary School (Scotland), 2013-2014; Specialist Teacher, Saint Cadoc’s Primary School (Scotland), 2014-2015; CCD Teacher, Saint Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church, 2016-2017; Elementary School Teacher, Koinonia Academy (New Jersey), 2015-2020; Vice Principal of the Elementary School and Third Grade Teacher, Koinonia Academy, 2018-2020; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2020-Present.

Email: mholmes@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8762


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


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


Sr. Maria Karol, O.P.

Grade One

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2019-present.

B.A., Elementary Education, Eastern Michigan University.

Student Teacher, St. Francis Catholic School, Michigan; Second Grade Teacher, St. Helen Catholic School, Texas; Second Grade Teacher, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, California; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2020-present. 

Email: srmariakarol@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8722


Sr. Mary Consolata, O.P.

Grade Four

Elementary Education, Eastern Michigan University.

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.

Email: srmaryconsolata@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8732


Mrs. Margaret Langlois

Kindergarten Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Elementary Education, Emphasis in Social Sciences, College of St. Catherine, 1990; Levels I-III Certification, National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd; Level I Formation Leader, National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.

Classroom Teacher, Holy Name Catholic School, 1990-1994; Homeschool Teacher, 1999-2005; Administrator, Engaged Conference Weekend, 1996-2002; Catechist, Church of St. Joseph, 2009-2014; Catechist, Cathedral of Saint Paul, 2009-2015; Administrator of Children’s Faith Formation, Cathedral of Saint Paul, 2010-2015; Montessori Pre-Kindergarten Director and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Director, Holy Family Academy, 2015-2018; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.

Email: mlanglois@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8742


Mrs. Lisa Leeson

Grade Five

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2019-present.

Email: lleeson@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8774


Mrs. Caroline Little

Preschool Coordinator

M.A., Education, University of St. Thomas, 2002; B.A., Social Work, University of St. Thomas, 1998.

Substitute Teacher in the Autism Program, The Concord Elementary School (Edina), 2002-2004; Second Grade Teacher, The Learning Center for Children (Minneapolis), 2004-2007; Dental Instructor, Herzing University, 2010-2012;  Preschool Teacher & Extended Care Teacher, St. John the Baptist Parish School (New Brighton), 2012-present; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2020.

Email: clittle@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8770


Mrs. Jennifer Loch

Preschool

B.A., Elementary Education (K-8), University of St. Thomas; B.A., Psychology, University of St. Thomas; Education Endorsement in Communication Arts and Literature (5-8).

Long-term Substitute Religion Teacher, St. Peter Catholic School, 2009; 2nd Grade Teacher, Saint Agnes School, 2009-2011; Volunteer Religious Education Teacher, 2006-2009 and 2012-2015; Volunteer Director and Catechist of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Holy Trinity Parish, 2015-2018; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.

Email: jloch@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8771


Mrs. April May

Grade Three

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2019-present.

Email: amay@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8776


Mrs. Claire Missy

4-6, 8 Religion

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2019-present.

Email: cmissy@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8736


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; Member, MN Band Directors Association; Member, Music Educators National Conference.

Mount St. Joseph High School (Baltimore, MD); St. John’s High School (Washington, D.C.); St. Agnes High School, 1982-1983; Band Director, Cotter High School (Winona), 2013-2015;  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

B.A., Speech Communication, California State University (Long Beach, CA); Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) National Certification.

Previous experience in healthcare industry as a Regional Human Resources Manager for a national provider directing all aspects of the HR function; Saint Agnes School, 2003-present.

Email: troddy@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8754


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., 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.

Band Director, Milan Middle and High School, 1986-1987; Accompanist and Private Lesson Instructor, 2010-present; Part-Time Music Specialist, St. Anne’s School (LeSueur) 2013-present; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: mtruran @saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8757


Mr. Steve Truran

Instrumental Music

Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2019-present.

Email: struran@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8775


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, St. Paul’s Outreach, 1995-2009; Faculty, Maternity of Mary – St. Andrew School, 2009-2011; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2011-present.

Email: lvance@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8749


 

Ms. Diana Vandenburg

Religion K-4

B.A., Elementary Education with concentration in Theology, Benedictine College, 2017.

Totus Tuus Teacher, Diocese of Lincoln, 2017; Student Teacher, St. Joseph School, 2017; Substitute Teacher, St. Joseph School, 2018; Theatre Camp Teacher, Peninsula Youth Theatre, 2016, 2018-2019; Volunteer Catechist, Church of St. Joseph, 2019-2020; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2020-present.

Email: dvandenburg@saintagnesschool.org

Phone: 651-925-8734