Dr. Evans-Becker became Meadowbrook principal in 2008. She has over 20 years of experience as an educator. She is a National Board Certified Early Childhood Generalist with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education, a Masters degree in Child and Family Studies, and Doctor of Education in Educational Policy and Administration.
Natalie Sawatzky has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2004. For 10 years she served as the School Counselor at Meadowbrook Elementary. She now serves as Meadowbrook's Assistant Principal.
Ann teaches in the Kaleidoscope Preschool Program at Meadowbrook Elementary. She enjoys working with children and getting to know their families. You can register for the Kaleidoscope Preschool Programs through Harley Hopkins Early Childhood Learning Center at 952.988.5000.
Mrs. Arnold began teaching Learning Support groups at Meadowbrook during the 2011-12 school year. She has really enjoyed working with small groups of students on their reading and math skills so they can become more successful in their homeroom classrooms.
Kim Browdie has been with the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999. Prior to teaching she worked as a dental assistant for seven years. Her education background includes a BS in Elementary Education from Minnesota State University–Moorhead.
Education is a career change for Chuck. His first degree was a Bachelor of Arts degree from Augsburg College, and his second degree, which he obtained 8 years later, is a Bachelor of Science degree for Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota.
School Social Worker & Special Education Department Lead
Madeline Tolkan Conrad has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999. She began in the District at Hopkins West Junior High as a school social worker. After 6 years, she transitioned to the elementary setting, and is currently full time at Alice Smith Elementary School.
Emily Cox joined the Hopkins Public Schools team in 2016. Before coming to Hopkins, Emily spent 8 years teaching 6th through 8th grade band at Todd County Middle School on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Beth Davis is the Learning Support Teacher at Meadowbrook Elementary School. She has many years of experience, including classroom teaching and as an LRT (Learning Resource Teacher) in the Hopkins Public Schools.
Mindy Erdal has been teaching Physical Education in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1986. She has taught at Tanglen, Alice Smith, Katherine Curren, and Meadowbrook Elementaries. Mindy is the District Physical Education Coordinator, Elementary Physical Education Lead and coaches elementary volleyball at Meadowbrook.
Harald Faber has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. For 4 years he taught in the special education department at Hopkins High School and for 10 years in the special education department at Tanglen Elementary school.
Bethany Berg joined the Spanish FLES team in 2015, but has been in education since 2008. She taught Spanish and ESOL in Washington, DC and worked as a literacy consultant, collaborating with teachers to support their instruction.
Mrs. Gleason has been teaching since 2005 in a variety of grades. In 2002 she completed her B.S. in Foundations of Elementary Education through the University of Minnesota, and her Masters of Education shortly there after.