Ashbrook Independent School

Teachers and Staff

Ashbrook Independent School’s teachers and staff are the heart and soul of our programs. We strive to have outstanding teachers who not only excel at teaching but also keep in mind the development and interests of the whole student.

Beginning School (Pre-S/Pre-K)

  • Michelle Reynolds, Pre-K Teacher (Class Website)
  • Rachel Renfrow, Pre-K Assistant

Lower School (K-4)

  • Vickie Wheatley, Kindergarten
  • Soozi Stevens, First Grade 
  • Rachel Sechler, Second Grade (Class Website)
  • Erin Kooyman, Third Grade 
  • Brenda Jensen, Fourth Grade 

Middle School Core (5-8)

  • Chris Webber, Fifth Grade (Class Website)
  • Robert Blackman, Middle School History
  • Rachael Van Fleet, Middle School Science 
  • Lynette Gottlieb, Middle School English
  • Paul Hunt, Middle School Math 
  • Ann Blythe, Middle School Math 

Special Areas

  • Scott Gerweck, Music 
  • Erik Olson, Art 
  • Kimberly Gifford, Theater (VolunteerSpot Link)
  • Claire Burand, French 
  • Luh Jang Chen, Chinese 
  • Lori Wilson, Spanish
  • Emma Marliave, Physical Education (Class Website)

After Care

  • Nikki Evans, Extended Day and Kitchen Director
  • Tina Welch, Extended Day Assistant
  • Becca Warren, Extended Day Assistant
  • Paul Hunt, Middle School Study Hall 

Office Staff

  • Melissa Hausmann, Principal 
  • Elaine Pettigrew, Bookkeeper 
  • Carol Alley, Front Office Secretary 
  • Sarah Schuck, Administrative Assistant
  • Greg Hammerstad, Technical Support/Theater Manager 
  • Ed Trueblood, Lead Custodian/Grounds Keeper