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)

  • Nikki Evans, Pre-K Teacher
  • Tina Welch, Pre-K Assistant

Lower School (K-4)

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

Middle School Core (5-8)

Special Areas

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

Study Hall/Extended Day

  • Middle School Study Hall, Kristie Nelson
  • Extended Day Director, Hannah Wilson
  • Extended Day Assistant- Erykah Garbrecht


  • Heather Banks, Kitchen Manager/Cook
  • Corine Wehner, Kitchen Assistant

Office Staff

  • Melissa Hausmann, Principal
  • Christopher Webber, Assistant Principal
  • Elaine Pettigrew, Bookkeeper 
  • Carol Alley, Front Office Secretary 
  • Greg Hammerstad, Technical Support/Theater Manager
  • Christine Hackenbruck, Director of Marketing and Enrollment, Theater Assistant Manager
  • Ed Trueblood, Lead Custodian/Grounds Keeper