Eastern Staff Directory

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Eastern Elementary School

1600 Eastern Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone: 231.933.5600
Fax: 231.933.5605

Administration

Name
Position
Phone
Biz Ruskowski
Principal
231.933.5602
Jill Jenkins
Admin. Assistant
231.933.5600
Melisa Waskiewicz
Admin. Assistant
231.933.5601

Preschool

Name
Position
Phone
Julie Brott
Preschool Teacher
231.933.5640
Deb Feaster
Preschool Teacher
231.933.5641
Joy Brasington
Assistant
231.933.5641
Wendy Pattison
Assistant
231.933.5640

Elementary

Name
Position
Phone
Julie Edwardson
Kindergarten Teacher
231.933.5676
Sarah Marek
Kindergarten Teacher
231.933.5614
Jessica Owen
Kindergarten Teacher
231.933.5645
Heather Fak
1st Grade Teacher
231.933.5616
Kathy Radakovich
1st Grade Teacher
231.933.5648
Mary Fak
2nd Grade Teacher
231.933.5646
Mandy LaBarre
2nd Grade Teacher
231.933.5613
Terri Lutes
2nd Grade Teacher
231.933.5621
Terri Mattarella
3rd Grade Teacher
231.933.5622
Karen Smith
3rd Grade Teacher
231.933.5612
Kara McConnell
4th Grade Teacher
231.933.5618
4th Grade Teacher
231.933.5619
Gina Savoie
5th Grade Teacher
231.933.5698
Patricia Schneider
5th Grade Teacher
231.933.5675
Weslee Shembarger
5th Grade Teacher
231.933.5674

Art

Name
Position
Phone
Anna Culik
Teacher
231.933.5624 (EA) 3670 (SL)
Kathryn Fisher
Teacher
231.933.5851 (CO) 5624 (EA)

Library Media Center

Name
Position
Phone
Heather Asiala
Library/Media Parapro
231.933.5620

Music

Name
Position
Phone
Kristin Gowen
Teacher
231.933.5625 (EA) 3670 (SL)
Stephanie Schall-Brazee
Teacher
231.933.5625 (EA) 8575 (WH)

Physical Education

Name
Position
Phone
Wendy Richmond
Teacher
231.933.5649 (EA)

English Learners Program

Name
Position
Phone
Peg Siciliano
EL Instructional Assistant
231.933.5647 (EA)

Indian Education

Name
Position
Phone
Sue Chang
Instructional Assistant
231.933.6559

Support Services

Name
Position
Phone
Abbey Kaufman
Resource Room Teacher
231.933.5644
Kristen Abner
At-Risk Instructional Assistant
231.933.5643
Heather Asiala
At-Risk Instructional Assistant
231.933.5620
Korin Quinn
At-Risk Instructional Assistant
231.933.5643
Christine Sigfred
Instructional Assistant
Janelle Dahlberg
Instructional Aide
Christine Enoksen
Instructional Aide
Jasmine K-aloha
Instructional Aide

Extended Day

Name
Position
Phone
Catherine Allen-Goodwin
Manager
231.933.5623
Kelly Clark
Assistant
231.933.5623
Emily Grierson
Assistant
231.933.5623

Facilities

Name
Position
Phone
Keith Ballmer
Custodian
231.933.5650
Duane Fewins
Custodian
231.933.5650
Teresa Schoech
Custodian
231.933.5609

Food & Nutrition Services

Name
Position
Phone
Karen Phillips
Kitchen Leader
231.933.5638
Sheila Venhuizen
Cook
231.933.5638
Janelle Dahlberg
Noon Duty
Christine Enoksen
Noon Duty
Heidi Kenney
Noon Duty

Learning Resources & Technology

Name
Position
Phone
Ryan Monette
Support Technician/Technology
231.933.6524