Administration & Faculty

Senior Administration



Galen Hoffstadt Portrait

Head of School
Galen Hoffstadt

galenhoffstadt@sjes.org
B.S.in Education, Southwest Texas State University
M.A.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.A.S. in Supervision and Mid-Management, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Postgraduate Doctoral Studies Certification, Organizational Leadership
Nova Southeastern University
St. James Alumni Parent
Kimberly Hatridge Portrait

Director of Academics and Administration
Kimberly Hatridge

kimberlyhatridge@sjes.org
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Reading and Early Childhood Specializations
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.S. in Supervision and Mid-Management, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Melissa Bliss Portrait

Director of Finance
Melissa Bliss

melissabliss@sjes.org
B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Administration



Nicole Leal Portrait

Director of Advancement
Nicole Leal

nicoleleal@sjes.org
B.A. in Communication, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
St. James Parent
Cari Morgan Portrait

Director of Admissions and Student Services
Cari Morgan

carimorgan@sjes.org
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University-College Station
St. James Parent
R. Tommy Rios Portrait

Athletic Director
R. Tommy Rios

tommyrios@sjes.org
B.S. in Technology, University of Houston
Neomi Rubio-Ramirez

Associate Director of Finance
Neomi Rubio-Ramirez

R. Tommy Rios Portrait

Facilities Director
Shane Smith

Faculty



C.C. Alexander Portrait

C.C. Alexander | Middle School Social Studies

ccalexander@sjes.org
B.S. in Education, University of Texas-Austin
Maria Elena Blanco Portrait

Maria Elena Blanco | Middle School Spanish

mariablanco@sjes.org
B.S., Mississippi State University
M.A., Texas A & M University–Kingsville
Alumni Parent
Leslee Bourg Portrait

Leslee Bourg | Physical Education

lesleebourg@sjes.org
B.S. in Education, University of Texas-Austin
Leslee Bourg Portrait

Christie Bushnell | Primary

christiebushnell@sjes.org
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University
St. James Parent

Robert Daugherty Portrait

Robert Daugherty | Middle School Math

robertdaugherty@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Gay deMontel Portrait

Gay deMontel | Music

gaydemontel@sjes.org
B.A. in Music Education, Southwest Texas State University
OAKE endorsed Kodály certification, UT/FAME

Kristen Dreyer Portrait

Kristen Dreyer | Primary School Director & Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

kristendreyer@sjes.org
B.S. in Education, Baylor University
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Alumni Parent

Yadira Galindo Portrait

Yadira Galindo | Instructional Aide

Minette Gall Portrait

Minette Gall | Grade 2

minettegall@sjes.org
B.B.A in Management and Marketing, Stephen F. Austin State University
Alternative Teaching Certification, ESC Region 2 and Texas A&I Kingsville
Cynthia Garcia Portrait

Cynthia Garcia | Spanish (Lower School)

cynthiagarcia@sjes.org
B.S. in Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Bilingual Certification, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.A.S. in Education Administration, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Amy Glandon Portrait

Amy Glandon | Grade 4

amyglandon@sjes.org
B.S. in Elementary Education, Iowa State University
M.A. in Math Education, Fresno Pacific University
St. James Parent
Amanda Gonzalez Portrait

Amanda Gonzalez | Licensing Director & Pre-Primary Teacher

amandagonzalez@sjes.org
B.A. in Psychology, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
St. James Parent

Michelle Gonzalez Portrait

Michelle Gonzalez | Pre-Primary

Sonia Hall Portrait

Sonia Hall | Kindergarten

soniahall@sjes.org
B.A. in English, Baylor University
Early Childhood Montessori Certification, AMS
M.S. in Reading, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Alumni Parent
Elena Harms Portrait

Elena Harms | Kindergarten

elenaharms@sjes.org
B.A., University of Texas-Pan American
Elena Harms Portrait

Kayci Hunt | Instructional Aide/After Care Supervisor

kaycihunt@sjes.org
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University
St. James Parent

Amy Jacobs Portrait

Amy Jacobs | Middle School Language Arts

amyjacobs@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Au.D., Auburn University
Megan Kinney Portrait

Megan Kinney | Instructional Aide

Betsy Maroney

Betsy Maroney | Media Specialist

betsymaroney@sjes.org
B.A. in History, Texas A & M University–College Station
Betsy Maroney

Leigh Marsh | STREAM Facilitator

leighmarsh@sjes.org
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Julia Mason Photo

Julia Mason | Pre-Kindergarten

juliamason@sjes.org
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University-College Station
Sandy McCampbell Portrait

Sandy McCampbell | Spiritual Formation

SandyMcCampbell@aim.com
B.S., Texas A & M University–College Station
Alumni Parent, St. James Grandparent
Glen Meschko

Glen Meschko | Middle School Spiritual Formation

gmeschko@cotgs.org
Colorado Christian University
Velma Moreno Portrait

Velma Moreno | Grade 2

velmamoreno@sjes.org
B.S. in Vocational Home Economics, Texas A&I University-Kingsville
B.S. in Elementary Education, Texas A&I University-Kingsville
Ashley Ramirez Portrait

Ashley Ramirez | Grade 4

ashleyramirez@sjes.org
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Governors University
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, University of North Texas

Yvonne Ruggles, Portrait

Yvonne Ruggles | Grade 1

yvonneruggles@sjes.org
B.S. in Elementary Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.S. in Educational Administration, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Paula Smith Portrait

Paula Smith | Grade 3

paulasmith@sjes.org
B.S. in Elementary Education, Baylor University
Alumni Parent
Bethany Spann Photo

Bethany Spann | Instructional Aide

Angela Sulik Portrait

Angela Sulik | Librarian

angelasulik@sjes.org
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Alumni Parent & St. James Parent
Cyndy Trevino Portrait

Cyndy Trevino | Instructional Aide

cyndytrevino@sjes.org
St. James Grandparent
Cyndy Trevino Portrait

Melanie Van Maren | Grade 1

melanievanmaren@sjes.org
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies-Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Meredith Waterhouse Portrait

Meredith Waterhouse | Art

meredithwaterhouse@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Alumni Parent

Ralph Wedgeworth Portrait

Ralph Wedgeworth | Middle School Science

ralphwedgeworth@sjes.org
B.S. in Physical Ed. with a Minor in Geology, University of Arkansas at Monticello
M.S. in Educational Administration, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Mid-Management Certification
Ralph Wedgeworth Portrait

Bri Zapata | Instructional Aide