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

Associate Head of School
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 Brooks

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

Administration



Cari Morgan Portrait

Director of Admissions and Student Services, RN
Crystal Davis

crystaldavis@sjes.org
Associate Degree of Nursing, Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia, AR
St. James Parent

Cari Morgan Portrait

Director of Primary School and Pre-K Teacher
Kristen Dreyer

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

Nicole Leal Portrait

Director of Advancement
Nicole Leal

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

Associate Director of Finance
Ashley Martinez

ashleymartinez@sjes.org
Business Accounting Specialist, SCI

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Director of Middle School and Science Teacher
Leslie Peart

lesliepeart@sjes.org
B.S. in Science, Corpus Christi State University
M.S. in Science, Corpus Christi State University

R. Tommy Rios Portrait

Athletic Director
R. Tommy Rios

tommyrios@sjes.org
B.S. in Technology, University of Houston
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
Ralph Wedgeworth Portrait

Bri Bogaards | Instructional Aide

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
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 | Lower School Spanish

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
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 | Instructional Aide

Michelle Gonzalez Portrait

Katy Jones-Gulsby | Librarian

katygulsby@sjes.org
B.A. in English, University of Houston
St. James Parent

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
Sonia Hall Portrait

Lisbeth Hargraves | Pre-Primary

lisbethhargraves@sjes.org
B.S. in History, United States Naval Academy
M.A. in History, Sam Houston State University
St. James 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
Amy Jacobs Portrait

Peggy Keeton | Grade 3

peggykeeton@sjes.org
B.S. in Education, Abilene Christian University

Amy Jacobs Portrait

Carol Kirksmith | Junior Kindergarten

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

Amy Jacobs Portrait

Lizzy Lomax | Instructional Aide

lizzylomax@sjes.org
B.A. in History, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

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
St. James Parent

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 | Pre-Primary

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

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