Our Staff

Courtade Staff Directory

Courtade Elementary School

1111 Rasho Road
Traverse City, MI 49696
Phone: 231.933.5800
Fax: 231.933.5803

Administration

Name
Position
Phone
Principal
231.933.5802
Jean Ducheney
Admin. Assistant
231.933.5800
Michele Whitelock
Admin. Assistant
231.933.5801

Preschool

Name
Position
Phone
Sherlyn Hilden
GSRP Teacher
231.933.5819
Nancy Engler
GSRP Instructional Assistant
231.933.5827
Jennifer Truszkowski
GSRP Instructional Assistant
Catherine Rossan
Manager
Sharon Piatek
Assistant
231.933.5800

Elementary

Name
Position
Phone
Kristen Schoonover
Kindergarten Teacher
231.933.6439
Autumn Slawter
Kindergarten Teacher
231.933.6461
Michelle Anderson
1st Grade Teacher
231.933.5825
Kaitlyn Rickman
1st Grade Teacher
231.933.5692
Tanya Darling
2nd Grade Teacher
231.933.5812
Renee Sanders
2nd Grade Teacher
231.933.5816
Cheryl Ridenour
3rd Grade Teacher
231.933.5859
Courtney Spitzley
3rd Grade Teacher
231.933.5826
Matthew Simons
4th Grade Teacher
231.933.5841
Kathryn Anne Zipser
4th Grade, 5th Grade Teacher
231.933.6442
David Goodwin
5th Grade Teacher
231.933.5823

Art

Name
Position
Phone
Clair Pearl
Teacher
Elizabeth Rudzinski
Teacher
231.933.5608
Adam VanHouten
Teacher
231.933.8545

Music

Name
Position
Phone
Holly Olszewski
Teacher
231.933.6522

Physical Education

Name
Position
Phone
Aric Woughter
Teacher
231.933.6523

Special Education

Name
Position
Phone
Jodie Brady
Instructional Assistant
231.933.5800
Sherry Ekins
Instructional Assistant
231.933.5692
Fran Visser
Instructional Assistant

Support Services

Name
Position
Phone
Elizabeth Brundage
Resource Room Teacher
231.933.5813
Sarah Smith
Resource Room Teacher
231.933.5813
Michele Dansingburg
Instructional Assistant
231.933.5800
Emily O'Hearn
Literacy Coach Teacher
231.933.5818
Cheryl Patterson
ELL Instructional Assistant
231.933.5809
Jacqueline Glikman
School Social Worker
231.933.8574

Extended Day

Name
Position
Phone
Veronica Dillon
Manager
231.933.5815
Michele Dansingburg
Assistant
231.933.5800
Norma Pszczolkowski
Assistant
231.933.5800

Facilities

Name
Position
Phone
Gary Garvin
Custodian
231.933.7841
Terry Wilson
Custodian
231.933.8963

Food & Nutrition Services

Name
Position
Phone
Sue Goss
Kitchen Leader
231.933.5805
Sherry Ekins
Noon Duty
231.933.5692
Norma Pszczolkowski
Noon Duty
231.933.5800
Karen Sell
Assistant
231.933.5805