Our Staff

The Hillsdale College K-12 team combines the resources of our full time K-12 Education Department staff with members of the Hillsdale College faculty and excellent teachers from classrooms across the country.

K-12 Staff

Kathleen O’Toole, Ph.D.

Assistant Provost for K-12 Education

George King

Senior Director, Operations and Program Development

Eric Coykendall

Director of Operations

Rebecca Lincoln

Director of Teacher Support

Jordan Adams

Civic Education Specialist

Kyla Engel

Operations Coordinator

Ethan Greb

Publications Coordinator

Tomek Grzesiak

Curriculum Coordinator

Przemyslaw Grzesiak

Curriculum Coordinator

Catherine Johnson

Aide to the Assistant Provost

Amelia Lawson

Operations Coordinator

Nicholis Wagner

Singapore Math Trainer

Julie Apel

Classical Pedagogy Trainer

Faculty Advisors

Daniel Coupland, Ph.D.

Chairman, Education Department
Professor of Education

Jonathan Gregg

Lecturer in Mathematics and Education

Matthew Mehan, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Programs, Hillsdale in D.C.
Assistant Professor of Government

Khalil Habib, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Politics

Thomas Treloar, Ph.D.

Chariman, Mathematics Department
Professor of Mathematics

Benedict Whalen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Matthew Young, Ph.D.

Dean of Natural Sciences
Chariman, Chemistry Department
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Carl Young III, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Classics

Master & Lead Teachers

Julie Apel

General Instruction and Latin
Founders Classical Academy of Leander (Leander, Texas)

Michael Berndt

Upper School Sciences
Founders Classical Academy of Leander (Leander, Texas)

Monika Grzesiak

Upper School Literature and Rhetoric
Founders Classical Academy of Lewisville (Lewisville, Texas)

Rachel Holland

K-12 Music
Seven Oaks Classical School (Ellettsville, Indiana)

Rachel James

Modern Foreign Language and General Instruction
Seven Oaks Classical School (Ellettsville, Indiana)

Abby Johnson

Upper School Math and Singapore Math
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Sarah Kiesewetter

5th - 6th Grades
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Terrill Legueri, Ph.D.

Upper School History
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Nathan McClallen

Physical Education and Athletics
Founders Classical Academy of Leander (Leander, Texas)

Jennifer Mulvey

Lower School General Instruction
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Ali Pries

3rd - 4th Grades
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Lyndsey Rariden

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Founders Classical Academy of Leander (Leander, Texas)

John Tutuska, Ph.D.

Logic and Philosophy
Founders Classical Academy of Lewisville (Lewisville, Texas)

Literacy Trainers

Tara Emge

Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Lyna Heaton

St. Johns Classical Academy (Fleming Island, Florida)

Lyndsey Rariden

Founders Classical Academy of Leander (Leander, Texas)

Maegen Satcher

St. Johns Classical Academy (Fleming Island, Florida)

Contact Us

For questions about affiliated schools or inquiries about how to work with Hillsdale College’s K-12 teams or use our curriculum, please email us at [email protected]

For other inquiries, please give us a call at (517) 437-7341.

Many of our most frequently asked questions have been answered at our FAQ page.