Our Team

The Hillsdale College K-12 team combines the resources of our full time K-12 Education Office 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

Amelia Lawson

Operations Coordinator

Nicholis Wagner

Singapore Math Trainer

Julie Apel

Classical Pedagogy Trainer

Ethan M. Lehman

Digital Content Manager

Johanna Hunsbedt

Assistant to the Assistant Provost

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

Wilfred McClay, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Victor Davis Hanson Chair in Classical History and Western Civilization

Master & Lead Teachers

Michael Berndt

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

Cris Chacon

Physics
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, CO)

Tara Hollis

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

Rachel James

Upper Elementary & Modern Foreign Language
Seven Oaks Classical School (Ellettsville, Indiana)

Sarah Kiesewetter

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

Jennifer Mulvey

Grammar School Science
Golden View Classical Academy (Golden, Colorado)

Ian Nugent

Middle School Humanities
Treasure Valley Classical Academy (Fruitland, ID)

Ali Pries

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

John Punt

Music
Seven Oaks Classical School (Ellettsville, IN)

Lyndsey Rariden

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

Erick von Hoffman

Art Curriculum & Instruction

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.