Administration and Faculty

Senior Administration

Headmaster
Galen Hoffstadt, Headmaster – 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

Associate Head of School
Nancy Harwell – nancyharwell@sjes.org
B.S., University of Texas
M.A.S., Texas A&M University
M.A.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Business Manager
Jane Bayarena –janebayarena@sjes.org
B.B.A., Texas A&M University—Kingsville

Administration

Director of Development and Communications
Elizabeth Black – elizabethblack@sjes.org
B.A., Vanderbilt University
St. James Alumni Parent

Facilities Director
Russell Ellis – russellellis@sjes.org

Administrative Supervisor
Nicole Leal – nicoleleal@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
St. James Parent

Athletic Director
R. Tommy Rios – tommyrios@sjes.org
B.A., University of Houston

Faculty

C.C. Alexander, Science and Language (6th)
ccalexander@sjes.org
B.S., The University of Texas, Austin

Leslie Blackshear, Kindergarten
leslieblackshear@sjes.org
B.S., University of Louisiana
M.S.W., Louisiana State University
Alumni Parent

Maria Elena Blanco, Spanish (6th-8th)
mariablanco@sjes.org
B.S., Mississippi State University
M.A., Texas A & M University–Kingsville

Leslee Bourg, Physical Education
lesleebourg@sjes.og
B.S., University of Texas, Austin

Ana Casals, Spanish (3rd-5th)
anacasals@sjes.org

Francie Chomic, Primary Teaching Assistant
franciechomic@sjes.org

Robert Daugherty, Math (6th-8th)
robertdaugherty@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Gay de Montel, Music
gaydemontel@sjes.org
Bachelor of Music Education, Southwest Texas State University

Kristen Dreyer, Primary Director & Pre-Kindergarten
kristendreyer@sjes.org
B.S., Baylor University
St. James Parent

Sharon Garcia, History (7th-8th)
sharongarcia@sjes.org
B.S., Corpus Christi State University

Yadira Galindo, Primary School Teaching Assistant
yadiragalindo@sjes.org

Sydney Gilmore, Pre-Primary
sydneygilmore@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Amanda Gonzalez, Primary
amandagonzalez@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi

Michelle Gonzalez, Primary Teaching Assistant
michellegonzalez@sjes.org

Jennifer Gordon, Pre-Primary
jennifergordon@sjes.org
St. James Parent

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

Kimberly Hatridge, Director of Middle School, Math and History (6th)
kimberlyhatridge@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
M.S., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Chase Hoffstadt, Lower School Teaching Assistant/Bookkeeper
chasehoffstadt@sjes.org

Christy Huebner, Librarian
christyhuebner@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
St. James Parent

Amy Jacobs, Language Arts (6th-8th)
amyjacobs@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Au.D., Auburn University

Teresa Krell, Grade 5
teresakrell@sjes.org
B.F.A., Abilene Christian University
M.A., Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi

Jerry Jo Largin, Bookkeeper
jerryjolargin@sjes.org

Sandy McCampbell, Spiritual Formation
SandyMcCampbell@aim.com
B.S., Texas A & M University–College Station
Alumni Parent

Karen McIntire, Grade 1
karenmcintire@sjes.org
B.A., University of Dallas
M.Ed., Texas A&M University-Commerce
M.A.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Julia Mason, Pre-Kindergarten
juliamason@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station

Jennifer Meares, Grade 1
jennifermeares@sjes.org
B.S., Louisiana State University
Alumni Parent & St. James Parent

Velma Moreno, Grade 2
velmamoreno@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&I University-Kingsville

Ashley Poe, Grade 3
ashleypoe@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Ashley Ramirez, Grade 4
ashleyramirez@sjes.org
B.A., Western Governors University

Paula Smith, Grade 2
paulasmith@sjes.org
B.S., Baylor University
Alumni Parent

Carrie Stice, Grade 4
carriestice@sjes.org
B.S. in Multidisciplinary Studies, specialization in special education, Texas Tech University
Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, Sul Ross State University
St. James Parent

Angela Sulik, Primary
angelasulik@sjes.org
B.S., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
St. James Parent

Meredith Waterhouse, Art & Drama
meredithwaterhouse@sjes.org
B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Alumni Parent & St. James Parent

Ralph Wedgeworth, Science (7th-8th)
ralphwedgeworth@sjes.org
B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello
M.S., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Human Resources

If you are interested in teaching at St. James Episcopal School, you may print out the Teacher
Application by clicking on the link below and send it to the school by fax or mail.

Teacher Application