Welcome to Hopi Elementary School
Parents who are scheduled to volunteer on campus are required to sign in at the front office, provide ID, and wear a visitor sticker any time they are on campus. Other adult visitors must make arrangements with the front office to visit our campus. Student visitor are not permitted.
Degrees and Certifications:
Principal Tamara Jagodzinski
Mrs. Tamara Jagodzinski is the principal of Hopi Elementary School. She is beginning her 20th year in education. She has worked for the last 17 years in the Scottsdale Unified School District. She taught at Mountainside Middle School and then served as the assistant principal at Hohokam Traditional School and Pima Elementary school prior to serving as the principal at Hopi Elementary School. She has a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University. As the instruction leader, she will ensure that Hopi maintains its tradition of excellence and continues to show academic growth in all areas.
Degrees and Certifications:
Assistant Principal Amanda Rand
Mrs. Rand has been an educator for 17 years. She has her Juris Doctor, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and a Full Gifted Endorsement. Mrs. Rand has had the good fortune to teach in a variety of classroom settings, including 6-8th grade ELA, K-4 Technology, and 3rd and 4th grade in all subjects. She has also taught AEP pull out, self-contained gifted and gifted cluster classes. Mrs. Rand has been with SUSD for 7 years, working as a district level Enrichment Specialist, Comprehensive Gifted Program teacher, and Dean of Copper Ridge School. Before her move to SUSD, Mrs. Rand worked in administration and taught in the Madison School District. Mrs. Rand believes that a quality education grows from a positive school environment and it is important to nurture a collaborative culture grounded in common goals and relational trust.
Principal: Tamara Jagodzinski
Assistant Principal: Amanda Rand
Address: 5110 E. Lafayette Boulevard, Phoenix AZ 85018
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
School Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Colors: Blue and Yellow
Year Opened: 1960
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Site Council Meeting Dates for 2020-21
(All meetings take place in the library from 7:45-8:30 AM) *All Meetings are now on Tuesday/Thursday.August 27th - ThursdaySeptember 29th - TuesdayOctober 29th - ThursdayNovember 24th - TuesdayDecember 15th - TuesdayJanuary 28th - ThursdayFebruary 25th - ThursdayMarch 30th - TuesdayApril 29th - ThursdayMay 25th - Tuesday2020-21 Site Council Members
Tamara Jagodzinski, PrincipalDanielle LeivianAmy ParkerBarb ChristensenDebbie VorisVal ContiNicki EssMegan LivengoodKeith Zollman*Parent Representative- TBA*Community Representative- TBA2020 - 21 Site Council Agenda2020-21 Site Council Minutes
*Please contact the Hopi Front Office for past years' meeting minutes.*