Meet Our HANS Admin

Hoosier Academies Network of Schools Administration Team

Angie Baker | Student Support Administrator

Angie Baker

Angie Baker, Student Support Administrator, since 2019. Student advisor at Indy K-8, since 2011 - 2019, BS of Education K-6, Working towards MS in Educational Leadership. I was an instructional assistant in Carmel for 5 years prior to being here at Hoosier in Kindergarten, 4th grade, and Special Education. I have lots of varied experience throughout my 13 years of teaching experience. Born and raised in Noblesville and am still there and raising my own children.


Jeffery Drake | School Psychologist and 504 Coordinator

Jeffery Drake

Jeffery Drake, School Psychologist and 504 Coordinator/Hoosier Academy, since 2017, School Psychology/B.A, M.Ed., EdS. Program Director, Behavior Specialist, Project Evaluator, Grant Writer, Adjunct Professor. I have 7 grandchildren.


Gena Franklin | Registrar

Gena Franklin

Gena Franklin, Registrar - Hoosier Academy & ISIN, since 2019, 30 plus tiers of higher education.


Christina Ingram | Community Engagement Specialist

Christina Ingram

Christina Ingram, Community Engagement Specialist, since 2016, Masters in Education, Teaching degree in English and Journalism grades 5-12, 20 years teaching experience, 2 years academic advisor. I love taking pictures and editing photos.


Melissa Melendez | RN

Melissa Melendez

Melissa Melendez, RN, ISIN and Hoosier Academy, since 2018. I am an ASN and BSN. I have been a nurse for a total of 9 years; I have been a school nurse for 7 of those years. I have also worked in the ICU, ER, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Med-Surg, Rehab, and Cardiac Units of Columbus Regional Hospital. I LOVE to read! My "happy place" is on the beach under an umbrella with a good book.


Julia O’Sullivan | Manager School Operations

Julia OSullivan

Julia O’Sullivan, Manager School Operations, since 2019. I hold an MBA. I have worked in financial aid at the post-secondary level for 18 years and taught high school math at the Elkhart Area Career Center for 2 years. I have 4 fur babies, all are bulldogs that we rescued.


Erica Stephens | Case Conference Coordinator/Public Agency Rep

Erica Stephens

Erica Stephens, Case Conference Coordinator/Public Agency Rep, since 2013, Bachelor and Masters degrees: Teacher K-6 (7-8 non departmentalized), Special Ed teacher K-12 MIMD, School Administrator K-12, Director of Special Education, Teacher of 1st, 3rd, and special ed for 9 years, Principal for 5 years, current position for 6+ years. I have gone skydiving!


Gena Sparks | Related Service Coordinator

Gena Sparks

Gena Sparks, Related Service Coordinator/ Special Education/ Hoosier Academy/ISIN, since 2014, Special Education certification in 3 states, M. Ed in Education, specialization in secondary leadership/special education with over 20 years of special education experience in a variety of roles held in 3 different states. I used to be a flight attendant (way back) and worked several charters between the airline and professional sports teams.


Tracy Thatcher | Office Manager

Tracy Thatcher

Tracy Thatcher, Office Manager for HANS, originally from upstate NY. I have three children (7th, 9th, 12th), am a Marching Band Mom, and a sports enthusiast!


Megan Trumm | Family Attendance Specialist

Megan Trumm

Megan Trumm, Family Attendance Specialist, HANS, since 2016, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction- Trauma and Resilience in Education. I am a certified SCUBA instructor.


Patsy Woods | Director of Special Education/Special Programs Manager

Patsy Woods

Patsy Woods, Director of Special Education/Special Programs Manager, since 2012. I hold a B.S. in Special Education (Ball State University) and a M.S. in Special Education (University of St. Francis). I was the Director of Special Education Single School Corporation (2 years), Multi-district Special Education planning district (8 years); Elected Municipal Official (8 years); Executive Committee Indiana Association of Cities and Towns; ICASE- Fiscal Audit Committee, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Legislative Committee; North Central Accreditation Peer Review Team. I have taught in every area in which I am licensed.