Staff2015 In case you don’t find the email-symbol for the contact information for a particular staff member, please call the elementary school office at (030) 90299 5711 and ask for the information.

Please observe the following email etiquette guidelines in order to avoid misunderstandings and disappointments. Therefore we kindly ask that you

  • use email for important issues;
  • expect a response within 3 work days; and
  • communicate directly to the particular teacher without sending copies to other people.

Please note: leave of absence and excuses for a student’s absence can only be accepted in written form with parent’s or guardian’s signature and not via email.


Entrance Class
Fr. Fischer
Ms. Vanderkin-Jus
Ms. Zorn
Fr. Rigney
Fr. Tenhafen

Grade 1
Fr. Opitz
Ms. Müller
Ms. VanDerGriend
Fr. Elle
Fr. Dawi

Grade 2
Fr. Hoedt
Ms. Barkhymer
Ms. Reichert
Hr. Mayer
Fr. Lambrecht

Grade 3
Ms. Geary-Müller
Ms. Mattern
Ms. Barrios
Hr. Jones
Mr. Kubala

Grade 4
Fr. Schorsch
Ms. Beebe
Fr. Praetorius
Mr. Messenger
Ms. Densley

Grade 5
Mr. Kleinman
Hr. Schröder
Ms. Sullivan
Ms. Ziegler
Fr. Neumann

Grade 6
Ms. Peterson
Fr. K. Schäfer
Ms. Glass
Mr. Kriegel
Fr. Evers

School Counselors
Ms. Faber (EC-5th grade)
Ms. Krull (6th-9th grade)

Mr. Cortinas (American Principal) 
Fr. Hoenicke (Act. Germ. Ass’t Principal)
Ms. Reina (Am. Ass’t Principal)

Elementary Office / First Aid

Fr. Lucke 
Ms. Coffey 
Ms. Robertson 

Ms. Rising (Curriculum Coordinator)
Ms. Wingo
Mr. Bollig
Ms. Reina


Fr. Eiler-Müller
Fr. Freytag
Fr. Meden
Fr. Reich
Fr. Ritterbusch
Fr. Roedel
Fr. Saupe
Fr. B. Schaefer
Fr. Hoenicke

Ms. Velazco
Ms. Conkin
Mr. Cortinas

Mr. Barkhymer

Fr. Boesch
Fr. Eiler-Müller
Fr. Radatz
Ms. Rising (Curriculum Coordinator)
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius -Math
Fr. Kraft

Ms. Davies
Fr. Lage

Fine Arts
Mr. Hale
Ms. Hale
Mr. Nelson
Fr. Reich
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius
Ms. Cook
Ms. Epping
Fr. Freymadl

Mr. Calhoun
Hr. Jones
Fr. Kaiser
Mr. Mandel
Fr. K. Schäfer
Ms. Geary-Müller
Fr. Roedel
Hr. Schulze
Hr. Nagel

Hr. Schmidtke  (ev., dt., subj. coord.)
Fr. Schnaubelt (ev., dt.)
Fr. Möhrle (ev., engl.)
Ms. Dusse (ev., engl.)
Ms. Knab (kath., engl.)
Fr. Prost (kath., dt.)
Ms. Robert (jüd.)
Fr. Berndt (Lebenskunde)

John F. Kennedy School

Teltower Damm 87-93
14167 Berlin, Germany


Questions about the admissions process: welcome@jfksberlin.org
To submit an application via email: admissions@jfksberlin.org

Elementary School (EC-6)

Phone: + 49 30 90299 5711
Fax: + 49 30 90299 6377
E-mail: elementaryschool@jfksberlin.org

High School (7-12)

American Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5758
German Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5710
Fax: +49 30 90299 6868
E-mail: highschool@jfksberlin.org