Mill Creek Elementary 9039 Old M-72 Williamsburg, MI 49690 P: 231-267-9955 F: 231-267-5215

Principal: Brett Graham
Secretaries: Jenny Pike, Holly Schlicker

Staff Directory

  • Brett Graham Office Principal 231-267-9955 x5100

    I am very excited to be working on a great team at Mill Creek Elementary and as part of Elk Rapids Public Schools.  I am happily married to Erin and have two children--Cole and Abby.  I graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1990.  I have an Elementary Education degree from Alma College and a Masters Degree in Administration from Grand Valley State University.  I enjoy sports, the water, movies, and reading.  Go Elks!

  • Jenny Pike Office Secretary 231-267-9955 x5151, 5152
  • Holly Schlicker Office Secretary 231-267-9955
  • Samantha Abeel Student Services Counselor 231-267-9955 x5302 Read More
  • Michael Pearson Kid's Club Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Grace Rowbotham Kid's Club Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Kathy Lee Preschool Program Director 231-267-9955 x5101
  • Cathan Wright Preschool Teacher 231-267-9955
  • Joann Miracle Preschool Way to Grow Coordinator 231-264-8289 x4130

    During the school year I am the Way to Grow/School Readiness Coordinator. In the summer I am the Summer Kids Club District Director.I am  the ERHS Marching Band Color Guard Director and also one of the Directors for the CMS Musical. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Paraprofessional from Baker College. I have been in the early childhood field for 12 years. I am a lifetime member of Girl Scouts and am the Service Unit Director for the Antrim/Kalkaska County area. My free time is devoted to my family and all their activities.

  • Tammy Uzl Preschool Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Daniele Okma Kindergarten Teacher 231-267-9955 x5102

    "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." ~Nelson Mandela     I have been teaching and learning from my students for more than a dozen years at Mill Creek. Our school and community is where I have chosen to teach and raise my own children.          "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." ~Aristotle

  • Kim Ranger Kindergarten Teacher 231-267-9955 x4120
  • Amy Brady 1st Grade Teacher 231-267-9955 x5104
  • Naomi Chalk 1st Grade Teacher 231-267-9955 x5103
  • Joni Capling 2nd Grade Teacher 231-267-9955 x5106
  • Jane Bruso/Krzywosinski 3rd Grade Teacher 231-267-9955

    I was born and raised in Elk Rapids and couldn't feel more blessed to teach here. I am entering my 20th year of educating young minds and each year seems to get better and better. I have high expectations for the students I teach and we push hard to reach our goals. 

  • Susan Flores 4th Grade Teacher 231-267-9955 x5110
  • Deepak Prabhaker 5th Grade Teacher 231-267-9955 x5109

    I feel blessed to have a job that I am passionate about in a community that I love.  My personal interests include hiking, sports, music and photography.

  • Lisa Hockin Art Teacher 231-267-9955 x4134 Read More
  • Christy Britton Music Teacher 231-267-9955 x4115 Read More
  • Dave VanderPloeg Physical Education Teacher 231-267-9955 x4122 Read More
  • Kim Raymond Special Education Teacher 231-267-9955 x5113

    I am entering my 11th year of teaching and 3rd year at Mill Creek Elementary. I have two boys, both graduates of Elk Rapids Schools. Because of this great school system, my boys were well prepared for college and beyond. I am thankful to be part of Mill Creek and Elk Rapids Schools. I am passionate about education and the doors it opens for all students. Some of my favorite things to do include sing, read, camp, fish, and enjoy the beauty of Northern Michigan. A little secret, I have a classroom pet named Lizzy. Stop in and see her sometime and Go Elks!

  • Karen Geisert Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Megan Hamilton Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Shelly Kurtz Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Lisa LaCourse Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Melissa MacNeil Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Sara Nicholson Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955
  • Beanie Send Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955 Read More
  • Michelle White Support Staff Parapro 231-267-9955 x5120