Whom to Contact

Who's the appropriate contact person at Mercer?

In middle school, the process for knowing whom to contact can be complicated.  Don’t worry, regardless of whom you contact initially, you will get to the appropriate person. Here are steps that students and families can take for questions or concerns. 

 

  1. Teacher(s): Classroom based questions about teaching and learning
  2. Counseling Team Member: Academic, social, and emotional support
    • 6th Grade: Anthony Malaki (206) 252-8012
    • 7th Grade: Angela Chappelle (206) 252-8015
    • 8th Grade: Theresa Bradley (206) 252-8014

       

  3. Instructional Leadership and Services:
    • ELL (English Language Learning): John Mitchell (206) 252-8017
    • Library: Sue Monroe (206) 252-8022
    • Special Education: Gina Gerlitz (206) 252-8037
    • Athletics: Shawn Simmons (206) 252-8068

       

  4. Administrative Team Member:

    Student guidance, discipline, program, and instructional support

    • 6th Grade: Sherrie Encarnacion (206) 252-8013
    • 7th Grade: Shawn Simmons (206) 252-8068
    • 8th Grade: Gina Gerlitz (206) 252-8009
    • Literacy administrator: Christy Bowman-White (206) 252-8021

  5. Principal: Christopher Carter (206) 252-8000

 

Front Office: (206) 252-8000

  • Office manager: Kate Hodges(206) 252-8006
  • Assistant secretary and transportation: Rosa Nouch (206) 252-8002
  • Attendance secretary: Tracy Kolner (206) 252-8004
  • Registrar: Denise Holmes (206) 252-8010

 

Additionally, Mercer has a variety of support staff.
 

Bilingual Services: (206) 252-8008

  • Chinese: Boon Siew and Peony Chung
  • Spanish: Patricia Almendarez and Lindzey Deloya
  • Somali: Bashi Adan
  • Tagalog: Celeste Bunnell
  • Tigrinya: Daniel Anderbrhan
  • Vietnamese: Chung Tran

 

College Success Coaches

  • Brian Perez, Natalie McMurray, and Zoe Swanson (206) 252-8000

 

Nurse: All school based health care and medical needs

  • Jill Eckerdt (206) 252-8007

 

School Based Health Clinic (SBHC): Students and families must be registered through Neighbor Care in order to access services. For more information please contact the eligibility specialist.

  • Office Coordinator: (206) 762-2394
  • Counselor: Mollie Wertz (206) 762-2394 x 103
  • Nurse Practitioner: Kearstyn Leu (206) 762-2394 x 102
  • Sound Mental Health (SMH) Care Coordinators:
    • SMH provides three levels of service: (1) Consultation and crisis support, (2) screening, assessment, & referrals to other mental health care providers, and (3) comprehensive care management and wraparound services
    • Care Coordinator, Stephanie Edler (206) 252-8015

 

Student and Family Advocate: Assisting and supporting the transition of new sixth grade students and families for middle success.

  • Tonja Davis (206) 252- 8072
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