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    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
      • Truancy Specialist: Rex Gaoaen (206) 252-8083

       

    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: Michelle Peterson (206) 252-8068

         

    4. Administrative Team Member:

      Student guidance, discipline, program, and instructional support

      • 6th Grade: Sherrie Encarnacion (206) 252-8013
      • 7th Grade: Michelle Peterson (206) 252-8068
      • 8th Grade: Gina Gerlitz (206) 252-8009
      • Literacy administrator: Christy Bowman-White (206) 252-8021
      • Math lead: Alaina Hellum-Alexander (206) 252-8018

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

     

    Front Office:

    (206) 252-8000
    • Office manager: Kate Hodges (206) 252-8006
    • Assistant secretary and transportation: Ms. Francis (206) 252-8002
    • Attendance secretary: Tracy Kolner (206) 252-8004
    • Registrar: Rosa Nouch (206) 252-8010

     

    Additionally, Mercer has a variety of support staff.

    After School Activities - Seattle Parks Department Community Learning Center:

    Coordination of our after school programs.
    • Damien Hicks (206) 252-8056
       

    Bilingual Services:

    (206) 252-8008
    • Chinese: Boon Siew
    • Spanish: Patricia Almendarez and Lindzey Deloya
    • Somali: Bashi Adan
    • Tagalog: Celeste Bunnell
    • Vietnamese: Chung Tran

     

    College Success Coach

    • Ryan Moniz (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: Sarah Bernhards (206) 762-2394
    • Counselor: Mollie Wertz (206) 762-2394 x 103
    • Nurse Practitioner: Chelsea Allin (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