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Bittersweet Elementary School
55860 Bittersweet Road, Mishawaka IN 46545

Phone: 574-259-6341
Fax: 574-254-2866


Bob Thompson, Principal

Fran Haughee, Secretary/Treasurer

Tresur Pritz, Office Aide


P-H-M District Contacts


Click here for a Districtwide Staff Directory


Board of School Trustees
Donna Humes, Administrative Assistant to the Board of School Trustees, 574-258-9570


Office of the Superintendent
Dr. Jerry Thacker, Superintendent of Schools
Dawn Bachtel, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, 574-258-9595


Business Services
Dr. Denise Seger, Associate Superintendent, 574-258-9554
Lisa Zachary, Administrative Assistant to the Associate Superintendent, 574-258-9522

Learning Division
Heather Short, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, 574-258-9577
Carolyn Palonis, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent, 574-258-9588
Jayson Snyder, Director of Professional  Development  and Student Learning, 574-258-9590

Human Resources
Mike Lureman, Director of Human Resources, 574-258-9549
Tammy Gizewski, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
Lisa Brown, Benefits Coordinator, 574-258-9585

Matt Hapke, Director of Information and Technology, 574-258-9830

Lucha Ramey, Director of Communications, 574-258-9558

Food Service

Jill Riggs, Director of Food Service, 574-258-9552

Tom Hartman, Director of Facilities, 574-258-9540

Safety and Security
Mike Seger, Director of Safety and Student Services, 574-258-9551