People

Faculty 6-8

Sixth Grade Team

Dion Drummond

6th Grade
ELA Teacher

I look forward to working together with you as partners in your child’s growth and development!!

Jennie Freiwald

6th Grade
Science Teacher

This is my first year at Summit Academy and my 19th year teaching.

Hammama Hira

6th Grade
Math Teacher

There is nothing  I like more then seeing my students faces light up when they figure out a math problem.

Carola Proctor

History Teacher

I am from Switzerland and love to share parts of my culture with my students.  

Seventh Grade Team

Collin Burrows

7th Grade
Science Teacher

I am a Science enthusiast especially when it comes to Biology.

Carola Proctor

History Teacher

I am from Switzerland and love to share parts of my culture with my students.  

Loree Romriell

7th Grade
ELA Teacher

I have been teaching at Summit Academy for over 15 years.

Natalie Sluga

Jr High Math & Photography

Welcome to my Summit!

Eight Grade Team

Kim Arminen

8th Grade
Health Teacher

I really enjoy watching all these kids grow up in front of me.  Go Falcons!

Robert Davis

8th Grade
English

Former News Producer turned Teacher.

Jackie Dinkel

8th Grade
Math

Math is the best subject and 8th grade math has some of the best concepts the students have the opportunity to learn.

Mary Etherington

8th Grade
Science Teacher

I have been teaching at Summit Academy Schools for a few years initially as a paraprofessional for Science and Math, a Robotics and Forensics teacher, and now continuing this year teaching Forensics and my second year of 8th grade science along with Makerspace.

Carola Proctor

History Teacher

I am from Switzerland and love to share parts of my culture with my students.  

Special Education Team

Laraine Adams

Special Education Coordinator
Bluffdale

I have had a passion for education since I was a child. I remember the exact day when I knew what my career choice would be.

Danielle Alsop

Child Find Coordinator
Team Lead
Draper/ SAHS Campuses

I have worked in education since 1991 and at Summit Academy since 2016 in intervention/child find. I received a Master of Education degree from Utah State University.

Liesel Bailey

Support Service Sub

 I love helping kids learn and find wonder in everything they do.

Sydnie Buck

Sydnie Buck

Support Service Assistant

Together We Soar!  

Callisa Candalot

BCBA Intern

2nd year at summit, 4th year working in the field of behavior.

Keranne Dayberry

Jr High Support Service Teacher

I am passionate about helping students achieve their best.

Christa Eskelson

Support Service Behavior Tech

 I began volunteering in the classes which led me to working as an Paraeducator.

Wendy Hadden

Support Service Assistant

I work with Support Services and the amazing staff and fabulous students.

Rosie Jefferson

Rosie Jefferson

SpEd Para

Ashlie Lyman

Support Service Para

The students are the greatest! I love that I am here to help their brains grow!

Teemarie Mohowski

Special Education Coordinator
Jr. High
Draper, Independence

I have been at Summit Academy for 17 years as the coordinator and LOVE IT!

Jill Neilsen

Jr High Support Services Teacher

I love Summit!  My husband and I served on a parent advisory board from the very beginning of Summit.

Shanelle Rasmussen

Special Education 5th Grade

 I have loved getting to know my most excellent 5th-grade students; seeing their progress and growth has been rewarding.

Jr. High Elective Teachers

Tyson Bjazevich

Jr High Spanish Teacher

I really love teaching, seeing, and helping your child grow in the Spanish language.

Kenny Druce

Jr High PE Teacher

 I believe I have the best job in the world and I really enjoy coming to work everyday.

Shari Hayden

CTE / FACS / CCA

 I am a life long learner and believe the knowledge we gain can and should be shared in positive ways through the sharing of ideas and genuine kindness.  

Jessica Herd

Jessica Herd

Music Teacher

Aimee McComb-Rohling

Jr High Dean of Students & Theater Teacher

I love teaching at Summit. I have spent over 17 years teaching all those awesome Jr. high students.

Stephanie Saul

Jr High Dance & Yoga Teacher

 I love to share the art of dance as well as work with kids on their communication needs.

Natalie Sluga

Jr High Math & Photography

Welcome to my Summit!

Kevin Vance

Jr High Coding, Computers, Keyboarding Teacher

I love teaching at Summit Academy. Go Falcons!  

Ashlyn Mecham

Ashlyn Mecham

Art Teacher

This is my first year at Summit, and I'm loving getting to be creative with all our Falcons!  

Jr. High Intervention Team

Lindy Kerby

JH Interventionist

 I love working with kids and seeing them shine.

Rebecca Yockey

Interventionist

I'm excited to work with students and see them grow.