People

Faculty K-5

Kindergarten Team

Tiana McEwen

Kindergarten Teacher

I'm so excited to get to know your students and go on this fun learning adventure together. 

Cami Talbot

Kindergarten Teacher

I've been in Kindergarten at Summit since 2017, and I love it! I'm passionate about helping early childhood learners unlock the tools that will make them great readers.  

Hannah Wallace

Kindergarten Teacher

I am very excited to get to know your students and look forward to being part of their educational experience!

Kimberly Applegate

Kindergarten TA

I have been with Summit as a TA for 3 years, and my family has been students at Summit for 13 years.

Annie Cook

Kindergarten TA

 I absolutely love working with kids and helping them grow.

Kelly Zollo

Kindergarten TA

 I love working with all our amazing students helping them grow and learn.

First Grade Team

Stephanie Burnside

1st Grade Teacher

My kids have attended Summit Academy, and I feel lucky to be a teacher here!!

McClain King

McClain King

1st Grade Teacher

Heather Stolworthy

1st Grade Teacher

Most of my daylight time is either spent teaching or planning for upcoming lessons.

Londyn Hayden

Londyn Hayden

1st Grade TA

Diana Honarvar

Diana Honarvar

1st Grade TA

Amber Horton

Interventionist

I have loved being a part of this amazing community. I have been working at Summit Academy Draper for 4 years now.

Second Grade Team

Janacay Deen

2nd Grade Teacher

We are going to have a fun year full of learning. I am looking forward to a great year with all your children.

Kat Jewell

2nd Grade Teacher

We have a fabulous second grade team.  I am excited for this adventure of learning with your child.

Samantha Pickard

2nd Grade Teacher

This is my first year at Summit Academy

Trealee Davies

Trealee Davies

2nd Grade TA

Aakshi Walia

Aakshi Walia

Interventionist

Third Grade Team

Kim Evans

3rd Grade Teacher

I've been teaching at Summit since 2015

Jackie Liljenquist

3rd Grade Teacher

I love teaching and am thrilled to watch students learn, thrive, and be successful!

Jamie Whimple

3rd Grade Teacher

 I love running, rock climbing and reading.

Cierra Caskey

3rd Grade TA

Reading is my favorite hobby.  

Emily Ervin

Interventionist

This is my 4th year at Summit and I love working here!

Fourth Grade Team

Lexie Evans

4th Grade Teacher

Welcome to fourth grade! I am excited to teach your students this year. I have been teaching for 10 years. I love reading, being outdoors, and playing sports.  

Emily Fox

4th Grade Teacher

 I love the community Summit has created!

Emmalee Perry

4th Grade Teacher

I have dreamed of being a teacher since I was 8 years old.

Jennifer Steed

4th Grade TA

 It is an honor to be a part of this amazing team helping them to succeed.

Danielle Bradshaw

Danielle Bradshaw

4th Grade TA

Star Cook

Interventionist

I have been with Summit going on 4 years, first as a 3rd grade aid for two years and now a 4th grade interventionist for 2 years. And I absolutely love it!

Fifth Grade Team

Alessia Johnson

5th Grade Teacher

I love building relationships with the people around me and findings ways to have a good laugh.  

Tanika Rice

5th Grade Teacher

I am excited to get to know your students and have a wonderful 23-24 school year

Mike Scoville

Mike Scoville

5th Grade Teacher

Nora Munkhtaivan

Nora Munkhtaivan

5th Grade TA

I'm so excited to meet you and watch you grow and learn this year!

Missy Brunisholz

5th Grade TA - Librarian

I am in my dream job as a Librarian. I am a book dragon!

Abby Dilley

Abby Dilley

Interventionist

Go Falcons!

Additional TA Staff

Dakota Kidd

Dakota Kidd

4th Grade TA

Chantay Gee

Chantay Gee

4th Grade TA

Special Education Team

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.

Megan Bouck

Support Service Para

 I love working with our students!

Callisa Candalot

BCBA Intern

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

Christa Eskelson

Support Service Behavior Tech

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

Ashley Glad

Elementary Support Service Teacher

This is my 4th year at Summit Academy and my 10th year teaching.

Wendy Hadden

Support Service Assistant

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

Taegan Hancock

Taegan Hancock

Elementary Behavior Tech

Jennifer Krynen

Jennifer Krynen

Support Service Para

Ashlie Lyman

Support Service Para

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

Gayle Petersen

Special Education Coordinator
Elementary
Draper, Independence

I'm so happy to be a part of Summit Academy!

Bailey Sieverts

Support Service Para

I love working with our students every day and seeing their excitement when they learn a new concept.