Faculty & Staff

kindergarten

Carrie Braegger

Kindergarten

Email

Ashley Sego

Kindergarten

Email

Yanci Black

Kindergarten

Email

Sydney D'Alessandro

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Annika Pairitz

Co-teacher

Carson Smith

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Gabriela Moreno-Ochoa

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

1st Grade Cluster

Ayesha Farani

1st Grade - Math

Email

Ashlee Post

1st Grade - Literacy

Email

Kimberly Evinger

1st Grade - Literacy

Email

Liza Lizarraga

1st Grade Paraprofessional

Andrea Avila

1st Grade Paraprofessional

Lauren Howe

1st Grade Paraprofessional

2nd Grade Cluster

Nancy Palmer

2nd Grade -Literacy

Email

Brijin Layton

2nd Grade - Math

Email

Jo Kunzler

Literacy Teacher

Email

Alecia Ekstrom

2nd Grade Paraprofessional

3rd Grade Cluster

Deidra Jolley

3rd Grade - Literacy

Email

Kristie Mechling

3rd Grade - Language Arts

Email

Raegen McClellan

Math Teacher

Email

4th/5th Grade Cluster

Cindy Nye

4th & 5th Grade - Math

Email

Kegan Enright

5th and 6th Grade - Language Arts

Email

Ashley Chavez

5th & 6th Grade - Literacy

Email

5th/6th Grade Cluster

Day Wolf

5th and 6th Grade - Math

Email

Kristine Bowman

4th & 5th Grade - Language Arts

Email

Gianna Caporale

Literacy Teacher

Email

Special Education & Support Staff

Bree Lopez

Special Education Director

Email

Lynette Meadows

Special Education Teacher

Email

Lindsie Mooney

Special Education Teacher

Bailee Hale

Special Education Paraprofessional

Kalli Potokar

Special Education Paraprofessional

Jessika LeRoy

Paraprofessional

Jessica Arteaga

Library / specialist

Sarah Thomas

P.E./STEM Specialist

Kaylee Gomske

Music Specialist / Special Education Paraprofessional

Hailey Larsen

Art Specialist

Angela Hale

Librarian

Kitchen staff

Amy Bond

Kitchen Manager

Cathy Farr

Kitchen Assistant

Lachey Whitaker

Kitchen Assistant

paraprofessionals

Kristi Hutchins

Paraprofessional

Michelle DeCock

Paraprofessional

Gabriela Moreno-Ochoa

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Sydney D'Alessandro

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

Hydee Hepworth

Paraprofessional

Alecia Ekstrom

2nd Grade Paraprofessional

Robin Cederquist

Behavior Assistant

Emma Post

Paraprofessional

Madelyn Lund

Paraprofessional

Teacher Qualifications:  Parents have the right to request and receive information on the qualifications of their child’s teacher. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the school’s principal or you can refer to the student information system.

Leadership Learning Academy employs individuals holding LEA-specific educator licenses, license areas, or endorsements in accordance with Utah Admin. Code R277-301-7.  Additional information on educator licensing can be found at:
https://cactus.schools.utah.gov/PersonSearch 

The following designations or levels apply to educator licenses, license areas (i.e.-elementary, secondary, special education), and content endorsements (i.e.-mathematics, music, Spanish, social studies).

Professional: The educator has completed an educator preparation program that includes content and pedagogical knowledge.  This program may have been completed at a university or in an alternate pathway that was supported by school districts/charters and the Utah State Board of Education.

Associate: The educator is currently completing an educator preparation program, but has not yet completed all requirements for a Professional Educator License, license area, or endorsement.  The educator is enrolled in a university-based or Local Education Agency (LEA)-based program.  When the educator completes the program, they will have a professional level.

LEA-Specific: The educator has not completed an educator preparation and is not currently enrolled in one.  

  • Professional: 55%
  • Associate: 9%
  • LEA-Specific: 36%