Contact Us

Director's Team

Jennifer Throndsen
Director
Graduation Requirements
Phone: (801) 538-7739 | E-mail

Caren Johnson
Administrative Secretary
Home School
Phone: (801) 538-7788 | E-mail

Kristin Campbell
Technical Specialist
Data, Private School Information
Phone: (801) 538-7892 | E-mail

Lee Gray
Program Specialist
Graphic Design
Phone: (801) 538-7507 | E-mail

Early Learning Team

Sara Wiebke
Literacy Coordinator
Preschool - Grade 12 Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7893 | E-mail

Cristina Barrera
Preschool Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7944 | E-mail

Monica Bellenger
Office Support Specialist II
Preschool
Phone: (801) 538-7679 | E-mail

Julie Clark
Education Specialist
Kindergarten - Grade3 Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7661 | E-mail 

Jonathan Collins
Research Consultant
Early Learning
Phone: (801) 538-7575 | E-mail

Christine Elegante
Education Specialist
Kindergarten - Grade 3 Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7782 | E-mail

Krista Hotelling
Education Specialist
Kindergarten - Grade 3 Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7794 | E-mail

Jared Lisonbee
Preschool Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7976 | E-mail

Charla Lucero
Executive Secretary
Elementary Language Arts
Phone: (801) 538-7546 | E-mail

Norma Mata
Program Specialist
Language Essentials for Teachers and Spelling (LETRS)
Phone: (801) 538-7784 | E-mail

Chelsea Oaks
Preschool Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7765 | E-mail

Educator Licensing Team

Dr. Malia Hite
Executive Coordinator of Educator Licensing
Phone: (801) 538-7895 | E-mail

Dijana Karabegovic
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7801 | E-mail

Lori Anderson
Early Literacy Licensing Specialist
Phone: (801)  538-7869 | E-mail

Evan Baird
Office Support II
Phone: (801) 538-7752 | E-mail

Christine Benevento
Office Specialist II
Out-of-State (OOS) Support
Phone: (801) 538-7695 |  E-mail

Camilla Capella
Program Coordinator
Alternate Pathway to Professional Educator License (APPEL)
Phone: (801) 538-7669 | E-mail

Jane Conway
Licensing Support Staff Manager
Phone: (801) 538-7580 | E-mail

Greg Cox
Education Specialist
Out-of-State (OOS) Elementary Licenses, Educator Preparation Programs (EPP)
Phone: (801) 538-7602 | E-mail

Debbie Fewkes
Office Specialist II
Endorsements, Transcripts, Posting
Phone: (801) 538-7591 |  E-mail

Andrew Grove
Education Specialist
Alternate Pathway to Professional Educator License (APPEL) Program Monitor
Phone: (801) 538-7737 | E-mail

Cassidy Johnson
Office Specialist II
Transcripts, Degree Posting, Praxis
Phone: (801) 538-7834 | E-mail

Vacant
Office Specialist II
Associate Educator License (AEL)

Dr. Lisa McLachlan
Educator Preparation Coordinator
Alternate Pathway to Professional Educator License (APPEL), Educator Testing
Phone: (801) 538-7772 | E-mail

Lorraine Peterson
Office Specialist II
Phone: (801) 538-7501 | E-mail

Jennifer Prince
Educator Licensing Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7751 | E-mail

Bonnie Smith
Program Specialist
Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL)
Phone: (801) 538-7858 | E-mail

Stephanie Smith
Data Specialist II
Phone: (385) 295-7890 | E-mail

Humanities Team

Robert Austin
Humanities Coordinator
International Initiatives, Social Studies (K-12)
Phone: (801) 538-7575 | E-mail

Karl Bowman
Education Specialist
World Languages, Dual Language Immersion
Phone: (801) 538-7743 | E-mail

Kelly Bruce Glynn
Education Specialist
Dance, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Professional Outreach Programs in the Schools (POP)
Phone: (801) 538-7646 | E-mail

Cathy Jensen
Education Specialist
Fine Arts, Music, Theatre
Phone: (801) 538-7793 | E-mail

Leslie Means
Office Specialist II
Phone: (801) 538-7944 | E-mail

Brenda McMurtrey
Executive Secretary
Social Studies, World Languages, Secondary English Language Arts
Phone (801) 538-7891 | E-mail

Etiana E. Coley Mells
Ethnic Studies Specialist
Phone: (385) 295-7947 | E-mail

Joanna Sorensen
Elementary Social Studies Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7534 | E-mail

Davina Sauthoff
Library/Media Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7534 | E-mail

Karen Tolley
Program Specialist
Section Travel, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP)
Phone: (801) 538-7503 | E-mail

Naomi Watkins
Education Specialist
Secondary English Language Arts
Phone: (801) 538-7616 | E-mail

Quality Instruction Team

Katie Hill
Quality Instruction Coordinator
Instructional Coaching Endorsements
Professional Learning Design Standards
Teacher of the Year (TOY)
Phone: (801) 538-7766 | E-mail

Rachel Colledge
Education Specialist
Educational Leadership
Phone: (801) 538-7842 | E-mail

Kami Dupree
Education Specialist
Recruitment and Retentions, Mentors, Mathematics and Science Opportunities for Students and Teachers (MOST) Grant, New Teacher Induction
Phone: (801) 538-7923 | E-mail

Melanie Durfee
Education Specialist
Digital Teaching and Learning (DTL) Grant
Phone: (801) 538-7719 | E-mail

Yanka Demireva
Office Specialist II
Driver Education, Health, Physical Education, Instructional Materials Center (IMC)
Phone: (801) 538-7665 | E-mail

Rick Gaisford
Education Specialist
Education Technology
Phone (801) 538-7798 | E-mail

Michael Hakkarinen
Educational Specialist
Digital Teaching and Learning (DTL)/Personalized, Competency-Based Learning (PCBL)
Phone: (801) 538-7959 | E-mail

Denice Maedgen
Coach of Coaches K-3 Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7714 | E-mail

Erica Horsley
Program Specialist
Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP), National Board, Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools (ETHPS)
Phone: (801) 538-7741 | E-mail 

Pamela Talili
Executive Secretary
Quality Instruction, Educator Effectiveness, New Teacher Induction
Phone: (801) 538-7770 | E-mail

Audra Urie
Education Specialist
Driver Education
Phone: (801) 538-7648 | E-mail

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team

Nathan Auck
STEM Coordinator
Early College
Phone (801) 538-7664 | E-mail

Molly Basham
Early Learning Mathematics Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7529 | E-mail

Teri Davis
Education Specialist
Curriculum Content, Media/Instructional Materials Center (IMC), Physical Education (K-12)
Phone: (801) 538-7655 | E-mail

Trish French
Education Specialist
Elementary Mathematics (K-5), Gifted and Talented
Phone: (801) 538-7617 | E-mail

Lindsey Henderson
Education Specialist
Secondary Mathematics 
Phone: (801) 538-7794 | E-mail

Milo Maughan
Education Specialist
Secondary Science (K-12)
Phone: (801) 538-7808 | E-mail

Melissa Mendenhall
Education Specialist
Elementary Science, STEM
Phone: (801) 538-7547 | E-mail

Alicia Mormann
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7988 | E-mail

Jodi Parker
Education Specialist
Health, Physical Education (K-12), Title IV, Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)
Phone: (801) 538-7734 | E-mail

Isaac Pitcher
Research Consultant
Early Learning
Phone: (801) 538-7601 | E-mail

Amy Siegel
Acadience Assessment Specialist
Phone: 801-538-7501 | E-mail

Kira Sommer
Office Specialist II
Science
Phone: (801) 538-7773 | E-mail

Technology Supported Learning (TSL) Team

Quinn Kellis
Technology Supported Learning (TSL) Coordinator
School Leadership Development Leadership Standards Professional Learning for Schools and Local Education Agency (LEA) Leaders
Phone: 801-538-7785 | E-mail 

Cathy Gray
Educational Specialist
Statewide Online Education Program (SOEP) Middle School
Phone: (801) 538-7562 | E-mail

Kerong Wu
Research Consultant II
Early Childhood Education
Phone: (801) 538--7949 | E-mail

Kimberly Howard
Program Specialist
Statewide Online Education Program (SOEP)
Phone: (801) 538-7826 | E-mail

Cory Kanth
Education Specialist
Statewide Online Education Program (SOEP) 
Phone (801) 538-7660 | E-mail

JC Mejia
Program Specialist
Massively Integrated Data Analytics System (MIDAS) Education
Phone (801) 538-7950 | E-mail

Austin Moody
Fiscal Analyst, Office Support Staff
State Online Education Program (SOEP)
Phone: (801) 538-7996 | E-mail

Christy Schreck 
Education Specialist
Early College, Advanced Placement (AP)
Phone (801) 538-7935 | E-mail

Amber Wright
Education Specialist
Software Initiatives
Phone: (801) 538-7754 | E-mail