Summer Hours
June: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Wed.
July: Closed August: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Main Office Hours
7:30 am-3:00 pm Mon.-Thurs.
8:00 am-Noon Friday

Main Phone: 801-901-8520
Fax: (801) 901-8515

Administration

Meet the Team

Heidi Long

Executive Director

Heidi Long

Heidi Long's passion is creating an educational environment that is dynamic and engaging. This environment includes a place where students feel safe enough to take risks, challenge themselves, and explore what interests them. It is an environment where teachers are empowered to create a place of learning that is student-centered and encourages exploration and discovery. ​Her professional background includes 23 years of service in a variety of educational environments, being a classroom teacher, a curriculum coordinator, a smaller learning communities director, and a school administrator for grades K-12. She holds a Bachelor's of Education in English and Speech Communication and a Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. She currently resides in Highland.
hlong@igniteutah.org

Kimberly Nahinu

Assistant Principal

Kimberly Nahinu

Ms. Kim is excited and honored to be part of the Ignite community. Her passion is education and striving for student’s intellectual development and achievement in a supportive, positive climate where children feel safe, loved, and respected. Her education, coupled with years of teaching experience, has inspired her to join the administration team. The bulk of her teaching was spent in primary grades and special education. She was also a high school volleyball coach. Ms. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Special Education, and a Masters in Administrative Leadership. When she’s not busy at school, Ms. Kim and her husband spend their weekends cheering on their three children in football, volleyball, tennis, and orchestra. Her family also enjoys traveling, especially to Hawaii and Las Vegas, to see their family and friends. Ms. Kim considers it a great privilege and responsibility to be your child’s assistant principal this year and is looking forward to a new adventure as an administrator at Ignite full of learning, growing, and fun! She is proud to be a firebird!
knahinu@igniteutah.org

Danni Buttermore

Special Education Director

Danni Buttermore

Danni Buttermore holds a MAT in Special Education and an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University. She is continuing with her doctorate in Special Education. Danni believes in the power of special education and the irreplaceable potential of each student that she is honored to work with. She is the mother of three adorable, angelic, humorous, strong, kind, and joyful children. They love finding great parks, reading at night, watching movies, and eating Oreos. Mission Statement = Challenges create Courage Compassion Critical Thinking "Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength." - Christopher Reeves
dbuttermore@igniteutah.org

Gary Adams

Finance/Human Resources Director

Gary Adams

Gary Adams is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in accounting, auditing, tax and business services. He celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and is excited about the possibilities that Ignite will provide for young people. His career has been spent mainly with small businesses, helping new and emerging companies with high quality financial services. ​Gary graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He worked with Ernst & Whinney in Sacramento, CA and later returned to Utah where he has been a partner in a CPA firm and Chief Financial Officer of several businesses. ​He currently owns his own accounting practice in Spanish Fork. Gary and his wife, Gini, are the parents of four children and grandparents of seven.
gadams@igniteutah.org

Lani Murray

Distance Learning Director

Lani Murray

Lani Murray is excited to start this new venture. She has had over 8 years of experience in administrative roles at charter schools here in Utah. Lani loves using her skills and education by merging her passions of project management, business management and public administration with her love of working with parents, students and teachers. Lani is a doting grandmother to eleven beautiful grandchildren and has 6 wonderful children. Some have described Lani as a workaholic or energizer bunny, but she would describe herself as someone who dives in with both feet into a project. Lani looks forward to partnering with all of you to ensure the best educational experience for your children.
lmurray@igniteutah.org

Colleen Lamoreaux

School Counselor

Colleen Lamoreaux

Colleen Lamoreaux comes to us with 8 years experience as a counselor working with students in middle school. Her background in working with a large diverse population gave her the freedom to explore many different opportunities that benefited children's mental health and well-being. Her passion for working with students in the education field comes from a long family history of educators in her family. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and a Master's Degree in Guidance Counseling and Human Services and is a licensed counselor in the state of Utah. She and her husband share 6 children between them which includes 6 grand children and 1 great grandchild. Colleen and her husband enjoy eating out at restaurants, traveling, and karaoke on the weekends. They reside in Murray, Utah.
clamoreaux@igniteutah.org

Above all else, we love kids. Their individuality, their abilities, their passions. Children are amazing people and we consider ourselves lucky to work with them every day.

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1650 W Traverse Terrace Dr
Lehi, UT 84043

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