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

Main Office Hours
7:30 am-3:00 pm Monday-Thursday
8:00 am-Noon Friday

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

Early Childhood

Meet the Team

Nadine Ashton

Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Nadine Ashton

Nadine Ashton is so excited to be part of Ignite this year! She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and a Montessori Teaching Diploma. Nadine has previously taught Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and Lower Elementary but is happy to be back in Kinder! She loves being able to encourage a love of learning at such a young age and being part of a child’s school journey so early on. Nadine can’t wait to see what she and her students can achieve together this year. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, trying new foods and traveling.
nashton@igniteutah.org

Iris Long

Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Iris Long

Iris loves working with children and strives to make a positive impact in each one of their lives. She was raised to work and study hard but to also enjoy life and have fun! She enjoys being around others and especially loves getting to know the personalities of each child. She has her associates degree from Dixie State University and plans to continue her education at Utah Valley University. She is so thrilled to be returning to Ignite for another amazing school year!
ilong@igniteutah.org

Lily Rittscher

Teacher Assistant

Lily Rittscher

My name is Lily Rittscher. I'm from San Diego, CA and am currently attending UVU for elementary education. I worked as a nurses assistant for two years and love taking care of others and learning new things. My favorite activities are swimming and dancing. I'm 21 years old. I'm fluent in Spanish and English. I'm the youngest of four girls. I'm so excited to be teaching with Ms. Nadine and Ms. Elisabeth.
lrittscher@igniteutah.org

Elizabeth Hopeau

Teacher Assistant

Elizabeth Hopeau

Elizabeth was born in raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Her hobbies include going to the beach, traveling, listening to music, and spending time with her three children and husband. Elizabeth is a Licensed Esthetician. She taught as an LDS primary teacher for eight years, working with children ranging from ages 5-12. She has grown to love interacting, nurturing, and helping children to succeed in their learning. Elizabeth feels blessed and fortunate to be a teacher’s assistant in such an amazing school. She looks forward to being apart of Ignite Academy and is excited to work and create a bond with each child!
ehopeau@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 everyday.

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1650 W Traverse Terrace Dr
Lehi, UT 84043

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