School Hours (1st-8th grade)
Mon.-Thurs. 8:00 am – 2:30 pm 
Fri.-8:00am -11:45 am

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

Specialty Teachers

Meet the Team

Aaron Nahinu

Health/Physical Education

Aaron Nahinu

Coach Aaron is from Waianae, Hawaii. Growing up in Hawaii with three brothers, he had many opportunities to play and love many sports, both on land and in the ocean. When he wasn’t playing sports, he was watching sports. Coach Aaron's favorite thing to do is to be in the ocean. Coach Aaron has been teaching for the last 9 years. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Secondary Education and a Masters of Education in Advanced Teaching and Leadership. He's very excited to continue to be apart of the IEA team for the upcoming school year! "I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

Kjirsten Johannessen

Art Instructor

Kjirsten Johannessen

Kjirsten Johannessen is from Lehi, Utah! She recently graduated from Utah State University with her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education. She is so excited to begin teaching at Ignite! Kjirsten has a passion for learning and discovering new things. She hopes to instill in her students this same passion for learning and discovery! She loves to travel and has been to 8 different countries, with plans to visit even more! Kjirsten enjoys baking, crafting, reading, hiking, paddle boarding, and so much more! She can’t wait to get to know all of her students and watch as they blossom individually in all aspects of learning and life!

Jessica Foote

Innovations/Media Specialist

Jessica Foote

Jessica is excited to continue her journey with Ignite! After providing students and families with fantastic support as a financial secretary, she is looking forward to acting as the Innovations instructor and media specialist this year. Jessica is currently studying Speech and Hearing Science through Arizona State University. Being able to work alongside students and their families will be an amazing opportunity to prepare for her future career as a Speech and Language Pathologist! Moving from Seattle to Utah this summer has been an amazing change, but Jessica is loving all this beautiful state has to offer!">

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.

School Hours (1st-8th grade)
Mon – Thurs: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm 
Fri: 8:00am -11:45 am

Office Hours
Mon – Thurs: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 
Fri: 8:00am – Noon

contact info
1650 W Traverse Terrace Dr
Lehi, UT 84043
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