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

Support Staff

Meet the Team

Pedro Facendo

Custodian

Pedro Facendo

Tawny Slothower

Librarian

Tawny Slothower

Tawny is so excited to be returning for another year at Ignite. Last year, she was our Distance Learning teacher, but she cannot wait to join our Special Education team this year. Tawny developed her love for teaching as a student observing her father teach his various college courses at Utah Valley University. Her passion for teaching stems from watching each student learn and grow. From her past professional experience as a teacher of a self-owned preschool, and her ongoing personal experience as a mother of three children, she understands that each child learns differently, and she cannot wait to help each student understand his/her unique learning style. Tawny has been married to her husband, Kalani for 19 years and has three wonderful children, Kolby, Riley, and Lily. Her greatest joy is being a wife and a mother. She loves to travel (Oregon is her favorite place). She grew up in theater and goes to as many shows as possible. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and spending time with her family.
tslothower@igniteutah.org

Michelle Hall

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Hall

Michelle Hall began working in the school environment when she was 14 years old. She loves the energy that is felt in a school setting. Michelle has worked for 2 startup charter schools and loved the challenge. She is looking forward to being the Administrative Assistant at Ignite Academy and once again being a part of a new adventure! Michelle enjoys meeting the parents and students and wants to make sure every person feels like they are part of the Ignite family! Michelle was born and raised here and loves this area; She enjoys anything that can be done outdoors and trying new activities, as well as traveling to experience different cultures and meet new friends all over the world. ​ Michelle is married to the most amazing man and has 9 awesome children and 14 grandchildren. Her life is full of excitement and each time she has the thought that life will be slowing down, it picks up in intensity. She is living life wholeheartedly, every moment of it!
mhall@igniteutah.org

Chelsea Patterson

Attendance/Financial Secretary

Chelsea Patterson

Chelsea is excited to be back for another amazing year at Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy. She graduated from SUU with a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations and Advertising. After working as an Administrative Assistant for large corporations, she decided to pursue her passion working in Education. Chelsea is happily married and has 3 children. She is so grateful to work with the students at Ignite!
cpatterson@igniteutah.org

Jeana Hales

Registrar

Jeana Hales

Jeana Hales is excited to serve as IEA's registrar because it allows her to get to know our families and students as she welcomes them to school and helps to make the transition smooth. Jeana also acts as an assistant in the main office, where she enjoys the interactions she gets to have with students, colleagues and families. She is a mom to 2 teenagers and has loved watching them grow and develop into amazing people. Jeana loves spending time in the outdoors.  She enjoys gardening and loves the miracle that happens as a garden grows. Being outside is her favorite place to be, and she can't decide if she enjoys the mountains or the ocean more: both are her favorite. 
jhales@igniteutah.org

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