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Magna Crew – Programs

(Last Updated: Dec. 26, 2021)

Special Education

Jenn Teo

Lead Special Education Teacher | [email protected]

Mrs. Jenn's favorite EL Design Principle is “Service and Compassion”. She truly believes that when people are able to serve others, their lives will be blessed. She loves to craft and decorate for Christmas. Her favorite place to visit is Bear Lake every summer with her family. Mrs. Jenn graduated from the University of Utah with a BS in Psychology.

Zachary Johnstone

Special Education Teacher | [email protected]

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Shirron Peterson

Special Education Paraprofessional | [email protected]

Mrs. Shirron has been married over 30 years and has 3 children and 3 grandsons. She has been in Special Ed over 20 years – 3 years as a volunteer. Her own daughter with special needs was her motivation to become a teacher and she loves her kiddos in the SPED program. Mrs. Shirron has been educated in various areas , A Class Para , to OT, PT, and a BHA.

Cari Stott

Special Education Paraprofessional | [email protected]

Mrs. Cari tends to go by the self-guided learning design as it allows for those involved to be as creative, innovative, and as involved as they wish to be. In her spare time, she enjoys seeing plays or movies with her husband. She earned her associates degree in Elementary Education from Casper College and her BA degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wyoming at Casper.


Alicia Seeley

District Discovery Coordinator | [email protected]

Mrs. Seeley coordinates with local partners and organizes unique classes for our students to participate in throughout the school year. Her favorite EL Design Principle is “Diversity and Inclusion”. This principle teaches students to have respect and value towards different communities, cultures, and backgrounds. Entheos has such a large diverse population, and being able to learn together creates stronger bonds one with another. Mrs. Seeley enjoys camping and reading. She would someday like to visit Greece, their ancient ruins, and black sand beaches which she finds fascinating. Mrs. Seeley is finishing her time at Salt Lake Community College and will be transferring to Utah State University for Elementary Education.

Heather Pentico

Discovery Coordinator | [email protected]

Mrs. Pentico's favorite EL Design Principle is “The Primacy Of Self Discovery”. She encourages others to push the limits, explore new things, and try the unexpected in order to discover the best in themselves. Reading books and bright colors are two of her favorite things. She is a Hufflepuff and Audrey Hepburn is her spirit animal. Mrs. Pentico majored in theatre at SUU.

Lora Poulsen

Discovery Coordinator | [email protected]

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Dina Wecker

Director of Curriculum and Instruction | [email protected]

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Ashley Castro

Multi-Language Paraprofessional | [email protected]

Ms. Ashley's favorite design principle is “Diversity and Inclusion.” She believes that being open to differing world views can help us understand each other better and make our community strong. She enjoys reading and loves to sing along to musical soundtracks like Hamilton and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. She graduated from Tufts University in 2019.

Jessica Stults

Multi-Language Paraprofessional | [email protected]

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McKenna Howell

Kitchen Manager | [email protected]

Mrs. McKenna's favorite EL Design Principle is "Empathy and Caring". She loves seeing the older kids reading with and helping the younger kids. She loves making crafts and baking with her son. She enjoys camping, and dreams of visiting Europe one day with her family.

Katie Kirk-Pentico

Kitchen | [email protected]

Miss Katie's favorite EL Design Principle is "Empathy and Caring." She believes we all need to be kind to each other. We also need to apologize to others and recognize the feelings of others. She loves to spend time with her family watching movies, listening to music, and dancing. She loves to cook and bake as well.

Alma Santiago

Kitchen | [email protected]

Mrs. Alma's favorite EL Design Principle is "The Responsibility for Learning" because everyone learns in a different way. Some people learn hands on and others out of a book. She enjoys dancing, listening to music, reading, and spending time with her family.

Lori Orren

Kitchen | [email protected]

No Biography


LaVon Hatch

Library | [email protected]

Mrs. Hatch's favorite EL Design Principle is “The Having of Wonderful Ideas” because a library is a great place to explore, let your imagination grow and learn about new things. She also encourages “Solitude and Reflection” in the library. For over 6 years, Mrs. Hatch has been the Entheos librarian, and has loved to see many wonderful students growing up and learning to read. She loves reading aloud as well as listening to audio books. Recently, she traveled to China with her daughters on a performing tour. Mrs. Hatch graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in Spanish.

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