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Magna Crew – Staff

On this page you will find our current Magna campus office, kitchen, and other staff.

(Last Updated: Jan. 14, 2021)

Office

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Jason Bennion

Director | [email protected]

Mr. Bennion is the Director of Entheos Academy-Magna. His favorite EL Design Principle is “Collaboration and Competition” because he really enjoys working with and learning from other teachers. He also enjoys competing, and doing his best at everything he can. Some of his hobbies include reading, sports, and spending time with family. He taught 3rd grade at Entheos for the past 7 years. Mr. Bennion attended Wright State University of Dayton, Ohio, and recently finished a Master’s Degree from Western Governors University.

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Mat Edvik

Director of Distance Learning | [email protected]

Biography Not Available

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Brett McAllister

Assistant Director | [email protected]

Mr. McAllister is the Assistant Director at Entheos Academy. His favorite EL principle is the Primacy of Self Discovery because he loves it when students have that “aha” moment and realize that they understand something or realize they can do hard things or are capable of more than they thought possible. Most of his hobbies revolve around spending time with and doing things with his family, whether that be camping, going on walks, or video games. He is active in his community. He coaches youth sports and serves on the city planning commission. He earned his BS degree from Weber State University and his Master’s degree from Western Governors University.

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Dawn Fullmer

Administrative Assistant | [email protected]

Ms. Dawn is the Administrative Assistant to Mr. Bennion. Her favorite EL Design Principle is “The Responsibility for Learning”. To her that means, “I am responsible for my learning, and I can help others.” She loves learning new things, especially she loves the students and parents that she works with daily. Her favorite hobbies are quilting, reading, and spending time with her husband. She would love to travel the Great Redwoods to see the magnificent trees and the ocean. Ms. Dawn earned her AAS from LDS Business College and her BS from BYU-Idaho.

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Vianey Salvador

Secretary | [email protected]

Mrs. Salvador is the front office secretary. Her favorite EL design is Success and Failure because without failure we wouldn’t be able to improve, grow, learn, and succeed. As we become successful we can always look back and see how far we have come and be able to be more confident that we can achieve what we want if we put our minds to it. She likes to play video games, go for walks, go to the gym and would love to visit Hawaii one day.

Kitchen

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Raegan Nielsen

Food Services Director | [email protected]

Ms. Raegan is our Food Services Director. She decides what’s for lunch and breakfast. Her favorite Design Principle at Entheos is Success and failure. This means, Success is sweet but mistakes are good food. She likes this Design Principle because We can’t succeed without failing first. She says that the thing she loves most about Entheos is Discovery. She also likes to Read. She says that To Kill a Mockingbird is her favorite book. Someday She hopes to travel to Europe for a vacation because It would be fun to be on a vacation for a year. It is important to make goals and to follow your dreams. We are so glad to have her here at Entheos.

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Jackie Holman

Kitchen Manager | [email protected]

Mrs. Jackie is the Kitchen Manager. Her favorite EL Design Principle is “The Primacy of Self Discovery”. She loves that Entheos offers so many hands-on experiences and gives the children a chance to venture into new and challenging situations. Mrs. Jackie loves making nutritious meals for the students. She enjoys camping, visiting the ocean, and riding motorcycles with her family.

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McKenna Howell

School Cook | [email protected]

Mrs. McKenna is a Lunch Lady and her 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.

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Alma Santiago

School Cook | [email protected]

Mrs. Alma is a Lunch Lady. Her 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.

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Katie Kirk-Pentico

School Cook

Miss Katie is a Lunch Lady. Her 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.

Other

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Isaac Buist

Custodian | [email protected]

Biography Not Available

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Amber Tucker

Intervention Paraprofessional | [email protected]

Mrs. Tucker is a Distance Learning Para. Her favorite EL Design Principle is “Service and Compassion” which is a big part of the focus at Entheos. She has been part of the Entheos team since 2015. She loves camping, sushi, movies, and above all, her family! Mrs. Tucker received her license in phlebotomy and had a CNA. Being a mom of four, she decided to work where her kids were.

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Michelle Stratton

Paraprofessional | [email protected]

Mrs. Stratton is a Distance Learning Paraprofessional. Her favorite EL Design Principle is “The Responsibility for Learning”. She has had the pleasure of seeing the students grow in confidence and knowledge, as they take responsibility for their own learning: fear leaves, self-confidence grows, and the students blossom. She loves to crochet, read books, and has a Black Belt in Kung Fu.

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Jordan Lopez

Paraprofessional

Ms. Jordan is a paraprofessional here at Entheos. Her favorite EL principle is Diversity and Inclusion because she believes that we work better together when we understand and appreciate our differences and how they can make our community stronger. During her free time, she likes to spend as much time outside as possible. She enjoys camping, hiking, and tending her garden. In the past 4 years, she’s been to 25 different countries and cannot wait to visit more. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies.

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Frida Morales

Biography Not Available

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Jade Scott

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