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Staff

Cynthia Simpson
DIRECTOR
Cynthia Simpson is the Executive Director of Ivy Hall Academy, a role she took on in 2014 after teaching in the Junior High for many years.
Chandra Coffin
PRINCIPAL
Chandra Packham-Coffin, became Ivy Hall's Principal in 2020, after serving as Vice Principal and teacher for 5 years. She has spent her entire 25 year career in education.
Kris Crowther
ACADEMIC ADVISOR/BUSINESS ANALYST/SCHOOL NURSE
Kris is responsible for academic advisement, directing Ivy Hall's ASU Prep Digital online blended learning program, and improving processes...
Chelcie Richins
OFFICE MANAGER
I am excited to be the office manager at Ivy Hall! I have over 8 years of recent experience in a fast-paced environment...
Farrah Jensen
PREK 3 TEACHER
I worked at residential treatment centers and outdoor therapy programs for youth for about 7 years before starting a family. I did group and individual recreational therapy sessions during my career...
Maile Ashby
KINDERGARTEN FOUNDATIONS (PK4) TEACHER
This will be my first year teaching at Ivy Hall Academy. After my son started school last year I fell in love with the Ivy Hall community and family. I feel fortunate...
Mary Hill
KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
As a child my playtime activity of choice was always pretending to be a school teacher. I prepared rolls, worksheets, etc., and most certainly...
Marci Akagi
KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
As early as I can remember I wanted to be a teacher. I am the oldest of five and eagerly helped my siblings learn all I could. Life experiences took me a different direction...
Katie Henstra
1st GRADE TEACHER
I am so excited to be joining Ivy Hall for my first year as a first grade teacher. I grew up in ...
Kaelan Smith
2nd GRADE TEACHER
I am so excited for my first year at Ivy Hall! I have always known that I wanted to be a teacher, and I love
Meagen Nava
2nd GRADE TEACHER
I am excited to be teaching here at Ivy Hall Academy. I will teach second grade and I look forward to growing with the students all year. I studied...
Shannon Christiansen
3rd GRADE TEACHER
This is my first-year teaching at Ivy Hall Academy, and I am so excited to be here! I absolutely love learning and being able to watch your children learn...
Rebecca Potts
4th GRADE TEACHER
On one of my walks along the Provo River, I noticed Ivy Hall school children playing outside at recess. Their presence intrigued me,...
Nicole Nielsen
5th GRADE TEACHER
I’m excited to be back teaching at Ivy Hall Academy. From 2012-2019, I was 4th grade teacher for the school. I received my Bachelor’s Degree...
Brianna Westbroek
6th GRADE TEACHER
I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember. I love kids and am passionate about learning. I graduated in 2013 from UVU with my Bachelor...
Lauren Wood
JUNIOR AND HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH, READING SPECIALIST, PE
Teaching at Ivy Hall will be an opportunity for me to bring together my love of literature and ...
David Whitlock
JUNIOR HIGH TEACHER
After 20 years of teaching in Gilbert Arizona, I am excited to make the move to Utah and join the Ivy Hall Academy family.
Chris Cardenas
JUNIOR & HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
My passion is helping kids reach their maximum potential in education. I received my Bachelor's...
Beth Verbanatz
JUNIOR & HIGH SCHOOL MATH
I am an education professional driven to inspire students to achieve personal and academic success. I have been with Ivy Hall since 2017...
Allison Fowles
FRENCH TEACHER
Bonjour! This is my first year at Ivy Hall, however, I have spent the last 30 years...
Kylie Martin
SPANISH TEACHER
¡Hola! My name is Kylie Wride and I am so excited to be with Ivy Hall; I love all...
SiYao Chau
CHINESE TEACHER
Nihao! I am happy to be teaching Chinese in my first year at Ivy Hall Academy. I was born and raised in Beijing, China...
Janna Siebert
CHINESE TEACHER
Nihao! I am happy to be teaching Chinese in my first year at Ivy Hall Academy. I was born and raised in Beijing, China...
Laura Raty
MUSIC TEACHER
I am excited for my first year at Ivy Hall as the music teacher! I am a Music Composition major at Brigham Young University...
Dinorah Robinson
COMPUTER TEACHER
I am so happy to be back at Ivy Hall for my second year! I helped with lunch last year and...
Marilyn Smith
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER / LUNCH AIDE
Hi, it's my first year working at Ivy Hall, but I have had children go through the fabulous programs...
Jacob Hill
PK-K TEACHER'S AIDE
Hello! I am happy to be joining my mom, Mary Hill, and the other PK and...
Alise McFadden
PRE-K AIDE
I am a Texas girl born and raised. Currently I am attending Brigham Young University and studying...
Heidi Pestana
PTO PRESIDENT
Karina Zeballos
LUNCH AIDE
This is my first year at Ivy Hall Academy and I am very excited! I love helping with lunch...
Charlene Knight
ONLINE TEACHER
I love being a teacher. I have been teaching for over 30 years. I started teaching in pre-school, transitioned to working in a high school...
Peter Chan
BOARD CHAIR
Dr. Peter Chan is an Adjunct Associate Professor of education at BYU where his responsibilities include overseeing several China-related programs and teaching classes in instructional technology.
Joyce Tan
BOARD MEMBER/CHINESE STUDIES DIRECTOR
Joyce Tan graduated from BYU Hawaii (1995) in TESOL Education, minoring in P.E. She obtained her Masters in Educational...
Michael Simpson
BOARD MEMBER
For over 25 years, Michael’s practical, real world, business experience has been in corporate leadership, executive development, executive coaching, advisory and consulting services, sales and marketing, and business development...
David Reeves
BOARD MEMBER
David has a rich history of experience in the financial industry. He is the President and CEO of Agency Building Resources, a management consulting company specializing in the development of relationship and leadership oriented...