Iris loves working with children and strives to make a positive impact in each one of their lives. She was raised to work and study hard but to also enjoy life and have fun! She enjoys being around others and especially loves getting to know the personalities of each child. She has her associates degree from Dixie State University and plans to continue her education at Utah Valley University. She is so thrilled to be returning to Ignite for another amazing school year!
Nadine Ashton is so excited to be part of Ignite this year! She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and a Montessori Teaching Diploma. Nadine has previously taught Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and Lower Elementary but is happy to be back in Kinder! She loves being able to encourage a love of learning at such a young age and being part of a child’s school journey so early on. Nadine can’t wait to see what she and her students can achieve together this year. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, trying new foods and traveling.
Amber is excited to be a part of Ignite to help spark children's curiosity and love of learning! She looks forward to learning and discovering new things with her students this year. Amber graduated from Utah Valley University with degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. She loves reading, trying new things and spending time with family.
Elizabeth was born in raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Her hobbies include going to the beach, traveling, listening to music, and spending time with her three children and husband. Elizabeth is a Licensed Esthetician. She taught as an LDS primary teacher for eight years, working with children ranging from ages 5-12. She has grown to love interacting, nurturing, and helping children to succeed in their learning. Elizabeth feels blessed and fortunate to be a teacher’s assistant in such an amazing school. She looks forward to being apart of Ignite Academy and is excited to work and create a bond with each child!