Page "Paiger" Adams earned her bachelor's degree at Weber State in math and physical education and her Masters of Education from University of Utah. She has taught math for 23 years at both the junior high and senior high school levels, including math 7, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, intermediate algebra & trig honors, and ACT math.
Dana Alletto has a passion for pastry. She completed the Wilton’s Master Cake course prior to heading to culinary school. During her four years at Johnson and Wales University she completed two internships abroad; the first at the ENSP in France and the second at the DCT in Switzerland, receiving certificates from both. After graduating with a bachelor’s of science in baking and pastry; Dana went on to work as a pastry chef for Aramark in Colorado. Once the summer season ended she moved to Utah and worked as a baker for Deer Valley. After working there for three years she took a pastry chef job at the Canyons, where she still currently works. When not in the kitchen, Dana enjoys being outdoors, skiing, hiking, recreational sports, and hanging out with friends.
I am the Child Care Director of East High Child Care and Preschool. I have been working with children for 30 years. I have my Child Development Associate and I have taken many extra classes on elementary age children. I have taught for Club U for 4 summers and I really enjoy helping your children to learn.
Ryan Bown received his BFA in sculpture from Brigham Young University in 2008 and his MFA in Entertainment Arts and Engineering from the University of Utah in 2012. Prior to working in the games Industry he devoted a decade (1998-2008) to creating and showing Fine Art works at Galleries and Museums throughout the United States and abroad. Having a love for art and video games, he decided to fuse the two passions together. Over the past five years he has worked on half a dozen published games which include EIRE, Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity 2.0. At the University of Utah he teaches Master Projects Classes, Intro to Modeling, Advance Character Production, Digital Figure Sculpting, Texturing for 3D, and Environmental Art for Games.
Hilary Cavanaugh is an award-winning pastry chef who has been baking in the Salt Lake Valley for over 10 years. After attending UVU's Culinary Arts Program, she began her career and has worked as a pastry chef at a wide variety of bakeries in the state ever since. In 2012, Hilary had the opportunity to be on Food Network's Cupcake Wars winning team as the assistant for the Sweet Tooth Fairy. Also in 2012, Hilary opened her own dessert catering business, Rue de Lis Desserts, which has received statewide and national recognition on blogs and in magazines. Hilary's greatest passion is teaching people of all ages the art and enjoyment that comes from working in the kitchen.
Natalie is in her last year of graduate school at the University of Utah in the School of Architecture and Planning and will be getting her Masters in May 2019. She has been a part of the youth education program at the U for the past two summers and has enjoyed getting to know the children and teaching them about architecture.
Elaine Clark has been teaching science classes for 29 years to students ranging in ages from 4 years to adult. After teaching high school in Georgia, she attended graduate school at the University of Utah where she earned a MS. in Biology, and is licensed to teach science in grades 6-12 in the state of Utah. From 1984 to 2003 Elaine designed and taught hands-on science classes for students ages 4-15 during the after school and/or enrichment programs at the Utah Museum of Natural History and various schools throughout the Salt Lake City School District, including the Homeless Shelter School where she taught for eleven years. Currently Elaine is the science specialist for the Salt Lake Arts Academy where she teaches 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science. She received the Salt Lake School District "Volunteer of the Year" Award in 1990, and the Utah PTA/KUED Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2003. Elaine's main goal is help students discover that science is FUN, INTERESTING, and USEFUL, and that ANYONE can be a scientist.
Hailing from the deep south, Bobby has worked as an artist and writer for over twenty-four years. He has been working as an educator since 2006, teaching art, theatre and film in Salt Lake high schools and with the University of Utah's Youth Education program. He is currently working in theatre as a director and writer for local production companies.
Sam Dunn holds BAs in History and Scandinavian Studies from UCLA and an M.F.A. in Theater-Film from the University of Utah. He was a law student. He is a filmmaker and he works for the Sundance Film Festival. He has taught courses for the University of Utah's Department of Film and Media Arts since 1992 and he has taught courses for the University of Utah's Honors College since 2010. He speaks Swedish fluently and he reads all of the Germanic languages, including Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon. Sam enjoys gardening, hiking, reading, and movies.
Dr. Wyatt Frampton received his veterinary medical degree from Colorado State University in 1987. Following graduation, he spent one year at the University of Georgia as a large animal medicine and surgery intern and three years as a resident in large animal surgery at the University of Wisconsin. In 1994, he accepted a position with the Utah Department of Health and served as a public health veterinarian until 1999 when he accepted a position with the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food as a field veterinarian. In 1995, Dr. Frampton received his Masters in Public Health degree from the University of Utah. From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Frampton was an adjunct instructor with the Broadview University's (Utah Career College) Veterinary Technology program where he has taught various subjects. Since 2014, Dr. Frampton has taught veterinary assisting at the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers in the Jordan School District.
Elliott has spent a lifetime in summer camps as both camper and every position imaginable as staff. Since summer 2012 Elliott has brought his experience to Club U camps as Camp Director. Elliott graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in philosophy, and is now finishing his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) . Somewhat like Peter Pan, Elliott is never wanting to grow up and is preserved by the positivity of the summer camp experience as well as the campers and staff of Club U. When not being a camp nerd, Elliott enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his girlfriend, and puppy.
John Randy Hanskat has taught ACT prep classes since 1999. He is an account executive/copy writer for University of Utah Marketing and Communications.
Kyra Hester earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science and History from Westminster College. She taught social studies for 8 years, and now runs a program at a local high school, for students who need extra academic assistance. In her free time, Kyra enjoys watching sports and cooking. She is passionate about education, and chose teaching as a career to have the opportunity to continually learn.
Cory Jensen recently received his Masters Degree in Science Education with an emphasis on Physics. He has grown up being immersed in the physical sciences and has always found ways to make science interesting and fun. His original passion was for the theoretical sciences, but he has recently been studying ways of finding diversified and renewable energy sources and thinks that the world is close to solving this puzzle. He is also an avid percussionist and is a graduate of the music education program at Weber State University. He resides with his wife and 4 daughters in Syracuse, Utah.
Ian was a film major who has since moved into the EAE video game program (and Youth partner) at the University of Utah due to his love for video games. He lives in West Jordan, Utah with his wife (who is a supervising editor for Cosmic Pictures) and their very sleepy Corgi, Ike. Ian is an amateur graphic designer, having been raised with Adobe products most of his life, but later became certified in web design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, HTML5 and CSS3). He currently works for Youth Education at the U, and teaches graphic design to 10-16 yr olds, and beginning programming to 6-9 yr olds. In his spare time, he is cultivating his skills as a hardcore Xbox achievement hunter or attempting to make you cry in Super Mario Maker.
Gwynneth became a teacher in order to share her love of reading and writing. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in English from Weber State University, and currently teaches eighth and ninth grade in Davis School District. Gwynneth is a teacher, mother, and bibliophile who fills her spare time with words and stories. She also enjoys watching movies, spending time with her family, and painting.
Charly Kuecks is a first-year MBA student at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. She has tutored mathematics, test prep, and AP coursework at the Waterford School, Huntington Learning Center, and Zaniac, and is thrilled to be joining Continuing Education. When she's not in class or tutoring the ACT, you can find her reading European literature, taking Argentine tango lessons, or on her snowboard.
Stephen Lobo has been teaching math and science for over ten years as a teaching assistant, a tutor, and an adjunct instructor at a private high school for gifted students. Steve previously was an instructor for a nationally recognized private ACT preparation company. He currently works in research and development for a local pharmaceutical company.
Jane has her Master's degree from Grand Canyon University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Utah. She attended Mills College in California, also. She has been teaching with Youth Education since 1987 and works with children of all ages. Jane received the middle school art educator of the year award from the Utah Art Educators Association. Jane was honored as one of the sixty juried artists accepted into Utah Art 2002 during the Olympics, and is represented in the Salt Lake County Art Collection and many national corporate art collections.
Judith earned her PhD in 2009 from the University of Utah, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, using zebrafish to study heart development. She has over 10 years' experience conducting research, mentoring and teaching, and has transitioned these skills into educating K-12 students. As the program manager and outreach educator of BioEYES Utah, Judith now uses zebrafish to engage students in science and offer hands-on science projects. When she is not teaching science Judith enjoys hiking, camping, and skiing with her family.
During the school year, Laurie teaches college-prep language arts, chess, and senior seminar at a local charter high school. While teaching is her first love, she also enjoys reading, writing, knitting, music, and spending vacations at the Oregon coast. Laurie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history from Westminster College, and a Master of Education degree in teaching and learning from the University of Utah. She is a past board member of the Autism Society of Utah and a volunteer, along with her son, with the Autism Research Institute.
Tena Pate is a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher in northern Utah. She holds a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences from Utah State University and a M.A. in English Language Learning from Western Governors University. She is a licensed secondary education teacher with the Utah State Office of Education. Some of her hobbies include hiking, camping, sports, paddle boarding, cooking, baking and music. Her favorite food is pizza, sweet potato fries, and sushi. She loves to stay busy, be surrounded by good people and be very active. She is very passionate and enthusiastic about teaching. She strives every day to create a positive, fun and safe learning environment for her students.
Diana Rogers Glissmeyer earned her bachelors degree in voice at BYU and furthered her music education at the University of Utah. She has been a featured artist with the Children's Dance Theatre and has collaborated and performed on albums such as "Sojourn, along the Path". She has been teaching private voice for over 8 years and has recently become a certified Let's Play Music teacher for young children.
Jason teaches science at Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake District.
Kim Spencer currently teaches AP United States History and AP Psychology at the Academy for Math, Engineering & Science. She also oversees Senior Seminar and Student Council. She has her bachelor's degree in the Social Sciences. Kim enjoys hiking and spending her summer vacations in Lake Powell.
Anita has been teaching University of Utah Youth Education and ESL classes since 2012. She is also the PA announcer/emcee for Utes Women's Soccer home games. Away from the U, she works as a freelance writer and artist in a variety of media. Her favorite project right now involves writing and illustrating short stories for a social media phone app. Anita has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of California, Davis. She also has studied traditional Japanese language, history and culture. Some of her favorite activities include watching Salt Lake Bees baseball (any sports, really), hanging with her dog and announcing live sports events.