OES Faculty and Staff

Andrea Park

Principal

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 “Our future is in our hands.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

Linda Gardner

Lead Secretary

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“Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for awhile and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never ever the same.”

Sheila Trout

School Secretary

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Ari Dye (AM)

Preschool Teacher

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Anita Spainhower (PM)

Preschool Teacher

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I am fascinated by the learning process of 4-year old minds and hope to continue learning with them for many years to come. “It is not the noise I must justify, but the silence.”

Kristen Baumgarten

Kindergarten Teacher

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I love kindergarten and sharing in the excitement of learning with my students. I teach half-time and enjoy spending time with my family!

Lauri Saffell

OEK Kindergarten

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Tiffany Williams

Kindergarten Teacher

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I love teaching Kindergarten because my students are SO excited about learning and they make me smile everyday!

Becky Conover

First Grade Teacher

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The puppet lady!

Jennie Griffith

First Grade Teacher

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OES is such a great school with wonderful students, parents, and staff. GO CUBS!

Jeany Vitters

First Grade Teacher

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“It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult. Choose your words wisely.”

Debbie Cram

Second Grade Teacher

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“Give a child love and you give him wings to soar” – dc

Laura Giles

Second Grade Teacher

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~Dr. Seuss

Kelly O’Roark

Second Grade Teacher

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Robin Cameron

Third Grade Teacher

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Bridgette Funk

Third Grade Teacher

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I am a third grade teacher. I am looking forward to a fantastic year. “Teach, Nurture, Inspire!”

Katie Saunders

Third Grade Teacher

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Trish Anderson

Fourth Grade Teacher

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“Focus on the possibilities, not the probabilities”

Cassi Rindlisbacher

Fourth Grade Teacher

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“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~A.A. Milne

Sandi West

Fourth Grade Teacher ALL

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Class Website

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” ~Michael Jordan

Cindy Chilcoat

Fifth Grade Teacher

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“We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” — Professor Dumbeldore

Cynthia Mahoney

Fifth Grade Teacher ALL

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Wendy Sloan

Fifth Grade Teacher

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Teresa Whitehead

Fifth Grade Teacher

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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ~Dr. Seuss

Mr. Hodson

Sixth Grade Teacher

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“Do some work and have some fun.” ~Mr. Hodson
I’m a Utah Jazz Fan. I enjoy sports, family, yard work, and teaching.

Nanette Jensen

Sixth Grade Teacher

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Heather Stewart

Sixth Grade Teacher ALL – Student Council Adv.

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I love teaching and helping students learn. “You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.”

Teresa Whitehead

Sixth Grade Teacher

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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ~Dr. Seuss

Cheri Hancock

Music Specialist

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 Kelsey McCorquindale

P.E. Specialist

Janice Smith

Computer Specialist

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“Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spirit.” ~LG

Lisa Tanner

Media Specialist

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“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” ~Maya Angelou

Daniel Roueche

Resource Teacher

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 “Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or in the same way.” – George Evans

Chelsea McCleve

Speech Pathologist

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I help students improve communication abilities by teaching them correct sound productions and language concepts that will allow them to better participate in the classroom.

Jody Crenshaw

Speech Pathologist

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Sam Bates

School Psychologist

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Laura Ridge

Small Groups

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Denise Astle

ELL

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Michael Ewell

OT

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Carisa Hoopes

Reading Recovery

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Robin Busker

USDB Instructor: 1st-3rd Grade

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 “The magic is in the TALK…not the toys.”

Carrie Hix

USDB Instructor

Anna Woodard

USDB Aid

Anilda Martinsen

USDB Aid

Alex Martinez

School Tech

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Mandy Townsend

School Nurse

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Karen Carroll

Preschool Aide

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I love to watch the new things the students are learning and sharing with each other. I learn from them each day. I love my job at Orem Elementary.

Tina Alexander

OES Aide

Sharon Nelson

OES Aide

Katie Romrell

Playground/Lunch

Sheri Hogue

Lunch Manager

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Erin Zabriskie

Lunch Financial Manager

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Melanie VanOrmen

Lunch Staff

Cris Vera

Head Custodian

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“May the force be with you!”

Michael Bawden

Night Custodian

Landon Jensen

Sweeper

"Home of the Cubs"