High School Faculty
Upper School Principal
Mrs. Buckley grew up in upstate New York and earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Education and a Master’s degree in School Counseling utilizing both degrees as an English teacher and guidance counselor in New York State. Prior to becoming our Upper School Principal, she was the ICS guidance counselor for 9 years, served as a member of the ICS School Board, returned to the faculty as the Middle School Assistant Principal for the 2017-2018 school year and now has blessed the upper school in her role as Upper School Principal beginning Fall 2018.
Phone: 801.365.0353 Email: email@example.com
HS Guidance Counselor
After graduating from the University of Utah in 1991 with a degree in Chemistry, Miriam joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. She received a certificate in ministry from The International School of Theology. She joined the faculty of Intermountain Christian School in 2012.
Phone: 801.365.0369 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Samuel Begg is a graduate of Keene State College in Keene, NH with a B.S. degree in Geography and a B.A. in Business Management. Sam has spent the past 21 years on the staff of Young Life, a non-denominational Christian outreach to high school and middle school students. Sam joined the ICS teaching staff in 2013.
Phone: 801.365.0378 Email: email@example.com
HS English, Debate, Social Sciences and International Program Coordinator
Jacqueline Croswhite holds a M.A. in Linguistics with a certification in Teaching English and English as a Second Language from the University of Utah. She also holds a M.Ed in Educational Administration from Southern Utah University. She has over 20 years of teaching experience of which 13 have been with ICS.
Phone: 801.365.0337 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Athletic Director, 1st-12th Worship Leader, HS Strength and Agility Faculty and HS Men's Basketball Head Coach
Tim received a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies in 2015 from the University of Utah. He was the Assistant Basketball Coach at Murray High School for 4 years after an extensive college and semi-professional career. Tim is the Music Director at The Point Church and the Director for the Salt Lake City Mass Choir. Tim joined the ICS faculty in 2017.
Phone: 801.365.0367 Email: email@example.com
K-12 PE/Health Teacher
Ben Hulin graduated from Bob Jones University in Greenville South Carolina where he studied Health, Fitness, and Recreation. In 2009 Ben returned to Bethel College in Indiana to earn his teaching credentials. Ben worked for the National Ability Center in Park City for 4 years before coming to ICS in 2014.
Phone: 801.365.0366 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1st-12th Grade Art
Mrs. Lee graduated from the University of Utah in 1991 with a BFA in Modern Dance and a Minor in Sociology. She taught preschool for 8 years at Risen Life Church and substitute taught K-6th with Jordan School District for 4 years. She has been with ICS since 2010.
Phone: 801.365.0355 Email: email@example.com
HS English, Yearbook and Student Council
Becky Schumacher received her BA in English with minors in Political Science and Communications Studies from Virginia Tech. She also holds an MAEd in Curriculum and Instruction. Becky brings over ten years of teaching experience to ICS where she joined the faculty in 2015.
Phone: 801.365.0364 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
She holds a Bachelors of Music Education (Vocal Certification, grades K-12) from Belmont University in Nashville, TN and has over 15 years of teaching experience having taught at the Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy High School. Mrs. Tally joined the ICS faculty in Spring of 2018.
Phone: 801.365.0352 Email: email@example.com
Matt is a 2013 graduate of Davidson College and brings 4 years of prior high school teaching experience. New to Salt Lake City, Matt is the worship leader for a new church plant, Ridgeline Church. Matt joined the ICS faculty in Fall of 2018.
Phone: 801.365.0347 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelsey Heile graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry and Cellular/Molecular Biology. She holds a Master of Secondary Science Education also from UT. Kelsey had 2 years of teaching experience when she joined ICS in 2015.
Phone: 801.365.0365 Email: email@example.com
Instrumental Music & HS Ensemble
Nathan Hope earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College and holds a Master of Secondary Education from Liberty University. He has over 17 years of teaching experience and has been with ICS since 2004.
Phone: 801.365.0352 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1st-12th Grade Spanish Teacher
Danielle is a long-time ICS parent of three ICS alumni and four current ICS students. Danielle learned Spanish out of necessity as a professional cook. She has been the elementary substitute spanish teacher since 2014 and joined as a faculty member in 2015. She earned her BA in education with Western Governors University.
Phone: 801.365.0370 Email: email@example.com
Julie Johannesen has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mathematics and a minor in Education Policies from Pennsylvania State University. She also holds a Master of Science for Teachers in Secondary Education. She had over 10 years of teaching experience when she joined the ICS faculty in 2015.
Phone: 801.365.0338 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew hails from Shelbyville, Kentucky and grew up seeing history came alive while on family vacations. Armed with a love of history, Andrew graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2018 with a degree in history education. He completed his student teaching at Pensacola Christian Academy. Andrew joined ICS in the Fall of 2018.
Phone: 801.365.0341 Email: email@example.com
Technology Integration Specialist, 8th Grade Science and STEM, HS and AP Computer Science
Jim Wirkus holds a Bachelor of Business Administration as well as a Master of Business Administration from National University in San Diego, California. Retiring after 23 years in the Marines, Jim felt called to teach. Jim brings 14 years of teaching experience to ICS where he joined the faculty in 2015.
Phone: 801.365.0351 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Strength and Agility Faculty
Amy has coached MS and HS sports at ICS for 7 years, most recently serving as the HS Volleyball Conditioning Coach. She is currently enrolled in a physical fitness certification program through the University of Utah. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Northwest Missouri State University and Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah. She joined the ICS teaching staff in 2017.
Phone: 801.365.0370 Email: email@example.com