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.
Heather is a University of Houston graduate with a BBA in Management. She became interested in teaching through her job at a bank brokerage firm helping out with the Junior Achievement program in an inner city school. She found God's calling and has been teaching ever since. With 5 years of experience teaching math and science she took a break when her children were born. She substituted at ICS for 3 years and joined ICS in the Fall of 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pam graduated from Winthrop University in 1990 with a degree in Social Work. Pamela has taught English, writing, and public speaking at Layton Christian Academy in Layton, Utah. Pam was a member of the faculty of Greenwood Christian School in Greenwood, SC teaching 5th Grade for 7 years and MS Language Arts for 6 years. Pam joined the ICS staff in Spring of 2018.
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.
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.