Getting Involved





Getting Involved

External Relations

Company Contact Name(s)
School Level Subject Matter Category Topic Qualifications Video Link Fee Notes
ARTS Inc. Jay Nygard (801) 328-3883
Ballet West Peter Christie 801-869-6911 POPs UT State board of education POPs
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Performing Arts POPs
BYU Ballroom Dance 801-422-3576
BYU Folk Dance "Traditionz" Jeanette Geslison 801-422-9446 Elementary and Middle Cultural dance from all over the world Director is a an assistant Professor of dance at BYU
Choose Gang Free/Metro Gang Andrea Valez 801-450-1903 gang prevention, resiiency and life skills Gov entity Law enforcement
Clark Planetarium Nick Hoffmann (385) 468-7827 Science ISEE
Cottonwood Heights Police
Discovery Gateway (Potential Energy) Emilee King-ward 801-456-5437 ext.138 ISEE
Dr. Christy Kane Christy Kane 385-223-0777 | emotional empowerment; better mental health; digital citizenship and safety Presenter
Draper Fire Department
Draper Police
Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation Joanne Rowland 801-928-3716 Elementary organization/international piano competition Presenter Piano presenting world class pianists together with a Steinway grand piano in elementary school programs for more than 30 years. Director of Education since 2011
Hawk Watch International Melissa Halvorsen w 801-484-6808 ext 102 c 801-865-8839 or Birds: owls, falcons, and/or hawks and eagles ISEE Life Science
Heather Anderson Heather Anderson 310-404-9966 "Just Say No" DARE; drug and alchohol prevention Presenter Substance abuse Former Miss Utah; 15 years of presenting in our schools on substance abuse and "just say no"
Hogle Zoo (801) 584-1700 ISEE online only at this point - no whole school presentations
Internet Crimes Against Children Michelle Busch-Upwall 801-281-1245 Internet safety, sexting, human trafficking Gov entity Agent w Atty Generals Office
Jason Hewlett Jason Hewlett 801-674-3668 Motivational; leadership skills Family relations and leadership skills Presenter Motivational speaker; NSA (National Speaker Association)
Just Jumpin Jump Rope Patrice Winn 435.755.6046 teamwork, positive thinking and resiliency
LanceAllred41 Lance Allred 801-210-1370 resiliency, battling depression, motivational Presenter
Love Hard Foundation (LYFT) Josh Downs 801-560-1944 Mental Health Presenter Not approved for assemblies. May be used for parent night ONLY.
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Sam Dunaway ISEE They do school visits now instead of visiting the aquarium; check with them to see if assembly or classroom only
Mad Science Laurie Larsen 801-292-8646
Magic in Learning Mike Hamilton 801-499-3461 elementary Strength & encouragement, Literacy, Drugs, Bullying, Personal & Cyber Safety Presenter "Magic with a message"
Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) Bawden Glynis 801-587-5789 Museum on the Move ISEE
Neal Shusterman - author Neal Shusterman answer student questions about published and upcoming books, the process, book to movie adapttions, etc... Author writing and publishing NY Times bestselling author,
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Katie Lee-Koven (435) 797-0163 art POPS art POPS
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Shannon Erickson (435) 797-0163 art POPS art POPS
Ogden Nature Center (801) 621-7595 ISEE
Paul Brewer Magic/STEM on stage Paul Brewer 801-269-1700 Elementary The STEM On Stage assembly, sponsored by the Utah STEM Action Center, is about 45 minutes in length and introduces STEM to elementary-age students and teaches them why it is so important. Magic, STEM Bachlor of Fine Arts / Theater Teaching University of Utah Forty Years experience entertaining and teaching in eight countries and three languages
Plan B Theatre Sharah Meservy 801-297-4200 Arts & Empathy Education POPs Elementary Arts & Empathy Education
Real Salt Lake (RSL) Brent Stevens 801-347-9135