Megan Burch

Megan Burch brings an expertise in marketing and communicating world recognized outdoor brands. Megan’s strengths are building relationships amongst team and key stake-holders, aligning and communicating brand on multiple media platforms and crafting creative content to align with brand voice. Megan is known as a passionate, loyal, leader who thrives in connecting people to brands […]

Nafisatou Kiemtore

Nafisatou Kiemtore is a Teacher of Mathematics and Engineering. She graduated from the University of Southern Georgia in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in mathematics, where she prepared and presented a lecture in front of 150 students and faculty. Nafisatou is currently a Teaching Assistant at USPA, helping all students with their work. She also […]

Jessica Vercauteren

As both an English and history teacher, Jessica is in her fifteenth year of teaching and has always enjoyed the academic world.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in the humanities, and a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Having spent time developing curriculum for both the English and History departments […]

Sara Taffel

Sara is a World Champion fencer from New York City. Throughout her lengthy career in fencing, Sara became a 3-time national team member of USA Fencing, a 3-time World Championship medal winner, and the 2015 individual Junior World Champion. Sara attended Barnard College, Columbia University where she earned a BA in Women, Gender and Sexuality […]

Krisztina Kemeny

Krisztina is a proud mom of 3 children. She has taught English Language and History at the primary, secondary and college level in different international schools in Europe. She also worked as a student affairs administrator at McDaniel College Budapest for many years. In addition to classroom duties she established and led theatre and art […]


Lauren “Lala” USPA Class of 2025 Sport: Equestrian “Keep it simple” – Lala “USPA gives me more control over my schedule and life.” Most kids a few weeks away from their 13th birthday are focused on becoming a teenager, but Lauren “Lala” was concentrating on her rides. Showing multiple ponies every weekend prepared her for […]

Shawn Crawford

Shawn is an educator, guide and Dad.  He has taught at the primary and secondary levels at the Elizabeth Academy and the Garfield School in Salt Lake City, UT and the Oakley School in Park City, UT.  In addition to his classroom duties, Shawn has established various programs for his students including Farm to Table, […]

Nicole Weimann

Nicole, a native of Des Moines, Iowa has spent the last 16 years teaching Spanish, French, EAL both in the U.S. and internationally. After graduating with her B.A. in Spanish and French dual education, she took a job at an international school in South Korea and never looked back. She has taught and lived in […]

Julie Glusker

Julie is a lifelong advocate of education; her thirty years of experience in education extends beyond classroom teaching and athletic coaching and into higher education consulting, academic advising, strategic planning, non-profit management, and athletic coaching. Most recently the Director of Athlete Career & Education for U.S. Ski & Snowboard, Julie advised and mentored elite national and Olympic team […]

Luke Dawley

Luke has been working in various aspects of the International Education field for 8 years. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a graduate degree from the University of Wollongong in Australia. He has taught a diverse range of subject matter in both Vietnam and China, including English Composition, Academic […]

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