Administration

Diann Jeppson Portrait 2017Diann Jeppson, Founder and Director

Diann Jeppson is devoted to creating fulfilling learning experiences for students. She is the former program manager for the American Heritage School Online Middle and High School Program. With 25 years experience teaching her own children, 16 years experience as a family education coach, and having produced 18 annual education conferences, Diann is delighted to put her expertise and experience to work, as the director of Ensign Peak Academy.

Diann’s experience also includes 19 years as producer of an annual youth civics conference called “Simulations Week,” 23 years as producer of the Liberty Girls program (history-based experiential learning for children) and 5 years experience teaching and directing American Youth Leadership Institute, a youth civics education organization. Diann has fulfilled numerous speaking engagements at education conferences and seminars in the US and Canada. She has chaired four non-profit educational organizations and has 10+ years experience as a parliamentary procedure consultant and trainer. She is a certified tour guide for the State of Utah.  She has a BA from a private, classical liberal arts college.

Diann enjoyed performing for 8 years in a family bluegrass ensemble called “The Wildflowers” (guitar and vocals). She and her husband Adam live on a 2.5 acre homestead in Mount Pleasant, a small Central-Utah town in a secluded high-mountain desert valley. Adam is the town gunsmith. Adam and Diann have four delightful daughters, three handsome sons-in-law and seven terrific little grandchildren. Connect with Diann personally on Facebook. View Diann’s work and service experience profile on LinkedIn.

Connie VossConnie Voss, Assistant Director

Connie Voss graduated from Brigham Young University and New England College. Her Master’s degree is in Public Policy, with a 4.0 GPA and a perfect score on her thesis. She has many years of teaching experience, including early morning seminary.

She served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in New Mexico and Colorado. In addition, she keeps active in local elections and state political issues. A native Californian, Connie successfully homeschooled five children. Seven wonderful grandchildren have joined their family. She and her husband Bob live in Gridley, California with their daughter Emily and dog Odie. Their son Nathan will return in November from serving in the Ghana Accra West Mission.

Connie teaches US History, Principles of Liberty and World History for Ensign Peak Academy. She is excited to become the Assistant Director, and for the opportunity to work more closely with the students.

Kim BinghamKimberly Bingham, Administrative and Marketing Support Specialist

Kimberly Bingham is an international relations consultant, online educator, and homeschooling mother of four.  She currently teaches English as a Second Language through an online platform, and works as a project design and research consultant on a United Nations development project benefiting a fragile nation in the Middle East.  Prior to educating her children at home, Kimberly served as a Logistics Officer in the United States Marine Corps, successfully completing deployment missions to Afghanistan and Iraq.  She received commendation for providing seamless logistics support to 5 forward-deployed operating bases simultaneously in support of global operations.  She enjoys volunteering with the Red Cross, and Kimberly is the Illinois State Ambassador for Home School Legal Defense Association Compassion, which allows her to serve homeschooling families in need.  Kimberly believes deeply in integrity, diligence, and service to others.  Her educational philosophy centers on the idea that learning is a joyful adventure, and that everyone deserves the opportunity to be inspired.  She is a life-long learner with a passion for foreign languages, music, and Brazilian martial arts.  Kimberly is excited to be joining the Ensign Peak Academy team!