Kestin Wilkinson comes to Early Light Academy as a veteran educator and administrator. She started out as a teacher in Alpine School District and has taught grades 1-8. She served as a Director of Literacy and Gifted Programs and Principal of both Grovecrest Elementary and Willowcreek Junior High. She has worked as a Clinical Faculty Associate at Brigham Young University working with student teachers and interns. She also worked as Director at School Improvement Network where she provided professional development training for teachers and administrators all around the country. She worked with her team to develop, implement and evaluate an improvement model for impacted Turnaround schools in both Utah and North Dakota.
Mrs. Wilkinson holds a Master of Education in Administrative Leadership from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science with history and social science minors from Utah State University. She holds a current Utah Educator Level 2 license with an Administrative Certificate. She has endorsements in Reading, Mathematics and Gifted Programs.
Her greatest joy is spending time with her husband, son, and their 2 Shih Tzus. She enjoys traveling, camping, boating, fishing, and SCUBA. She is a DIY crafting and technology enthusiast and loves music and the arts.