Meet Our Team ===================================================== Courtney Johnson taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades and now is a principal in Utah. She is one of the writers for the My Troll Patrol Series and has overseen it's development. She wants kids to be happy and kind. She also wanted to provide teachers and principals a magical way to help schools and classrooms be free from bullying and other anti-social behaviors. ===================================================== Jenifer Ramsey-Palomarez is a 2nd grade teacher. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education, an ESL endorsement, and has received the Teacher of the Year Award. She is one of the writers for the My Troll Parol Series and has developed many lessons and close reading activities. ===================================================== Linda Bethers is an elementary school librarian so, of course, she likes children, books and reading. She is one of the authors and loved working on the My Troll Patrol project and hopes some day everyone all over the world will be kind. ===================================================== Kenny Bryson is an art teacher at American Fork Jr. High School and has captured the magic of trolls with his epic designs never seen before! ===================================================== Ben Zabo taught art at Lehi Jr. High and American Fork Jr. High School and now teaches art at Brigham Young University Idaho. ===================================================== Vickie Ahlstrom is a phenomenal 6th grade ALL (gifted and talented) teacher who inspires her students to achieve, serve, and learn the value that ambition and hard work equate to high achievement. Vickie is nationally board certified and is a distinguished science specialist. She developed ‘Close Reading’ curriculum for My Troll Patrol. =====================================================
We all believe deeply in the values taught in the Troll Patrol books and seek to make the world a better place with love and humor.
Courtney Johnson: Utah Association of Elementary School Principals’ Innovator of the Year, Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year, and Utah County Youth Advocate of the Year. Jenifer Ramsey-Palomarez received Teacher of the Year Award. Vickie Ahlstrom received Science Teacher of the Year for Utah
We are a group of educators with 60 + years of combined teaching experience.
We combine educational expertise, creativity, and a desire to make character education meaningful and exciting for kids. Content created by teachers for teachers, provides greater insight as to what teachers need. We knew we had to create materials that support language arts core content.