Dr. Brandon Yost | PrincipalMy Email: email@example.com
Dr. Brandon L. Yost grew up in the small farm town of Kamas, Utah, as the oldest of four boys, and graduated from South Summit High School. After high school, he attended Utah Valley University where he earned his Associate’s Degree in Drafting Technology. Brandon then transferred to BYU-Hawaii where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in TESOL and also completed his Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education.
While in Hawaii, Brandon met his beautiful wife, Collette. Together, they have six wonderful children – Dallin, Emmalee, Felicity, Gavin, Hunter, and Iley. When they left Hawaii, Brandon took his first teaching job at Snow Canyon Middle School where he taught 8th and 9th graders in the subjects of ESL, Latinos in Action, Reading, and Spanish.
Dr. Yost completed his M.Ed. degree in Educational Leadership at Southern Utah University in 2011 and finished his Ph.D. degree in Teacher Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015. During his last year of doctoral studies, Dr. Yost began working as the Title I Coordinator at Sunset Elementary School where he worked until his appointment as the fortunate principal at Diamond Valley Elementary School in the spring of 2017. Dr. Yost has loved his time at DVES (and hopes for many years of “more time”) where he enjoys working with the Diamond Valley Diamondback student body, faculty, and community.
Prentiss Bowler | Reading InterventionistMy Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sari Jones | Finance SecretaryMy Email: email@example.com
My name is Sari Jones and I have lived in Diamond Valley for the past 16 years. I grew up in Southern California and moved to Utah as a teenager. I LOVE to continually learn new things and would spend all day reading books if I could. I have 4 kids, two of which have attended Diamond Valley Elementary. Many of you have seen my husband and myself helping in the classrooms at Diamond Valley over the years, and we absolutely love what an amazing school it is. In my free time I love to experiment with recipes in the kitchen. Luckily my family likes everything I make!! I also enjoy spending time with my family going on adventures and learning the history of the places we visit.