Starting Date at Pinnacle:
      • Kim Ackerson began in October of 2004
      • Trieste Bentley began in August of 2005

Number of Years Teaching:
      • Kim Ackerson has been a practicing SLP for 9 years.
      • Trieste Bentley has worked as an aide for 19 years and with speech for 8 years.

Education/Credentials:
      • Kim Ackerson:
        • Awarded Associate of Science in General Studies
          • (College of Eastern Utah in 2000)
        • Awarded Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
          • (Utah State University in 2002)
        • Awarded Master of Science in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
          • (Utah State University in 2004)

Currently Teaching:
      • Kim Ackerson is the Speech and Language Pathologist                                                           serving the students here at Pinnacle Canyon Academy grades K-12.
      • Trieste Bentley is the Speech Aide                                                                                                     assisting with the speech program and carrying out speech and language activities.

About Me:
      • Kim Ackerson:  I am a Carbon County native.  I enjoyed living in Price but now reside in Heber.  I have a wonderful husband and five adorable children.  I love watching children learn and improve and am excited for another great year.
      • Trieste Bentley:  I am the mother of five and grandmother of nine and have been married for 35 years.  I've lived in Carbon County for the last 25 years and love it here.  I love working in the speech department and enjoy watching children progress.