Teachers

Rozanne Clark, English, earned her degree at Weber State University in Utah.
She has lived in Hong Kong and is fluent in Chinese. Mrs. Clark is an
experienced Learning Coach for virtual education, as she worked with her own
two children in K12 schools for 12 years. Now, she is excited to work with
students in ITCA. Rozanne lives with her husband and children in Nampa.

Jena Herriott, History, attended CSU Sacramento and earned her B.A. in
History, and Credential in Social Studies. She received her M.A. Degree in
Education, Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State University. Jenna loves
movies, the zoo, and playing cards. She is a good cook and enjoys making
Mexican and Italian dishes. Jenna lives in Meridian.

Tim Benedick, Special Education, received his degree from Northwest Nazarene
University in Nampa, Idaho. He has spent a number of years teaching in
both traditional and online schools, and enjoys working with ITCA’s wonderful
students and families to encourage and support their success.  Tim lives
in Caldwell with his wife and kids, and enjoys traveling, sports, music, and
anything Disney-related.

Amanda Peterson, FAST, Earned a B. A. in English Education from Brigham Young
University- Idaho. Has taught English in three different states: Arizona,
Idaho, and Missouri. She loves working in FAST, and the national leadership
teams, to best learn and help students re-engage in school. Ms. Peterson lives
in Star, Idaho with her husband and three children. She loves to be outdoors
hiking, ATV-ing, and fishing, but also appreciates staying in and snuggling up
with a good book.

Marcella Enos, Business and CTE, is a Montana native and received her bachelor’s
and master’s degrees at Montana State University. She and her husband Rod moved
to Idaho and raised their family in Pocatello. They enjoyed many outdoor activities
including riding dirt bikes and hiking. While teaching at Idaho State
University, Marcella earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership. In 2012 they
moved to the Treasure Valley to be near their three adult children and
grandchildren. Marcella loves teaching and working with students in the online
environment that Idaho Technical Career Academy offers. She feels that her
students have so much potential and her goal is to take each student one step
closer to success! 

Staci Leavitt, Business and CTE, received her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees
from Idaho State University.  She has been an educator for over 20 years
and loves learning new things—in education and other areas.  Her favorite
thing is when a student has learned something new and is willing to share their
knowledge with other students. Staci’s hobbies include quilting, sewing,
reading, cooking, and traveling. In her travels she has walked along the Great
Wall of China and has traveled to New Zealand to explore the glow worm caves.
Take a minute and ask Staci some funny stories from her travels. Staci also
likes to try new recipes and compare ingredients in recipes. Some of her
favorite time spent is hanging out with her nieces and nephews. She gets to
spoil them and the then send them home to there parents.

Erika Cowman, Agriculture and CTE, grew up on a small dairy farm outside of
Fruitland, Idaho. While at Fruitland H.S., she quickly fell in love with
student leadership through the FFA program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in
Agriculture Education at the University of Idaho and taught high school
agriculture in Meridian for 5 years. She lives with her husband and 4 children
in Meridian, Idaho. She spends her time teaching her own children, teaching and
leading in volunteer settings, and playing in her yard landscaping and
gardening.