APPEL Program Coordinator
April Thompson earned a bachelors' degree in Molecular Biology and a master's degree in Education. April has been teaching for 11 years. Education and science have always been her passion. She won Teacher of the Year in 2014. In 2018, she became an National Geographic Certified Educator. In 2022, she was chose to attend the Pathmaker Bridge Program at the University of Utah. April's entire education experience has been in the charter school world. In fact, the first meeting to start a charter school in this state was held in her living room. She has served as a founding council member as well as a board member. The school she helped open has been operating for 16 years. April loves professional development and training. She looks for ways to improve herself personally and the profession of education. She looks forward to serving you with quality trainings that will meet the needs of your staff and student body.