Colby Earl

Special Education Teacher

Colby Earl was born and raised in Pleasant View, UT. Following high school he moved to Arizona where he worked as an airline mechanic for America West Airlines.


Colby served two years as an LDS missionary in Argentina and then returned to Utah where he met and married his wife Stacie. Together they have two children, a twenty-five year old daughter and a fifteen year old son who was adopted from the Marshall Islands.


Colby has owned a small business building children's playhouses for over 20 years. He has traveled to and built playhouses in almost every state in the country as well as shipped kits to several countries including Denmark, Italy, Mexico and Kuwait. During this time he took college classes when he could before finally deciding that he wanted to be a teacher.


Colby earned bachelor degrees in special education and elementary education from Western Governors University in January of 2017 and began teaching at Promontory the following month. Colby loves building things, reading, fly fishing and playing the guitar. He also loves teaching and the opportunity to work with kids. He believes that the most important thing that he can teach is the grit to keep trying even when things get hard. Winston Churchill said it best, “Never, never, never give up.”

Michelle Newton

Special Education Teacher

Michelle Wilson was born in Merced, CA and her family moved to Morgan, UT when she was three years old. She grew up in Morgan spending many hours at the library and riding her bike. After high school she attended Southern Utah University where she earned her degree in education.

Michelle has lived in California, Utah, North Carolina, Nevada and Arizona. She moved back to Utah in 2015 and began teaching again. Michelle knew the moment she saw Promontory School's expeditionary learning model that this is where she wanted to teach.


Michelle has her white water crew permit and spends her summers guiding rafts and kayaks down the Weber river.


One of her favorite quotes is: "Not all who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien

Contact Us


Summer Office Hours

Phone: 435-919-1900

Fax: 435-919-1902

Email: office@promontoryschool.org

June 3-11

9:00 am - Noon pm

1051 W 2700 S

Perry, UT 84302

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