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Jefferson Teacher of the Year

Jefferson Elementary – Victoria Olsen, Media Specialist Media specialist Victoria Olsen has been named Jefferson Elementary’s Teacher of the year for 2019-2020. She has been with Union and Jefferson since 2013. “I originally became a teacher because I have always loved working with kids,” Olsen said. “I have a passion for helping children learn to be independent, lifelong learners. After six years in the classroom, I decided to become the librarian at my school because I’ve found a specific passion in helping my students find a love for reading. I also wanted to embrace the new roles of media specialists as a collaborator with teachers and makerspace director.”   As the librarian, she loves helping students find a love for reading through exciting book displays, lively ‘read alouds’, and enticing book talks. “Helping students find books they love brings me so much joy!” Educational background: College: Oral Roberts University Degree: Elementary Education Concentration: Early Childhood Education Minor: Spanish Currently working on my masters in Library, Media & Information Technology at Northeastern State University

Jefferson Elementary – Victoria Olsen, Media Specialist

Media specialist Victoria Olsen has been named Jefferson Elementary’s Teacher of the year for 2019-2020. She has been with Union and Jefferson since 2013.

“I originally became a teacher because I have always loved working with kids,” Olsen said. “I have a passion for helping children learn to be independent, lifelong learners. After six years in the classroom, I decided to become the librarian at my school because I’ve found a specific passion in helping my students find a love for reading. I also wanted to embrace the new roles of media specialists as a collaborator with teachers and makerspace director.”
 
As the librarian, she loves helping students find a love for reading through exciting book displays, lively ‘read alouds’, and enticing book talks. “Helping students find books they love brings me so much joy!”

Educational background:

  • College: Oral Roberts University
  • Degree: Elementary Education
  • Concentration: Early Childhood Education
  • Minor: Spanish
  • Currently working on master’s degree in Library, Media & Information Technology at Northeastern State University
     

Summer Meals

Union Public Schools will continue to offer FREE drive-thru meal pick-ups at three Union sites through July 31
 
The hours will be 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Double meals will be served on Thursdays (for Friday.) Pick-up will be at:

  • Ellen Ochoa Elementary, 12000 E. 31st Street
  •  6th/7th Grade Center, 10100 E. 61st Street 
  • Jefferson Elementary, 8418 S. 107th E. Ave. Jeffer

 Meals, which include breakfast and lunch, will be available for FREE drive-through pick up for any children. Children do not have to be currently enrolled at Union Public Schools.

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