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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
     

District Announcement

Teacher of the Year Reception

Union Public Schools will recognize its 2019-2020 School Site Teachers of the Year – and name the District Teacher of the Year – at a formal reception at 4:45 p.m. February 26, at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road.

Union Public Schools will recognize its 2019-2020 School Site Teachers of the Year – and name the District Teacher of the Year – at a formal reception at 4:45 p.m. February 26, at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road.

A Night of Surprises

Join us for the 21st Annual USEF Dinner and Auction presented by @UnionFound and @HahnAppliance benefiting the students and teachers of @UnionSchools. Buy your tickets today

The Union Schools Education Foundation 21st Annual Dinner & Auction – A Night of Surprises – will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at River Spirit Casino Resort.

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