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Jane Olsen: Fifth Grade Teacher

Jane Olsen joined St. Luke's faculty in September 1999 as a fifth-grade teacher. A recipient of the Edward Blakely Distinguished Faculty Award (2009), Jane loves teaching students at this point of wonder and discovery—as they begin to grapple with big ideas. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College and went on to earn her MA and M.Phil. from Columbia University, where she was also named a President's Fellow.

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