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Office Staff

Frances Malloway, Principal

Dawn Rinehart, Office Supervisor

Donna Manuel, Clerk Typist

RSP I.A: Leila Stoke

Nancy Hernandez, Computer Lab Assistant

Mary Bunch, Supervisory Assistant

Marci Albert, Supervisory Assistant

Sandra Conley, Cafeteria Manager

Caferteria Assistant: Ariella

Charlie Fiore, Custodian

SanDee Gouley, Library Asst/Noon Supervisor

Speech O.T's: Jeff and Lauren

O.T. Physical Ed. Cathy White

LEAP Support Staff: Brittany, Annissa, Rhonda, Debbie, Amelia, Jose and German


RSP: Ms. Roberts

Michelle Hatch, Speech-Language Pathologist

Brenda Perez, Family Counselor

Eugenie Adams, School Pyschologist

Myra Echols, SLPA

Christina Kliewer, Academic Coach

Karen O'Riley, Intervention Teacher

Karen has seventeen years of teaching experience. Previously she taught grades 4th and 5th, as well as several Summer School Intervention programs. Karen is currently the Intervention Teacher serving Kinder - 5th grades.

Tara Richard, Transitional Kindergarten

Jennifer Dawalt, Kindergarten

Sara Prather, Kindergarten

Stephanie Spross, Kindergarten

Tina Glenn, First Grade

Tina has been a teacher for over 30 years. She earned a B.A. from Fresno State University and a M.A. from the University of La Verne. She holds a Multiple Subjects credential and a Reading Specialist credential.

April Nellist, First Grade

Maryann Tope, First Grade

Maryann has a B.S. in Child Development from Cal Poly State University and a Teaching Credential from Fresno State University. She has been teaching kindergarten for more than 27 years.

Geri Wood, Second

This is her seventh year at Olson Elementary School. Over the past seven years at Olson, she has met many wonderful, supportive families and enthusiastic hard working students. She has had the opportunity of working with teachers who share the same love for teaching as she does. She is honored to be an Olson Orca! 

She holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Fresno State University. She holds a Multiple Subjects Credential form Cal State Teach.

Judith Baca, Second Grade

Judy has been teaching for more than 25 years. This is her seventh year at Olson.

She has a B.A. in Liberal Studies with minors in Spanish, Italian and Business. She has a Professional Clear Multiple Subject, BCLAD (Spanish) Teaching Credential. (BCLAD stands for Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development)

She has a M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Reading Education. 

Jessica Baker, Second and Third Grade Combo Class

Alanah Waples, Third Grade

Megan Hopkins, Third Grade

Hannah Cobb, Fourth Grade

Karin Zandakis, Fourth Grade

Lorraine Scott-Behrends, Fifth Grade

Lorraine has been teaching for over 30 years. For the first 21 years she taught SDC classes. She started with the Learning Handicapped population and ended the last 16 years teaching ED. For the last 7 years she has been teaching 4-6th grade.

Barbara Thomas, Fifth Grades

Kelly Burroughs, LEAP Teacher

Meggan Irish, LEAP Teacher

Milka Hernandez, LEAP Teacher

Kelly Pelton, Performing Arts

This is her third year as Olson's Performing Arts and Music Teacher. She has toured internationally for 12 years as a professional dancer. She also directs a drama/Glee Club at Los Arboles Middle School in Marina.

Mr. Clickard, Music