Westwood 2013 Teacher of the Year - Eugenia Olson

Eugenia Olson
Westwood Elementary School
Reading Intervention Specialist, K-2

Education: Special Education EC-12, Certificate by Exam, 2010, Texas Educator Certificates (3), Elementary Bilingual/ESL Spanish/Spanish/Self-Contained, 2002, University of Houston, Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies, 2002

Teaching History: Westwood Elementary School, Reading Intervention Specialist K-5, 2011-Present, Westwood Elementary School, Second Grade ESL, 2010-2011, Buffalo Creek Elementary School, Reading Specialist/Third  & First-Grade Bilingual, 2002-2010

In the words of others: “I have never had a nicer teacher than Ms. Olson. I could go on with the nice things Ms. Olson does for us, but we would be here a long time.” Dusty Cutler, Westwood Elementary Fourth Grader

“Eugenia is an outstanding teacher, instructional leader and advocate for our students. Since the moment she has come to Westwood, She has made a difference in our students’ success…Eugenia comes to school every day ready to make a difference in our students’ lives.” Westwood Elementary Principal Kay Kennard

Selected Honors, Awards & Activities:
Lead Mentor, Buffalo Creek Elementary, 2009-2010
Mentor Induction Program and Student Teaching UH, 2004-2007


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