Emily Olson

Advancement Director

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Emily Olson serves as the Advancement Director for the Lee Pesky Learning Center. In this role, Emily focuses on designing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive institutional advancement program to further the impact of the Center’s goals to meet the exceptional learning needs of students. Prior to arriving Boise, Emily and her family lived in Washington, D.C. for 12 years where she served as an Advancement professional for independent schools and a middle school mathematics classroom teacher. Emily is returning to Advancement after stepping away to become a teacher through the Teach for American program, followed by many successful years in the public and private school classroom. Emily holds a B.A. from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and a Masters at Teaching in Secondary Mathematics from American University in Washington, D.C.