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Susanne Olson

Susanne Olson Second Grade Teacher

Susanne was born and raised in Asheville, and comes from a whole family of teachers!  She went to Appalachian State University and earned a degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Art.  Her teaching career began at Asheville City Schools teaching 3rd, 1st, and Kindergarten for 8 years.  Following that, she taught 3-6 year olds at Asheville Montessori School and Julia St. Montessori School for 3 years, in order to learn more about the Montessori method.  This will be her 12thyear teaching as she joins the ArtSpace community.  Susanne believes that learning and school should be fun for students and teachers alike, and using a hands-on experiential approach to teaching and learning.  Susanne’s other interests include:  making pottery, cooking, hiking, camping, biking, traveling, reading, listening and dancing to music, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog Pearl.

Artspace Charter School 2030 U.S. Hwy 70, Swannanoa, NC