Woman with blonde hair in a blue blouseOlivia began her career at Child’s Voice in 2008.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in deaf education from Illinois State University as well as a master’s degree in reading and literacy and is a certified Reading Specialist.  She currently teaches Primary II children from Kindergarten to 2nd grade. Olivia is a part of the Literacy Committee and helps organize our school-wide reading programs and activities.

In her free time, Olivia enjoys reading, crafting, going for walks, and exploring new places with her family. She loves finding a new podcast to listen to and some of her favorites include NPR: Life Kit, StoryCorps, and The Moth.

As a teacher and a parent, one thing she likes to remember is this quote from Mr. Rogers:

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
― Fred Rogers