Jamie Olivea is the Elementary Assistant. She is originally from southern California, and has lived in the Ozarks since 2004. She graduated from College of the Ozarks with a Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies and Social Services. Jamie has worked with children in after school programs, and spent summers volunteering at Camp Barnabas, working with children and adults with special needs. During the 2017 summer Jamie attended the San Diego Montessori Center for Teacher Education to begin her certification in Lower Elementary (6 – 9 year olds). She will go back in the summer of 2018 to finish her training and intern the following year. She serves the elementary classroom as an intern this year. She has been an active volunteer at Stained Glass Theater in Ozark for the past 8 years.