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Mr. Jason Olson, OlsonJ@district279.org


Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?

Buffalo High School; graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead; Taught 1 year at ROCORI High School in Cold Spring, MN.

When did you begin working at Park Center?


What is your teaching philosophy?

Every student has the ability to learn and be successful – it’s the teacher’s job to draw that ability out.

Why did you choose your profession?

I absolutely loved my high school chemistry and physics classes. I’m fascinated by science, and I hope to pass at least a tiny bit of that fascination on to my students.

In what room(s) can you commonly be found?


Advice for students going to college?

Ask questions, study hard, and try new things!

Biggest pet peeve?

Students who give no effort and blame the teacher for ‘not teaching’.

Sum up your career at Park Center in one word


If you were required to find a different job than what you are currently doing, what would you choose?

College professor of Chemistry/Physics