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First Grade
Miss Ollar has been teaching first grade at Desert Chapel for the past six years.  She earned her Bachelor’s of Education degree from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She has spent most of her career teaching in Michigan, before coming to California.  While first grade is her “wheelhouse”, she has taught other lower elementary grades in her 17-year career.

Miss Ollar has a passion for children’s literature, and strives to develop a lifelong love of books in her students. She enjoys traveling and experiencing new locations, stemming from living overseas during her formative years.  Her time spent abroad also has fostered a love of ethnic foods and cultures.  She is also delighted to be able bring God’s Word into the lives of her students and share how much they are adored by their Creator.
Appointed 2015
First Grade