CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Jamie Oliver credits her principal for instilling a love of learning. Now, her career has come full-Circle. Oliver is a third grade social studies and language arts teacher at Valley Forge Elementary in Carter County.
The same school she went to as a student.
Her 21-year career also took her to to Hampton Elementary. But, her goal was always to come back to where it all started at Valley Forge.
“If I can just change or touch one person’s life make them enjoy school and have the best memories of anything. That’s my goal. Because Ii want them to have the wonderful education that I received.” said Oliver.
Oliver says she loves to hear from her former students. and says she’s amazed at how even her youngest students have fond memories of school.
Congratulations to Jamie Oliver! She is this week’s Educator of the Week.