Lynn E. Olson

Lynn E. Olson, PhD

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Associate Professor of Education

Dr. Lynn Olson earned her PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Administration at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and included a K-12 administration certificate.  Her MS was from the University of Nebraska in Omaha and included a K-12 endorsement as a Literacy Specialist.

Dr. Olson has taught in elementary schools in the Omaha area as well as in eastern North Carolina.  She was an instructional facilitator/literacy specialist in Millard Public Schools prior to coming to Creighton University.  She was also an adjunct instructor at UNL and UNO.

Dr. Olson is the Director of the Elementary Education program, including both the undergraduate and the new MS endorsement programs.  She teaches most of the literacy courses offered through the Education Department, including the three required courses and related practicum at the elementary levels and the content area literacy program in the secondary education program.

Dr. Olson's current research areas include content area reading and early childhood education.