Our Administration and Office Staff

Mrs. Stolz — Administrator

 Amy Stolz

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Amy Stolz

Amy Stolz graduated from the University of Kansas School of Education with a Bachelor of Science in elementary/middle education with minors in social studies and Spanish. She earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Kansas, and an administrative degree from Baker University. Amy is a graduate of the Olathe School District and proud to have served in a variety of capacities in the district for her entire professional career.

Mrs. Barnum - Career Resource Educator

 Jennifer Barnum

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Jennifer Barnum

Jennifer Barnum earned a master's degree in special education and adaptive education, with an emphasis on transition to independence, from the University of Kansas. She began teaching special education in the Olathe School District in 2001: Olathe Northwest High School, Frontier Trail and Chisholm Trail middle schools, and Mill Creek Center. In her role as the career resource educator for the Olathe Advanced Technical Center, she supports students' transition to work or post-secondary education through job skill training, leadership activities and learning strategies. She is currently completing her coursework for a master's degree in school leadership from Baker University.

Mrs. Sleezer - Administrative Assistant

 Debora Sleezer

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Debora Sleezer

Deb Sleezer has worked in the school district for over 21 years. She’s enjoyed being a part of the staffs at Ridgeview Elementary, Heatherstone Elementary, the Education Center, and, for the last 10 years, OATC. Each location has provided great experiences and a variety of skills. 

Deb has completed two years of college with emphasis on business and accounting. She also gained experience by owning her own business for several years. All of this helped her to work as an administrative assistant taking care of bookkeeping, enrollment, and a variety of other tasks in a career and technical education building.

Deb enjoys working with the great staff at OATC. She loves seeing students accomplish their goals and feel the excitement as they move on after graduating. At home, she is always creating something: quilting, painting, calligraphy writing, and cross-stitch. She also enjoys being with her husband and family. Spending time with three little grandchildren is one of the highlights of her life.

Mrs. Couch - Administrative Assistant

 Linda Couch

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Linda Couch

Linda Couch grew up in the Shawnee area. She has lived in Costa Rica, Spain, the Canary Islands and four other states as an adult. She studied Spanish while living in Costa Rica and has worked with Hispanics in Spain and Latin America. 

Before returning to Kansas, she worked with the New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch as a co-administrator for 13 years. She joined the Olathe School District as a paraeducator for the K-5 autism program. She was the administrative assistant for the Culinary Arts program for three years before being asked to join the staff at OATC as an administrative assistant.