Our Administration and Office Staff

Mrs. Stolz — Administrator

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Amy Stolz

Amy 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 - Assistant Administrator

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Jennifer Barnum

Jenn is located at the West Dennis Learning Center, the OATC Satellite Campus Site.  She supports student success by monitoring attendance, behavior, curriculum mastery, assists with accommodations, and provides individualized supports.  As the Special Education Administrator, she collaborates as a team member on IEP and 504 plan teams. 

Jenn has taught in the Olathe School District since 2001 where she started as a Special Education Resource Teacher at Chisholm Trail and Frontier Trail.  In 2006, she transitioned to OATC programs, formerly known as Millcreek Center, as the Resource Teacher and College & Career Readiness Counselor.   

Jenn holds a BSE degree in Elementary Education and Learning Disabilities, a MSE degree in Special Education and Adaptive Education from the University of Kansas and a MSE degree in Building Leadership from Baker University 

Mrs. Sleezer - Administrative Assistant

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Debora Sleezer

Deb 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

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Linda Couch

Linda is a native "Kansas City" girl, although 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.  Since graduating from the Spanish Language Institute, she has used her bi-lingual skills where every her home has been. 

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 in 2013 as a paraeducator for the K-5 autism program. She became the administrative assistant for the Culinary Arts program in 2014 for three years before being asked to join the staff at OATC as an administrative assistant 2017. 

Mrs. Rankin - General Secretary

Phone: 913-780-7026

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Amy Rankin

Amy grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She graduated from Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Amy resided in Dallas for several years before making Olathe her home. Amy resides in Olathe with her daughter, husband and two dogs.