3 days / 70+ speakers
80+ lectures, seminars, and workshops
National Symposium for Classical Education

Phoenix Convention Center
February 22-24, 2023
Great Hearts Academies

Jerilyn Olson

Jerilyn Olson is the Chief People Officer of Great Hearts, overseeing recruitment, human resources, and professional development for a rapidly growing network of K-12 charter schools across Arizona and Texas (currently serving 23,000 students in brick and mortar and online).

She has worked for the organization since 2005 – first as a teacher and then in various capacities connected to teacher recruitment and professional development.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Government and Literature from Claremont McKenna College and a master’s degree in humanities (with an emphasis on classical education) from the University of Dallas.  She and her husband have three children and reside in the Phoenix area.