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Nativity Academy is pleased to announce that Ms. Jamie Oleka has been named Principal of Nativity Academy. Her educational career and personal qualifications convinced the Principal Search Committee that Jamie is the right person to lead our school into the future. Ms. Oleka has served recently on the Associate Board of Nativity Academy. She began her teaching career as a Biology and Anatomy Teacher and Manager of Teacher Leadership Development and finally, as Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness Coordinator with Teach for America. Recently, she taught at W.E.B. DuBois Academy and at Southern High School here in Louisville.
Ms. Oleka has an Ed.S. in Educational Administration and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Louisville. Additionally, she has received the Master of Education (M.Ed.), Instructional Accommodations from Francis Marion University. She is a graduate of Berea College with a B.A. in Health Science.
Her honors and awards include the Hilliard Lyons Excellence in Teaching Award, Kentucky Colonel, and the Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King Award among numerous others. Please welcome Jamie Oleka to the Nativity Academy family.
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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dear Friends and Family of Nativity Academy,
Today we grieve – for the senseless deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, and countless other Black people whose lives mattered, but whose tragic and unnecessary deaths have too often gone unremarked and unvindicated. We grieve for the corrosive effects of a system that perpetuates deep structural and social inequities that are the heritage of 400 years of slavery, racism, and discrimination. We grieve for the pain and losses of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately affected people of color and compounded the harmful effects of an inequitable system. And we grieve for the gross diminishment of our common humanity that comes from the death or debasement of even one of our Black sisters and brothers. Read more…