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Mrs. Dawn Jersch

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Learning Commons Facilitator and Educational Assistant

Phone: 403-646-2264 Voicemail 7483

I am excited to be joining the team at J.T. Foster as the Learning Commons Facilitator and Educational Assistant. I have worked in several schools in Okotoks and Nanton as an educational assistant from Preschool to Grade 9 with 14 years of experience helping students with many diverse needs. I hold a Bachelor of Religious Education (2001) from Alberta Bible College.


Over the last 20 years in Nanton, my husband Evan and I have raised two amazing children: Naomi (18) who is currently attending the UofL, and Ephraim (17) who will be graduating this year.


We also have many “extra” children from all over the world (Japan, Colombia, Germany, Spain) as we have been hosting exchange students for many years.  Currently, we are hosting Elouan (18) from France who is attending J.T Foster in Grade 12. We enjoy being a “tourist” with the exchange students, hiking in the mountains, and sightseeing. 


I volunteer as the President of the Nanton Marlins Swim Club and have been involved in many children/youth events in town. I am looking forward to helping the students at J.T Foster develop a love of learning and reading.