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Mrs. Hansen

Hi! My name is Jane Hansen (Mrs. Hansen to the children.)  I was born in New York City where I earned both my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Early Childhood Education.  In NYC I taught both in private schools and the public school system.  I have two wonderful children.

Five years ago I was hired by USD 501 to teach preschool at Avondale East.  Three years later I opened the preschool classroom at McEachron.  I am very proud to be a part of the KPP program which promotes early learning success which leads to later success in life.  It gives me great joy to make a difference in my students’ lives by providing them with a safe, supportive learning environment.


Andrea Sierra (Miss Andrea) is my para professional.  Miss Andrea was born in Ecuador and moved to Kansas in her teens.  She graduated from Shawnee Heights High School and is now attending Washburn University.  I am hoping that Andrea will get her degree in Early Childhood Education because she is a "natural" with young children.