Matt Olmstead has been instructing EDSE courses at the graduate level as an adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota for more than two years. His background is in emotional behavioral disorder, specific learning disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder. He holds multiple licenses and degrees, including Curriculum Design and Education Specialist. Olmstead recently completed a six-month stint as a special education building coordinator in Osseo School District. He devotes his craft to do what is in the best interest for students and their learning.
When in the classroom, Matt has the joy of primarily working with individuals with daily challenges of emotional and/or behavioral regulation. He is known as a natural renaissance man: being involved with multiple committees across districts, and developing district websites and online courses, conducting research and development, serving as an Equity Team Member, and supporting technology integration into learning opportunities.