3 A discussion with McPherson’s College and Career Advocates

McPherson USD #418 College & Career Advocates



photoElise Matz, McPherson Middle School

Elise Matz <elise.matz@mcpherson.com>

Elise was born and raised in Hillsboro, KS.  After High School she attended Kansas State University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Psychology. She worked in mental health for two years before beginning her graduate work at Wichita State University.  In 2011 she received my master’s degree in Social Work, with an emphasis in school social work.  During that time she worked for Communities In Schools of Sedgwick County, focusing on dropout prevention. This is her first year with the McPherson School District, where she works at the Middle School as a College and Career Advocate.




Megan Olsen, McPherson High SchoolMegan Olsen

College & Career Readiness Advocate

Megan Olsen <megan.olsen@mcpherson.com>

(620) 241-9520

Megan is one of the two college and career advocates at McPherson High School. Before coming to USD 418, she worked as a district AVID Coordinator in the Salt Lake City area.



1Stephanie Hamilton

College & Career Advocate

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