Head of School
A NEW CHOICE IN EDUCATION
Mrs. Pedersen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. She taught elementary school for 16 years before starting Legacy School in 2008 with co-owner Buffy Baca.
We started Legacy School to ensure parents in the Omaha area that they have a choice in their child’s education. We provide small class sizes, differentiated instruction and 11 acres of land for the students to receive hands-on learning.
What is your education background?
- Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education (UNO)
- Bachelors Degree in Special Education (UNO)
- Endorsement in English as a second language (UNO)
What is your work experience that relates to children?
I have been an educator for the past 28 years.
What are your interests and hobbies?
I enjoy spending time with my family at our cabin: swimming, floating, boating, fishing and reading.
“All of our teachers at Legacy School hold Bachelor or Master Degrees in Education,” said Mrs. Pedersen. “Legacy School maintains low student-teacher ratios and places teacher assistants in every classroom to ensure students receive the individual attention they deserve.”