Carol Osmer

Senior Administrative Assistant

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Carol Osmer serves as Sr. administrative assistant in the Office of the President. Prior to joining this office in 2006, Ms. Osmer spent 3 ½ years working for the Center for Nano Science and Technology.

Ms. Osmer graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education. Teaching Life Skills at Itasca Middle School (1977-83) for grades 6th 7th and 8th in Itasca, IL, she developed new curricula for all three grade levels.

Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Ms. Osmer was a stay at home mom for 19 years. During that time, she volunteered in educational activities at the local grade school. In 2000 she introduced the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics program for 4th and 5th graders to the Penn Harris Madison school corporation, along with serving on the Board of the Education Foundation from 2002 to 2006. Establishing a format for manuals and lesson plans Ms. Osmer assisted with teams in the Granger, Mishawaka and Elkhart areas and was asked to coordinate district tournaments at the University of Notre Dame with the help of the University, business support, local media and the community.