Phone: 531-299-2380

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Jane Laughlin

My name is Jane Laughlin and I am the proud principal of King Science & Technology Magnet.  I am in my 22nd year with the Omaha Public Schools and I started my role at KSTM in 2021. I am very passionate about education and making sure all students have a safe and enriching learning environment and experience. Just a little background about me: I started teaching in the Fall of 2000 as an 8th grade language arts teacher until 2009 when I transitioned into a facilitator role.  In 2010, I transitioned to a high school leadership position as a curriculum specialist. In 2014, I started working as part of the leadership team for Benson High School's Freshman Academy.  In 2020, Benson High School received National recognition as a Model Status Freshman Academy. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and my Master of Science in Education Administration from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. 

Phone: 531-299-7699

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Lori Kuhns

Assistant Principal/Data Processor

Ms. Lori Kuhns is a 20-year veteran of the Omaha Public Schools. During her time at OPS, Ms. Kuhns has served in a variety of positions at multiple grade levels: teacher, Dean, SSL, Program Director, and currently Assistant Principal/Data Processor at KSTM. Ms. Kuhns earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from the University Nebraska-Lincoln and her Master’s in Administration K-12 from the University Nebraska-Omaha. “My various positions, have allowed me to grow professionally and expand my knowledge to better serve the students, staff, and families of OPS.

Phone: 531-299-8571

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Dan Wilson

My name is Dan Wilson, and I am excited to be your Assistant Principal/Athletic Director! I am entering my 9th year with the Omaha Public Schools and this is my second year at King. I started teaching 7th grade social studies at King in 2011 before moving to Omaha Central to teach English.  I became a dean of students several years later before moving back home to KSTM in my current role. My coaching career started at Fort Calhoun before moving to Omaha Central High School as a varsity baseball/softball coach. I’m excited about the future of KSTM athletics; we have an excellent group of motivated coaches and athletes!

Phone: 531-299-8805

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Liz Anderson

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!  I am excited to be starting my 5th year at King Science and my 10th year in OPS.  I will be the Dean of Students for 7th grade this year. Before becoming a dean, I taught 8th grade math; I still enjoy helping students with their math when I can!  I look forward to working with students, parents, and teachers to ensure everyone has a positive, productive, and successful year!

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science in the Secondary Teaching of Mathematics (7-12) from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Educational Experience:

  • King Science and Technology Magnet (January 2017-Present) – Dean of Students
  • King Science and Technology Magnet – 8th grade math teacher
  • RM Marrs Magnet Center – 8th grade math teacher
  • Nathan Hale Magnet– 8th grade math student teacher

Phone: 531-299-8571

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Troy Caldwell

My name is Mr. Caldwell. I have been in education for 16 years; 14 with OPS. I immensely enjoy NSAA wrestling for youth and have coached for 16 years. I coached wrestling last year and we placed in the top 5 for city. This will be my 2nd year at KSTM as Dean of students.  I look forward to coaching and working with KSTM's dedicated staff and academically talented kiddos for another year. #Striv4-95 and come to work!