UCO-Based Educators' Leadership Academy Welcomes 21 For 2013-14 Oklahoma Principals' Academy

July 16, 2013

Media Contact:  Courtney Harlin, University Relations Staff Writer, University of Central Oklahoma, 405-974-2121, cbass4@uco.edu

UCO-BASED EDUCATORS’ LEADERSHIP ACADEMY WELCOMES 21 FOR 2013-14 OKLAHOMA PRINCIPALS' ACADEMY

(Editor’s Note: Participants are listed alphabetically by last name followed by their position, school and location at the end of this release.)

The University of Central Oklahoma-based Educators’ Leadership Academy (ELA) welcomes 21 K-12 principals and assistant principals from throughout the state for the 2013-14 Oklahoma Principals’ Academy.           

Founded in 1994, the program offers exceptional leadership development for outstanding principals and assistant principals throughout Oklahoma, as well as career-tech leaders and higher education administrators and professors.           

Participants learn leadership principles from proven educational leaders bringing the content to life through the use of relevant examples, lively discussion and the incorporation of supplemental leadership concepts and materials.           

Following in the footsteps of more than 1,700 principals and assistant principals who have graduated from the Principals’ Academy, members of the newest class, followed by their school names and locations are:

Glenna Berry
Willow Brook Elementary
Oklahoma City

Susan Carlsen
Putnam Heights Academy
Oklahoma City

Patrick Chase
Fairview Elementary
Moore

Karen Cook
Lincoln Elementary
Pryor

Nikki Coshow
Bodine Elementary
Oklahoma City

Matt Cue
Waukomis Secondary School
Waukomis

Kyle Harrison
Houchin Elementary
Moore

Debra Hendrix        
Sky Ranch Elementary     
Moore

Brett Hill       
Freedom Public School
Freedom

Christina Holcomb
Fillmore Elementary
Oklahoma City

Toni Jasna
Liberty Elementary
Sallisaw

Michael Lisenby                             
Ridgeview Elementary
Oklahoma City

Roger McCoin        
Shawnee High School       
Shawnee

Jennifer McManus 
Southgate-Rippetoe          
Moore

Eric Meador            
Monroe Elementary
Oklahoma City

Todd Osborn
Elgin Public Schools           
Elgin

Margaret Simpson
Adams Elementary
Oklahoma City

Rhonda Schroeder
Arthur Elementary
Oklahoma City

Shawn Tennyson   
Waukomis Elementary
Waukomis

Vanessa VanTrease
Telstar Elementary
Oklahoma City

Brandy Wall
Haworth Jr. High    
Haworth

For more information, contact Cary Williams, ELA director, at cwilliams56@uco.edu or 405-974-5561.

(end)