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2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
Tamara Faylor is reprising her role as a third grade teacher for her eighth year at Central Elementary. Originally from Alabama, Tamara taught third and fourth grade for five years in Huntsville. She moved to Tulsa to be near family who migrated several years prior. Her Bachelor's degree is from Athens State University, and she completed her Master's degree in reading instruction from Northeastern State University in the spring.
"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn"- John Cotton Dana
Student of the Month
Each month 2 outstanding third grade students are recognized and honored as the Central Elementary students of the month. Students exhibiting outstanding behavior and citizenship will be selected by the teachers.
National Board Certified Teachers
Oklahoma has a history of strong support for teachers seeking National Board Certification and ranks 9th in the nation with the most National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). To date, 3,076 Oklahoma teachers have achieved National Board Certification, accounting for 7 percent of the teaching workforce. Central Elementary is proud to have two National Board Certified Teachers on their faculty. Board certification is the highest mark of professional accomplishment. It allows teachers to hone their practice, showcase their talent in the classroom, and demonstrate their dedication to their students and their profession.
Mrs. Tracy Swarer
Ms. Kelli Bogner
Dr. Jill Steeley
Tiger Cub of the Month
Tiger Cub of the Month is awarded to students who have behaved exceptionally well for the month. Classroom, recess, cafeteria, bus behavior, and attitude are considered for this recognition. The honor is given to one child in each class. Students receive their certificate and ribbon at the monthly Rise and Shine Assembly.