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Congratulations to the Oklahoma City Public Schools Site Teachers of the Year for 2020-2021


The challenges of 2020 have only reinforced the critical role that schools and educators play in the lives of our children. Despite the many challenges we have faced together this year, OKCPS teachers continue to find innovative ways to stay connected with students and families, working to provide them with not only a world-class education but also much-needed individualized support.

I’ve always said that the relationship between students and teachers is where the magic happens, and today that’s still the case -- whether it’s on a screen or in-person. 

I’m so proud of #TeamOKCPS and truly am honored to recognize and congratulate our 2020-2021 OKCPS Site Teachers of the Year!

Dr. Sean McDaniel


View the Teacher of the Year website 

2020-2021 OKCPS Teachers of the Year



Adams Elementary

Andrea Sanders

Adelaide Lee Elementary

Taylor Neal

Arthur Elementary

Rachel Farmer

Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School

Sally Hoch

Bodine Elementary School

Dylan Smith

Britton Elementary

Mildredge Rafter

Buchanan Elementary

Marsha Ambrose

Capitol Hill High School

Tristianne Asbury

Capitol Hill Middle School

Julio Fajardo

César Chávez Elementary

Jacqueline Tipton

Classen SAS @ Northeast

Rory Behrens

Classen SAS Middle School

Nicole Hagans

Cleveland Elementary

Alicia Hunt

Coolidge Elementary

Wauneka Leeson

Douglass High School

Chara Patterson

Emerson North

Koby Dockrey

Emerson South

John Hill

Esperanza Elementary

Marietta Combs

Eugene Field Elementary

Amy Seerey

Extended Educational Services

Rickey Moham

FD Moon Middle School

Danielle Jones

Fillmore Elementary

Tiffany Leitz (Dye)

Gatewood PK Center

Hilary Jones

Hawthorne Elementary

Emily Hargis

Hayes Elementary

Summer Nolan

Heronville Elementary

Tiffany Olvera Magee

Hillcrest Elementary

Rebekah Duncan

Horace Mann PK Center

Ashley Barker

Jefferson Middle School

James McGregor

John Marshall Enterprise High School

Kendra Whitman

John Marshall Enterprise Middle School

Jamie Price

Johnson PK Center

Kelly Silvers

Kaiser Elementary

Christine Cooper

Mark Twain Elementary

Shelly Michael

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary

Tamia DeBerry

Mary Golda Ross Middle School

Lisa Purcell

Monroe Elementary

Shino Yeager

Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary

Cynthia Johnson

Northwest Classen High School

Casey Walker

Prairie Queen Elementary

Sharla Timms

Putnam Heights Academy

Shaliqua Hopkins

Quail Creek Elementary

Dana Chambers

Ridgeview Elementary

Relva Giesey

Rockwood Elementary

Tifini Phelps

Rogers Elementary

Alice Winston

Roosevelt Middle School

Willie Dilworth

Shidler Elementary

Elizabeth Davis

Southeast High School

Donald Stephens

Southeast Middle School

Zachary Wiseman

Southern Hills Elementary School

Thessalonica Turnbull

Spencer Elementary

Mary Carson

Star Spencer Mid-High

Rosalyn Benjamin

Taft Middle School

Alicia Grote

Thelma R. Parks Elementary

Shelby Davis

U.S. Grant High School

Zoey Kapusinski

Van Buren Elementary

Hilda Martinez

Webster Middle School

Kasey Maddox (Gray)

Wheeler Middle School

McKenzie Hodge

Willow Brook Elementary

Sandra Williams

Wilson Elementary

Brittany Hinckle