SNU's School of Education Alumni Honored

          A number of graduates of the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) School of Education recently received recognition and honors for the 2013-2014 school year and are outstanding examples of the high caliber of educators consistently prepared by the faculty at SNU:

Marilyn Peters (’04) – Council Grove Elementary School Teacher of the Year – Western Heights Schools

Elizabeth Taylor (’86) – Bethany Elementary School Teacher of the Year – Bethany Public Schools

Amber Elder (’01) – Putnam City DISTRICT Teacher of the Year

Tiffani Patrick (’92) – Deer Creek DISTRICT Teacher of the Year

Rob Miller (MAEL ’02) – OKLAHOMA Middle School Principal of the Year, Jenks Schools

Allison Metcalf (’12) – Voted Best School Teacher, “Best of Mustang – Reader’s Choice Awards,” – Mustang Schools

Shane Cowherd (’99) – National Recognition: USA TODAY’S “Best Boys
Basketball Coach 2014”
– Edmond (OK) Memorial High School

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredits the Teacher Education program at Southern Nazarene University and all programs are approved by the State Board of Education for the State of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation.

Southern Nazarene University’s mission is to transform lives through higher education in a Christ-centered community. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose.