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.
Posted on Mon, March 24, 2014
by Eunice Trent