Posted Date: 12/02/2021
Enid Public Schools is proud to announce its 2021-22 building-level teachers of the year.
The honorees, selected by their colleagues, now will be considered for EPS Teacher of the Year, which will be revealed during the EPS Foundation Education Celebration, December 8 from 5-6 p.m. at the Enid High School gymnasium.
This event also will include the EPS Support Professional of the Year announcement. Finalists will be announced in a press release at a later date. The public is invited to attend, and the celebration will be broadcast live on Suddenlink channel 19 by EPS*tv.
“The teachers listed below are the best of the best,” said Dr. Darrell Floyd, superintendent. “They have been nominated by their peers and gone through an exhaustive selection process. All should be commended for what they provide to students, faculty, staff, administration, and community members on a daily basis. Congratulations and thanks to each one of these very worthy Teachers of the Year!”
The EPS Teacher of the Year winner, selected by a community committee, will represent the district at the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year competition next fall.
This year’s building-level honorees include:
Joan Dodds Pre-Kindergarten Carver Early Childhood Center
Megan Mayfield 1st Grade Adams Elementary
Kendra Smith 1st Grade Coolidge Elementary
Angela McCarter Kindergarten Eisenhower Elementary
Caitlin Wieden 2nd Grade Garfield Elementary
Gina McFarland Physical Education Glenwood Elementary
Tracey Laymon 3rd Grade Hayes Elementary
Gloria Buckles 4th Grade McKinley Elementary
Patricia Powell 3rd Grade Monroe Elementary
Carrie Mills Kindergarten Prairie View Elementary
Bridget Stovall Special Education Taft Elementary
Jordan Reavis 6th Grade Geography Emerson Middle School
Jesseca Patnode 6th Grade Science Longfellow Middle School
Amanda Buckminster Algebra Waller Middle School
Kyle Young U.S. History Enid High School
Eryn Forrest ELD Newcomer Program Lincoln Academy
To see pictures and quotes from each candidate, please visit www.enidpublicschools.org/teachersoftheyear2021.