Saturday, February 10, 2007

Brenda Barre's Biography

As a public service, here is Ms. Barre's bio:

Brenda Barre Candidate for TPS Board of Education

For more than 30 years, Brenda Barre affected thousands of students in a very positive way as an educator who went beyond “teaching at students.” Brenda taught by connecting the individual to the course. She taught for 29 years at Booker T. Washington High School, one year each at Roosevelt Jr. High School and Wilson Public School in Wilson, OK. Over a two year period, Brenda was a substitute teacher at Central High School.
Brenda is married to Kenneth Byrd and has one son, Jason, 29. She graduated from Sand Springs High School, has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Oklahoma Christian College and a Master's in Education from Oklahoma State University. She was the recipient of the Robert Coe Fellowship in American History at Stanford University and the Leadership in Education Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brenda is also a graduate of Leadership Tulsa XXV. Currently, she is a real estate broker and owner of Tulsa Realty.
Brenda is president of the Country Club Square Neighborhood Association and serves on the boards of the Tulsa Women’s Foundation, The North Tulsa Community Development Corporation, and The Center for Racial Equality. She has previously served on the Alzheimer’s Board of Oklahoma.
Brenda’s efforts to foster student success are on-going. She has filed her candidacy for the Tulsa Public Schools Board. The election is slated for February 13th. Brenda seeks to represent District 1 which includes Addams, Chouteau, Emerson, Eugene Field, Lee, Park, Remington, Robertson, Roosevelt, and Mark Twain elementary schools; Clinton and Madison middle schools; Central and Webster high schools.


Jeff Shaw said...

Thanks for posting this. I have linked it on my blog.

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