Above, our 2017 Oklahoma School Counselor of the Year Dr. Michelle K. Taylor!
Dr. Michelle K. Taylor is a School Counselor at Adair High School where she has worked for tenyears. Michelle completed her Doctor of Education in Occupational and Adult Education at Oklahoma State University and her graduate studies at The University of Oklahoma. Michelle has studied stress and its effects on learning and strives to help teachers understand students’ different learning styles.
Dr. Taylor initiated a ‘teachers as advisors’ program that fosters better communication between the teachers and parents as well as provided mentoring for students. She has served on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club, is active in the Northern Oklahoma Rural Alliance, and the board of NE Oklahoma’s Hope Coalition.
Michelle is the proud mom of two children who attend Adair Middle School and has been married to husband, Shawn for 18 years. When not at one of the children’s sporting events Michelle enjoys hiking, reading and photography.
Save the Date
Happenings at OSCA
We want to announce some very special events for Oklahoma school counselors and especially our OSCA members:
1. The Fifth Annual Fall School Counselor Association Conference
Featuring Carolyn Stone, who will give us an update on the ASCA Ethical Code changes in 2016.
When: November 17 (1:00-4:00) and 18 (9:00 – 3:00)
Where: Northeastern State University-BA campus
This conference provides outstanding professional development that includes national speakers. The OSCA Board is committed to pricing this conference affordably, given the expected cuts in funding that could impact districts financially supporting school counselors’ attendance. Stay tuned!