Five OPS Employees honored by Kentucky Music Educators in 2016
The membership of Kentucky Music Educators Association District 2, representing teachers across Union, Henderson, Webster, Hopkins, McLean, Daviess, Ohio and Hancock counties selected five Owensboro Public School Employees as Music Teachers, Administrator and Friend of Music for 2016. Each were nominated and presented by their peers then elected by the music teachers of the district. Congratulations to these outstanding individuals. Their efforts make every day a great day in Owensboro Public Schools!
Liz Tullis-Music Specialist Newton Parrish -Elementary Music Teacher of the Year
Steven Bratcher-Principal, Newton Parrish-Administrator of the Year
Joyce Goodwin-OPS Piano Accompanist-Friend of Music
Aaron Klausing-OHS Assistant Band Director-High School Music Teacher of the Year
Kaitlin Callihan-OMS South Band Director-Middle School Music Teacher of the Year
The Kentucky Department of Education gave Owensboro Public Schools’ Hager Preschool a Five-Star rating in its recent review of the school. It’s the highest rating an early childhood program can earn.
Teacher Education Academy to Nurture Educators
2016 Orientation Dates
Kentucky Arts Council Artist Molly Eric is working with students at all five OPS elementary schools to create a decoupage canvas based on a book the students read. Decoupage is a term used to describe the craft of decorating objects with paper cut-outs. v