Professional Oklahoma Educators, a statewide professional teachers association, is proud to announce their 2013-2014 state officers.
Carol Cumbie will serve as the new state President. Cumbie is currently a special education teacher at Will Rogers Elementary School in Altus. She has over 30 years of experience teaching. Cumbie has previously served as a state officer for Professional Oklahoma Educators, both as Vice President and Treasurer, and has been on the Professional Oklahoma Educators Board of Directors since 2008.
Jackie Bobbitt will serve as state Vice President. Bobbitt teaches at Porter Elementary School in Porter. She currently teaches 6th grade and is the coordinator for the school’s gifted and talented program.
Brenda Asher will serve as state Treasurer. She teaches kindergarten at Edgemere Elementary School in Oklahoma City.
Hal Clary will serve as state Secretary. Clary teaches science to 7th graders at Curtis Inge Middle School in Noble.
Professional Oklahoma Educators’ Executive Director Ginger Tinney stated she is excited to serve with the newly-elected officers during the 2013-14 school year.
“These incredible educators have set an example of integrity, professionalism and excellence - not only in their service to Professional Oklahoma Educators, but in the classroom as well,” Tinney said.
Professional Oklahoma Educators is a non-union, nonpartisan organization serving more than 8000 Oklahoma educators. Members receive numerous services, including professional liability protection, legal services, professional development training and lobbying representation on education issues.