Oklahoma Teacher of the Year to Speak at SWOSU on November 7

Teacher of the Year 

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Elaine Hutchison of Fairview will speak to Southwestern Oklahoma State University students at the annual Student Teacher Professional Development Day being held November 7 on the Weatherford campus.

Hutchison is a secondary mathematics teacher at Fairview Public Schools and was recently named Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year at a ceremony held at the Oklahoma State Fair in September. She will speak to SWOSU students and the general public at 2:15 in the SWOSU Student Center East Ballroom. Hutchison will spend the entire day on the SWOSU campus, helping with mock job interviews for student teachers and speaking in various classes.

A SWOSU Education Career Fair is also planned on November 7 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.

Bruce Belanger, coordinator of student teaching at SWOSU, said an Oklahoma City Public Schools team will also be giving an overview of the Common Core and Teacher Evaluation Systems at 1 p.m.