OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameJackie (Jacqueline Kay) Gilley
AddressPO Box 300314
Midwest City, OK 73140
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Phone(555) 555-5555
In what year did you retire from teaching?2009
How many years did you teach?30
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK - Education Administration: Secondary - 1987
Southwestern OK State University - Weatherford, OK - MME: Instrumental - 1980
Southwestern OK State University - Weatherford, OK - BA: Art and Ceramics - 1977

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

1980-2009 - Monroney MS, OK - Band
1980-1998 - Midwest City HS, OK - Color Guard
1979-1980 - Miami ISD, TC - Band 5-12, Elementary Art, HS Yearbook

Teaching Highlights (ensemble accomplishments, personal accomplishments, etc.)

Awarded six School Site Grants and eleven Teacher Grants from Mid-Del School

Commissioned four band pieces for the Monroney JHS Band: "Native Dances" by Roland Barrett; "Highlands of Monroney" by David Gorham; "Flight of the Thunderbirds" by Dan Chisum; "Annabel Lee" by Dr. Francis McBeth

OSSAA Superior ratings in Concert, Sightreading, or both for all 29 years at Monroney JHS

Numerous Sweepstakes Awards and Outstanding in Class from many music festivals; 1985 OMEA Junior High Honor Band

Professional Education Associations

Phi Beta Mu International Band Fraternity (Past President)
Women Band Directors International
Winter Guard International Judges Association
Drum Corps International Judges Association
Bands of America Adjudication
Texas Color Guard Judges Association
Central Oklahoma Directors Association (Executive Secretary for 10 years)

Personal Honors and Awards

2013 - OMEA Exemplary Teacher Award
2012 - OBA Hall of Fame
2009 - Mid-Del Schools distinguished Service Award
2009.- Mid-Del PRIDE Award
2008 - Midwest City Rotary Club Vocational Excellence Award
2008 - Joseph B. Whitehead Educator of Distinction Award
2004 - Mid-Del PRIDE Award
2003 - Monroney JHS Teacher of the Year
2002 - National Certified Teacher
1992 - Monroney JHS Teacher of the Year

Retirement Years (jobs, accomplishments, travel, etc.)

Retired to care for aging parents in Stratford, Texas, but continues to judge band, drum corps, and winter guard and indoor percussion competitions throughout the US, and maintains flower gardens in both Midwest City and Stratford, TX, when the drought allows gardening.

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

6721 Stonycreek Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
(405) 740-9306
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