OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameDeryla Dorsey
SpouseDoug Dorsey
ChildrenRusty Royal, Ryan Royal, and Ross Royal
AddressPO Box 85
Shattuck, OK 73858
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Phone(580) 216-0099
In what year did you retire from teaching?2020
How many years did you teach?35
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

BME: Vocal Music PreK-12th Grade in 1985

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

1993-2020 - Shattuck Public Schools in Shattuck, OK - Vocal Music
1990-1993 - Enid Elementary Schools: Eisenhower, McDermott, and Adams in Enid, OK - General Music
1985-1990 - Hooker Public Schools in Hooker, OK - 1st-12th Grade Vocal Music

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

The highlights for me over the past 35 years were sharing in the lives of so many students and their families by keeping God #1 and a song in your heart!

Professional Education Associations

Western Oklahoma Choral Directors Association, President 1996-1997
OkMEA - 1985-1990, 1993-2020
OkCDA - 1985-1990, 1993-2020

Personal Honors and Awards

1997 - WOCDA Director of Distinction
2011 - OkMEA Exemplary Teacher Award
2013-2014 - Teacher of the Year awarded by Masonic Joppa Lodge
2014 - FFA Honorary Chapter Degree awarded by Shattuck FFA

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

Being with family and grand blessings and ALL of their activities. Travel with my husband Doug. Be more active in community service and in my church activities now that I will have more time.

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

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