OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameBettye R. (Masterson) Aydelott
ChildrenDana, William, Susan
Address2019 Honeysuckle Drive
Sallisaw, OK 74055
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Phone(918) 775-3516
In what year did you retire from teaching?1989
How many years did you teach?27
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

University of the Ozarks - Clarksville, AR - BME: Voice and Choral Emphasis - 1955

Other Training Institutions (certifications, etc.)

Northeastern State University - Tahlquah, OK - 1965
University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK - 1966
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK - 1974 and 1975
Westask - 1973
Orff/Kodály Workshops

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

1955-1956 - Van Buren Elementary, AR - Elementary Music
1964-1990 - Liberty and Eastside, OK - Elementary Music

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

Sixth Grade Chorus sang for Eastern District Music Educations
12 First Divisions - Young Musicians Festival - OBU
Nominee for Chairman Elementary Division OMEA in 1974

Professional Education Associations

Sallisaw Classroom Teachers' Association President 1977-1978

Personal Honors and Awards

1973 - Teacher of the Year for Eastside School
1976 - Teacher of the Year for Sallisaw Schools
1976 - Teacher of the Year for Sequoyah County Association

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

Traveled to Israel
Passion Play at Oberammergau, Germany
Soloist church choir
Bell Choir member
Director Children's music for First Baptist Church for 47 years
Private voice and piano students for 52 years
Sallisaw Education Foundation, Chair Person Grant Committee

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

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