OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameSuzanne (Marley) Aylor
ChildrenChristie and Brian
Address8924 N Air Depot Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73151
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Phone(405) 732-1761
In what year did you retire from teaching?2000
How many years did you teach?30
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK - MME: Piano Emphasis - 1991
Oklahoma Baptist University - Shawnee, OK - BME: Piano and Voice - 1971

Other Training Institutions (certifications, etc.)

Rose State University - Midwest City, OK - 30 plus hours

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

2002 - OBU, OK - Adjunct Professor of Music Education
1981-2000 - Carl Albert JH, OK - Mixed Chorus, Men and Women's Chorus and Jazz Choirs
1981-1981 - Barnes Elementary, OK - Vocal Music

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

Division I ratings at District 19 consecutive years with 10 Outstanding Achievement Awards
Select Concert Choir chosen to perform as an honor group for OMEA in 2000
Vocal Jazz Ensemble selected as featured group at OCDA Summer Convention in 2000
Concert Choirs, Show and Jazz Choirs chosen as Outstanding Organizations at Tri-State Music Festival for 19 consecutive years
COCDA Honor Choir membership included 133 students for 1995-2000

Professional Education Associations

MENC/OMEA - member for 37 years
SWACDA Show/Jazz Choir Chair 1998-2000
OK-IAJE State Treasurer 1996-2000
NEA/OEA - member for 30 years

Personal Honors and Awards

1988 - Teacher of the Year at Carl Albert Junior High
1990 - Who's Who Among Teachers
1993 - Teacher of the Year at Carl Albert Junior High
1999 - Distinguished Service Award from the Mid-Del Schools
2003 - OMEA Exemplary Teachers Award
2004 - Wall of Fame for Midwest City High School
2007 - Distinguished Music Alumni Award - Oklahoma Baptist University

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

Director of Teacher Support - Midi for Kids - after school music program
Private piano studio
Active clinician and adjudicator
Staff member for Oklahoma Ambassadors European Tour
Enjoying my two precious grandsons (Casey 7 and Blake 4)

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

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