Education Alumni Recognized As Site Teachers of The Year

OC education graduates William J. Arbuckle, Jennifer Hankins, and Anthony Rose were named Site Teachers of the Year for the 2010-11 school year by their colleagues in the Edmond School District in Oklahoma. Arbuckle, Hankins, and Rose were three of only 24 teachers honored. Arbuckle teaches math at Edmond North High School. Rose teaches science and geography at Cheyenne Middle School, while Hankins teaches first grade at Washington Irving Elementary School.

According to, each of the 24 will complete a 10-minute video by Dec. 1, to be considered as finalists for the district. The Teacher of the Year Selection Committee will review the videos from Feb. 14-25, with finalist interviews scheduled on March 8.

The winner will be announced during the Edmond Public Schools Foundation’s Celebration of Excellence in the spring. That person will then be in the running for the state’s teacher of the year award.