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Join us to hear state schools superintendent candidate Dr. Freda Deskin Feb. 10

posted Jan 28, 2014, 11:34 PM by Jody Harlan

Award-winning, veteran educator Dr. Freda Deskin will be the guest speaker at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10, at the Canadian County Democrats’ meeting.

The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Yukon Police Department located at 100 S. Ranchwood Boulevard.

Democrats and their guests, especially teachers, principals, superintendents and parents, are encouraged to attend.

The presentation is free with seating available on a first come, first served basis.
Dr. Deskin has more than 40 continuous years of educational experience, including 15 years as a classroom teacher in urban and rural schools,
She has degrees in elementary and secondary education, a Ph.D. in instructional leadership, certification in Strategic School Management from Harvard University, and post-doctoral work in finance.
Dr. Deskin was selected as Oklahoma’s Teacher in Space candidate to NASA and is a member of the Oklahoma Educator's Hall of Fame.
She is currently a school superintendent of an inner-city, educator-led public school of choice that serves a highly diverse middle and high school population with a 95 percent poverty rate. Ninety-seven percent of the students have gone on to attend college.
The Canadian County Democrats regularly meet at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, except December, at the Yukon Police Department. For more information, phone 405-354-3189.