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Family literacy educator Liz Parker to speak at Canadian County Democrats’ July 14 meeting

posted Jul 2, 2014, 11:07 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated Apr 26, 2016, 10:05 PM ]
YUKON, Okla. – The Canadian County Democrats will hear Oklahoma Family Literacy Program educator Liz Parker at their monthly meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 14.

Democrats are welcome to attend the meeting in the conference room at the Yukon Police Department, located at 100 S. Ranchwood Boulevard (next to the skating rink).

Parker has taught for 15 years in Oklahoma Family Literacy Program in Oklahoma City Public Schools. 

She works with Hispanic mothers and their pre-school children help the mothers learn English and develop parenting skills critical to their children’s success in school.

 A life-long Democrat, Parker has lived in Midwest City for 35 years. She has worked on political campaigns with the Eastern Oklahoma County Democrats for 30 years, serving as precinct chair and co-chair of House District 101. 

She taught speech, drama, debate, TV broadcasting and the gifted and talented students for 33 years, including four years in Oklahoma City and 29 years in the Mid-Del School  District.  During that time, she served as president of the Association Classroom Teachers and was a contract negotiator for 10 years. 

Parker is currently in her fourth term as a member of the Choctaw/Nicoma Park School Board. 

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.