2nd grade teacher
I went to undergraduate school at The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma where I received my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education & minored in Spanish. I played basketball as a Lady Drover as well. I was active in the Spanish Club & Student Senate.
I went to graduate school at The University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner! I received my Masters Degree in School Counseling. I went back after earning my Masters Degree & took more graduate hours in order to be able to work on my LPC.
I attended high school at Waurika. I was active in basketball, track, was the Yearbook sports editor, & was class secretary.
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from USAO
Minor in Spanish from USAO
Masters of Education in School Counseling from OU
I’ve attended many counseling workshops & testing seminars from when I was the Building Test Coordinator
I have worked at Marlow Public Schools for 11 years. Seven of those years was as the counselor (both elementary & middle school). I now teach 2nd grade.
THE 2ND GRADE TEAM
HALLOWEEN (WE DON’T NORMALLY LOOK LIKE THIS! HAHA….or do we??!!)
DRESS LIKE A CHRISTMAS TREE
CHRISTMAS SOCKSCHRISTMAS SOCKSUGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERSUGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERS
I began teaching in 2000. I taught 4th grade for one year in Alvarado, TX and I taught 5th grade for 5 years in Noble, OK. I have been at Marlow for 11 years, 7 of those as a counselor. This will be my 18th year as an educator!
I have 4 hairy children: Breckyn, Teddy, Jobey, & Maddie (Diamonds passed away March 16th, 2015).
My fiance’ is Bo Hall. He has worked at Goodyear for over 23 years. We live in Duncan.
My Dad is Dale Bates & my Mom is Gayla Keeter. They live in Waurika.
My sister Ashley is married to Josh. They live in Moore.
My Grandma is Judy Bates. She also lives in Waurika.
My 2 Aunts & 2 Uncles live in Covington, OK. I have 2 first cousins, one lives in Covington & the other in Yukon.
THERE ARE DIFFERENT SECTIONS OF MY PROFILE. THE SECTIONS ARE LISTED DIRECTLY ABOVE. PLEASE GO THROUGH EACH ONE FOR DIFFERENT INFORMATION!!
ME WITH GRANDMA. I WAS BELLE IN A CHRISTMAS PARADE.
AT MEDIEVAL TIMES WITH GRANDMA
THIS IS MY FIANCE, BO.
ME & BO AT A MARLOW FOOTBALL GAME
ME & BO AT THE BEDLAM GAME IN NORMAN
BO & ME AT THE DALLAS COWBOYS V.I.P. TOUR
OU BASKETBALL GAME OU BASKETBALL GAME
MY 4 HAIRY CHILDREN
DIAMONDS (STILL MISS HER!!)
JOBEY FLOATING IN OUR POOL
SISTER & ME AT HER BACHELORETTE DINNER
SISTER & ME AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
BO, JOSH, ME, & SISTER AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
ME & SISTER IN LUBBOCK
ME & DAD AT LA FIESTA
ME (BELLE), AMBER (ARIEL – BO’S DAUGHTER), MEGAN (QUEEN OF HEARTS – BO’S DAUGHTER), & LACEY (REPUNZEL – BO’S FUTURE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW) ON HALLOWEEN
*Drink - Watermelon Limeade from Sonic, coffee, & Red Bull
*Food - Veggies (I've been a vegetarian for over 21 years), Mexican food, & Italian food
*Sport - OU football & UFC
*Movie - The Mummy, All’s Faire in Love, Harry Potter movies, Safe Haven, Armageddon, Ever After, Emma, Pride & Prejudice (A&E version), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, When A Stranger Calls, Halloween H2O, Joy Ride, Scream, & Snowglobe (I love scary movies & Christmas movies)
*Book – Harry Potter books, Where the Red Fern Grows, Pride & Prejudice
*Holiday - Christmas
*T.V. Shows - Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Master Chef, True Blood, Kitchen Nightmares, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friday Night Lights, Felicity, Men In Trees, Ghost Adventures, Grimm, Conan O’Brien, The Bachelor / Bachelorette, Expedition Unknown, Deadly Possessions, Fear the Walking Dead, The Talking Dead, HK
*Animal - monkey & dog
*Color - pink
*Hobby - reading, riding my pink scooter, running at the gym, traveling, floating in my pool, & shopping
MINE & BO’S SCOOTERS