LAURA P. MONTGOMERY
My name is Laura P. Montgomery and I am the In School Detention Teacher. I was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma on July 24, 1955. I went to Attucks Elementary, Dunbar High School, and Okmulgee High School. I graduated from Okmulgee High School in May 1973. I attended Langston University in August 1973 graduated in December 1976. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education(1-8), with endorsements in Language Arts(6-8) and Social Studies(6-8). I did Substitute Teaching, January 1977 until May 1979. I started teaching in August 1979 at Boley State Training School for Boys. Next school year I was at Boley Elementary teaching 2nd grade. I also taught 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grades. In 1991, I started teaching at Tulsa Public School. I taught most of the years 6th grade Language Arts and two years 6th grade Social Studies. I retired from teaching in May 2007. Altogether I have taught for 28 years. I taught 12 years at Boley Public Schools and then 16 years at Tulsa Public Schools. I started Substitute Teaching in 2010. Then I was asked to be the In School Detention Teacher in January 2013. I really enjoy working with children. I am a strict Disciplinarian. Also, I believe in contacting parents or guardians about the student's behavior (good or bad).