Alternative School – Deb Beattie, Science
Science teacher Deb Beattie has been named the Union Alternative School Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020. She has been with Union since 2007.
“The reason I became a teacher is two-fold,” Beattie said. “You can contribute to the community while preparing our young people with life skills and life lessons that will impact both them and the community to be successful.
“The reason I became a teacher,” Beattie said. “Is to prepare our young people with life skills and life lessons so that both the community and the student will be successful.”
• AS Rogers State University
• BS/MS Oklahoma State University
• While pursuing a degree in criminal justice and legal assisting, she became a CLEET certified police officer