Thank You

Payne relies on generous grants and donations to help underwrite the costs of training for teachers. Here are some of this year's supporters:

  • Sarkeys Foundation
  • Kirkpatrick Family Fund
  • Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma
  • The Merrick Foundation
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • The Oklahoman/Anschutz Foundation
  • Pi Beta Phi Foundation
  • Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation
  • Inasmuch Foundation

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"These workshops are full of wonderful multisensory approaches to help children develop a stronger foundation in Phonemic Awareness. After almost 20 years of teaching, this workshop opened my eyes to many different techniques to help all of my students."

Lisa | Teacher


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Board of Directors

Payne Education Center

2018-2019 Board of Directors  


Board of Directors

  • David Abeln
  • Becky Brewer
  • Peggy Duncan
  • Laura Garrett
  • Melanie Hanstein
  • Marcy Kenney
  • Kathy McCraw
  • Valerie Ravencraft
  • Lynne Schonacher
  • Dana Schwarz
  • Amy Sewell
  • Richard V. Smith, M.D.
  • Aaron Webster