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Important Update:

UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.

Event Coordinator

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-3754 Oklahoma Center for Arts Education EVH 105A , Box 208


Debra is one-half of the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education (OCAE) dynamic duo, joining in 2016. Born and raised in Michigan, she earned her BA in Business Management from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, she moved to Chicago where her career concentrated on non-profit association management, both in the large corporate setting at the world’s largest association management firm, and later at the stand-alone association level. After leaving the workforce briefly as a stay-at-home mom, she taught preschool for several years, perfecting her skills in preschooler negotiation, finger painting, reading books upside down and singing children’s songs horribly off-key. She now happily resides in Oklahoma with her husband and two daughters (both currently attending the University of Central Oklahoma...go Bronchos!) and has been known to still randomly break out in song.

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