Two Cameron University faculty members have been elected to state leadership positions in the Oklahoma Association of Developmental Education (OKADE), the state chapter of the National Association for Developmental Education. During the organization’s recent annual meeting, Heather King was elected President-Elect, and Elizabeth Grooms was elected to the office of treasurer. Both are instructors in the Department of English and Foreign Languages. In addition, OKADE leadership approved Cameron’s request to host OKADE’s 2013 annual conference.
King, a veteran of the U.S. Army, holds a Master of Arts in English from National University and a Bachelor of Arts in English with certification in Secondary Education from Augusta State University. She is currently pursuing an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Curriculum and Instruction. King joined the Cameron faculty in October 2011. She previously served as a teaching assistant for Ashford University Online and has also taught English and literature at both the junior high and high school levels.
Grooms holds a Master of Arts in Library Science and Audiovisual Education from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stetson University. She was formerly the Testing and Tutoring Coordinator at Cameron University – Duncan. Grooms has also taught English and has served as a school librarian at the high school level.
November 5, 2012