Etta Taylor

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Etta Taylor
Tulsa, OK
Southmoore High, Moore, OK

Personal and Professional Information

  • Married to Lawrence Taylor, Sr., with 4 Adult children and 3 grandchildren
  • Harvard University – Certification for Family Engagement in Education
  • Southern Nazarene University - Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education - Oklahoma Title I Paraprofessional Teaching Certification


PTA Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Oklahoma PTA President
  • Member of multiple PTA Units throughout the state

Previous service includes:

  • Oklahoma PTA President-Elect
  • Oklahoma PTA State Treasurer
  • Oklahoma PTA VP of Advocacy
  • Tulsa Council PTA President
  • Tulsa Council VP
  • Will Rogers Jr/High PTA President
  • Wilson Middle School PTA President
  • Booker T. Washington High PTSA Council Delegate

Community Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Governors Education Policy Group – Oklahoma
  • Assessment and Accountability Task Force – Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Blue Ribbon Panel – Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Equity Council – Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Greenwood Renaissance – Tulsa, OK

Previous service includes:

  • Community Organizer – Tulsa Project Schoolhouse
  • Booker T. Washington HS Football Community Outreach
  • State Farm Emerging Markets Council
  • State Farm Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Honors and Awards

  • Oklahoma PTA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National PTA Lifetime Achievement Award