The thirteenth annual Education Hall of Fame will be April 27, 2023 at the Bartlesville Community Center from 4-5:30pm. We are planning an inspiring and engaging event to honor inductees Jean Fincher, Darrell Ballard, and Linda Shipley during our Educator Hall of Fame program. We will also induct legacy inductee, Rita Wade. We look forward to seeing you there! (We’ll have pre-packaged adult “after school snack boxes” for you to enjoy!)

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The Educator Hall of Fame seeks to recognize outstanding former Bartlesville Public Schools District educators who made a positive impact on students and the Bartlesville community.

Know someone who is not already in our Educator Hall of Fame but should be?

We have an ongoing nomination process for future inductees:

If you know of a former Bartlesville Public Schools District educator who you feel deserves to be a member of the BPSF Educator Hall of Fame, you are encouraged to nominate that person for this prestigious honor using the online form below.   

If you are unable to complete the form online you may print, complete and deliver this Nomination Form to the Education Service Center at 1100 SW Jennings, Bartlesville OK 74003.  We accept nominations year-round.  If you do not know all requested info, just indicate “unknown.” Nominations submitted by October 19th will be considered for following year’s class (i.e. Nominations for the Class of 2023 (inducted at the event in the spring of 2023), must be submitted by October 19, 2022):

  • This form is to be completed by the person making the nomination.

  • Nominator's Information

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  • Nominee's Information (only complete what you know)

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    Please contact the Foundation’s executive director, Blair Ellis at 918-336-8600 ext 3523 with any questions.