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Charity Hignite

4th Grade Teacher

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Contact Info:


Work Phone:

(918) 253-3535

Conference Times:

Call to set up an appointment

About Me

Educational History:

Graduated Colcord High School 1995

Graduated Kansas Votech Business Administration 2004

Concurrent Enrollment w/OSU-Okmulgee Technology 2002-2003

Graduated Northeastern State University with Honors 2008


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education

Certified in Elementary Education

Certified in Middle School English

Professional Development:

LETRS-Foundations Training Summer 2018

EngageOK – Summer 2016

Ron Clark Academy

OU - AP English

Various Literacy Webinars


Current Position:

I began teaching at Jay Upper Elementary in 2012. Currently, I am teaching 4th grade Reading, LA, and Social Studies. While working with Jay Public Schools, I have taught 6th Reading Lab, 5th Reading, and 4th grade all subjects.

Previous Position:

 Before moving to Jay Schools, I taught in Okmulgee. While there I was a kindergarten and second grade Reading Interventionist, and taught 1st grade.  Prior to teaching at Okmulgee, I was a substitute and completed my full-internship at Colcord, where I taught 6-8th English. Teaching has always been my passion. I enjoy my job, and wake up daily wanting to go to work.

Family Information:

I have been married to my best friend since 2012. Together we have three boys. We live on a small farm near Colcord. We have several different kinds of animals: cows, sheep, goats, horses, donkies, a mini mule, pigs, ducks, chickens, dogs, and cats. It’s a simple life, but we enjoy it.

Personal Information:

Honestly, teaching takes up a lot of my time. Normally, on the days off I am planning, creating lessons, grading papers or trying to find items to help with our lessons. On the rare occasions that I do have down time to myself, I like to spend the time with my family. 

Contact Charity Hignite

School Phone:
(918) 253-3535
Conference Time:
Call to set up an appointment