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Julie Bare

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated high shool from Velma-Alma High School in 1982. Upon graduation I attended East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's of Elementary Education from East Central University with a concentration in science.
  • Oklahoma Teacher's Certification in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education.

Current Position:

I began teaching at Velma-Alma Elementary School in 1998. 

Previous Position:

In addition to Velma-Alma, I’ve taught at the following schools: Ada, Cushing, Moore, Apache, and Duncan.

Family Information:

I married my husband, Kenny Bare, in 1985.  We have three children -- Katie Bare Pogue (Velma), Alexandra Bare  Crafton (New Orleans), and Dallas Bare (Velma). Kenny and I are lucky to be PaPa and BeBe to five grandchildren – Dawson, Kellan, and Evelyn (Katie), Wesley (Alex), and Bodhi (Dallas). 

Personal Information:

I love to read, drink coffee, watch movies, and spend time with my family.

If I’m not home, you can find me at Lake Texoma or in New Orleans! 

I am a proud supporter of the Velma-Alma Comets, the OU Sooners, and the Dallas Cowboys!