School for the Blind PE teacher earns state award

Woman holding award

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Oklahoma School for the Blind Teacher Tera Webb from Tahlequah recently won the Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year award from the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Adapted PE modifies activities to make them equally appropriate with students with and without disabilities.

Webb, who has taught at OSB for 20 years, became an OAHPERD member when she was a college student.

She drives from her home in Tahlequah to work at OSB, which is headquartered in Muskogee.

School for the Blind to host 7th cane travel competition November 14 in Muskogee

Two smiling, young men with medals around their necks and white canes

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A record-breaking 33 contestants will convene Thursday, November 14, for the seventh Oklahoma Regional Cane Quest hosted by Oklahoma School for the Blind in Muskogee.

Students from across Oklahoma will start competing at 10 a.m. to earn points and win prizes.

Cane Quest contestants in 7th through 12th grades will follow verbal directions and demonstrate appropriate cane skills and proper travel techniques to complete routes in downtown Muskogee.