Welcome to Liberty Elementary School
4300 S. 209th E. Ave., 918.259.4470
We welcome our parents and guests each day with great attitudes, bright students and the values of a Great Expectations Model School!
Please feel free to contact us if you need anything. Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Karyne Gates, Principal
Karyne Gates received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 and in 1990 she earned her Master’s degree in Education Administration from Northeastern State University. Mrs. Gates was hired by Broken Arrow Public school in 1977 and for the next thirteen years taught 1st grade, 2nd grade and Music at Haskell Elementary and Indian Springs Elementary. In 1990 she became a part time assistant principal and taught 3rd through 5th grades. During her 6 years as an assistant principal she served Southside, Spring Creek, Arrowhead, and Park Lane Elementary schools. When appointed as principal in 1996 she joined the Rhoades Elementary staff until opening Liberty Elementary in 2004.
Teresa Bowker, Assistant Principal
Teresa Bowker is a graduate of Northeastern State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s Degree in Public School Administration. She taught at Union Public Schools in Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade before joining Broken Arrow Public Schools in 2011 as an Assistant Principal for Liberty Elementary.
Teresa is married to Mark and they have one daughter, who attends Broken Arrow Public Schools. In her free time, Teresa enjoys activities with her family, working out and scrapbooking.