Tulsa Honor Academy will prepare each student for the rigors of high school, college, and beyond. We operate with the belief that all students, regardless of background or income, can achieve at a high level. Through strong academics and a focus on character, our students will achieve excellence. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring that 100% of our scholars go to and graduate from college.
Dr. Brett Campbell teaches 9th grade Oklahoma History and American Federal Government at Tulsa Honor Academy. Prior to joining THA, Dr. Campbell served as Vice President for Workforce Development and Provost at the Southeast and Northeast Campuses of Tulsa Community College. Dr. Campbell has also held positions as Associate VP of Student Affairs at Rogers State University in Claremore and Director of Residential Life at Johnson State College, in Johnson, Vermont.
He earned a doctoral degree in higher education administration from Oklahoma State University, a master’s degree from Oklahoma State University in curriculum and instruction and a bachelor’s degree from The University of Oklahoma in history.
He is married to Jennifer, a faculty member at Tulsa Community College and they spend much of their time enjoying the interests of their two adult children, ranching, and beekeeping.
Gage Johnson, originally from Seminole, Oklahoma, has resided in Tulsa since July of 2017, shortly after graduating from Oklahoma Baptist University. He has worked with teenagers in multiple capacities, most recently teaching at Edison High School in Tulsa. Mr. Johnson currently teaches 9th grade ELA at Tulsa Honor Academy.
Brooke Lade is a Tulsa native and University of Oklahoma alumna. At OU she degreed in International Studies, Religious Studies, and Journalism: Professional Writing. As evidenced by her chosen fields of study, Ms. Lade loves school. So, in 2013, she joined Teach For America as a corps member, and she was privileged to teach 8th grade English Language Arts and Reading at Hale Junior High in Tulsa. After teaching, in 2016, Ms. Lade founded Together Tulsa, a nonprofit that provides experiential learning opportunities to underserved teens, through which she served over 200 Tulsa teens over two years. She spent the last few years working as the Director of Communication for a local company while running Together Tulsa's operations. Ms. Lade is excited to be back in the classroom full-time and proud to be joining the THA familia teaching 9th grade English Language Arts, Journalism, and Creative Writing.
Haley McFadden recently moved to Tulsa from San Antonio, Texas where she got a BS in Biology from Trinity University. After graduation, she spent a year working for an educational non-profit running an after school program. She moved to Tulsa to teach High School math with Teach for America.
Kimberly Siftar moved to Oklahoma in her teens and then graduated from Oklahoma State University with her degree in Psychology. She pursued a career in corporate and agency recruiting specializing in sales roles. She worked in Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York City. Mrs. Siftar always had a passion for science and to teach. She completed a Master's degree in Teaching from Texas Woman's University. Several years ago, Mrs. Siftar and her family returned home to Oklahoma. She is excited to begin teaching Physics at Tulsa Honor Academy.
Ashia Wortham is originally from Carson, California. She graduated in 2016 from The George Washington University with a bachelors in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. While in college Ms. Wortham served as an AmeriCorps member with JumpStart, where she taught 3-4 year olds their letters and phonics skills. After graduation, she moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to serve with Teach for America, teaching third grade for two years. Ms. Wortham joined the Tulsa Honor Academy Familia in July 2018 to teach fifth grade math. She currently teaching Introduction to Engineering and Math.
Meredith Cooper is originally from Houston, Texas. In the summer of 2017, Ms. Cooper moved to Tulsa after being placed at Tulsa Honor Academy through Teach for America. In the 2017-2018 school year Ms. Cooper taught 7th grade Science. Last year she worked as the 7th and 8th grade Student Supports teacher. For her third year with THA, Ms. Cooper is excited to work as the 9th grade Student Supports teacher.
Ms. Cooper graduated in 2017 from Texas A&M University with a BA in English Literature.
Antuanette Maysundo was born in the United States but grew up in South America in Peru and moved back when she was 16 years old. She finished high school in Virginia and attended Northern Virginia Community College and then University of Phoenix.
She moved to Oklahoma 10 years ago and over the years she has worked with different non-profit organizations in Tulsa. She worked for Glenpool Public Schools for two years then took the position of office assistant at Tulsa Honor Academy. She loves working alongside the best teachers and operations staff helping to build a better future for our scholars.
Aaron Witten is a Tulsa area native and has lived in the Tulsa area for 25 years. He attended LeTourneau University his freshman year of college, then transferred to Southwestern Christian University for his sophomore year. He graduated from Southwestern with a degree in Health, Sports Management, and Physical Education, focused in Kinesiology. Aaron grew up playing soccer, and played at the collegiate level in both the NCAA and the NAIA. He began coaching his final year of college, as an assistant for a local high school. Aaron has coached multiple club teams over years and holds licenses/diplomas from both United Soccer Coaches and US Soccer. He is excited to be the Head Soccer Coach, as well as an Operations Assistant.
Abbey Gonzales grew up in Sugar Land, Texas, and attended the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree. She majored in English and Education and went on to teach middle school and high school in rural China and the United States.
For five years, she worked with Whole Foods Market as a Global Data Control Specialist. In 2018, she was accepted to the Education Pioneers Fellowship and worked with Tulsa Public Schools. She is looking forward to bringing her passion for education and data to THA as the Secondary School Operations Manager.
A Native Tulsan, Alexander Webb began his career at Tulsa Honor Academy after receiving his BA in English from Oklahoma State University. Because of his love of literature, he started his career teaching 5th grade ELA. Now, as THA expands to High School, Mr. Webb is the Founding Principal of Tulsa Honor Academy High School in the 2019-2020 academic year.