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.