Alta D. Price Joins The Foundation for OKCPS

September 13, 2016

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Alta D. Price joins The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools as manager of outreach and programs.

Price previously served as learning support specialist at Oklahoma City Community College. This role allowed her to connect with various campus and community stakeholders. It also provided her first -hand experience working with diverse populations. Prior to that, she served as admissions advisor and recruiter for Oklahoma City Community College. In this role, she was able to engage with the Oklahoma City Public Schools district and members of the Oklahoma City community. 

She has 12 years of experience as a higher-educational professional. During her time at the University of Oklahoma she worked with freshman orientation programs, scholarship programs and transfer programs.

In 2006, she completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Tyler. In 2009, she received a master’s degree in adult and higher education from the University of Oklahoma.

Alta’s personal philosophy statement guides her daily interaction with others: “Serving others takes care, connection, and commitment.”

“Having someone with Alta’s experience and proven dedication to service is such an asset to our team and to the important work we do for and with OKCPS,” said Mary Mélon, president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools. “We look forward to working with Alta and moving forward with our strategic plans and initiatives that benefit our 46,000 students.”