Marti Sudduth

Vice Chair at Walton Arts Center

Marti retired in 2009 from the University of Tulsa where she served for 24 years as Assistant Director and Lead Teacher of the Primary 2 classroom at University School. University School is a program for gifted children from age 3 through 8th grade located on the University campus. During her tenure there she co- authored seven books on art and architecture through the time periods. The SAILS (Student Active Interdisciplinary Learning Series) lead to two U.S. Department of Education Javits grants being awarded which gave the opportunity to train students, parents and teachers over a six year time period. Marti initiated and taught parenting classes for parents of University School students. She developed and directed a summer camp program for 7 weeks each summer. Camp Incredible was open to all students in the Tulsa area.

Marti was selected for Leadership Tulsa and interned on the Justice Center Board in 2003. She served for a number of years on the Boards of Oklahoma Association of Gifted, Creative, and Talented, Friends of Daycare, and still serves on the Jennifer Gibson Memorial Foundation Board. She served as president of OAGCT in 2003-2004 and received their outstanding service award in 2005. Marti was alumna advisor for the Tri Delta chapter at the University of Tulsa from 2006 until 2009. She also served prior to that as a member of their House Corporation. She has presented numerous times at state gifted conferences in Oklahoma.

Marti attended Baylor University, University of Tulsa, and graduated from Northeastern State University with a BS degree in Early Childhood Education. She did additional study with Jim Fay, Dr. Charles Fay, and Dr.

Foster W. Cline of Love and Logic Institute, Golden, Co. and Dr. Sylvia Rimm of The Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland, Oh.


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    Vice Chair

    Current role