FACULTY

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you and your student

Mr. Christopher D. McAdoo

Principal

I have had the privilege of being the Principal of Pathways Middle College since we opened it up under Santa Fe South Charter Schools. I truly love my job. I am the PROUD husband to my wife Erin and father to Jaidyn, Ashtyn, Madisyn, and Branigyn(yes they all end in “yn”). I was born and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma and graduated from Muskogee High School. Received a B.S. in Mathematics Education from Northeastern State University and Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. My dream job it to be a lottery winner. Unfortunately, I think I have to purchase a lottery ticket to get that job. Until then, I will be a principal and an amazing cook. BTW “GOPOKES!!!!!”

Email me: cmcadoo@santafesouth.org

Mrs. Mary DeMoss

Counselor

I am a big-hearted, Jesus loving, genuine, purple haired, cat loving individual who loves loves LOVES helping people. I root for happiness, and the very best, in all lives, always.

Email me: mdemoss@santafesouth.org

Ms. Tara Cooper

Special Education Teacher

I have the honor of being the mother of 3 wonderful children, Hannah 31, Aaron 29 and Isaac 20.  I have 5 grandchildren that I adore and I will do anything for them. I am originally from Lansing, Michigan but I grew up in Midwest City. I graduated from Carl Albert High School. When I am not at work, I am usually at my best friend’s house pestering her. I love to travel (cruises are my favorite). I have been to over 20 of the states and my goal is Hawaii and Maine (yes, I have been to Alaska). I have worked in education for over 20 years. I love working at Pathways and I have the most awesome group of students

Email me: tcooper@santafesouth.org

Mrs. Janice Braxton

Administrative Assistant

My name is Janice Braxton, I am the  Administrative Assistant at Santa Fe South Pathways Middle College.  I enjoy working with the students and staff. I feel this is my home away from home.

Email me: jbraxton@santafesouth.org

Miss Christina Cook

Mathematics Teacher

Hi, my name is Christina Cook and I teach Algebra 1, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Robotics here at Pathways Middle College. I grew up in deep East Texas playing softball and volleyball. I graduated from the University of Arkansas with Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Physics. I also hold a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. As you can probably tell, I LOVE MATH!! When I am not teaching, I can usually be found playing with my dog or watching whatever cool new crime documentary I can find on Netflix 

Email me: ccook@santafesouth.org

Mr. Michael Elizondo

Mathematics Teacher/Ambrosius

I have been a Teacher at Santa Fe South since 2016, and I currently teach math and video (?? I don’t know the actual titles….).  I love working with these amazing students and teachers.  Before SFS, I taught in Texas, and before that, I was a youth minister in both TX and OK.  I have been married to my wife, Staci, since 2008, and we have three fantastic kids: Josiah, Hudson, and Sybil.  Some of my favorite things are playing guitar, the San Antonio Spurs (my hometown!), videography (I also have a wedding video business), traveling with my family, playing board games, and watching movies.  I also joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard this past spring, and I am training on the East Coast for the next few months.  I’m proud to serve our nation and state.  

Email me: melizondo@santafesouth.org

Dr. Catherine Klasek

English Language Arts Teacher/Valerius

Dr. Catherine Klasek is our 10th & 11th grade English teacher who reads banned books and a whole bunch of other books.  She has been married to the love of her life for over nineteen years and is the happy mother of three cats and two dogs.  In her free time, she bakes the most amazing brownies and spends time at the dog park watching her little dog act like a big dog.  Her goal is for every student to discover their inner reader and to be able to achieve beyond their dreams.

Email me: cklasek@santafesouth.org

Ms. Michele Manning

English Language Art Teacher/Ambrosius

I have a couple of degrees, and I teach.  I have a couple of grandkids, and I spoil them.I have a couple of thousand former students, and they are ALL still my babies.It is very important to be able to relate to your kiddos/students.  I can relate.The other day a cop pulled me over, and asked for my papers.  I gave him the whole stack of essays from ENG 9, and drove off. 
Teaching is awesome.  It’s just like being a rock star: I work hard to keep the attention of a distracted crowd, all my little fans freak out when they see me in public, groupies line up to follow me everywhere, and my name is constantly being called out.  YEAH!
I am a big fan of my country, and it’s military.  I am a big fan of dogs and horses.  I am a big fan of OSU football. I am a big fan of food, therefore I am not small.  Nice to meet you!

Email me: mmanning@santafesouth.org

Mrs. Jackie Seabourn

Social Sciences Teacher/Nicostratus

My name is Jackie D. Seabourn-Pityer and I teach Social Studies at Pathways. I graduated from Moore High School, Oklahoma City Community College and University of Central Oklahoma. I am a first generation high school and college graduate. I have been teaching for twenty years and am pursuing a Masters in Counseling. I’ve been married to my interesting husband Daren for 12 years and still going strong. We have an exceptional six-year-old daughter and two fish. My family likes screen time, making messes around the house,  and going to the park. I have been teaching at Pathways for 17 years and love watching little humans grow into aspiring (or inspiring) adults. I love working at Pathways despite my grumblings and “difficult ways”.

Email me: jseabourn@santafesouth.org

Mrs. Emma Green

Parent/Concurrent Liaison

 I am new here at Pathways. My job title is called a “Liaison.”  A Liaison has the privilege of working with concurrent Jr & Sr students, asserting they stay on track with their academics.  My hobbies are reading & writing.  I love to read & write!  I would rather do that than History!  My area of expertise is being a “mom.”  I love being a mom! (not really an expert yet!) I am married and have 2 adult children who currently serve in the United States Military. I am so very proud of them!  I moved here from Texas!  But I am proud to call Oklahoma my home now!  My Mission Statement:  Live life with passion, love much, laugh often and always be a positive influence in the lives of others!

Email me: egreen@santafesouth.org


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