Tiffany Massie is one of the co-founders of the Oklahoma Assistive Technology and Educational Consulting Associates, Inc. Tiffany obtained her bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. She has over 20 years’ experience teaching students with disabilities. She began her career working as a speech-language pathologist for Cache Public Schools for three years before moving into the severe/profound classroom. She continued in the classroom for 5 more years before moving to Mustang. She began teaching at Mustang Trails in 2005 and in 2010 was named Teacher of the year for Mustang Trails. In 2016, Tiffany was named District Teacher of the year for Mustang Public Schools. She was also selected as a top 12 finalist for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Tiffany is an assistive technology professional (ATP).
Sheryl is one of the co-founders of the Oklahoma Assistive Technology and Educational Consulting Associates, Inc. Sheryl holds multiple masters degrees, one of which is a masters in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. Sheryl is a retired special education teacher and administrator, with 30 years experience in public education. Sheryl is an assistive technology professional (ATP), and a National Board Certified Teacher.
Both Tiffany and Sheryl served Oklahoma Public Schools at the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Assistive Technology Program as Oklahoma curriculum technology specialists. The program provided training and technical assistance for teachers, support staff, and related service providers to increase the knowledge of school personnel in the provision of assistive technology services to students with disabilities and assist Oklahoma in meeting the assistive technology requirements of IDEA.
OATECA has presented at the Texas Assistive Technology Network, state conference; Assistive Technology Industry Association and Closing the Gap, national conferences.