Susie Briggs


Susie Briggs
Reading Specialist


Susie earned her B.A. in Political Science at the University of Arizona. She attended Southern Methodist University, where she earned an M.A. in Reading, as well as her teaching certification. After graduating, she remained at S.M.U. to teach remedial reading. Susie worked for a time as a reading specialist with the Dallas Independent School District, before returning to Tulsa. After raising a family, she began teaching Reading, Life Skills, and College Life at Town & Country where she has taught for the past thirteen years.

Susie’s philosophy of education includes the following ideas:
  • Inspire students to be life-long learners.
  • To understand each child’s learning style.
  • Encourage positive learning, and spark enthusiasm needed to build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills.
  • Remember that learning is an interactive process.
  • As Abraham Lincoln so wisely expressed–“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”