Instructor of English
Vinson Hall 215
Kathy Earnest joined NWOSU in 2004 after twenty-six years in public education—including language arts at Freedom (OK) Schools and library media at Alva High School.
She earned a B.A. from NWOSU (1972) and a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma (1974), both in English. Doctoral study is in education from Oklahoma State University where she is ABD.
Mrs. Earnest serves on several campus committees: Academic Affairs Committee and the Faculty Evaluation and Development Committee. During 2007 she served as steering committee co-chair with Dr. Mike Knedler for Northwestern's celebration of the Oklahoma Centennial and NWOSU's 110th anniversary.
In the spring of 2008, Mrs. Earnest was a member of the first Leadership Arts Class, sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council.
Professional activities: OSU Writing Project, 2002; National Board for Teacher Certification Assessment , 2002, 2003; and National Board Certification in library media, November 2004.
Mrs. Earnest's Courses
ENGL 0125 Writing and Literacy
ENGL 1113 Composition I
ENGL 1213 Composition II
HUM 2413 Introduction to Literature
ENGL 4173 English Usage