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Danny Groat

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About Me

Educational History:

Graduated from Hulbert High School, Hulbert Oklahoma 1979

Bachelor of Arts in Education Northeastern State University (Oklahoma)

Tahlequah, OK 1990

Degrees and Certifications:

Social Studies Major/Minor

Certified in Texas in 7-12 Social Studies

Certified in Oklahoma in US History, Geography, World History, Oklahoma History, Government, Sociology, and Secondary Social Studies

Professional Development:

Advanced Placement US History Training Tulsa University 2003, Oklahoma University 2012

Current Position:

This is my third year teaching in Paris at Paris Junior High.

I will be teaching 8th US History. My first year here I taught 7th Texas History

I will be coaching 7th grade football and track.

Previous Position:

I am a retired teacher from Oklahoma. My 1st year as a teacher was the 1990-91 school year. I taught for 3 years in Oklahoma City Schools, followed by 10 years at Hugo Middle School and 15 years at Hugo High School.

In the past I have taught Geography, Civics, US History, AP US History, Oklahoma History, Government, and Current Issues.

I have coached football, basketball, track, soccer, tennis, & powerlifting.

Family Information:

My wife is Sydney Carol Groat. We were married on November 23, 2004 in Miami, OK.

Between us we have 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls ages 26-37. None of them live in Paris.

We have 15 grandchildren (ages4-17) and 2 great-grandchildren (ages 2 & 4)

We currently have 4 dogs, 8 cats, 24 chickens and 5 beehives.

Personal Information:

I have a large book collection and love to read. I try to read 1-3 hours per day.

I love to do research. I am on the Board of Directors for the Choctaw County Genealogical Society. We do ancestry research, Veterans research, and we photograph, catalog, and upload to three websites cemetery photos.

I am a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. One of my ancestors was an army scout in North Carolina during the American Revolution. He later moved to Boonesboro and was a trusted friend of Daniel Boone.

One of my grandfathers served in the US Army during World War 1. My father served in the Navy during World War 2.

I played on my college soccer team in the 1981 & 1982 seasons. I was team captain and was named to the all-district team in 1981.

I could sit and watch episodes of Jeopardy for hours at a time.

I like to travel. So far I’ve been to 42 US states, 2 Canadian Provinces, 1 state in Mexico & 2 islands of the Bahamas.

I also collect comic books & action figures. 

Danny Groat

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