Dr. Angela Rhoades


The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA) is pleased to announce Dr. Angela Rhoades of Enid Public Schools as the 2024 OASA District 3 Assistant Superintendent/Central Office Administrator of the Year. Dr. Rhoades will be recognized at the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA) Summer Leadership Conference on June 12-14, 2024.  

OASA annually recognizes outstanding administrators who:

·       demonstrate successful experience in top level educational administration

·       have a sound, dynamic and realistic philosophy of education

·       can inspire and motivate people and give support and recognition for the contributions of others

·       have a record which evidences continued professional and personal growth through appropriate training and experiences including skills in human relations and the stamina to cope with the pressures of the job

·       have the ability to speak for education on all levels with special emphasis on the district level

·       have made contributions to educational administration

“Assistant Superintendents and Central Office Administrators play vital roles in promoting best practices that lead to the highest standards of student achievement, including best practices in instructional excellence, financial and budget integrity, efficient facility and transportation operations and fostering community support”, said Dr. Pam Deering, CCOSA/OASA Executive Director.  “These leaders support the leadership team, the superintendent and the district as a whole.  “Dr. Rhoades is among the best of Oklahoma administrators. We are excited and proud to recognize her as an outstanding leader.”

OASA has 20 Districts that consist of multiple counties. Eligible OASA members are nominated and selected by their peers in their OASA 

Dr. Rhoades, who is in her second year at Enid Public Schools after serving as superintendent and leadership roles in 4A and 5A school districts, has more than three decades of experience. Serving the students, parents, colleagues, and community is an area in which she is deeply committed and passionate. Dr. Rhoades and her husband, Tommie are active members of the Enid community. She serves on a couple of non-profit boards and is a current member of Leadership Greater Enid class XXXIII. 

"I am incredibly honored to have been chosen to receive this award. This honor is more of a testament to the exceptional team at Enid Public Schools and the support I have been provided since coming here. I am extremely grateful to be a vital part of an educational organization and community that is both progressive and growing, and which genuinely values the success of our students and our school district."

Visit the CCOSA website to see past Administrator of the Year awardees. For more information about OASA and CCOSA, please visit www.ccosa.org.

It seems she's had the opportunity to make an impact in different communities, from serving as a superintendent to taking on leadership roles in other capacities. Her commitment to education over three decades suggests a deep passion for fostering learning and growth among students. 


OASA supports adequate funding for Oklahoma public schools, supports accountability measures, rigorous and relevant academics, fair treatment of education employees, and seeks to reduce state intrusion in local board of education matters.


The Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration is an incorporated, not for profit organization which establishes close and continuous communication and cooperation between educators, taxpayers and legislators to improve the effectiveness of professional school administrators and to communicate the needs of the schools. The Council is the umbrella organization for the following professional associations: the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA), the Oklahoma Association of Secondary School Principals (OASSP), the Oklahoma Association of Elementary School Principals (OAESP), the Oklahoma Middle Level Education Association (OMLEA), and the Oklahoma Directors of Special Services (ODSS).