Vicki Wilson

Vicki L. Wilson

Homer Elementary School
Byng Public Schools
Ada, Oklahoma

Vicki Wilson has been working in Byng Public Schools for 21 years and has been principal of Homer Elementary School for 14. Wilson is a committed administrator and educator, and she regularly spends time with teachers analyzing student achievement data. Because of her commitment to helping students reach their highest potential, she has been able to successfully implement a STEM lab, robotics, and a mentoring program at her school. The connection between student engagement and student success is not lost on Wilson, who is a believer in real-life learning beyond the classroom. She is continuously engaging with new ideas and programs to benefit her students. Under Wilson’s leadership, Homer Elementary has won many awards, accolades, and grants and was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2008, making Homer one of the top schools in the country. Beyond her notable achievements, Wilson has succeeded in creating a warm, welcoming school culture where every student feels valued and where equity and inclusion are paramount. Families often encounter Wilson at school sporting events or driving hours to cheer on a dance recital. She is a true pillar of the community, often conducting home visits and finding ways to deliver medical access and food. Wilson holds a master’s degree in Education from East Central University, a Teaching Credential from Patten University Graduate Program, and a B.B.A. with Special Distinction from the University of Oklahoma.