A proven advocate for Oklahoma students and teachers, Jennifer Esau has been an educator at Claremore Public Schools for 18 years. She’s been a special education teacher at Claremont Elementary the past 13 years, and prior to that spent five years at Westside Elementary.
Esau serves on the board of directors for Oklahoma Education Association (OEA) representing Northeast Oklahoma. She is currently vice-president of Claremore Classroom Teachers Association (CCTA) and has served in leadership roles with the organization the past 10 years. In this role, Esau works to negotiate teacher contracts and advocate for public education.
Esau holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tulsa, a Master’s degree in Special Education from OSU-Tulsa, and is Nationally Board Certified. She was honored as the Claremont Elementary School Teacher of the Year in 2006 and 2014.
A native of Claremore where she lives today, Esau is married to Andrew and has two teenage daughters, Claire and Isabelle. They attend Park Plaza Church of Christ.