Jay Zehr

Address:  300 Stanley Street, P.O. Box 82
Cell phone:                620-253-6086
Montezuma Office:  620-846-2283                               Copeland Office:       620-668-5565
email:                          jay@usd371.org

Philosophy of Education

Surround yourself with people that are team players, committed, dedicated to the education profession and then let them do their job!

Years Teaching


Work Experience

18 years as a History Teacher/Boys Basketball Coach & 15 years as a Superintendent


Associate of Education Degree - Northern Oklahoma Junior College
Bachelors of Arts Degree - Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Masters of Education - Northwestern Oklahoma State University


League / Region/ Area Boys Basketball Coach of the Year
Oklahoma Boys Basketball All-State Coach 1994
Various Administration Accolades


Spending time with Asa Dru Thomas (Granddaughter) and my family.  Hunting, Golfing, Traveling, and spending time with my Oklahoma friends!

Other Tidbits.......

Favorite Color: Charcoal Grey and Green
Favorite Books: Bootleggers Boy, Savage Inequalities, and World War II Non Fiction
Favorite Movie: Brian's Song and about any stupid funny comedy!
Favorite Foods: Medium Rare Ribeye and Mexican
Favorite Quote: "We are behind you Win or Tie!!!!"
Some Favorite Songs: Too many to name but some favorite artists: Bruce Springsteen, Mumford and Sons, Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Journey, Brooks and Dunn, and of course South Gray Graduate Tanner Dirks Band :)


I am one of 9 children of Jay Dee and Peggy Jo Zehr.  All of our names start with the letter J! 

Dad was a teacher and coach in Kansas and Oklahoma and from him I got the passion to be and educator and coach.