"I have a lot invested in the Inola community having grown up in Inola, attended school here for 13 years, and now operate a business here. I want Inola to have the best teachers and facilities, but most of all I want Inola Public Schools to be able to give every student a chance to be successful after graduation!"
Kendall Tyner Schmidt has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Tulsa and a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Kendall has worked in many area school districts providing mental health services to students,
school social work services and consultation for teachers and administrators. She also worked in Tulsa with Laura Dester Children's Shelter as the liaison between DHS and Tulsa Public Schools. Kendall also has served as the Program Director of mental health services for children birth through 11 years for River Parks Developmental Center.
Kendall has taken a break from the professional field since moving to Inola in 2009 to focus on raising her two young sons, Beckett and Myer (Inola class of 2026 and 2028, respectively). She is active with ESA and is the director of "Story Time" at Inola Public Library and volunteers with various local charities including Angel Horse Rescue and the Ministry House.