Carli Bandy


I began my teaching career in 2015 after graduating with a Masters of Arts in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. I have taught in both the private and public sectors of education. My experience includes preschool and fourth grade. Before teaching, I served in the U.S. Army National Guard for eight years and worked as an Administrative Specialist at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center for two years.  My husband, Shea, and I both moved from Comanche, OK after we married in 2004. Both of our children have attended Orvis Risner since preschool.  I have been an Orvis parent for many years, completed my student-teaching experience there, and made it my mission to teach at Orvis Risner as well. I feel it is my calling to serve the community in which I live and am extremely grateful for the opportunity to do so.

Brian Haley


I received my teaching degree from Jamestown College in 2000.  I began my career in the Mid/Del School system followed by 12 years in Oklahoma City.  2020-2021 will be my 8th year at Orvis Risner.  My wife is also a teacher.  We have 3 children.

Hudson Smith

I graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2021. The 22-23 school year is my second year teaching! In my free time I like to do almost anything outdoors, and spend time with my family. I decided to become a teacher after realizing the positive impact that teachers and coaches have had on my life, in hopes of doing the same for my students.