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January 29 Educator Currents

The latest edition of Educator Currents is out. Learn about the success of mentoring programs in Oklahoma, find out how to invite the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year to speak at your school and read about two Oklahoma teachers who recently received a prestigious national honor.

As always, check out some of the upcoming competitions and professional development opportunities we've heard about. Plus, register for upcoming REAC3H Regionals.

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Education Presentation at Jan. 30 House Budget Hearing

This presentation was given this morning (01/30/14) during the House budget hearing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKTOY Blog: Oklahoma Music Educators Conference


A couple weeks ago I attended the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OMEA) annual state conference in Tulsa.

I cannot reiterate enough the value of professional development and reconnecting with colleagues. Of course, this year was a little exceptional in the latter category due to the OKTOY recognition (My face was on the cover of the conference magazine. That took a little getting used to!). As I met with each new and old friend, we excitedly talked about the incredible good that we, music teachers, are able to accomplish.

AP Grant Award Winners Announced

The Oklahoma State Department of education is announcing the recipients of 70 Advanced Placement (AP) Grants, totaling over $500,000.

The grants were approved at the Jan. 23 meeting of the State Board of Education. A panel of over 30 AP teachers and administrators from across the state volunteered their time to review the applications and recommend where to send the awards.

Presentation at State Senate Budget Hearing

This presentation was made this morning (01/22/14) during a State Senate budget hearing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TLE January Newsletter | TLE Implementation: Next Steps for 2014

The start of a new year is not only a great time to applaud annual achievements, but it is also the perfect opportunity for districts to set new goals and plan next steps. Read the full newsletter

 

TLE November Newsletter | Updated Interpretation: Evaluating Highly Effective or Superior Teachers

Over the past few weeks, State Department of Education leaders have engaged in numerous conversations with state legislators over the interpretation of Senate Bill 207. The bill provides that teachers who received Highly Effective or Superior ratings may be evaluated once every two years. Read the full newsletter

 

 

TLE October Newsletter | All-Call for Value-Added Measure (VAM) Working Groups!

TLE Working Group 3 (WG 3) registration is now available on a first-come, first-served basis! This working group will meet to make recommendations for Value-Added Model (VAM) calculations for teachers/leaders of tested grades and subjects (35% of TLE).  Read the full newsletter

 

 

REAC3H Professional Development Opportunities Around the Corner

All Oklahoma School District leaders should register themselves and up to 30 teacher-leaders for REAC3H Regional professional development opportunities, which begin Aug. 2. The trainings provide an in-depth analysis of the Oklahoma Academic Standards and will give participants a better understanding of what the standards ask students to do, significant shifts in instruction, and strategies teachers can effectively implement into their curriculum and teaching practices.
 

Latest REAC3H Network Newsletter Available

The REAC3H Network newsletter contains items on Think Through Math, now available free to all schools; as well as the upcoming Social Studies Implementation Guide and The Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies Fall conference.

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