OKTOY Blog: The Year

I recently returned my affectionately named “free car” to the State Fair of Oklahoma, and I can't express enough gratitude for this incredible donation over the past year! While I only inched out 17,000 miles, a great summary of the year can be told through that little car.

2014 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Peter Markes poses with his OKTOY car

TLE September 2014 Newsletter

Topics include:

  • Register Now for SLO/SOO Training
  • Information regarding OAM Reports
  • TLE Focus Groups

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After the waiver

By Janet Barresi, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

August TLE Newsletter

Topics include:

  • Register Soon for SLO/SOO Train-the-Trainer Sessions for District Lead(s)
  • Questions of the Month
  • Upcoming District Sessions
  • Friendly Reminders

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OKTOY Blog: Make It Safe

At the end of last summer, my two-year-old son Vincent was jumping off the diving board like a stunt man! This summer, only just last week did he make his first attempt off the board. I was struck by how quickly a child can lose his courage and freedom to take risk.

Tulakes Elementary Principal Lee Roland Vision2020 Keynote

View Lee Roland's keynote speech at Vision 2020. Roland is principal at Putnam City's Tulakes Elementary School. His presentation inspires teachers and school leaders to give their all every day on behalf of their students.


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