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Kristin Shelby, Hollis Fourth-Grade Teacher Named State Teacher of the Year

Kristin Shelby, a fourth-grade teacher at Sallie Gillentine Elementary School in Hollis Public Schools, was named the 2012 Teacher of the Year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi during a ceremony Tuesday at the Oklahoma State Fair.

Special Education Compliance and IEP Videoconference Scheduled

The Oklahoma State Department of Education Special Education Services will hold Compliance and Individualized Education Program (IEP) training by videoconference in January.

SDE to hold Criteria for Effective Teaching and Administrative Performance Training

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is holding Criteria for Effective Teaching and Administrative Performance training on Jan. 10-11 in Oklahoma City.

Never Give Up

Hoover Elementary School Principal Karen Heizer says her school achieved it's Blue Ribbon School nomination because of her teaching staff's "never-give-up" attitude. That's to be commended and copied.

Project WILD Workshops Set for April at Leonardo's in Enid

A Project WILD workshop for classroom teachers, youth group leaders and other educators is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 at Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse in Enid.

Innovator a Product of Oklahoma Schools

Westmoore High School graduate Ryan Dowling wins this year's Innovation Challenge with teammates from Virginia Commonwealth University.

OU's "Teach-In" Offers Social Studies Educators a Day With the Greats

Oklahoma social studies educators have a unique opportunity to attend and participate in OU’s “Teach-In: A Day With Some of the Greatest Teachers in America” on Feb. 27 on the main campus in Norman.

Summer Institute Opportunity for Teachers of 6-8th Grades

Sixth through eighth grade teachers are invited to complete the application for scholarship to attend the Key Issues Institutes in Silverthorne, Colorado. Sessions are scheduled for June 26 - July 1; July 10 - 15; and July 24 - 29.   Click here for application and more information.


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