School Improvement

School Turnaround Oklahoma State Department of Education

Mission Statement

The Office of School Turnaround supports the mission of the Oklahoma State Department of Education by:

  • providing technical assistance and service to schools with an ESEA Flexibility Waiver designation,
  • establishing criteria for monitoring and supporting the School Improvement Grant (SIG) sites,
  • improving the quality of school choice and expanding school choice, and
  • collaborating with other agency departments to link and leverage so that we can maximize our services.
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School Turnaround Team

  • Iva Owens, MBA - Executive Director, Office of School Turnaround, School Improvement Grant (SIG)
         Phone:  (405) 522-3263
  • Janie Stewart - Division Support Coordinator
         Phone:  (405) 522-0140
  • Beth Steele, M.Ed. - SIG Turnaround Director
         Phone: (405) 521-2809
  • Amanda Drew - School Turnaround/SIG Consultant
         Phone:  (405) 522-3713




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Last updated on March 5, 2015