My husband and I have been moving this past month, and now that we're semi-settled into the new homestead, I've had to update our address and contact info on all our personal accounts.
The Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General's recent filing gives us some insight into the thought processes moving forward into the RP 25 hearing on June 11, 2018. The AG’s Office declares that RP 25 is clear enough to move onto the November, 2018 ballot if the signatures are collected.
Good news, teachers! Google Quizzes in Google Forms is getting better! As part of the G Suite Apps, Google Forms are fantastic, and they allow you to create all sorts of amazing things like:
You made it! School's out, students are gone, and while you may have vacations planned, summer PD scheduled or you're finally reading those books you've been waiting to dive into all year, don't neglect one critical item: your school's social media accounts. Summer is a great time to engage with your parents and community supporters.
At the last State Board meeting, Executive Director of Accreditation Jason Pittenger presented information about school security plans, state requirements for what they must contain, and he provided resources to help schools with their safety and security planning.
Congratulations on completing the 2017-2018 school year, and happy summer to you! We realize summers aren’t necessarily packed full with vacations and relaxing; it's the opposite in fact.
Before, during, and after the walkout, I talked to superintendents and school leaders about its legal and be, affected. It was fascinating to be in the school business during this time and to experience working with them through many issues none of us had yet encountered.
We are working with schools on planning next year's revenue and personnel budgets. We've been in touch with the SDE, and they've said they'll share an FAQ to help districts prepare for FY19 changes.
Can you believe the school year is almost over? Just a few weeks remain with your students, and then summer begins! We've all heard the myth that educators “take summers off” while lounging by the pool, but OSPRC knows summers are when the real work begins to prepare for next year.
While our team celebrates Oklahoma teachers year round, May is the month where we take time on a national scale to acknowledge our teachers and the critical role each of you play everyday in the lives of our children.